The students were able to see fashion shoot contacts sheets, dresses, shorts, jackets and shirts made from fine silk single jersey and finely woven wool crepe. Great fun and a bonus to the day out.
A quiet but thorough Scot who loved championed our textile and manufacturing industry, Jean Muir dressed the famous and wealthy from the 60's til her death in 1995. The Jean Muir label continued until 2007.
All sketches by Jean Muir
She worked with her husband from their London studios and built her reputation on her love of midnight blue and classic but contemporary, slinky silhouettes.
Many thanks to the staff at the National Museums of Scotland, Edinburgh who were free with their time, exhibits and welcomed us so warmly.