Home / Knowledge / News / Fashion / Museum of London highlights British menswear
Museum of London highlights British menswear
24
Dec '13
Ahead of the much awaited menswear showcase London Collections: Men, the Museum of London is offering a slice of crisp immaculate British-style tailoring through its ongoing exhibit dissecting the nuances of male fashion.
 
Titled as ‘The Anatomy of a Suit’, the event has put up a display of some historical jackets, collected from various London markets, to give the visitors an up and close view of the technical genius that went in stitching the featured suits.
 
Scheduled to run through June 1, 2014, the exhibits include a 1927 morning jacket and some double-breasted pinstripe numbers from the 1960s, both bought from Brick Lane Market, as well as a 1933 black dress suit (from Broadway Market).
 
Additionally, a range of 17th century waistcoats, medieval-era leather pieces, and punk and post-war Teddy Boys’ subculture-inspired suits have also been included in the vast exhibit, which actually is a part of the museum’s expansive collection of 22,000 fashion items.
 
Speaking on the exhibition, Fashion Curator Timothy Long commented, “Previous research into the suit has at times overlooked the fact that it is a feat of engineering, with the ability to transform the body.”
 
“Since the secrets of the suit are hidden on the inside, it’s easy to see why it’s only through deconstructing the suit jacket and turning it inside out that we can bring its technical genius to the fore,” he added.
 
Slated to take place from January 6 to 8, 2014, ‘London Collections: Men’ will showcase a range of latest Autumn/Winter-2014 lines from several well-known and young design talents. 
 

Fibre2fashion News Desk - India


Must ReadView All

New US alliance to promote postal package delivery service

Textiles | On 15th Aug 2018

New US alliance to promote postal package delivery service

A group of US retailing, e-commerce and logistics firms recently...

Courtesy: Industriall Union

Apparel/Garments | On 15th Aug 2018

IndustriALL-Esprit agreement to improve workers' rights

IndustriALL Global Union recently signed a global framework agreement ...

Indian minister orders fresh consultations on e-com policy

Textiles | On 15th Aug 2018

Indian minister orders fresh consultations on e-com policy

Indian commerce and industry minister Suresh Prabhu has asked for...

Interviews View All

Vasanth Kumar
Max Fashion India

‘Traditional high-street retailers are now willing to offer franchisees to ...

Top executives
Fashion houses, India

With technology, it has become easier to ensure IPR

Representatives
Textile & apparel industry

GST is a complicated and lengthy process

Apurva Kothari

No Nasties was the first fashion brand in India to make 100 per cent...

Rikesh Mistry

Jupiter Comtex Pvt Ltd, established in 1973, started its textile machinery ...

Vikas Banduke

Softech Controls Private Limited (SCPL) is a part of the Cotmac Group, an...

Karl Zelik
Vanderbilt University

A team of engineers at the Vanderbilt University has designed a smart...

Kazuaki Yazawa
Purdue University

Scientist <b>Kazuaki Yazawa</b> has developed thermoelectric semiconductor ...

Iago Castro Asensio
RCfil Distribuciones S.L.

Iago Castro Asensio, International Business Manager of RCfil...

Priya Somaiya
Usha Social Services

The Usha Silai label from Usha International is all set for a retail...

Mike Hoffman
Gildan Activewear SRL

Gildan Activewear, a manufacturer and marketer of branded clothing and...

Hemant & Nandita
Hemant & Nandita

The designer duo of Hemant &amp; Nandita are known for being inspired by...

Press Release

Press Release

Letter to Editor

Letter to Editor

RSS Feed

RSS Feed

Submit your press release on


editorial@fibre2fashion.com

Letter To Editor






(Max. 8000 char.)

Search Companies





SEARCH

Leave your Comments


August 2018

Subscribe today and get the latest update on Textiles, Fashion, Apparel and so on.

news category


Related Categories:

Advanced Search