Wednesday 20th March

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DAVID BOWIE AT THE V&A BY THE SUNDAY TIMES STYLE’S RICHARD GRAY

It’s official, the David Bowie Is exhibition has become the Victoria & Albert Museum’s fastest-selling event, shifting over 47,000 tickets before it opens to the public this weekend.

It’s a wonderful collection of 300 objects collected over 50 years: costumes, photos, music videos, set designs and film. Here are a few pictures: 
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The programme and audio guide. 

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The Tokyo Pop bodysuit made for Bowie by Kansai Yamamoto.
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Quilted two piece suit worn for his Starman performance on TOTP 1972 designed by Freddie Buretti.
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Stood in a box above our heads a cloak worn by Bowie by Kansai Yamamoto in 1973.
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Outfit by Bowie worn Saturday night Live in 1981. The artist-cum-backing singer Klaus Nomi later appropriated the look.
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Bowie co-designed this Union Jack coat with Alexander McQueen. 
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Costume for the Thin White Duke. 1976
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Marie Helvin for Harpers and Queen, 1971, wearing Kansai Yamamoto.

David Bowie is: March 23rd- August 11th, 2013. Victoria & Albert Museum

www.vam.ac.uk

by Richard Gray