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Fashion Museum displays Sanyukta Shrestha’s sustainable gown made from 40 year old newspaper

by wowmagazine

Pioneer Sustainable Fashion Designer Sanyukta Shrestha’s sustainable couture dress has been chosen as one of the 10 curated unique displays at ‘You Choose’ exhibition in Fashion Museum Bath, UK until October 30 2022 alongside designer Kenzo, Ossie Clark, Junya Watanabe, Jean Paul Gaultier and Gareth Pugh, as well as historic treasures including a 1750s man’s worsted wool banyan, an 1881 beetle wing embroidered day dress and 1940s women’s cape.

Amongst over 100,000 historic objects in the Fashion Museum collection ranging from Shakespeare era to today’s leading designers (Christian Dior, Vivian Westwood and Alexander McQueen), Sanyukta Shrestha is the first designer of Nepali origin to be documented in the history of The Fashion Museum in 2012 and the only item identified as made in Nepal till date. The historic moment for Nepal, making it the first Nepali woman to be documented in world fashion history.

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