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Recommended stories

Welcome to our personal selection of recommended stories from the Centre for Fashion Curation blog. From reflections on past exhibitions and installations to interviews and updates, we are pleased to share the stories told through artefacts, wardrobes, social history, material culture and all aspects of fashion curation.

Reigning Men Exhibition, Los Angeles County Museum of Art.
Reigning Men Exhibition, Los Angeles County Museum of Art. Image courtesy of Jeffrey Horsley
The Gentlemen’s Club in the basement of the Diesel store. Credit: Maxime Laprade
The Gentlemen’s Club in the basement of the Diesel store. Credit: Maxime Laprade
Store at Fashion Resource Center. Courtesy of the Fashion Resource Center at the School of Art Institute of Chicago
Store at Fashion Resource Center. Courtesy of the Fashion Resource Center at the School of Art Institute of Chicago
White Wedding Gown Balenciaga
White Wedding Gown, never exhibited before, belonging to one of Balenciaga’s assistants. “Whenever someone turned 25 or was about to get married” says Javier González de Durana “he let them pick a design to make a new dress and gave it as a present. ” Image courtesy of Museum of Modern Art, Mexico City.
Massimo Osti: Ice Jacket, 1987. Courtesy of Massimo Osti Archive
Massimo Osti: Ice Jacket, 1987. Courtesy of Massimo Osti Archive
Walter Van Beirendonck ensemble, Fall/Winter 2000-2001
Walter Van Beirendonck ensemble, Fall/Winter 2000-2001. Incroyable ensemble, France 1790s. Photo courtesy of Marley Healy.
Sindy’s Bazaar Ca. 1964 Photo Claire Wilcox
Sindy’s Bazaar Ca. 1964 Photo Claire Wilcox
Mary Quant Crayons circa 1960s
Mary Quant makeup crayons, early 1960s. Photo Courtesy of Jane Holt, LCF Archives
Banquet Table Vitrine Display
Banquet table vitrine display in ‘Festival’ zone, Chelsea College of Arts Library, University of the Arts University of the Arts London Archives and Special Collections Centre, Camberwell Collections and Archives and Central Saint Martins Museum & Study Collection. Photograph taken by Camilla Glorioso.
Ines Figaredo handbags
Ines Figaredo handbags on used barrels, Alter concept store. Image courtesy of Casey Guo.
Utopian Bodies Exhibition of the Year 2015
Utopian Bodies Exhibition of the Year 2015. Centre for Fashion Curation. @University of Arts London
The Vulgar - Fashion Redefined
The Vulgar - Fashion Redefined. Centre for Fashion Curation. @University of the Arts London