Friday Late: Loli-POP! Lolita fashion at the V&A

Friday Late: Loli-POP! Lolita fashion at the V&A

V&A Presents FRIDAY LATE with MasterCard | Friday 31 August | 18.30–22.00 | FREE

An evening of Lolita fashion , the unique street style that combines Japan’s obsessions with cuteness, punk and Gothic macabre at the V&A. Be styled in pink, with frills and wigs, plus doll-like make-up with an edge. Celebrating the related V&A display Kitty and the Bulldog: Lolita Fashion and the Influence of Britain in Japan, Room 45.

All events are free and places designated on a first come, first served basis, unless stated otherwise. Filming and photography will be taking place at this event.

Here is a taster of what to expect, the full programme of events will be available soon.

DJ set Roustabouts
DJ set Tom Smith
How to Dress up in a Kimono with Mamechiyo Modern
Grand Alice Finale

5-stop Lolita Photo-op trail
Wig Bar
Nail Bar
Shu Uemura eyes and lips bar
Jewellery Making with Meow Box
Kawaii Illustration workshop
Purikamera photo booth

Philomena Keet
Kitty and the Bulldog Gallery Talks
Lolita influences
Q&A session with Philomena Keet, Pat Lyttle, Harriet Hall, Masami Yamada, Ada Mau and V&A Senior Curator Rupert Faulkner

Kamikaze Girls (103 mins)
British Lolita Culture by Francesco Calvano