Highlights include Chanel’s exclusive cardigan suits, knitted swimwear from the 1930s, ‘vibrating’ Missoni patterns from various decades, designs by Bill Gibb from the 1970s and later and innovative designs by Vivienne Westwood.
inspirational 20th century fashion knitwear
The exhibition also includes crocheted evening dresses by ‘Coco’ Chanel from the 1930s and conceptual designs by Comme des Garçons and Julien MacDonald, as well as technical innovations, from knitting by hand to machine and industrial knitting, and the current renewed attention surrounding the craft.
This exhibition is a collaboration with the Fashion and Textile Museum in London.
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