As the V&A closes its bestselling Alexander McQueen exhibition, a new fashion installation by Louis Vuitton is about to open. Set in a former office block neighbouring Somerset House, the installation will span three floors and 13 rooms, giving a glimpse into the work behind Vuitton’s AW15 collection. […]

London - Opening in October at the illustrious Saatchi Gallery in London, Mademoiselle Privé will trace Chanel’s illustrious history, from Gabrielle “Coco” Chanel’s original vision to Karl Lagerfeld's present-day interpretations of it. This exhibition, which runs from October 13 to November 1st will […]

The Bowes Museum in County Durham, northern England, has opened the UK’s first “comprehensive display” of French designer Yves Saint Laurent’s work and life, in a new exhibition in collaboration with the Fondation Pierre Bergé - Yves Saint Laurent. Yves Saint Lauren: Style is Eternal, opened on July […]

The Smithsonian American Art Museum, beating its New York archrival to the punch, announced Monday what it called the first retrospective of Irving Penn's photography in nearly two decades. "Irving Penn: Beyond Beauty," opening October 23, will feature 146 photographic prints, many of them never exhibited […]

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 […]

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