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Front cover of the book, The Colour of Fashion by Caroline Young

The Colour of Fashion

Author Caroline Young delves into the significance of colour in dress, and explores how the symbolism has shifted over time.

Final major project by 2019 degree graduate, Abigail Noronha

Curator Talk: 150 Years of the Royal School of Needlework

Explore the Royal School of Needlework’s contribution to the world of embroidery in this discussion with the curators behind the exhibition.

Front cover of the book, Get Changed: Finding the New You Through Fashion, by Kat Farmer.

Get Changed: Finding the New You Through Fashion

Fashion stylist Kat Farmer discusses her new book and shares her experience of how fashion helped her to rediscover her confidence.

A section of the exhibition, Beautiful People: The Boutique in 1960s Counterculture at the Fashion and Textile Museum

Behind the Seams: Secrets of the Beautiful People

Discover the hidden secrets and explore the concealed linings and details you can’t see once the garments are on display.

Head of Exhibitions, Dennis Nothdruft supervising teh installation of an exhibition

Ask the Curator with Dennis Nothdruft

Get the inside scoop on what it is really like to be a curator of fashion and textiles.

Front cover of the book, FABRIC: The Hidden History of the Material World by Victoria Finlay

FABRIC: The Hidden History of the Material World

Join bestselling author Victoria Finlay as she unwinds history through the medium of cloth.

Front cover of The Fabric of Civilization: How Textiles Made The World by Virginia Postrel

The Fabric of Civilization

Explore the hidden ways textiles have made our world and trace this surprising history with author, Virginia Postrel.

Circular Fashion leaflet on top of denim jacket

Circular Fashion: Making the Fashion Industry Sustainable

Author Peggy Blum explores how new thinking, creativity and invention can move the fashion industry to a more sustainable model.

Detail of hostile landscape, Ann Goddard

The Skill of Constructed Sculptural Textiles

Artists explore the roles of constructed and sculptural textiles within their own practice and discuss their inspirations and successes.

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