Fashioned From Nature

Edwina Ehrman Saturday, 1 February 2020

The relationship between fashion and the natural world is immensely complex; we still have yet to discover the full extent of the fashion industry's impact on the planet. An exhibition at the world's leading art and design museum, the V&A Museum in London, set out to explore how fashion and nature have co-existed since the 1600s, and how fashion will need to continue to adapt in order to protect the planet's precious resources. 

In this presentation, we were delighted to hear directly from Edwina Ehrman, curator of 'Fashioned From Nature' and Senior Curator at the V&A Museum, about the exhibition's aims and the solutions it offered up to consumers and designers alike to develop and implement a more sustainable future to connect fashion back to nature.


In this video you'll learn:

  • About the exhibition 'Fashioned From Nature', which was on display at the Victoria & Albert Museum, from the curator Edwina Ehrman
  • What the exhibition set out to explore and its aims in terms of developing discussions around sustainable fashion
  • The historical context for our relationship with fashion (and nature) today
  • About cutting edge materials used in fashion design - and how traditional ones are being reinvented to focus on improved sustainability in the industry

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