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Icons of Female Fashion Design

Posted by Published on January 23, 2020

‘Fashion is part of the daily air and it changes all the time, with all the events. You can even see the approaching of a revolution in clothes. You can see and feel everything in clothes.’ —Diana Vreeland With the approach of London Fashion week between February 14th-18th, we’re excited about the future of fashion in an environmentally conscious and forward thinking decade. But looking…

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With excitement buzzing around Pantone’s recent release of their colours for Spring/Summer 2020, we looked through each of the shades, how they are represented in the Bridgeman Archive, and some of the connotations that surround them. The spring/summer 2020 colour palette offers a wide variety of shades, from the overtly vibrant in ‘Biscay Green’ and ‘Flame Scarlet’ to the more muted, earth-toned shades such as…

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“Playing dress up begins at age 5 and never really ends.” — Kate Spade   Our archive of exclusive footage clips is growing all the time so there is always something new to discover. Footage of fashion from all eras and styles can be found in the archive. From 70’s sun-soaked beach fashion photoshoot films to silent catwalk showreels there’s all kinds of style, attitude and design…

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Colour Blocking is defined as the selection, combination and application of opposing colours on the colour wheel in a variety of distinct ways. Now a fashion, interior and design trend in Summer 2018, we’re looking back to the archive to examine where this particular trend first emerged, and how it has been used by artists in the modern era. Usage of colour and colour theory…

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Fashion Week: 2018 Fashion Trends

Posted by Published on January 17, 2018

As UK and US Fashion Weeks are on there way, we thought we would have a look at some of the key trends predicted to emerge in 2018. As will all fashion trends – their genesis can be traced back to previous fashion trends, so here look at what has gone before with images from our archive, and how it relates to what’s to come…….

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Decades of Fashion, in Footage

Posted by Published on September 1, 2017

Have you got a ticket for the upcoming A/W catwalks this September? …Can you get us a seat next to Anna Wintour? Thanks. Style trends often look back at history for inspiration. To get you ready for the dazzling array of designer clothes soon approaching, here is our selection of clips of fashion through the ages, from the 20s to the present day. 1920s Fashions of 1920s,…

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New York and London fashion week will be gracing us with the quintessential style trends this September. From sensational Seventies prints to bold tonal clashes, this season’s showstoppers are anything but subtle and are designed to give the maximum impact. Clothing in its true art form is an expression of identity and this season features a wide range of styles to suit a variety of personalities. Here’s…

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Have you noticed how some fashion ‘trends’ never actually go out of style? The big spring/summer fashion debate has been stripes vs florals for decades and not just for hanging out on yachts or going to garden parties. Using archive photography, art and illustration see a visual history of these timeless opposing styles; from gamine Breton stripes to feminine florals. If in doubt mix it…

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