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1960s Fashion and Textiles

1960s Fashion & Textiles

The 1960s was a period of huge change in the fashion world. Whereas fashion had previously been aimed at a wealthy, mature elite, the tastes and preferences of young people now became important.

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London Society Fashion 1905 - 1925: The Wardrobe of Heather Firbank (Hardback)

London Society Fashion 1905 - 1925: The Wardrobe of Heather Firbank (Hardback)

Edwardian fashion and etiquette are explored through the life and extensive wardrobe of London socialite Heather Firbank. Beautifully illustrated with…

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Game: Luxury Time

Are you worthy? Do you have the skill and focus to take on our challenge of making three luxury objects in our online game?

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Event - Fashion & Textile Museum: Marian Clayden - Tour 1

Wed 16 March 2016 10:00–11:30

A retrospective of luxurious art textiles in silk, velvet, cotton and felted wool by internationally collected designer Marian Clayden celebrates the influence of the British artist (born 1937) who turned psychedelic tie-dyed fabrics into a million-dollar fashion business in the United States. Curated by Mary Schoeser, the globally respected historian, ‘Art Textiles’ takes a close look at the shibori dyeing techniques used by Clayden, revealing how simple methods can create complex, sumptuous effects.

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