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The Vintage Guide To London | December 18, 2017

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Coming up: History of Fashion Evening Lectures

The Fashion and Textile Museum will be running an interesting series of evening lectures asking ”What we wore and why we wore it’. The evening lectures will be every Thursday for four weeks, from 19 April, 6.30-8pm

The four-part series of lectures will trace the morphing silhouette of fashion from the mid-century to the present day, led by author of The Chronology of Fashion NJ Stevenson.

Book the whole series for £60 / £45 students

Lecture 1: 1947- 1960 The New Look
Thursday 19 April, 6.30-8pm
How the silhouette of a decade was born in a moment when one man revitalised the spirit of fashion.
Price: £20 / £15 students

Lecture 2: 1960-1969 The Swinging Sixties
Thursday 26 April, 6.30-8pm
How the youthquake generation found themselves
Price: £20 / £15 students

Lecture 3: 1969-1985 From Glam to New Romance
Thursday 3 May, 6.30-8pm
The era of dreams. How the 70s was a dressing up box of escapism
Price: £20 / £15 students

Lecture 4: Retro & Revolution
Thursday 10 May, 6.30-8pm
How the fashion cycle became a well-oiled machine
Price: £20 / £15 students

Booking Information
To book onto the entire series or an individual lecture contact the FTM on 020 7407 8664, email: or pay online (+£1 booking fee)