Friday Late: Loli-POP! Lolita fashion at the V&A
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.
MUSIC & PERFORMANCE
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
Shu Uemura eyes and lips bar
Jewellery Making with Meow Box
Kawaii Illustration workshop
Purikamera photo booth
Kitty and the Bulldog Gallery Talks
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
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