BTEC ‘Fashion & Textiles’ yr 12 summer 2014 holiday assignment During your course you will be required to create an illustrated journal of the history of fashion & textiles. Your research into key historical and contemporary designers will be informed by primary and secondary sources. To kick start this you need to visit the Victoria & Albert Museum, London, an invaluable resource to be revisited throughout your studies. • • • • Visit the Textiles and Fashion Collection at the V&A Museum, a collection that spans five centuries. Focus on The History of 1960s Fashion and Textiles exhibition area.The 1960s was a decade of sweeping change throughout the fashion world generating ideas and images which still appear modern today. Whereas fashion had previously been aimed at a wealthy, mature elite, the tastes and preferences of young people now became important. Sketch at least 10 garments, note Key info: Designer names, materials, date, include your own personal opinions on the garments/ exhibition. Make an a3 size mood board exploring 1960s fashion. www.vam.ac.uk Free entry to general textiles & fashion collection Opening times 10.00 to 17.45 daily 10.00 to 22.00 Fridays Be prepared to share your experience and work when we begin the course. Good luck!