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Knitwear: Chanel to Westwood

Start Date 19 September 2014
End Date 18 January 2015
Venue Fashion and Textile Museum
Location London, UK
Exhibition display cabinets of knitwear

Inspirational vintage fashion knitwear from the 20th century. Highlights include 1920s Chanel jersey, 1930s woollen swimwear, 1970s Bill Gibb and conceptual garments from 1980s and 90s designers Comme des Garçons, Vivienne Westwood and Julien MacDonald. An exciting combination of famous names and visually exciting pieces, the exhibition charts the influence of art movements Pop, Punk and Deconstruction alongside new knitwear technologies and design innovation.

Exhibition on Tour

Hadeland Glassverk, Norway | August – October 2019

Kunsthal Rotterdam | December 2015 – March 2016

The Civic, Barnsley | September – November 2015

Exhibition currently available for hire.

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