Lates: Fashion (r)Evolution

A photograph of hangers amongst coral and fish in purple and dark blue colours

Are you wild about fashion, but know it’s important it doesn’t cost the Earth?

Discover the incredible ways nature inspires fashion, explore stylish specimens, get hands on with creative crafts and meet scientists, designers and artists to learn how we can make clothing and fashion more sustainable.

Make your night extra special by visiting our Titanosaur: Life as the Biggest Dinosaur and Wildlife Photographer of the Year exhibitions. Buy your tickets on the night.

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Event information

Join us for an evening exploring the relationship between fashion and the natural world.

20 October 2023


Free, booking required

Science Stations

From beetles and butterflies to cotton and seaweed, chat to our scientists about the stylish specimens they study. From species that have inspired catwalk couture to those used to make the fabrics and materials needed to clothe us.

Talks and Shows

Discuss the future of fashion with researchers, designers and industry professionals.

Discover how fashion can become a regenerative force on the planet and join Cassie Quinn from CQ Studio. From regeneratively grown flax to transforming wastewater into sequins, CQ Studio are focused on converting waste into worth.

Clothes Swap with Love Not Landfill

Find some amazing clothes at Love Not Landfill’s clothes swap. Exchange your pre-loved clothes for tokens and pick up some gems to revitalise your wardrobe.

Remember to bring some pre-loved clothing with you on the night if you want to take part in the clothes swap.

Catwalk Show

Enjoy a nature-inspired, sustainable fashion show underneath Hope our blue whale, featuring the brilliant work from Morley College London's new BA (Hons) Fashion Design students. Students will celebrate and explore the wealth of biodiversity within the museum and its archives. 

Stitch, Sew and Re-style

Learn stitching and sewing techniques with Designer Dionne Gooding, then create your own captivating, nature-themed designs.

Zine-making Workshop

Zines are a creative way to tell your own stories on your own terms. Join us and take the time to express yourself and make something personal to you.


We want to hear what’s on your mind. Come along to our pop-up talk show where you get to be in charge of where the conversation goes.

Activity Stations

Get hands on with specimens and creative crafts or explore fast fashion. 

Quiet Area

Need to take a break? Chill out in our Spirit Collection Building.