A marketing campaign has been launched by a UK museum to find a lacking costume as soon as worn by David Bowie.
Bosses of the Museum of London Docklands are interesting for assist finding numerous iconic gadgets of Twentieth-century clothes created by Jewish designers which have vanished through the years together with the frock worn by Bowie on the UK cowl of his Nineteen Seventies album ‘The Man Who Offered the World’.
The costume was created by famous designer Michael Fish – who created the Mr Fish model – and the museum’s trend curator Dr Lucie Whitmore says the Bowie costume could be “an absolute dream piece to search out”.
Museum bosses are hoping to get their arms on numerous lacking items created by Jewish designers who labored on the London trend circuit to kind a part of a brand new exhibition referred to as ‘Style Metropolis: How Jewish Londoners Formed World Type’ which is because of be held later this 12 months.
They’re additionally on the lookout for menswear items by Cecil Gee – a model typically worn by members of the Beatles – and hats made by designer Otto Lucas which had been typically seen on Greta Garbo.
Whitmore added of the enchantment: “Jewish makers established the able to put on business, labored their method into the best ranges of London trend and dominated Carnaby Road within the swinging sixties. Many of those designers had been internationally well-known – favoured by the wealthy and well-known and extremely revered for his or her creativity, ability, and originality. It’s a contribution that deserves to be recognised.”
Anybody with any info regarding the items are requested to contact the museum by March 1.