Handbag Museum Arrives in Seoul

A handbag museum with a collection of over 300 handbags that date from the 16th century to the 21st century opened this summer in Shinsa-dong, Seoul, South Korea.

Enzo Ferrari Museum opens in Modena

A new museum dedicated to Enzo Ferrari, the legend behind the prancing horse, opened in Modena March 10. Formerly Ferrari’s house, the new Museo Casa Enzo Ferrari museum is something of a sister project to the established Museo Ferrari at Maranello and is likely to attract motor racing fans from all over the world.

Gold Silk Cape Spun By Spiders

An astonishing golden outfit made from the silk of spiders has gone on display at London’s Victoria and Albert Museum. It took more than four years to make the four-metre-long hand-woven textile from the silk of 1.2million female golden orb spiders, native to Madagascar. It was made by Englishman Simon Peers and American Nicholas Godley, both … Continued

Valentino Virtual Fashion Museum Opens Its Doors

Hollywood actress Anne Hathaway has been announced as co-host for the launch of the Valentino Online Museum today. Confirmed panelists for the press conference, due to be streamed live on Youtube, include Amit Sood and Italian Vogue editor in chief Franca Sozzani. The Valentino Garavani Virtual Museum will feature more than 300 dresses worn by … Continued

Valentino prepping online fashion museum

A virtual Valentino museum will launch December 5, providing an insight into the world of the Italian fashion house. Created by Valentino Garavani, who retired from his eponymous fashion house in 2008, and business partner Giancarlo Giammetti, the online museum will focus on 50 years of the fashion house. Thanks to 3D technology, The Valentino … Continued

Gucci, turning 90, opens museum in Florence

Italian fashion label Gucci inaugurated a museum in Florence Monday, showcasing the luggage and high-end clothing that have fueled the company’s success. Located in the Palazzo della Mercanzia, the museum is only a few steps away from the 13th century Palazzo Vecchio and Michelangelo’s David. The museum features an exhibit showing how their logo has … Continued

Moscow art museum honors Dior

After the John Galliano debacle, Christian Dior can use all the positive publicity it can get, and a new retrospective of its history at the Pushkin State Museum of Fine Arts sets out to bring back the fashion house’s magic. Opening on April 28, the exhibit showcasing the brand’s 64-year history will not only present … Continued