BodyMap: shaping 1980s fashion

Amid the colourful extravagance of 1980s fashion, one label stood out thanks to their pioneering approach to making and showing their creations: BodyMap. This film looks back at the DIY origins of the influential British label with its two founders, Stevie Stewart and David Holah.

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This film was originally made for the exhibition Club to Catwalk: London Fashion in the 1980s, on display at the V&A South Kensington 10 July 2013 – 16 February 2014.

Background image: Fashion illustration showing BodyMap clothing, Richard Gray, England. Museum no. E.454-2015. © Victoria and Albert Museum, London