Fashion and Textile Museum Blog


Couture Inside Out: Balenciaga

One of our most popular and long-running workshops is Couture Inside Out. This workshop is the rare opportunity to join the Museum’s exhibitions team to view the ins and outs of couture construction; to take an up-close and intimate look at selected garments from the Fashion and Textile Museum Collection. More


Exhibition Archives:
Little Black Dress

As many of you will know, in place of a permanent collection, the Fashion and Textile Museum hosts a diverse programme of temporary exhibitions. So, while we’re disappointed that you won’t be able to explore our current exhibition for a while, we are excited to invite you to digitally explore our exhibition archive, starting with our first-ever exhibition: Little Black Dress. More


Download: Draw Like a Designer

How to Draw Like a Fashion Designer is the best-selling book by Fashion and Textile Museum Curator and Head of Exhibitions, Dennis Nothdruft. This book also forms the basis of our popular workshop, Draw Like a Designer. While our workshops are currently postponed, we want budding designers to continue feeling inspired and to keep creating! More


Out of the Blue: Tricia Guild on Pattern

While the bad news is that Out of the Blue: Fifty Years of Designers Guild is currently closed, we have not one, but two bits of good news! The exhibition will now run until 13 September 2020, meaning there will hopefully still be lots of chances to explore it and, until such time a we’re able to welcome you back in-person, we’ll be sharing highlights here! More


Let’s Get Digital: Welcome to The Fashion and Textile Museum Blog

Although our building is currently closed, it is extremely important to us that we continue to share the joys of fashion and textiles with you all during these uncertain times. Museums around the world have been working incredibly hard, developing online content to ensure as many people as possible can access arts and culture from their homes. The Fashion and Textile Museum is no exception. More

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