Exploring the influence of the West Riding of Yorkshire on contemporary fashion, this exhibition brings together works from a range of fashion designers and creatives who have been inspired by the many elements that make the area unique.
Drawing on themes such as landscape, community spirit, wit and humour and the enduring influence of the textile industry, this multi-disciplinary showcase celebrates the distinctive character of the place and the creative people connected to it.
A curatorial collaboration between Leeds Arts University and Bankfield Museum has enabled an exciting opportunity to utilise the extensive fashion archive at the museum, positioning historical items alongside modern garments and fashion media.
Featuring works by:
The exhibition is curated by Janie Tweddle, Nicola Knight (Leeds Arts University) & Elinor Camille-Wood (Bankfield Museum).
Please note that Bankfield Museum is open Tuesday to Saturday 10am – 4pm and closed on Sundays and Mondays.