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Knyttan: Factory of the Future
13 November 2014 - 29 March 2015
Have you ever wanted to design your own scarf, jumper or even tie, but can’t knit? Based in Somerset House’s New Wing, Knyttan’s Factory of the Future allows you to create a design and have it made in front of you in minutes.
T H E U N S E E N Emporium
13 November 2014 - 05 May 2015
Material exploration house T H E U N S E E N, a collective of alchemists, cutters, coders and anatomists, open the doors to their magical world which focuses on science fused with design. Within the Emporium visitors are fully immersed in material science and surrounded by iconic British designed products that have been treated with UNSEEN technology. Gifts perfect for a Winter stocking are also available to buy for the curious.
Guy Bourdin: Image Maker
27 November 2014 - 15 March 2015
The UK’s largest ever exhibition of the influential and enigmatic fashion photographer Guy Bourdin, featuring over 100 works and previously unseen material from the photographer’s estate, from 1955 to 1987. This major show will chart Bourdin’s distinguished 40-year career from Man Ray’s protégé to photography revolutionary in his own right and explore his pursuit of perfection. The exhibited works will exemplify the craftsmanship behind his images, from production to publication, and their enduring quality as a consequence.
Invitation Strictly Personal
16 February 2015 - 22 March 2015
Great Arch Hall
A fascinating insight into the ephemera associated with the catwalk show. Objects displayed range from invitations dating from 1961, in the main from the collection of Iain R Webb, to notes and sketches made by Webb from the front row critiquing the garments.
Goya: The Witches and Old Women Album
26 February 2015 - 25 May 2015
The Courtauld Gallery
This major exhibition reunites all the surviving drawings from the Witches and Old Women Album for the first time, offering a fascinating and enlightening view of a very private and personal Goya.
London Fashion Weekend
26 February 2015 - 01 March 2015
For four days Somerset House will be transformed into Britain’s most exclusive fashion and designer shopping experience, brimming with catwalk shows, pop-up shops, hair & beauty and educational panels from leading industry experts. Style-savvy fashion lovers can get their autumn/winter wardrobe fix from over 100 of the country's best-loved designer brands.