Fashion on the Ration at Imperial War Museum, London

Now until 31st August | Museums


Explore the fashions of the Second World War at Imperial War Museum London!

From ‘onesies’ to wear in the air raid shelter to jewellery created from aeroplane parts – Fashion on the Ration looks at how fashion survived and even flourished under the strict rules of rationing in 1940s Britain, often 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

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Event information

Until August 31st 2015

Location: IWM London, Lambeth Rd, London SE1 6HZ

Times: Open daily from 10am – 5pm

Price: Adults £10 – Children £5 (Members go free)

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