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A sneak peak at Zandra Rhodes archived knit wear

Dame Zandra Rhodes selected ten, rarely seen, pieces of knitwear from her design archive as an exclusive for the Spring Knitting and Stitching show recently on at Olympia. Many of these pieces will be on show along with her beautiful textile designs and dresses in the exhibition 50 Years of Fabulous at the Fashion and… Continue reading A sneak peak at Zandra Rhodes archived knit wear

Blog, Exhibitions, Uncategorized

Interested in high end crafts then Collect is the exhibition for you.

Last week the event known as 'Collect' the international art fair for modern craft and design, took place at the Saatchi Gallery in London. You may not have the money to be a collector but this exhibition is well worth a visit. It is a visual feast. L'ile by Simone Pheulpin made from Cotton and… Continue reading Interested in high end crafts then Collect is the exhibition for you.

Blog, Exhibitions

SWINGING LONDON a lifestyle revolution Terence Conran –Mary Quant

Fashion and Textile Museum from 8th February to 2nd June If you are interested in post war British design from fashion to furniture and beyond, then this is a 'must see' exhibition. Tucked away in Bermondsey Street not far from London Bridge Station is The Fashion and Textile Museum. The brainchild of textile designer, Zandra… Continue reading SWINGING LONDON a lifestyle revolution Terence Conran –Mary Quant

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Frida Kahlo inspired floral headdress

The much anticipated 'Frida Kahlo Making Herself Up' exhibition is starting  at the V&A in three days time. Here I show how to make a floral head dress in fifteen to twenty minutes. This headdress is constructed on a bought head band but if a more angelic look is your style you could add flowers… Continue reading Frida Kahlo inspired floral headdress

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Men without Masks

On a blog dedicated to colour I make  no excuse for featuring  black and white prints that document the traumatic period in Germany from the end of the first world war up to the second world war. I have captioned the shots as they were, originally. I have only posted a fraction of the images… Continue reading Men without Masks