Category Archive: exhibitions

200 Years of Australian Fashion

Two hundred years of Australian fashion is a lot to cram into one exhibition, but somehow those clever folk at the NGV have done it! And being somewhat rushed this evening (it’s fashion… Continue reading

Haute couture for humpday

We all have a happy place. For Audrey Hepburn (as Holly Golightly, anyway) it was Tiffany’s. For me, it’s the NGV. It’s impossible to feel bad surrounded by creativity – and by other… Continue reading

The Ethics of Style

We all know clothes don’t go on trees. But wouldn’t it be cool if they did? Hopefully one day those scientists working away in their labs will solve all our fashion guilt problems… Continue reading

Hollywood Costume at ACMI

Looking for an escape on a cold winter’s day in Melbourne? (This green dress from Atonement isn’t exactly appropriate for chilly weather, but it certainly is gorgeous!) Well, you could go to a… Continue reading

Ballet & Fashion at the NGV

Vanessa LEYONHJELM (designer): Justine Summers in Tutu and headdress 1994 Divergence, choreographed by Stanton Welch, The Australian Ballet, 1994 The Australian Ballet Collection, Melbourne Photo: Jim McFarlane  Summer in Melbourne can only mean… Continue reading

Fashion meets Fiction

As much as I love exploring new places, sometimes it’s more rewarding to discover gems just around the corner from my own house. Yesterday I headed a few minutes up the road into… Continue reading