Giles Deacon: Fashion in Motion at the Victoria and Albert Museum

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Giles Deacon - Fashion in Motion at the Victoria and Albert Museum

Today the Victoria and Albert Museum treated fashion fans to exclusive live catwalk shows by top British Designer Giles Deacon.

The first Giles Deacon show of the day started a fashionable half-hour late with thunder, lightning and a fairytale floaty dress. This was followed by oversized knitwear, spiky jewelled felt frocks and giant furry helmets.
Giles Deacon - Fashion in Motion at the Victoria and Albert Museum

My favourite piece was a voluminous white dress with a hem that swooped up into a puffball skirt then up further to create a headdress that looked like floppy rabbit ears. I’d wear it.

The show features a retrospective of his favourite designs from the last five years. It’s exciting to see Giles’ work up close and to see him take a quick bow at the end!

Fashion designer Giles Deacon is best known for his bold geometric designs. Celebrities love his clothes (and so do trendy high street shoppers – Giles designs a special clothing range for men and women for New Look)

The V&A stage catwalk shows by the biggest names in fashion as part of their Fashion in Motion series a couple of times a year and the best bit is that you can go for free! You need a ticket but the tickets are free and everyone can queue up and get one. (Be quick, there’s a limited number for each show.)

Find out more about the V&A’s Fashion in Motion series.


  1. Lilac says:

    This sounds fantastic. I will definitely try to go to the next one!

  2. juju says:

    I want that dress!

  3. Nice Dress… it’s looking very beautiful… thanks for sharing…..