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The Fashion and Textile Museum, London is opening a new exhibition 'Chanel to Westwood - Knitwear in Fashion', from September 19th 2014 to January 18th 2015. The exhibition will feature both images and designs.

Picture below: Shot by Norman Parkinson of Jerry Hall from the Vogue May 1975 issue.

Picture below: US Vogue, February 1947 by Horst P. Horst ©CORBIS

There will be over 150 knitwear pieces from the private collection of Mark and Cleo Butterfield, including 1920s Chanel cardigan suits, crocheted 1930s evening dresses, Courreges 1960s knitted dresses and Sonia Rykiel and Vivienne Westwood 1980s knits and more. 

Knitwear in fashion is often taken for granted, but this exhibition is an opportunity to celebrate knitwear center stage and to inspire future design directions. Decade by decade, this incredible collection charts over 100 years of knitwear history. It is the first exhibition of its kind to explore not only key designers but also technical innovations in hand, machine, and industrial knitting,” says Celia Joicey, head of the Fashion and Textile Museum.

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Who doesn't love Paul Weller?

The Modfather himself is appearing in a new advertising campaign, for British heritage brand Daks, with his daughter Leah. This is their second appearance for Daks.

Paul Weller of course is no stranger to fashion as he has modelled in the past for Ben Sherman, John Varvatos and Pretty Green.

We just had to share these pictures. 

Below are the pictures from their first campaign.

 

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