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20th century fashion

20th-Century Fashion

Throughout the 20th century cross-cultural and historical influences had a profound impact upon fashion design. The styles, designs and materials of other times and cultures became more accessible to designers as improved travel and communications enabled continents to be crossed with ease.

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Twentieth-Century Fashion in Detail

Twentieth-Century Fashion in Detail

This glamorous book, part of the V&A Fashion in Detail series, illustrates the intricate details of twentieth-century fashion. Spectacular photographs…

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Video: Christian Louboutin

Christian Louboutin sketches another signature red-soled creation while discussing his early inspiration

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Event - Fashion & Textile Museum: Liberty in Fashion - Tour 1

Wed 14 October 2015 10:00–11:30

Liberty & Co has been at the cutting edge of design and the decorative arts since 1875. This exhibition explores Liberty’s impact on British fashion, from Orientalism and Aesthetic dress in the nineteenth century, through Art Nouveau and Art Deco in the early twentieth century, and the revival of these styles since the 1950s. The Liberty textile design studio takes centre stage, with a focus on fashion collaborations including Jean Muir, Cacharel and Yves Saint Laurent.

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