In a world first, Rotterdam’s Boijmans museum has put its entire collection on display in a mammoth new warehouse. As the V&A considers a similar experiment, is this ‘open storage’ model the future?
Delve into the background of bags, and you’ll find they were just as coveted in the 1500s as they are now. Emma Cook unpacks the rich inner life of the ultimate accessory
Exhibition shows off rich history of Japanese garment in all its three-dimensional glory
UK’s widest bag exhibition features Churchill’s dispatch box and Iron Lady’s ‘sceptre’
Victoria and Albert Museum, London
The V&A’s finely tuned exhibition tracing the history of the automobile attempts to balance the car’s wide-ranging cultural impact with the environmental costs of its gas-guzzling success
Catwalk pieces and costumes from Memoirs of a Geisha and Star Wars will feature in show