“Fashioned From Nature” at the V&A
April 21, 2018 - January 27, 2019
Victoria and Albert Museum, Cromwell Road, Knightsbridge, London SW7 2RL, UK


The complex relationship between fashion and the natural environment since 1600 is explored here through 300 objects, encompassing nature-inspired historical garments and contemporary designer wear, sustainable practices by Stella McCartney and Erdem, and worn environmental protests by Vivienne Westwood and Katharine Hamnett.

Man’s silk waistcoat embroidered in silk with a pattern of macaque monkeys (1780-89).
© Victoria and Albert Museum, London.

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