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Start Date 25 April 1999
End Date 5 June 1999
Venue Judith Clark Costume
Location London, England

‘Garden’ looked at fashion’s continuing love affair with the garden and in particular its precious blooms. Rich and sensual, flowers are not only used as surface decoration on gowns but as their essential metaphor. Both historical and contemporary pieces were shown, and flowers, imaginary and quasi-scientific: from early 18th century kitchen garden embroidered aprons, to a 1950s prom dress.

Showing its relevance today, current pieces included those by Matthew Williamson, Sybilla, Prada, Moschino, Alexander McQueen and Arkadius.