News & Events: Fashion/Wearable Textiles

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    UK Wool Week BnB

    In October 2016 during the UK’s Wool Week, an event organised as part of Campaign For Wool’s global celebration of all things wool, the world’s first Wool BnB opened to the public in London.

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    New York Textile Month September 2016

    London Design Festival is on the horizon, but is not the only place to find textile inspiration this September, as Lidewij Edelkoort has declared it New York Textile Month too

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    From COVER 42: Social Fabric

    Textiles and social engagement: the British Museum’s touring exhibition ‘Social Fabric: African Textiles Today’ would appear made for the William Morris Gallery.

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    Cambrian Mountains Wool Challenge

    In 2015 Cambrian Mountains Wool ran an International Design Challenge which aimed to demonstrate the beauty and versatility of Welsh wool. The exhibition is now showing at the National Wool Museum in Llandysul, Wales until 9th January 2016.

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    Louise Gardiner at Anthropologie, London

    Modern embroideress Louise Gardiner is back in London with a show of new works created exclusively for the Christmas 2015 exhibition in The Gallery at Anthropologie on King’s Road, on show until 31st January 2016.

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    ‘Tangled Yarns’ opens at Cromford Mills

    After an acclaimed run at the William Morris Gallery in London, ‘Tangled Yarns’ can now be seen at Sir Richard Arkwright’s Cromford Mills in Cromford.

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    Bernat Klein: A LIFE IN COLOUR at Dovecot Gallery

    A retrospective exhibition of the Serbian born Bernt Klein (1922 – 2014) celebrates the work of the forward thinking colourist at the Dovecot Gallery, Edinburgh 31 July – 26 September 2015.

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    The Best from Fuorisalone Milan 2015

    As with every year Milan Design Week 2015 (14-19 April) was brimming with inspiring design. Here we highlight some of the best rugs and textiles on show across the various events and locations, travelling to Milan so you did not have to!

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    Sonia Delaunay at Tate Modern

    Sonia Delaunay at the Tate Modern represents the artist’s considerable body of radical designs for fashion and textiles for interiors, alongside paintings that chart her practice from early figurative works to energetic 1960s abstracts.

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    Carpets in Fashion

    Carpets are making an impact on the fashion world. Extract from COVER 37 feature on catwalk carpet by Alexandra Kehayoglou for Dries Van Noten’s Summer 2015 womenswear show.


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