Dear Diane and Shaded Viewers,

Liljevalchs in Stockholm has opened a new exhibition entitled “Utopian Bodies – Fashion Looks Forward” that will be on display until February 7, 2016.

The exhibition focuses on the relationship between man and fashion and what the future of that relationship entails.

The exhibition consists of 11 galleries – Sustainability, Change, Technology, Craft & form, Craft & Colour, Resistance & society, Resistance & beauty, Solidarity, Memory, Gender Identity and Love. Within these galleries are over 200 objects, images and videos that demonstrate the relationships between fashion and human nature, technology’s role in this relationship, and the future of fashion and creativity.

Several designers’ works will be on display including a piece from the Dior Spring 2013 Couture collection, a piece from Viktor & Rolf’s Van Gogh Girl couture Spring Summer 2015 collection, Hussein Chalayan’s table skirt, several garments from one of the largest private collections of Alexander McQueen, hats from Stephen Jones Millinery and more.

In addition to the garments, the exhibition features several films from directors such as Nick Knight (SHOWstudio), Geoffrey Lillemon and George Tsioutsias.

16 Swedish designers were also commissioned to create garments for the exhibition. There are also several pieces of wearable technology on display that help further demonstrate this relationship between fashion, technology and the future of both.

The exhibition also has a catalogue that features several academic and journalistic perspectives on the exhibition.

For more information about the exhibition,