10.04.2013 – 18.05.2013
Layer by Layer is the first of a two-part series exploring digital print in fashion. This exhibition focuses on 3D printing and its potential as a tool for design. By outlining some of the processes, stages of development and materials involved in the printing of objects, this exhibition will demonstrate some of its most innovative uses in contemporary practice.
06.02.2013 – 23.03.2013
Hats have historically played an important role in fashion, as practical conceits, visible symbols of propriety and class, and vehicles for adornment. While contemporary society no longer dictates the daily use of hats, the appetite for millinery on the catwalk, in editorial and even on the high street, continues to flourish. Head On investigates this new space occupied by women’s decorative millinery, situating headwear within the context of a total look and thereby addressing its relationship to body and hair. The exhibition also showcases contemporary interpretations and subversions of headwear, exploring their dynamic role in fashion styling.
23.11.2012 – 22.01.2013
Leather: Second Skin coincides with the 125th anniversary of Cordwainers at London College of Fashion and is a celebration of the use and interrogation of leather by students, alumni and practioners at the college.
To mark this anniversary Fashion Space Gallery curators Leanne Wierzba and Gemma Williams bring together makers at different stages of their career, offering a unique insight into the interpretation of leather at London College of Fashion.
Contemporary Eyewear in Fashion
12.09.2012 – 03.11.2012
Framed! Contemporary Eyewear in Fashion launches the 2012/13 programme of exhibitions and events at the Fashion Space Gallery. This series entitled ‘Elements of Fashion’ will explore the objects and concepts which fluctuate at the edges of the fashion system, demonstrating how their visibility and varying status serve as indicators of the complex relationships between cultural tastes and values, advances in design and manufacture, fashion imagery and patterns of consumption.
New Fashion Illustration
11.05.2012 – 13.07.2012
This exhibition brings together more than sixty works by thirteen international fashion illustrators who execute work in a variety of media, from the digital to the hand-drawn via the physical.
Interventions in Materials and Techniques
16.02.2012 – 21.04.2012
New Fashion: Interventions in Materials and Techniques is the first of three exhibitions at the Fashion Space Gallery devoted to emerging talent across the disciplines of fashion design, illustration and photography.
A Life in Fashion
16.11.2011 – 14.01.2012
Fashion Space Gallery presents the first major photographic retrospective of Carmen Dell’Orefice.
The exhibition is a rare and intimate portrait of a young woman’s meteoric rise and sustained role as fashion’s muse. On display will be photographs never before seen in public, taken from Carmen’s own personal archive, alongside key images kindly donated by photographers and their estates for the purposes of the exhibition.
A Short History of Facial Hair
16.09.11 – 29.10.11
David McDiarmid (1952-95) was an artist, DJ, graphic designer, fashion designer and queer political activist. He was born in Australia and lived and worked in Sydney before moving to New York where he worked from 1979 until 1987. He died in Sydney of HIV Aids-related illness in 1995.
10.06.11 – 06.08.11
Yohji Yamamoto at Work tells the lifecycle of a single garment, a dark navy sleeveless pleated dress from his Autumn/Winter 2010-11 season, in reverse sequence from the finished article set in the front entrance of the College on John Prince's Street, through to the raw fabric in which Yamamoto’s design lies latent.
The New Gypsies
20.04.11 – 28.05.11
This extraordinary body of work immerses us in this colorful and wonderful world, drawing our attention to the beauty and depth of The New Gypsies as individuals and as part of a community offering us an opportunity to consider the possibilities of a different way of life and future.
The Judgement of Paris
16.02.11 – 02.04.11
This exhibition is part of ongoing research by Judith Clark who is a Reader in the Field of Fashion and Museology at London College of Fashion and independent exhibition-maker, into how a story or a chosen history is reconstructed and displayed through the use of mannequins, the selection of clothes and exhibition props.
08.12.10 – 29.01.11
17.09.10 – 14.11.10