Now through February 16, 2020: Mary Quant at the V&A
From April 6, 2019 through February 16, 2020, the V&A will showcase Mary Quant. The exhibition features iconic designer Mary Quant's revo...
It traces the garment's influential history from 17th century Japanese culture to the contemporary catwalk, and challenges notions of the kimono as traditional and unchanging. Kimono: Kyoto to Catwalk is the latest in the V&A's series of revelatory fashion exhibitions.
Above: Fashionable brocade patterns of the Imperial Palace, woodblock print,made by Utagawa Kunisada, 1847-1852, Japan. Museum no. Circ. 636 to Circ. 638–1962. © Victoria and Albert Museum, London.