If you like Retro you’ll love Pop! an exhibition devoted to the design, culture and fashion of the 50’s, 60,s and 70’s at the Fashion and Textile Museum, 81 Bermondsey Street, very near London Bridge Station, until 27th October. A taste of what’s on offer….
Apres Ski Poncho 1963 by Picasso made of Screen-printed corduroy velvet
Collection of Mary Quant Dresses c. 1965
Wallpapers celebrating Jazz Albums and Musicians c. 1962
‘Potato Sack’ Dress c. 1960 by Charterhouse Mfrg Co. New York satirising new French fashions of the time
Paraphernalia Dress by Michael Mott 1966 with Applique design
Whilst there was no limit to what we could photograph many of the items are behind glass so you really have to be there in person to enjoy them properly and a visit is thoroughly recommended. Maybe you live abroad or are unable to get to the show in which case the accompanying guide Pop! at £35 is an enviable alternative.
POP! DESIGN CULTURE FASHION 1955 – 76 published August 2012 by ACC, 272 pages, hardback, £35