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Textile designer and artist Bernat Klein put Scottish fashion on the map during the 1960s. Discover his colourful mohairs and tweeds, inspired by the landscape around his Scottish Borders studio.

Who was Bernat Klein?

Bernat Klein had a visionary career spanning five decades, from the 1950s until his retirement in 1992. Based in the Scottish Borders, his radical use of colour blending and texture transformed haute couture and home-made fashions.

You can see key pieces by Klein in the Fashion and Style gallery at the National Museum of Scotland. Search our Bernat Klein collections

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