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.

This film was originally made for the exhibition Club to Catwalk: London Fashion in the 1980s, on display at the V&A South Kensington 10 July 2013 – 16 February 2014.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