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The Vintage Guide To London | October 17, 2017

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Knitwear: Chanel to Westwood

Knitwear: Chanel to Westwood

New exhibition Knitwear: Chanel to Westwood showcases inspirational vintage fashion knitwear from the 20th century.
Highlights include 1920s Chanel jersey, 1930s woollen swimwear, 1970s Bill Gibb and conceptual garments from 1980s and 90s designers Comme des Garçons, Vivienne Westwood and Julien MacDonald. An exciting combination of famous names and visually exciting pieces, the exhibition charts the influence of art movements Pop, Punk and Deconstruction alongside new knitwear technologies and design innovation.

Knitwear: Chanel to Westwood
Open 19 September 2014 – 18 January 2015
Fashion And Textile Museum

Tuesdays to Saturdays, 11am – 6pm
Thursdays until 8pm
Sundays, 11am–5pm
Last admission 45 minutes before closing
Closed Mondays

Tickets
Tickets may be purchased in person on the day of the visit.

£8.80 adults/£6.60 concessions/£5.50 students