More than 345,000 people have already visited the largest-ever retrospective exhibition of the late designer Alexander McQueen at the V&A, and to accommodate “unprecedented demand” the museum will open throughout the night for its final two weekends. With less than a month to go all pre-bookable tickets […]

From Cinderella’s glass slipper to David Beckham’s Manchester United football boots, featuring the name of his first son, footwear is the focus of the V&A’s new exhibition, ‘Shoes: Pleasure and Pain’, which features more than 250 pairs of historic and contemporary shoes from around the world. As well […]

Paris, Milan, New York and London may reign in world fashion, but Asian and South American cities are ones to watch, according to an exhibition at one of the world's best design schools. Dubbed "Around the world in 80 Items" by, the museum at New York's Fashion Institute of Technology is charting […]

Eccentric British designer Sir Paul Smith is not one to shy away from the chance to display something unusual in stores. Therefore it comes as a little surprise that he is hosting an exhibition entitled "Secret Life of the Pencil" at his store in Albermarle Street, London. The walls of the store are […]

The Bank of England has called upon the general public to help decide which painter, sculptor or designer should become the face of the next 20 pound note and according to rumours, the late Alexander McQueen could be one of the front runners to appear on the note. Governor Mark Carney announced the […]

Two-time winner of the British Designer of the Year Hussein Chalayan is taking a leap from fashion design into the world of contemporary dance with creation of a new production named "Gravity Fatigue." Returning to the London dance theater Sadler's Wells for a second time, the British-Turkish designer […]

London Fashion Week in September is to host a photographic exhibition celebrating Minnie Mouse’s influence on the fashion industry. Supported by the British Fashion Council, the ‘Minnie Style’ exhibition will be curated by model Georgia May Jagger and will include interpretations of Minnie Mouse’s style […]

“Homecoming”, is how Martin Roth, director of the V&A described the opening of the Alexander McQueen: Savage Beauty exhibition, adding “the V&A is its natural home” due in part to the love McQueen shared for the museum, he found the collections both intriguing and inspiring, as well as the retrospective […]

Iconic sneaker company Converse has launched Made by You, a campaign to celebrate the wearer's experiences and creative self-expression marked on each pair of iconic Chuck Taylor All Stars. Every sneaker tells a story, with each stain, scratch and scribble acting as a self-portrait representing the […]

In the showy world of look-at-me fashion, the quiet elegance of Jeanne Lanvin -- a hardworking couturiere who was a contemporary of the much racier Coco Chanel -- has often been overlooked. But now a new exhibition in Paris, which opened at the height of the city's Fashion Week, is bringing attention […]

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