Get crafty with our stylish collection of haberdashery accessories, from baby bow scissors to buttons and more [ Link ]
'A man should look as if he has bought his clothes with intelligence, put them on with care, and then forgotten all about them'
Here is an alphabetical guide to men's fashion written with wit and expert knowledge. From the etiquette of dressing to the meaning of technical terms, Hardy Amies' skillful eye guides you safely through style decisions on everything from blazers and brogues to skiing...
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Join us at the Lansbury Micro Museum and explore the history and architectural significance of the Lansbury Estate. The exhibition New Horizons 1950s – 1980s considers the changing nature of the Lansbury neighbourhood over four tumultuous decades in London's East End, addressing the impacts of industrial modernisation, declining docklands and the relocation of communities to New Towns outside...
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Aged 16-19? Interested in a career in architecture? Explore architectural drawing styles using the RIBA collections [ Link ]

Architectural drawing, perspective view for the facade of the Livraria da Vila bookstore in Sao Paulo, by Isay Weinfeld, 2007
Founded as a boutique mail-order service in 1963, Biba - the brainchild of designer Barbara Hulanicki - quickly gained cult status and outgrew several London premises before landing at 99 - 117 Kensington High Street in 1973 as 'Big Biba' 'the most beautiful store in the world'. Find out more, shop the book

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Inspired by the amazing 60s soundtrack to #RecordsandRebels, if you could create your dream music festival line-up of legends, no longer with us or alive now, who would be on the bill? Create your free music festival poster and enter our competition for the chance to win a screen print of your design at Print Club:

Competition closes 13 March 2017, the winner will be...
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Thea Porter (1927 - 2000) came to epitomize bohemian chic in 1970s London developing a unique aesthetic that drew on an eclectic mix of luxurious fabrics signature dresses and Soho laissez-faire. Find out more and shop the book [ Link ]
Follow us throughout London Fashion Week as we share our favourite V&A books on fashion.
Yesterday, Pink Floyd’s founding members Roger Waters and Nick Mason made a rare public appearance together at London’s May Fair Hotel at a media briefing and Q&A session for The Pink Floyd Exhibition: Their Mortal Remains. They discussed for the first time the objects in the exhibition, which opens on 13 May. For tickets visit
Only two weekends left to see #RecordsandRebels! Due to popular demand, the exhibition is open late every Friday, Saturday and Sunday until it closes on 26 February. Beat the crowds, book now:

Installation image, You Say You Want a Revolution, Photo © Victoria and Albert Museum
This morning, we are at the media briefing and Q&A session for The Pink Floyd Exhibition: Their Mortal Remains, opening in May. Pink Floyd’s founder members Roger Waters and Nick Mason make a rare public appearance together at London’s Mayfair Hotel as special guests to discuss the exhibition. Follow @V_and_A on Twitter at 12pm as we tweet live from the #TheirMortalRemains media briefing and...
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Join Viktorija Semjonova from Andsmilestudio and learn how to draw illustrated portraits of your favourite people on an informal evening workshop in the V&A Art Studio.

Meet and Make: Portrait Drawing

What better way to celebrate all things style than with a copy of our Fashion Mash Up book illustrated by Daisy de Villeneuve #LWF. Shop here [ Link ]

Follow us throughout London Fashion Week as we share our favourite V&A books on fashion.
Last chance to see #RecordsandRebels! Shop our final weeks offer on the exhibition range at up to 50% off [ Link ]
Enjoy the opportunity to see and handle some of the collection of comic books and graphic novels acquired by the V&A for the National Art Library in 1990, on an afternoon with comic book collector and author, Ian Rakoff.

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Friday Late: gal-dem

Happy #ValentinesDay! Love and romance is a lasting theme at the V&A; once voted one of the most romantic Museums in the world, but one also built on love, with the story of our very own Victoria and Albert. Queen Victoria and Prince Albert were closely involved in the founding of the South Kensington Museum that was eventually named after them. In fact, such was her love, Victoria really...
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Explore the origins and contemporary re-interpretations of garnitures, or matching vase sets, at our international symposium [ Link ]

Three-piece Kakiemon-style garniture from Dunham Massey, Cheshire, about 1680, porcelain, Arita, Hizen province, Japan. © National Trust. Photograph Robert Morris
Only two weeks left to see #RecordsandRebels! Spread some #love this #ValentinesDay. Book now!

Credit: Illustration to lyrics for 'All You Need is Love'. Alan Aldridge, (1943-) 1967. Courtesy of Alan Aldridge
Explore the innovative world of Mid-Century Modern design on a weekend course this month at the V&A.

The endearing character of pioneering post-war design continues to make it fresh and relevant today; this two day course covers a spectrum of design, including Houses & Interiors, Furniture, Glass & Ceramics, Textiles, Lighting, Graphics & Posters and Product Design, while showing how many...
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