Westminster Menswear Archive

The Westminster Menswear Archive has examples of some of the most important and exciting menswear garments covering the last 100 years.

 

The archive includes garments from Alexander McQueen, Craig Green, Stone Island, Ralph Lauren, Liam Hodges, Carol Christian Poell, C.P. Company, Jean Paul Gaultier, Kim Jones, Aitor Throup, Meadham Kirchhoff, Vivienne Westwood, Mr Fish, MA.Strum, adidas, Nanamica, Belstaff, Barbour, Burberry, Maison Margiela, Jeremy Scott, Vexed Generation, Aquascutum, Levis, Jeremy Scott, Berghaus, Penfield, Griffin, and Comme Des Garcons.
 
Additionally, the archive includes an extensive range of utilitarian and uniform garments from the Army, Police, US Marines, GPO, Coldstream guards, French Fire service, and others.
 
The archive is intended to advance the general knowledge of menswear as a design discipline and to be used as a resource tool to inform contemporary menswear design. As well as being used by all our design students, it is also used by researchers, academics and members of the menswear design industry who use the archive for research and design inspiration.

 

The Westminster Menswear Archive is open by appointment only. You can make an appointment to see the Archive between 10am - 5pm, Monday - Wednesday by emailing mensweararchive@westminster.ac.uk or by phoning 020 3506 7950.