Jill Ritblat, a Design Museum Trustee, donated her collection of over 400 fashion items to the Design Museum through the Art Fund.
Collection of fashion ensembles by Various artists, 1970s1990s
© Photo: Luke Hayes
- Textiles and assorted materials for trims and accessories
- Acquired in:
- Presented by:
- Lady Jill Ritblat through The Art Fund
This is the museums first significant fashion acquisition and includes items by many of the worlds leading designers from Chanel, Issey Miyake and Ungaro to Belville Sassoon and Vivienne Westwood covering the period from the 1970s to the 1990s. The collection will be an important resource for the studio of fashion. Items from the collection will be featured in the inaugural display at the new Design Museum being created at the former Commonwealth Institute in Kensington, opening in 2015.
Lady Jill Ritblat.