Fashion & Freedom

Launched on 12 May 2016

In May 2016, SHOWstudio commissioned three fashion films to go on display in Fashion & Freedom - an exhibition exploring the profound effect the First World War had on women - at Manchester Art Gallery. Nick Knight and the SHOWstudio team selected rising filmmaking talents; Rei Nadal, Marie Schuller and George Harvey. Each tackled a different piece of fashion pertaining to the changes caused by the war and was paired with a different designer whose work felt relevant to each topic. Nadal explored the fall of the corset in a film featuring custom designs by Phoebe English. Harvey looked at military wear and collaborated with Gareth Pugh. Schuller working with acclaimed menswear designer Craig Green and explored workwear.



Drawing On Style

15 September 2016
Gray M.C.A and SHOWstudio team up to celebrate fashion illustration, from the original masters to the new talent.

100 Women

02 November 2018
To honour the centenary of women's suffrage, SHOWstudio present an exhibition of 100 fashion illustrations that celebrate and empower women.

1914 Now

03 November 2014
Four curators and four filmmakers collaborate to explore moments in fashion or dress from 1914.
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