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North: Fashioning Identity Exhibition 2017/18

This exhibition is a celebration of northern culture from old historical to modern culture. It manages to capture both the myth and the reality of the north. There are 100 photos and objects that take you from the cobbles and terraces to Manchester’s Hacienda nightclub in the 1980s and the emergence of the supermodel Kate Moss as documented by the photographer Corinne Day in the 90s. The … Continue reading North: Fashioning Identity Exhibition 2017/18

Fashion Flora Exhibition 2017

  The latest exhibition by Nick Knight, Fashion Flora, at SHOWstudio is an explorative look at the use of flowers in fashion as motifs through the decades. Seen through the eyes of 40 of the worlds contemporary fashion illustrators and dating back to the 1880s Curated by Flora Starkey, the exhibition features pieces by Alexandra McQueen, Dries Van Noten and John Galliano and many others. … Continue reading Fashion Flora Exhibition 2017

Balenciaga: Shaping Fashion Exhibition

The first UK exhibition to explore the work and legacy of the Spanish couturier Cristóbal Balenciaga. The Balenciaga: Shaping Fashion exhibition showcases over 100 garments and hats crafted by Balenciaga, his protégés and contemporary designers working in the same innovative way today. Split into two sections the exhibition looks at the later stage of Balenciaga’s career, focusing on Balenciaga’s work during the 1950s and 60s,  the second … Continue reading Balenciaga: Shaping Fashion Exhibition

Present Imperfect: Disorderly Apparel Disconfigured Exhibition

Commissioned by Ligaya Salazar, Fashion Space Gallery and presented in collaboration with Centre for Fashion Curation, the exhibition is a thought-provoking play on putting fashion on display. It focuses on apparel which is damaged, worn-out or perished and was inspired by a conversation between exhibition-maker Jeffrey Horsley and curator Amy de la Haye. Present represents: Disorderly apparel reconfigured, while Imperfect represents: A playful project that … Continue reading Present Imperfect: Disorderly Apparel Disconfigured Exhibition