Tag Archives: Designing Women

Enthusiasms: Designs for New Women

At a time when the innovative designs of Coco Chanel are on display at the V&A Museum, it’s important to recognise the ways in which fashion design not only reflects but creates new social norms. Chanel has been feted for … Continue reading

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Designing Women: Post-War British Textiles

  As part of London’s Cultural Olympiad, the Fashion and Textile Museum is presenting an exhibition of 1950s and 1960s textile designs by women. This is an unusual initiative for them on several levels; firstly because most of the designs … Continue reading

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