Fashioning Our World
In the past, clothes were often repaired, re-worn or refashioned. The threads, patches and fabrics tell the story of garments and the person who wore it. Materials such as coral and feathers were often collected from the natural world and used to make clothes or accessories, and these show us the darker tales of fashion history.
These stories inspire us to think differently about the clothes we wear now and make positive changes for a more sustainable fashion future.
The Fashioning Our World exhibition will be held at The Salisbury Museum in 2024 and will feature some historical items never displayed before with stories of sustainability.
The Fashioning Our World project offers a chance for young people (aged 11-25) to:
The workshops are currently available at The Salisbury Museum and will be expanding to Dorset Museum this year. If you are interested in taking part, please contact Katy England at The Salisbury Museum firstname.lastname@example.org
Supported by The Esmée Fairbairn Collections Fund – delivered by the Museums Association