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KNITWEAR Chanel to Westwood

10 Infirmary Street
15 October 2022 @ 10:00 am - 11 March 2023 @ 5:00 pm
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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.

Exhibition organised by the Fashion and Textile Museum, London


Start: 15 October 2022 @ 10:00 am
End: 11 March 2023 @ 5:00 pm
Cost: £10.50
Event CategoryOther Events


Venue Name: Dovecot Studios
Address: 10 Infirmary Street
Edinburgh, EH1 1LT United Kingdom

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Phone: +44 (0)131 550 3660


Organizer Name: Fashion and Textile Museum
Phone: +44 (0)20 7407 8664