Shaun Cole is a curator, writer and lecturer. He is Course Director for MA History and Culture of Fashion and MA Fashion Curation at London College of Fashion. He was formerly Head of Contemporary Programmes at the Victoria and Albert Museum in London. He has curated numerous exhibitions including Fashion on Paper (1997), Dressing the Male (1999) and Black British Style (2004-5) as well as the innovative Days of Record series documenting personal identity.
Cole writes and lectures on men’s fashion and gay style. His publications include 'Don We Now Our Gay Apparel': Gay Men's Dress in the Twentieth Century (2000), Dialogue: Relationships in Graphic Design (2005) and The Story of Men’s Underwear (2010).