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Issey Miyake at the Philadelphia Museum of Art
There are many gems in the Philadelphia Museum of Art collection at the Berg Fashion Library. Issey Miyake's 'flying saucer dress' is one of them: an eccentric, deceptively fragile collapsible dress inspired by American sculptor Isamu Noguchi - close friend, hero and mentor.
(Image © Philadelphia Museum of Art)
Bath Fashion Museum
In this beautiful image from the Ernestine Carter Archive the jumpsuit springs onto the fashion scene.
We have just added 500 new images from the Bath Fashion Museum.
(Image © Bath Fashion Museum)
The Merino Wool Industry
One of Australia's most significant products for the international market has been Merino wool. While Australia is home to only a small proportion of the world’s sheep, it produces almost two-thirds of the world’s Merino wool and around 95 percent of its fine and superfine apparel wool.
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(Image © Henry Talbot. Powerhouse Museum)
McQueen's Femme Fatale
Sharp, shocking and controversial: McQueen's 1990s collections drew on dark Victorian imagery, strong sexuality, abuse and death.
Read Desire and Dread to find out more.
(Image: Niall McInerney, Photographer © Bloomsbury Publishing Plc.)
The Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA)
Bloomsbury is delighted to announce a new partnership with the Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA), to make 1,500 images of their outstanding Costume and Textile collection available through the Berg Fashion Library.
(Image © Los Angeles County Museum of Art)
The popular cyberpunk literary movement generated two very different types of futuristic styles: the slick, lean, high-fashion techno-fetishism vs the post-apocalyptic deconstructed punk style – distressed fabrics with shredding, tears, raw edges, and exposed seam.
(Image © Fashion Photography Archive, photo by Niall McInerney)