What is the future of underwear?
The evolving concept of underwear as outerwear. Fashion has returned to this idea againandagainsincethe18thcentury,anditnolongertendstohavethepowertoshock. I think that could be a very exciting development – to rein ect that spark of the unexpected by merging rather than contrasting under and outerwear. I think we are tired of overexposure – what works now are designs which give you ust a glimpse of something you did not expect to see. Undressed: A Brief History of Underwear sponsored by Agent Provocateur and Revlon runs from 16 April 2016 to 12 March 2017 at the V&A Museum in London. Vam.ac.uk/undressed Twenty years after Taiwan elected its rst president, 59-year-old TSAI ING-WEN right has become its rst female leader – and the most powerful woman in the Mandarin-speaking world. She won 56.1% of the vote in January. Currently, 19 women hold positions of power in public of ce worldwide, more than double the gure for 2005.
A negligee from 1932 A lingerie set from the AW1998 Collette