Body Beautiful: Diversity on the Catwalk

Body Beautiful: Diversity on the Catwalk

In partnership with National Museums Scotland, Body Beautiful: Diversity on the Catwalk examines how today’s fashion industry is challenging perceptions and championing alternative ideals of beauty on the catwalk, in advertising, editorial and behind the camera.

Recent seasons have seen the most racially diverse, size diverse and gender inclusive fashion shows in history, with brands like New York’s Chromat leading the way.

The exhibition champions the people, designs, and voices influencing positive body image and inclusivity, presenting key looks that show pivotal developments in contemporary fashion. On display are catwalk ensembles from designers including Vivienne Westwood, Ferragamo, Pam Hogg, Ashish and Jean Paul Gaultier, brought to life through film, photography and fashion publications.

The Civic team: “We are eager and excited to be able to bring this wonderful exhibition to the people of Barnsley and beyond. We hope that this exploration of how fashion creatives are advocating inclusivity and body positivity, whilst also addressing what more needs to be done, will inspire thought, conversation and let us all reflect on what beauty really means.”

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