Fashion And Textile Museum

Fashion And Textile Museum
83 Bermondsey Street, London, SE1 3XF
  • Telephone 020 7407 8664
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  • Website www.ftmlondon.org

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1920s Boudoir Doll Workshop

Discover sewing and dressmaking techniques in miniature taking inspiration from the boudoir dolls of the 1920s. Popular throughout the Jazz Age, boudoir dolls were fashionable accessories for a woman's bedroom. Designed for display, these flapper dolls were also known as French dolls and bed dolls. They usually had…

Fri 6 Jan 2017

£200 / 020 7407 8664

Sat 7 Jan 2017

£200 / 020 7407 8664

1920s Jazz Age Fashion & Photographs

The 1920s JAZZ AGE exhibition presents a glittering display of haute couture and ready-to-wear fashion from 1919 to 1929. Women's clothing in the 1920s reflected dizzying social change on an unprecedented scale. From Paris and London to New York and Hollywood, the decade following the Great War offered the modern woman a…

Sun 4 Dec

£9.90; £7.70 disabled ( £7.70; £6) / 020 7407 8664

Tue 6 Dec

£9.90; £7.70 disabled ( £7.70; £6) / 020 7407 8664

Wed 7 Dec

£9.90; £7.70 disabled ( £7.70; £6) / 020 7407 8664

…and 7 more dates until 15 Dec

Dutch Wax Textiles

Hear the amazing story of how Dutch and English machine-made copies of Indonesian Batik, destined for the South-East Asian market in 1900, became an unexpected success on the West Coast of Africa. There, these copies of batik got a new identity. Today, over 100 years later, many of these designs are still in print and…

Thu 23 Feb 2017

£15 ( £12) / 020 7407 8664

Fashion Shows In The Early 20th Century

Explore the history of the first fashion shows in America and France from the late 19th century to the end of the 1920s. At this wonderfully illustrated talk, leading fashion historian Caroline Evans brings together exciting research from her book The Mechanical Smile: Modernism and the First Fashion Shows (Yale, 2013…

Thu 8 Dec

£15 ( £12) / 020 7407 8664

Fashion Writing: The Real Issues

Explore the realities of fashion writing today and how the profession might develop at this frank discussion with a panel of industry experts. Fashion journalism first flourished in the 1920s as a new breed of writers, photographers and editors catered to an eager consumer audience. Publications such as The New Yorker…

Thu 23 Feb 2017

£15 ( £12) / 020 7407 8664

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Josef Frank Curator Tour

Join Dennis Nothdruft, Curator of the Fashion and Textile Museum to see and learn more about the highlights of the exhibition JOSEF FRANK Patterns-Furniture-Painting Explore the work of designer and artist Josef Frank (1885-1967) in the first-ever UK exhibition of his textiles. The Austrian-born architect moved to Sweden…

Wed 1 Feb 2017

£9.90 (£7.70) / 020 7407 8664

Josef Frank: Patterns-Furniture-Painting

Explore the work of designer and artist Josef Frank (1885-1967) in the first-ever UK exhibition of his textiles. The Austrian-born architect moved to Sweden in 1933, where he developed his colourful brand of modernism, working with Estrid Ericson on furniture, glassware, lighting and interior design ideas. Together they…

Tue 31 Jan 2017

£9.90 (£7.70; £6) / 020 7407 8664

Learn To Knit: Spiral Scarf

Join a fun and friendly knitting circle at the Fashion and Textile Museum and knit you yourself a cosy but stylish Spiral scarf to keep you warm this winter. With the guidance of expert knitter and tutor Sandra Monks, in this two hour session you will learn to begin the scarf and create the spiral effect. By the end of…

Neisha Crosland In Conversation

Neisha Crosland's distinctive designs for textiles, wallpaper, homes and fashion, have won her international acclaim. Often asked the origin of her ideas, she has written a beautiful new book to answer that question. Life of a Pattern explores the sources of Crosland's inspiration, from the first spark of an idea to the…

Thu 2 Mar 2017

£15 ( £12) / 020 7407 8664

Tartan And Tweed

An enlightening talk with authors and journalists Caroline Young and Ann Martin exploring the chequered history of tartan and tweed from their origins in the Scottish Highlands to their reinvention, growing and continued popularity and use in contemporary fashion design, music, art and film. Both tweed and tartan are…

Thu 2 Feb 2017

£15 ( £12) / 020 7407 8664

The World Of Anna Sui

'The World of Anna Sui' is the first-ever retrospective of an American fashion designer to be held in the UK and the first-ever exhibition in the world to explore the signature rock-n-roll romanticism of this iconic designer with an international cult following. Anna Sui is the classic American fashion designer. From…

Sun 4 Jun 2017

£9.90 (£7.70; £6) / 020 7407 8664

Tue 6 Jun 2017

£9.90 (£7.70; £6) / 020 7407 8664

Wed 7 Jun 2017

£9.90 (£7.70; £6) / 020 7407 8664

…and 3 more dates until 10 Jun 2017

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