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London Fashion Umbrella: The Printed Square

London’s Fashion and Textile Museum hosts not only large scale fashion exhibitions, but smaller displays relating to topics around fashion and textile history in tandem with the topic of the main space show. This week I paid a rather overdue visit to the museum in Bermondsey, primarily to view and review the current exhibition Designing Women: Post-War British Textiles. I have many good things to …

London Fashion Umbrella – Designing Women: Post-War British Textiles

As I have chronicled in recent posts, London’s art and culture antennae have been tuned to the mid-century period – an era characterised by post-war regeneration efforts which included support for the creative production of British artists and designers. The anniversaries of the Festival of Britain, the Coronation of Queen Elizabeth II have inspired a particularly strong wave of nostalgia for design from the early …

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