Club to Catwalk with the V&A

Vetigraph was approached by Brighton Based Julia Sissons, to collaborate on producing her design in a downloadable format. Julia’s design was digitized and then using VetiExpert printing functions, the pattern was divided into 30 A4 sections, each with matching points printed in the corners. The general public could visit the V&A website to download the pattern in order to make the Julie Sissons ‘Scarlett dress’ design.

Club to Catwalk: About the Exhibition

10 July 2013 -16 February 2014

Club to Catwalk: London Fashion in the 1980s explored the creative explosion of London fashion in the 1980s. Through more than 85 outfits, the exhibition showcased the bold and exciting new looks by the most experimental young designers oft he decade including Betty Jackson, Katharine Hamnett, Wendy Dagworthy and John Galliano. The exhibition traced the emerging theatricality in British fashion as the capital’s vibrant and eclectic club scene influenced a new generation of designers. Also celebrating iconic styles such as New Romantic and High Camp, and featuring outfits worn by Adam Ani and Leigh Bowery, the exhibition explored how the creative relationship between catwalk and club wear helped reinvent fashion, as reflected in magazines such as i-D and Blitz and venues including Heaven and Taboo!

 

Download the V&A Club to Catwalk pattern Download The Scarlett Dress designed by Julie Sissons

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