Fashion

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V&A to deliver the low-down on shoe addiction in summer 2015 show Shoes: Pleasure and Pain

From sandals and high heels to wedges and boots, the transformative power of extreme footwear will be explored in the V&A’s summer 2015 fashion exhibition, Shoes: Pleasure and Pain.

Belfast scores Russia Year of Culture 2014 coup as Bolshoi Theatre costumes shown in gaol

The Bolshoi Theatre and the Russian Museum of Ethnography are displaying dozens of dazzling costumes at the 19th century Crumlin Road Gaol in Belfast. See pictures here.

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Middlesbrough takes pride in MIMA's new Jewellery Gallery

Curator Alix Collingwood says organisers at the Institute of Modern Art are "thrilled" with the first permanent gallery at the venue since it opened its doors in 2007.

an illustration showing a soldier in khaki flanked by two young ladies

First World War fashions from the Illustrated London News archive

Browse our slideshow to get a taste of First World War fashions and clothing, as covered by the Illustrated London News, The Tatler and other illustrated magazines of the period.

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Artist's Statement: Kasia Wozniak on Fashion Photography Inspired by Sherlock Holmes

In a Museum of London commission, Kasia Wozniak has used a mid-19th century plate technique to take on the work of Arthur Conan Doyle. Her work, she explains, is a kind of alchemy.

a photo of a catwalk model wearing a butterfly headdress

Savage Beauty: V&A lines up spectacular Alexander McQueen exhibition for spring 2015

The V&A has released details of its major retrospective of the work of the visionary fashion designer Lee Alexander McQueen and it promises to be spectacular.

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Curator's Choice: Fiona Kerlogue chooses costumes worn by Romanian royals and Transylvanian dancers

Ahead of the Horniman's new show, the Deputy Keeper of Anthropology picks a pale cream costume worn by Lady Monson, lady-in-waiting to Princess Marie of Edinburgh, in 1893.

A photo of a woman wearing an elaborate white wedding dress inside a fashion gallery

From Kate Moss to Marilyn Manson, Wedding Dresses 1775–2014 is beautiful at the V&A

Celebs abound in the V&A's stunning exhibition, although some of the most poignant gowns are those for ordinary women who often made their own dresses, says Stephanie Pomfrett.

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First Eleven celebrates transformative power of football shirts in World Cup exhibition

London gallery KK Outlet calls upon the designs of 11 artists for a special World Cup exhibition distinctly bereft of minimal designs and sponsor logos.

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