Fashioning Masculinities : The Art of Menswear @ V&A MUSEUM, London : reviewed by Queerguru’s Ris Fatah

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    At a particularly creative moment in men’s fashion, Fashioning Masculinities, a new exhibition is now on at the Victoria & Albert Museum, London. The show takes us on a journey through the finer elements of men’s fashion from the past 500 years – focusing on how the interpretation of masculinity has evolved through … Continue reading

Gabrielle (Coco) Chanel: Fashion Manifesto : a major retrospective at London’s V&A reviewed by Kareem Tabsch

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  In a city as large and culturally rich as London, there’s always something vying for your attention, but the hottest ticket in the British capital is not a show in the West End or a concert at the O2 arena.  The must-see attraction of the last few months is, in fact, a museum exhibit. … Continue reading


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The Kimono takes centre stage at the exciting new exhibition at the Victoria and Albert Museum  (London) opening at the end of February. The Kimono is quintessentially a garment that says Japan and could be considered their national dress. Appearing in Japan around the 1660s and originating in China it became an icon of Japanese … Continue reading

London’s V & A Museum needs some queer help

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London’s 166 year old Victoria and Albert Museum (known around the globe as the  V&A)  is the world’s largest museum of decorative arts and design.  Currently the home of stunning Frida Kahlo Exhibit, the Museum’s extensive Fashion Department has 28000 items in its collection, including for example the largest compilation of Vivienne Westwood designs it acquired from a private collector. … Continue reading

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