ARTS THREAD is the official portfolio website for Graduate Fashion Week, HothouseNew Designers and Texprint.
To see the best of new talent from: Graduate Fashion Week 2103 / Hothouse 4 / New Designers / Texprint click through to the below shows to discover more -

Urban Outfitters x Arts Thread Make It Design Competition: Winter Holiday Gift Shop 14


Prize: There will be 16 identical prizes of: $1000 Cash + $500 Urban Outfitters gift card + Winning designs will be produced by Urban Outfitters and sold in select stores in the US & online at + Item will have a custom swing tag featuring the designer’s name.

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The Wilde Things

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Dates: October 13 2013 – January 19 2014
Location: House for Contemporary Art, Zuivelmarkt 33, B-3500, Hasselt, Belgium
The intense and intimate relationship between jewellery and its wearer is unique in our material culture.Twenty-five contemporary pieces of jewellery from ‘Mrs. Wilde’s’ collection together create a fictional story.

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The Novel of a Wardrobe


Dates: October 17 2013 – March 16 2014
Location: Musée Carnavalet, 23, rue de Sévigné 75003 Paris
Imagine stepping into one of Paris’s top Haute Couture houses in the early 20th century: Alice Alleaume, chief saleswoman from 1912 to 1923 at Chéruit, 21 Place Vendôme, welcomes you and offers to fulfil your wildest dreams.

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Dates: September 21 2013 – January 19 2014
Location: V&A, Cromwell Road, London SW7 2RL
Pearls are a worldwide phenomenon going back millennia. Fascination for these jewels of the sea transcends time and borders.

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Fashion Jewelry


Dates: June 25 2013 – April 20 2014
Location: Museum of Arts and Design, 2 Columbus Circle, New York, NY 10019
Presenting a stunning array of extravagant fashion jewelry, this exhibition celebrates craftsmanship and creativity spanning five decades.

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Made in Clerkenwell Winter 2012


Location: Craft Central – 21 Clerkenwell Green EC1R 0DX & 33-35 St John’s Square EC1M 4DS
Dates: November 22-25 2012
Made in Clerkenwell Winter Open studio at Craft Central takes place November 22 to 25 2012 over its two Victorian buildings, showcasing over 100 designers.

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Location: Corn Exchange, Brighton
Dates: November 22-25 2012
Look out for MADE12 in Brighton from November 22-25 2012. The 120 makers include a fair sprinkling of ARTS THREAD members, such as Karen Fox, Rhona McCallum, Ros Millar, Suet Yi Yip and Kirsty Fraser.

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Unexpected Pleasures


Location: Design Museum, Shad Thames, London SE1 2YD
Dates: December 05 2012 – 3 March 03 2013
The Design Museum London will present some of the world’s must surprising and unusual works of contemporary jewellery in its upcoming exhibition Unexpected Pleasures.

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