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02 Jul 2013

Club to Catwalk: London Fashion in the 1980s at the V&A 0  

Posted in Art, Fashion, London Reporter

Starting on 10th July pharmacy tech degrees online 2013 this summer, the V&A are putting on an exhibition that sounds right up generic viagra our street. Club to Catwalk: London Fashion in the 1980s, will explore the creative explosion of London cialisonline-lowprice fashion in the 1980s. It will look at how the impact of underground club culture was felt far beyond the club doors, reinventing fashion worldwide.

More than 85 outfits by designers such as John Galliano, Vivienne Westwood and Katharine Hamnett will be on display together with accessories by designers including Stephen Jones and Patrick Cox.

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The ground floor gallery will focus on the young fashion designers who found themselves on the world stage for creating bold, exciting looks. The mezzanine gallery will concentrate on club wear, grouping garments by tribes such as Fetish, Goth, Rave, High Camp and New Romantics. This includes clothes of the type worn by Boy George and Adam Ant, as well as more extreme designs worn by Leigh Bowery.

Further cases will display garments by influential 1980s designers, with a substantial amount of menswear designs by Jasper Conran, Paul Smith, Workers for Freedom and Willy Brown who dressed Duran Duran. Textile design played an important part of 1980s fashion, with designers such as Betty Jackson working with design collectives like The Cloth, helping to create the archetypal early 80s silhouette of loose shirts and bold prints.

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Wendy Dagworthy utilized Liberty prints while English eccentrics and Timney Fowler made print fashionable. There will also be sections dedicated to the energetic, bright clothes of Chrissie Walsh, Georgina Godley, Bodymap and John Galliano.

There will also be a V&A Fashion Shop range inspired by Club to Catwalk – exciting!!

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