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Exhibition

Knitwear: Chanel to Westwood

KNITWEAR Chanel to Westwood features over 150 inspirational knitwear pieces from key 20th and 21st-cenutry fashion designers.

15 Oct - 11 Mar 2023

Info

Organised by:
Dovecot Studios dovecotstudios.com/exhibitions/knitwear-chanel-to-westwood
Tickets:
Adult £10.50 Child Child (13-17) £7.50 Concession Concession £9.50 Learn more
Location:
Dovecot Studios
Dovecot Studios
10 Infirmary Street
Edinburgh
EH1 1LT
Opening Times:
Mon10:00am - 5:00pm
Tue10:00am - 5:00pm
Wed10:00am - 5:00pm
Thu10:00am - 5:00pm
Fri10:00am - 5:00pm
Sat10:00am - 5:00pm
SunClosed

Dovecot presents this major exhibition of inspirational 20th-century fashion knitwear in Scotland for the first time.

KNITWEAR Chanel to Westwood features over 150 inspirational knitwear pieces from the collection of Mark and Cleo Butterfield: highlights include 1920s Chanel jersey, vintage woollen swimwear, post-war Hollywood-style knits, and 1950s cocktail sweaters, 1960s crochet, 1970s Bill Gibb, 1980s Vivienne Westwood and 1990s Julien MacDonald.

The exhibition charts important designers and the influence of art movements such as Modernism, Pop, Punk and Deconstruction alongside new knitwear technologies and design innovation.

In partnership with the Fashion and Textile Museum, London.

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