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As a selection of brilliant young designers demonstrate their talent at the Museum of London, here are their stories from the Jewellery Now exhibition.
From the jewellery of Elizabeth Taylor to ankle boots by Dolce & Gabbana, the V&A's spring exhibition drapes the gallery in the designs which have made Italy a fashion powerhouse. Here are a few of the outfits to be dazzled by next year.
With works by Vivienne Westwood, Grayson Perry, Thomas Heatherwick and Paul Scott, Brighton's Subversive Designs reveals the counter-culture of the decorative arts.
Emily Beeson ventures inside the treasure trove of fashion and textiles that is the V&A's new Clothworker's Centre as it prepares to open its doors for tours.
Mary Greensted, former curator at Cheltenham Art Gallery & Museum and Chair of the Gloucestershire Guild of Craftsmen reflects on the opening of The Wilson and the Guild's new shop, The Guild at 51.
Pearls, an exhibition by the V&A and Qatar Museums Authority, illuminates the small but precious object and jewellery linking the Arabian Gulf, Charles I, Marilyn Monroe and European nobility.
Ahead of the new series of Strictly Come Dancing, a set of "stunning" dresses from the last competition have gone on public display in Bedfordshire.
A host of stars have customised 20 pairs of Adidas trainers in aid of a gay, lesbian and bisexual charity, with an accompanying exhibition featuring works by Boy George.
A heavy stockinette Edwardian bathing suit and a thick woollen swimsuit for men are among the highlights as Walsall Museum digs out some beauties from beaches past.
Stars including Ian Brown, Bobby Gillespie, Maverick Sabre and DMC opened a show at Hoxton Gallery featuring the shoes of Eminem and Public Enemy.
Twenty-one iconic frocks go on show in a major new exhibition, Fashion Rules, at Kensington Palace. Jenni Davidson pays it a visit.
The Fashion Museum in Bath is heading back to the seventies – an age when the designer Laura Ashley whisked young women away to a bygone era of long flowing dresses.
Edinburgh’s City Art Centre has dipped into the publisher's archives and returned with a snazzy collection of images which are in vogue, says Jenni Davidson.
The Victoria and Albert Museum's fusion of style and dance culture features a dancefloor, unforgettable fashions and some of the proudest trendsetters of all time.
Striking ceramics and colourful textile weaving from a pair of internationally acclaimed artists in a new exhibition at Cambridge's Lynne Strover Gallery.