V&A

Clothing

Kahlo fiesta comes to town

Carnivalesque colour, cat-eye sunglasses, monobrows and traditional Mexican costume collide in a major V&A exhibition – and in celebratory collections that can be snapped up across the city
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Clothing

Sleepwear as daywear

Why keep the prettiness of petticoats and pyjamas to yourself, asks Avril Groom, as sleepwear and lingerie segue into seductive day and eveningwear
Accessories

The best new ankle boots

Punk or pretty? Western or winsome? Stretchy or structured? Elisa Anniss reports on the glorious variety of footwear’s latest fascination
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Furniture

Erwan & Ronan Bouroullec

Erwan and Ronan Bouroullec’s reputation for elevating simple products to new levels of sophistication is now seeing niche projects segue into state-of-the-art collaborations with global clout. Mark C O’Flaherty reports. Portrait by Léa Crespi
Clothing

The Glamour of Italian Fashion

Ahead of the V&A’s new show, Charlotte Sinclair talks exclusively to the museum’s director about what makes Italian style so seductive, how 1960s films gave it global allure – and why the only Italian word Elizabeth Taylor was said to know was Bulgari
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