|Title||Invisible Men Conference|
|Authors||Groves Andrew and Sprecher, D.|
This one-day conference will coincide with the exhibition Invisible Men: An anthology from the Westminster Menswear Archive, a major exhibition exploring menswear from the beginning of the 20th century to the current day. The exhibition will feature over 170 garments and will be the largest menswear exhibition to have taken place in the UK.
Why has menswear been ignored for so long? Why is menswear absent from the museums of fashion and the decorative arts? What is it about the aesthetics and design process of menswear that makes it resistant to investigation in comparison to womenswear?
The speakers featured in this conference will examine these issues and propose new ways of interpreting and framing menswear that addresses its fundamental differences in design processes that makes it distinct from womenswear.
The conference will explore key themes concerning the exhibition, including:
|Conference||Invisible Men Conference|
|Web address (URL) of conference proceedings||https://www.invisiblemenexhibition.com/|
|Web address (URL)||https://www.invisiblemenexhibition.com/|