Fashion Record

Thursday, August 06, 2009

UTS: Fashioning Now

Romance was Born (with Del Kathryn Barton), The Garden of Eden, 2008. Photo: Limuel Martine

'Fashioning Now: Changing the Way We Make and Use Clothes' is an exhibition which seeks to 'highlight the diversity of sustainable solutions currently being explored by designers, researchers an manufacturers, while predicting possible scenarios for a future fashion industry'.

The Fashioning Now exhibition is divided into 4 categories: Source, Make, Use and Last - to follow the lifecycle of a piece of clothing, from its production to its end. The exhibition features: Romance was Born, Alison Gwilt, Perfect T-Shirt / Better Thinking Ltd, Alex Martin, Jennifer Shellard, Bijan Sheikhlary, Helen Storey, Timo Rissanen, Issey Miyake and The Local Wisdom project by Dr Kate Fletcher.

The Fashioning Now exhibition runs from Tuesday 28 July to Saturday 29th August 2009, opened on Tuesday evening 6-8pm by Dr Gene Sherman. The exhibition is part of the Sydney Design 09, presented by Powerhouse Museum.

Go to the UTS Gallery site at or contact UTS at for more information about the Fashioning Now exhibition, associated events and bookings.

UTS Gallery
Sydney Design
Powerhouse Museum

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