Fashion City: How Jewish Londoners Shaped Global Style

Opening Friday 13th October – Fashion City: How Jewish Londoners Shaped Global Style at Museum of London Docklands

Experience the captivating exhibition that explores the influence of Jewish Londoners on the global fashion industry. From 13th October 2023 to 14th April 2024, the Museum of London Docklands will showcase the fascinating stories of the Jewish community’s impact on shaping London as a fashion capital.

Tickets and Details

Don’t miss your chance to be a part of this extraordinary exhibition. Tickets are available for purchase through the Museum of London website, starting from £12. For further information and to secure your spot, visit the official exhibition page here.

Accompanying Book

Enhance your experience with the accompanying book, ‘Fashion City: How Jewish Londoners Shaped Global Style’ by Bethan Bide and Lucie Whitmore. This paperback, published by Philip Wilson Publishers, delves deeper into the stories and contributions of the Jewish people in the 20th-century London fashion scene. Available for £20, this book is a must-have for fashion enthusiasts and history buffs alike.

Unveiling the Jewish Fashion Legacy

The exhibition aims to shed light on the often-overlooked Jewish fashion legacy in London. Jewish designers, makers, and sellers played a vital role in transforming the city into an iconic fashion hub. Their creativity, craftsmanship, and entrepreneurial spirit left an indelible mark on the industry.

Discover the Stories

Through a curated collection of garments, photographs, and personal artifacts, Fashion City aims to transport visitors back in time. Delve into the lives of influential figures such as Rebecca Moses, a celebrated fashion designer, and Montague Burton, the founder of the iconic Burton menswear brand.

Learn about the challenges and triumphs faced by Jewish immigrants as they established themselves in the fashion industry.

A Contemporary Reflection

While the exhibition primarily focuses on the past, it also highlights the ongoing impact of Jewish Londoners on the fashion industry today. Explore how their legacy continues to influence modern designers, trends, and retail spaces.

Fashion City: How Jewish Londoners shaped global style By Bethan Bide and Lucie Whitmore

Exhibition book

How Jewish Londoners Shaped Global Style is a testament to the resilience, creativity, and innovation of the Jewish community. It celebrates their contributions to London’s vibrant fashion scene and invites visitors to appreciate the multicultural heritage that defines the city.

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