KNITWEAR Chanel to Westwood

Exhibition Dates: 19 September 2014 – 18 January 2015
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.

Touring Venues
The Civic Barnsley, Yorkshire
5 September – 14 November 2015

Falkenbergs Museum
20 March – 17 May 2015

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