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Westminster Menswear Archive announces Invisible Men, the largest exhibition of menswear to be stage

Today the Westminster Menswear Archive announces the most extensive exhibition devoted to menswear to be staged in the UK. 

Drawing exclusively from the Westminster Menswear Archive, Invisible Men covers the last 120 years of predominately British menswear through the display of over 170 garments, the majority of which have never been seen on public display.

Opening in October 2019, this four-week exhibition is arranged into twelve sections, presenting designer garments alongside military, functional, and utilitarian outfits. It explores the design language of menswear, which predominately focuses on the replication of archetypal and functional garments intended for specific industrial, technical or military use.

DESIGNERS IN THE EXHIBITION INCLUDE: A Cold Wall*, Adidas, Aitor Throup, Alexander McQueen, Austin Reed , Belstaff, Bernhard Willhelm , Blades, BodyMap, Burberry, Burton, C.P. Company, Calvin Klein, Carol Christian Poell, Christian Dior, Comme Des Garcons, Craig Green, Dege & Skinner, Gieves, H&M, Harrods, Helmut Lang, Irvine Sellars, Issey Miyake, Jean-Paul Gaultier, Jeremy Scott, John Stephen, Junior Gaultier, Junya Watanabe, Left Hand, Levi’s, Lewis Leathers, Liam Hodges, Mackintosh, Martin Margiela, Massimo Osti, Meadham Kirchhoff, Michiko Koshino, Mr Fish, Nigel Cabourn, Palace, Paul Smith, Peter Saville, Prada, Sibling, Stella McCartney, Stone Island, Umbro, Undercover, Vexed Generation, Vivienne Westwood , Vollebak, Zegna Sport.

Invisible Men is curated by Professor Andrew Groves and Dr Danielle Sprecher.

Venue: Ambika P3, University of Westminster, Marylebone, London, NW1 5LS Dates: 25 October – 24 November 2019 Opening Hours: Wed-Sun 11am-7pm

Admission: Free

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