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Archives Catalogue Maintenance Monday 6 April

The Archives Catalogue will be temporarily unavailable due to maintenance, on Monday 6th April, from 2.00pm to 6.00pm.  The service will resume after this time.  We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause.

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50 years since official opening of LCF at JPS site

11 February 1965 the London College of Fashion presented ‘the Royal Show’ attended by Queen Elizabeth the Queen Mother which acted as the ceremonial opening of London College of Fashion at John Princes Street and celebrated of the 50th anniversary of the opening … Continue reading

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’40s Street Style at the IWM

‘Fashion on the Ration: 1940s Street Style‘ is an exhibition starting at the Imperial War Museum (IWM) in March 2015 looking at how fashion survived and even flourished under the strict rules of rationing in 1940s Britain, often in new and … Continue reading

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Hidden in the Archive: London College of Fashion Archive Symposium 2015

Places are still available for UAL staff , research and postgraduate students for:Hidden in the Archive: London College of Fashion Archive Symposium 2015 30th January 2015 JPS This will be an opportunity to share current research and practice. The theme … Continue reading

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Fashioning Winter exhibition at Somerset House

Fashioning Winter at Somerset House looks at elements of fashion trends in cold climates from the early twentieth century onwards. Nine small displays are dotted throughout the public areas of Somerset House, including a display, Winter Mode,  from the Courtauld History of … Continue reading

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London College of Fashion Archives Symposium

Registration for the London College of Fashion Archives Symposium ‘Hidden in the Archive’ is now open to UAL staff, research and postgraduate students. Please complete online registration here.

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World War 1 display in the LCF Library

Archive material relating to World War One is on display in the London College of Fashion Library.  Items on show include military boots c1914-18 and adverts from ‘Menswear’ published in 1917 showing women workers in trousers from the LCF Archives. Find out … Continue reading

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Wednesday 29 October Student Open Afternoon at the University Archives and Special Collections Centre

Tours at 14:00, 14:45, and 15:30. Come and find out about the range of material held by the University Archives and Special Collections Centre and how you can consult it for your own learning and/or enjoyment! Items on show will … Continue reading

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What has the London College of Fashion Archives got for you?

Welcome to the new students at London College of Fashion and the other UAL colleges.  If you are interested in the history of fashion and footwear in London then you may find the LCF Archives a good place to investigate. … Continue reading

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Knitwear exhibition this autumn

Coming soon – Knitwear: Chanel to Westwood at Fashion Textile Museum from 19 September 2014 to 19 January 2015 .  The blurb says: ‘Inspirational vintage fashion knitwear from the 20th century. Highlights include 1920s Chanel jersey, 1930s woollen swimwear, 1970s … Continue reading

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