The Glamour of Italian Fashion 1945 – 2014 at the V&A, London

Stars such as Audrey Hepburn and Elizabeth Taylor became style ambassadors for Italian fashion in the 1950s and 1960s and this exhibition from the V&A aims to trace the history of Italian Glamour.

Vee Speers: Bordello, The Little Black Gallery

Shot on location in Paris, Vee Speers’ work is set against the backdrop of bordellos, where the lavish interiors have been preserved. Her images provide an exploration of the female form.

Mercedes Benz Kiev Fashion Days, London Fashion Week

Showcasing an international comprehension of design, Mercedes Benz Kiev Fashion Days were back this season to celebrate their second year at London Fashion Week.

London Fashion Week: Belle Sauvage, Autumn/Winter 2014-2015

Cult cool, design duo Virginia Ferreira and Chris Neuman never fail to cause a stir. However this season they have steered away from their archetypal East London look, citing their muse as the refined “Parisian woman”.

London Fashion Week: Bernard Chandran

Ready for submersion into a harsh urban sphere, Bernard Chandran’s AW14 collection channels all of the strongest parts of menswear tailoring, with the cinching and finesse of women’s wear.

Bottega Veneta & Pieter Hugo The Art of Collaboration

Bottega Veneta has joined forces with Pieter Hugo to shoot the Spring /Summer campaign. Every season the new collection is conceived and captured by an exceptional photographer.

Interview: Artist Johny Dar

Rankin, Johny Dar and model Tuuli Shipster, have teamed up to produce the stunning calendar. Inspired by the artist’s series, DAR the BOOK, Dar hand-painted his designs directly onto Tuuli’s body.

Read Aesthetica on Your iPad, iPhone and Android Devices

You can now read Aesthetica Magazine wherever you are with our new digital subscriptions accessible via iPad, iPhone and Android devices. Aesthetica brings you the latest news in contemporary art.

Review: Berlin Fashion Week

Berlin Fashion Week showcased some of the biggest competitors in the casual streetwear market and drew a sharp contrast with the trends appearing at high-end presentations such as Premium and Bread & Butter.

Bread & Butter, Berlin Fashion Week

The Bread & Butter trade show demonstrates the importance of the craft behind the garment. An emphasis on quality, bespoke tailoring was apparent even within visual merchandising.

Berlin Fashion Week: Capsule Trade Show Review

Entering the Capsule trade show at Berlin Fashion Week was like entering the height of shabby-chic. Minimal metal bars displaying clothes stood alongside bare wooden crates, industrial concrete flooring and original brick walls.

Review: Alaïa, Palais Galliera / Musée d’Art moderne de la Ville de Paris

Celebrating the reopening of the Palais Galliera, the Musée d’Art moderne de la Ville de Paris presents a retrospective of fashion designer Azzedine Alaïa, uniting his most outstanding creations.

Artangel Open 2014 Deadline

Artangel Open is inviting artists working in all media across the UK to submit bold, site-specific proposals that will transform and enrich the UK’s cultural landscape. Championing innovation and creativity is at the heart of this project.

Art Basel Miami Beach Day Two

The second day of Art Basel Miami Beach is upon us and there are still hundreds of galleries to check out. Participants from Europe, North America, Latin America, Asia, and Africa make up the impressive list of exhibitors at this year’s event.

Review of Isabella Blow: Fashion Galore! at Somerset House, London

Exhibitions at Somerset House are always an event, vibrant and full of personality; Fashion Galore! continues along this thread, portraying the life of model, muse, designer and stylist Isabella Blow.

Miles Aldridge at the launch of the House of Peroni, London

House of Peroni, London, opens its doors to celebrate Italian style and creativity with Miles Aldridge. Fashion photographer, Aldridge, is inspired by Fellini’s era-defining film, 8 1/2.

Future Beauty: Avant-Garde Japanese Fashion, The Peabody Essex Museum

Future Beauty: Avant-Garde Japanese Fashion, is an exhibition of nearly 100 dresses, skirts, gowns and suits that celebrate the innovation of Japanese fashion designers.

Interview with Madelief Hohé, Curator of The Chanel Legend

The designs of Gabrielle “Coco” Chanel have influenced and inspired designers for decades. The Chanel Legend at Gemeentemuseum Den Haag explores the company and its creative directors.

Interview with Rufio Summers, The Shoreditch Fashion Show

The Shoreditch Fashion Show returns again this autumn. Running on 12 October, the show follows the success of the first in April. Hosted by OffBeat, the event includes a dynamic guest programme.

Bora Aksu Spring/Summer 2014 Catwalk, Somerset House, London

Born and raised in the Aegean town of İzmir, Turkey, Bora Aksu trained at the Central Saint Martins College of Arts and Design and this year celebrated his 10th edition at London Fashion Week.