2 Feb 2020

Josephine Rout: Curating a kimono exhibition in London

From Standing Room Only, 1:33 pm on 2 February 2020

A New Zealander is working on an ambitious exhibition about the Japanese kimono.

From rare early traditional 17th century examples through to ones designed by fashion icons Alexander Mcqueen and Yves Saint Laurent, and kimono based costumes created for the Star Wars Movies. 

London's Victoria & Albert Museum is hosting the exhibition, Kimono: Kyoto to Catwalk. 

Co-curator Josephine Rout, talks to Lynn about her dream assignment.