design museum; sustainable futures

the design musuem always has very current and exciting exhibitions on, this one entitled sustainable future. the exhibition is divided into 5 main sections: cities, energy and economies, food, materiality and the creative citizen.

in fashion bit there were several designers that are utilizing sustainable and renewable materials. christopher raeburn created fashionable garments by using unusable parachute silk. miriam ridha has worked with hemp to create these delicate dresses that were frayed around the edges and knotted together to form the seams. miriam also used natural dyes to colour the fabric which creates a great muted natural colour palette.

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