Fox, Shelley


Shelley Fox
MA, Fashion Design, Central St. Martins College of Art and Design
Donna Karan Professor of Fashion Design; Director, MFA Fashion Design and Society

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Areas of Expertise:
Fashion studies, fashion design
Shelley Fox is a conceptual designer known for her unorthodox pattern cutting and constant questioning of design conventions. Her experimental and innovative womenswear collections have appeared in exhibitions at such institutions as the Victoria and Albert Museum, the Barbican Art Gallery, and the Crafts Council in London; the ModeMuseum in Antwerp; and the Museum of the Fashion Institute of Technology in New York. Fox has received a number of awards, including the Jerwood Fashion Prize (1999), the Peugeot Design Award for Textiles (1999), and the Stanley Picker Fellowship for Design (2006). She is currently featured in the exhibition Evolution/Revolution: The Arts and Crafts in Contemporary Fashion and Textiles at the Rhode Island School of Design and will participate in Gothic: Dark Glamour at the Museum at the Fashion Institute of Technology, opening September 5, 2008. Fabrics of Life: Nobel Textiles: Shelley Fox Meets Sir Peter Mansfield will be exhibited at the Institute of Contemporary Art in London in September 2008.
Courses Taught:
  • Womenswear (BA program)
  • Knitwear (BA and MA programs)
  • Textiles (BA and MA programs)

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