Visionary Knitwear at London Fashion & Textile Museum
January 15, 2015
Matthew Ghabrial's revolutionary knitwear was featured in the Visionary section of "Knitwear: From Chanel to Westwood", an exhibition at London's Fashion and Textile Museum celebrating the special role that knitwear holds in the fashion realm.
Sandy Black, curator of the "Knitwear: from Chanel to Westwood" exhibition in 2014-2015 at the London Fashion and Textile Museum, discusses the past, present and future of knitwear, including inclusion of Matthew Ghabrial's revolutionary ribbed knitwear in the exhibition's Visionary section.
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