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KolamRead MoreSeptember 5, 2020

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Kolam is the Asian art and craft of making patterns out of ground rice to greet the start of each day.

Cubism and FashionRead MoreJuly 4, 2020

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Did you know that the art movement, Cubism, has had a big influence on fashion too?

Fashion on the RationRead MoreMay 30, 2020

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A new addition to the library, Fashion on the Ration, is a great read!

Missoni at the Fashion and Textile MuseumRead MoreMay 23, 2020

If you like colour then look no further than the Fashion and Textile Museum, available at the click of a mouse!

Article of the week - Number FourRead MoreFebruary 29, 2020

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Each week the blog presents a different article from the collection in the studio. This week, a woven whirlpool...

Secrets of the MuseumRead MoreFebruary 15, 2020

A new series began last week on BBC television. Secrets of the Museum is a behind-the-scenes look at London's Victoria and Albert Museum.

Tailored for FreedomRead MoreJanuary 25, 2020

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Costume and dress has long been intriguing, possibly never more so than at the turn of the last century when art became all-encompassing.

Zandra RhodesRead MoreJanuary 25, 2020

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In December I met Zandra Rhodes...

Fashion through the eyes of Dora MaarRead MoreNovember 30, 2019

Some of the most iconic photographs of the last century came about through the lens of Dora Maar.

The Elegant ManRead MoreOctober 26, 2019

Fashion has never been just for women.