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A level textile design visit

Published on 14/10/19

A level students visited Dover Street Market in the Haymarket, Tim Walker: Wonderful Things at the V&A and the Zandra Rhodes; Fifty fabulous years at the Fashion and Textile Museum on Friday 11 October. 

The students enjoyed seeing Dover Street Market in the Haymarket, an iconic department store selling high fashion products, but also featuring items from more urban, streetwear brands.  It was created by Rei Kawakubo of Japanese fashion label Comme des Garçons.  The pupils were able to explore a range of innovative designers which should inspire ideas for their current work.

At the Tim Walker exhibition students were able to  view the extraordinary creative process of one of the world's most inventive fashion photographers through his pictures, films, photographic sets, and special installations which including ten new series of photographs influenced by the V&A's collections.  The students are working on a print project at present so they were able to discover the printing process through the pop art prints of British designer, Dame Zandra Rhodes, at the fashion and textile museum.