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Fabric of Fashion: Recente Engelse Mode (Fabric of Fashion: Recent English Fashion)

Start Date 25 May 2002
End Date 25 August 2002
Venue Centraal Museum
Location Utrecht, The Netherlands
Curator Sarah Braddock and Marie O'Mahony
Exhibition with dressed mannequins
Exhibition with dressed mannequins
Exhibition with white dresses hanging up with lights behind

In the summer of 2002 the exhibition Fabric of Fashion was shown in the Centraal Museum. Work by 15 young English fashion designers was shown. They combine new ways of making clothes with old techniques such as embroidery, knitting and weaving. Two installations by Hussein Chalayan, one of the most influential avant-garde designers, were also on display.

With designs by Nigel Atkinson, Savithri Bartlett, Hussein Chalayan, B.Earley, Eley Kishimoto, Shelley Fox, Carol Fraser, Jo Gordon, ie uniform, Mulligan, Paul Murray Watson, Hikaru Noguchi, Jessica Ogden, Sophie Roet and Vexed Generation.

Guest curators were Sarah Braddock and Marie O’Mahony.

The exhibition was realized in collaboration with the British Council.

  • Fabric of Fashion, Final ed. Brett Rogers and José Teunissen, Centraal Museum (Utrecht, 2002), 79 p.
  • Fabric of Fashion: text design and fashion from contemporary Britain, foreword by Helena Koeningsmarkova, Brett Rogers, Umeleckoprumyslové Muzeum (Prague, 2002), [36] p.
  • No objects from the Centraal Museum collection were shown in this exhibition

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