29 Jan '12, 10am

#Selfridges hosts "Washed Up," an exhibit of #ocean themed #couture; including a #lobster #hat worn by #LadyGaga!

#Selfridges hosts "Washed Up," an exhibit of #ocean themed #couture; including a #lobster #hat worn by #LadyGaga!

Inspired by Victorian-era “cabinets of curiosity,” “Washed Up” depicts the fragility of ocean species and their potential—if not eventual—extinction. “It is a rare opportunity for a curator of dress to be able to draw attention to such great political importance and urgency,” Clark says. To highlight the urgency for action, the garments and accessories are staged in a desolate tableau of dead coral —seized by customs from illegal smugglers—and driftwood.

Full article: http://www.ecouterre.com/selfridges-hosts-washed-up-an-ex...

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