If you're planning a trip to London any time in the next few months, make sure to stop by Somerset House: The museum will host an exhibition dedicated to Valentino, featuring over 130 designs worn by the likes of Gwyneth Paltrow and Grace Kelly.
A new exhibit, "Valentino: Master of Couture," will open up at the Somerset House in November focusing on the haute couture collections of the storied
I'm having a really good time at London Fashion Week. Here's why:
Six months after the announcement that "fashion's invisible man" would be walking away from his eponymous label, Maison Martin Margiela 20: The Exhibition opens at Somerset House, home to London Fashion Week's catwalks. The retrospective showcases 20 years of the label's groundbreaking work and originates from the Mode Museum in Antwerp. The Belgian designer was unanimously considered to be the 7th member of the Antwerp 6, a group of avant-garde designers (including Ann Demulemeester, Dries Van Noten and Walter Van Beirendock) who literally turned the '80s power dressing cliche inside-out with deconstruction and innovative pattern cutting. Curator Kaat Debo worked in tandem with Maison Martin Margiela to illustrate for the public the basic principles behind the highly conceptual brand, whose ethos has been at odds with the mainstream, often alienating all but fashion's illuminati.