Thursday 11 February / 6–8pm
William for Liberty is a collaboration between the founder of WilliamVintage and world renowned haute couture hunter William Banks-Blaney and Liberty London. Featuring a unique, reworked Kaleidoscope Liberty print from the 1960s, William for Liberty blends the couture sensibilities of the ’60s with a modern aesthetic, creating a limited edition capsule collection that epitomises the word exclusive’.
Discover the ins and out of producing a collection with Liberty and working with Liberty Art Fabrics in an insightful talk by William Banks-Blaney.
WilliamVintage was founded in 2009 by William Banks-Blaney, a lover of vintage clothing who felt there was a gap in the market for an edited, exacting source of the World’s best vintage clothing and vintage haute couture. The ascent of WilliamVintage has proved him right and William has become the voice within the industry.
William is now globally referred to as ‘The Vintage King’ and his expertise has been featured by both CNBC and ‘The Rachel Zoe Project’ in the US and ‘This Old Thing’ in the UK. He has spoken at the Vogue Festival and the Victoria and Albert Museum and regularly guest lectures at the Condé Nast College of Fashion in London.
’25 Dresses: Iconic Moments In Twentieth-Century Fashion’ was released by Quadrille in March 2015.
The event starts at 6pm with a glass of wine in the Museum foyer and opportunity to view the exhibition Liberty in Fashion; the talk follows at 6.15pm for 6.20pm in the Fashion Studio and lasts for approximately one hour including the chance to ask questions at the end.
Price £15 / £12 students includes a complimentary drink and exhibition entry.
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Numbers are limited for this event, please book early to avoid disappointment.