Exploring women's role in the First World War through items of their clothing.

Women’s fashion changed drastically during the First World War as they took on ‘men’s work’. Standards dictating what was acceptable for a woman to wear no longer applied, and the corset disappeared as trousers instead became the norm.

This exhibition explores how women’s lives and roles were revolutionised during the conflict and the way this influenced the clothing they adopted. Included are examples of official uniforms and civilian dress, as well as costumes from the television series Downton Abbey.

Fashion Museum

Assembly Rooms, Bennett Street, Bath, Somerset, BA1 2QH

01225 477 789

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​Daily, 10.30am – 6pm (last entry 5pm); Jan-Feb and Nov-Dec, 10.30am – 5pm (last entry 4pm)

Free entry with National Art Pass

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