Fashion Museum – 1980 - 1989

1980
Dress, dark red and brown striped silk, worn with leather belt and wooden jewellery, by Calvin Klein
Sandals by Diego della Valle
Chosen by Michael Roberts, The Sunday Times

 

1981
Dress, white silk crepe de chine printed with Dufy-style large leaf design, by Karl Lagerfeld for Chloé
Shoes by Walter Steiger
Necklace by Ugo Correani
Chosen by Vanessa de Lisle, Harper’s & Queen magazine

 

1982
Linen skirt, shirt and waistcoat by Margaret Howell
Jacket and skirt, blue suede and fawn chamois leather, by Nigel Preston of Maxfield Parrish; shirt by Margaret Howell; belt by Mulberry
Shoes by Manolo Blahnik for Zapata
Chosen by Grace Coddington, Vogue magazine

 

1983
Linen dress and coat, by Sheridan Barnett.  Shoes by Manolo Blahnik
Chosen by Sally Brampton, The Observer

 

1984
Jumper, skirt, stockings, hat, black waxed jacket and earrings by Body Map
Dress, cardigan and hat, by Betty Jackson worn with scarf by Brian Bolger
Man’s T-shirt, shirt and cotton trousers by Katharine Hamnett
Chosen by Brenda Polan, The Guardian

 

1985
Evening dress, black silk crepe and gold silk lamé, by Bruce Oldfield
Shoes by Charles Jourdan
Jewellery by Marla Buck
Man’s shirt, crushed cotton velvet trousers and ikat mules by Scott Crolla
Chosen by Suzy Menkes, The Times

 

1986
Man’s jacket, trousers, shirt and brogues, by Giorgio Armani
Woman’s checked wool jacket, grey skirt & black suede shoes, by Giorgio Armani
Chosen by Colin McDowell, Country Life magazine

 

1987
Checked cotton coat, skirt, shirt and hat, by John Galliano
Shoes by Patrick Cox
Chosen by Debbi Mason, Elle magazine

 

1988
Black denim dress, nylon mesh T-shirt, hat, red tights and shoes by Jean-Paul Gaultier for Junior Gaultier
Chosen by Jeff Banks, The Clothes Show, BBC television

 

1989
Embroidered velvet coat, rayon trousers and other accessories by Rifat Ozbek
Chosen by Kathryn Samuel, The Daily Telegraph

Image: male display figure shown wearing white T-shirt with 'STOP KILLING WHALES' slogan, a white shirt tied around his waist, black cotton trousers and white sports shoes

Dress of the Year 1984

 

Image: male and female display figures, the male wears a grey jacket, dark trousers, white shirt, dark tie and brogues, the female wears a grey large check buttoned jacket with no collar and padded shoulders, with a light grey skirt which ends below the k

Dress of the Year 1986

 

Image: female display figure shown wearing a black velvet coat with all-over yellow embroidery, rayon trousers with small yellow print detail, and a large yellow belt

Dress of the Year 1989