Explore how fashion survived and even flourished under the strict rules of rationing during the Second World War in new and unexpected ways.
Discover how men and women of Britain found new ways to dress, from adopting more casual styles to demonstrating amazing ingenuity in renovating, recycling and creating their own clothes. See uniforms and textiles from wartime Britain and discover the impact of the war on people's lives – on what they wore, their sense of identity, and how they coped with the demands and deprivations of shortages and austerity.
For the latest local news and events direct to your inbox every Monday, you need our weekly email newsletter SE1 Direct.
7,000+ locals read it every week. Can you afford to miss out?
Read the latest issue before signing up