Using psychoanalyst Adam Phillips’ definitions of ‘vulgar’ as a guide, we hear from some of the designers in The Vulgar, including Walter van Beirendonck, Manolo Blahnik, Hussein Chalayan, Stephen Jones, Christian Lacroix and Zandra Rhodes.
Barbican associate curator Sinéad McCarthy talks to Judith Clark and Adam Phillipsabout the inherently challenging but utterly compelling territory of taste in fashion, as explored in their exhibition The Vulgar: Fashion Redefined
The Vulgar: Fashion Redefined exhibition toured to:
3 March–25 June 2017
Modemuseum Hasselt, Belgium
29 September 2017–14 January 2018