Gallery 40, V&A: April 25, 2020 – January 31, 2021
Margaret Thatcher's iconic handbag, Winston Churchill's dispatch box, and a gas mask bag from the Second World War belonging to Queen Mary – these bags and many more extraordinary items are on display in the exhibition “Bags: Inside Out”.
“Bags: Inside Out” provides an exclusive insight into factories and studios. It also features innovative designer bags by brands ranging from Mulberry to Karl Lagerfeld. Visitors can marvel at statement bags worn by people from Margaret Thatcher to Sarah Jessica Parker and the legacy of brands from Hermès to Off-White Streetwear. “Bags: Inside Out” is the world's first exhibit to enable visitors to immerse themselves in this global obsession.
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