Category Archive: Fashion

Queering Connections 2020

Building on the 2019 ‘Lesbian Voices’ exhibition held in WSA Library during LGBT History month and to coincide with the screening of the award winning film ‘Beyond: There’s always a black issue dear’,… Continue reading

Party time! A festive celebration of knitting from the collections at WSA Library.

Its Christmas time again and this year in the Library we are celebrating all things knit.  Our current exhibition curated by Harriet Harvey and Carolyn Wing celebrates this festive season by bringing together… Continue reading

Mr. Punch’s Designs After Nature

Last month our Site Engagement Librarian Donna Ballan attended the Victorian Popular Fiction Association’s Victorian Animal Encounters Conference at the University of Portsmouth. Two of the papers discussed nineteenth-century illustrations of ‘insect women’… Continue reading

Our Visionaire Collection

Over the last few weeks, we’ve been introducing both our physical and online collections to our students. One which has really excited and inspired is our Visionaire Collection. Visionaire is a tangible, luxury art and… Continue reading

Love Thy Denim

A warm welcome to our new and returning students at WSA. We thought for our first blog of the academic year, we’d start with something local. Love Thy Denim is currently on at The… Continue reading

WSA Degree Show 2016

The WSA BA Degree Show 2016 was held on Friday evening last week. The Private View was buzzing with a full turn out for the opening and once again the students’ work surpassed my… Continue reading

Berg Fashion Library

There are some new and exciting changes to one of our key resources, the  Berg Fashion Library which is now part of the Bloomsbury Fashion Central platform. Integrating with Bloomsbury Fashion Central has brought together a cross… Continue reading

Our Top Picks from the WSA Fashion Show

On Tuesday last week, the BA Fashion & Textile Design students revealed their collections at their Graduate Fashion Show 2016! I look forward so much to the graduate shows and exhibitions, as they are… Continue reading