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...Liberty’s Spring/Summer 2001 show was presented at London Fashion Week. The show was a celebration of Liberty’s famed prints and effortlessly elegant clientele. Pencil skirts, straight coats, waist-length jackets, maxi dresses, blouses...

Liberty & Co.

The Berg Companion to Fashion

Bloomsbury Academic, 2010

Encyclopedia entry

...In 1875, Liberty & Co.’s first small shop opened on Regent Street in London’s emergent West End. It grew into a showcase for cosmopolitan goods, and the company became synonymous with exotic and avant-garde design. In particular, Liberty...
...Liberty's Autumn/Winter 2000 show was presented at London Fashion Week. Models walked the runway wearing floral, abstract and geometric printed garments in fall color schemes. Key silhouettes included knee-length and fitted jackets, crew...

Ben de Lisi

Designer biography

...Ben de Lisi was born in 1955 in Long Island, New York. Prior to becoming a fashion designer, he studied sculpture and painting at the Pratt Institute of Fine Arts, Brooklyn, between 1973 and 1977. Fashion ran in his family, with both his...
...Liberty’ Spring/Summer 1983 collection was shown in London and comprised mostly of menswear. The show began with a musical dance number, set in front of a skyline-inspired backdrop reading 'Manhattan'. A group of male models danced...


Designer biography

...Arthur Liberty was born in Chesham, Buckinghamshire, England in 1843. He began his career in the early 1860s working at Farmer and Roger’s Great Shawl and Cloak Emporium on Regent Street in London, a store that specialized in importing...

Starlit Skies Blue versus Durindone Blue

Colors in Fashion

Bloomsbury Academic, 2018

Book chapter

...There are three small books dealing with dyes at both my places of work. One is an insignificant looking exercise book with notes and processes of dyes in the Liberty textile archive, the other two are index books with mainly dye recipes...