Preston fashion queen Marian Clayden collection on display at the Harris

Posted on - 27th September, 2014 - 7:00pm | Author - | Posted in - Arts, City Centre, Fashion, Preston City Centre, What's On in Preston
Marian Clayden's fashion

Marian Clayden’s fashion

A Preston fashionistas journey to Hollywood is mapped in a new exhibition at the Harris Museum and Art Gallery.


Marian Clayden, who was born in the city in 1937 but became famous in the United States, took her love of textile art around the world.

In A Dyer’s Journey Through Art and Fashion there is a rretrospectiveof her career as an artist.

It celebrates her experiments in dyeing fabrics, fashion design and haute couture.

Her designs have been worn by Oprah Winfrey and many Hollywood Stars.

Mary was honoured in 1995 when one of her collections won the Golden Shears Award.

The exhibition includes eye-popping silk wall hangings from the 1970s and 38 garments from her 1990s fashion lines.

Curator Mary Schoeser gave a speech to open the exhibition at the Harris on Saturdat.

The exhibition runs until Saturday 29 November.

Will you be visiting? Let us know in the comments below

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