Oh Boy! New Exhibit Salutes ’80s London Club Scene

I am so into this: From July 10, 2013 through February 16, 2014, the Victoria & Albert’s museum in London will showcase a retrospective of clubwear from the 1980s. British Vogue reveals that the major exhibition will host "over 85 outfits by designers such as John Galliano and Vivienne Westwood" inspired by the scene’s movers and shakers. In addition to tributing the iconic designers that made looks for outré fashion heroes such as Leigh Bowery and Boy George (pictured), Club to Catwalk: London Fashion in the 1980s will shine a light on the era’s attire in the following categories: Fetish, Goth, Rave, High Camp and New Romantics. 

There’s more. Vogue also notes that the show will display "nine denim jackets that were commissioned by Blitz club magazine in 1981" as well as a "mini club-like area" that will show-off ’80s club accessories. Telegraph adds that tickets will be just 5 pounds a pop (or $8 USD) and will go on sale starting in June.

If this information doesn’t inspire you to book a summer 2013 ticket across the pond, please watch this documentary STAT.

Photo via Telegraph

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