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Sailor Chic



Sailor-style outfit, 2006Antonio Marras (b. 1961) for KENZOsynthetic jacket, trousers and top with cotton hat and silk scarf© Archives KENZOPhoto courtesy of National Maritime Museum
Sailor-style outfit, 2006
Antonio Marras (b. 1961) for KENZO
synthetic jacket, trousers and top with cotton hat and silk scarf
Archives KENZO
Photo courtesy of National Maritime Museum
Sailor Chic : Fashion's Love Affair With the Sea
ENGLAND
GREENWICH  •  National Maritime Museum Greenwich  •  Ongoing
 

Sailor Chic explores the use of nautical styles to express solidarity, patriotism, rebellion and sexuality. This new exhibition links traditional naval uniforms from the National Maritime Museum's collection with more recent reincarnations from contemporary designers including Chanel, Jean Paul Gaultier, Vivienne Westwood, Kenzo and John Galliano.

The exhibition is divided into the following themes:

Affluence & Patriotism
Subversion & Rebellion
Gender & Sexuality
Influences & Inspiration
Catwalk & Highstreet



National Maritime Museum Web Site


Contact: National Maritime Museum, Greenwich
London SE10 9NF
Tel: (44) 20 88 58 44 22

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