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Fashion and Textiles: Welcome

New Books

Click here for new books in the Sheppard Library on fashion and textiles

Hornsey College of Art: sit-In

Tickner, L. (2008) Hornsey 1968: the art school revolution. London: Frances Lincoln.

May 28 2018 is the 50th anniversary of the student sit-in at Hornsey College of Art's Crouch End building. CLICK HERE for more information about the occupation and its repercussions on art and design education.  The Hornsey College of Art was one of the institutions which joined to create Middlesex Polytechnic in 1973 and eventually became Middlesex University. The HCA archive is held in the Materials Room in the Basement of the Sheppard Library at Middlesex University.

Welcome

Metropolitan Museum of Art

Welcome to this subject guide for fashion and textiles resources. This guide gives you information on finding books in the library, journals relevant to your subject and other resources such as new acquisitions, websites and databases.

Quick Links

Fashion Collection

The Fashion Collection is a collection of clothes, accessories, fabrics and haberdashery items which date from Victorian times to the present day. Some core garments, bags and hats are available to view in detail on Flickr.

You can visit the Collection in the Materials Room, and some key classic garments are available for loan. These include:

  • A Burberry coat
  • Black motorcycle jacket
  • Levis 501 jeans
  • Dickies suit

There is a catalogue of the Key Pieces lending collection available to download from the file below.

Zines!


Image: Jessie Lynn McMains

We have a new and exciting collection of zines available to browse in the Materials Room. These range from some of the earliest punk titles like Sniffin' Glue to lots of new examples in many shapes and sizes.