Every other Wednesday | 3pm – 3:45pm | Free with Exhibition entry
Enjoy a guided tour of the current exhibition with a member of the Museum team. These tours are an excellent way to learn more about the pieces on display as well as the thinking behind the exhibition design and history of the Museum.
Presenting over one hundred ensembles across three galleries, Beautiful People: The Boutique in 1960s Counterculture explores fabulous and rare examples from these era-defining stores. Designs worn by the likes of the Beatles, the Rolling Stones and Jimi Hendrix are displayed in colourful, graphic recreations of eight iconic boutiques: Hung On You, Granny Takes A Trip, Biba, Apple Boutique, Apple Tailoring, Mr Fish, Dandie Fashions and Quorum.
Step in to the heady, star-studded world of London’s 1960s counterculture, and enjoy an immersive exploration of one of the most dramatic periods in British design history.
Please note that in place of a permanent collection, the Fashion and Textile Museum hosts a diverse programme of temporary exhibitions, displaying a broad range of innovative fashion and textiles from designers and makers around the world.