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3 July 2018

Episode 351

30 minutes

We sit down with the Tokyo-based company designing suits for blue-collar workers and visit an exhibition at London’s V&A exploring how fashion and sustainability can go hand in hand. Plus: what do we really know about enigmatic fashion designer Charles James?

3 July 2018

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Charles James

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A new biography explores the enigmatic persona behind one of the 20th century’s most influential fashion designers.

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Oasys Style Wear

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We visit the Japanese company designing business suits for farmers to change the image of blue-collar workers.

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‘Fashioned From Nature’

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A new exhibition at the V&A explores the bittersweet relationship between fashion and nature – and how the two can co-exist.

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