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Posts Tagged ‘Fashion and Textile Museum’

Christmas Gift Ideas 2012: Best Books for Friends & Family

In my final Christmas round up I bring you a great selection of books: dip into this for those last minute gift ideas. Go on, the shops are still open, you've got time.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Sanna Annukka The Fir Tree
It's here! For my final round up of gift ideas I take a look at a selection of books to give your loved ones for Christmas. You're sure to find something that will suit in this little lot... possibly even for yourself.

Sanna Annukka The Fir Tree
Sanna Annukka The Fir Tree

Best for lovers of illustration:
Finnish/English illustrator Sanna Annukka rose to prominence when she created the famous Under the Iron Sea album cover for Keane in 2006. Her heavily decorative style is instantly recognisable and her newest work, inspired by totems, is included in my round up of best prints for… read more

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Hartnell to Amies: Couture by Royal Appointment at the Fashion and Textile Museum

In a new blockbuster exhibition, the Fashion and Textile Museum celebrates British couturiers Norman Hartnell, Hardy Amies and Frederick Fox: tailors of the golden age of British couture.

Written by Matt Bramford

Norman Hartnell by Gemma Champ 2012 has been a pretty regal year in the UK, from the pomp and ceremony of the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee to Queen Liz (sort of) […]

Exhibition Review: Horrockses Fashions at the Fashion and Textile Museum

The Fashion and Textile Museum celebrates cotton manufacturers Horrockses and their collaborations with artists in the 1940s to create desirable 'off the peg dresses'

Written by Sally Mumby-Croft

Illustration by Paolo Caravello A few weeks ago, order I ventured by bike to the Fashion and Textile museum’s summer exhibition celebrating the ready-to wear designs of Horrockses Fashions Limited. […]

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Twist Baby Twist at the Fashion and Textile Museum

A celebration of the swinging sixties

Written by Coco Watts

Images throughout courtesy of both Fashion and Textile museum and Felicitie’s Designer showroom A couple of weeks ago, information pills I was lucky enough to attend the Twist Baby Twist […]

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Foale and Tuffin: Made in England

Written by Becky Cope

With our current fixation with everything 80s and 90s, ask patient it’s easy to see why the 60s have become a little side-tracked, order a little blasé, drug and so […]