Nocturnal x Melbourne Fashion: let the Museum be your runway

Melbourne Museum’s after hours Nocturnal event struts into Melbourne Fashion Festival this Friday night.

The Nocturnal series has grown legs, with each event building solidly on the last. Not only is it the quality programming, but the magic atmosphere that transcends the day time glaze of screaming children and chicken nugget madness. Roaming the museum with a slight vino tint also helps, but you will never see me in the creepy crawly section, after dark, or ever. For this edition, the museum has partnered with VAMFF for a glamorous tribute to Melbourne’s thriving music and fashion scene, coinciding with the launch of the Fashion Redux exhibition, a fitting celebration of talented local Melbourne designers and stylists. Entry to the exhibit is free with Museum entry.

Nocturnal + Virgin Australia Melbourne Fashion Festival present a night of culture meets couture featuring: The Avalanches (DJ Set), Kaiit, Chela, Chunky Move, bebé and launch Fashion Redux: a brand new collaborative fashion exhibition.

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Fashion Redux Exhibition

Some of Melbourne fashion’s heavyweights were invited to shape the Fashion Redux exhibition including fashion designers Alpha60, style sisters and Twoob founders How Two Live,  stylist Kate Gaskin, jewellery designer Kristy Dickinson, costume designer Marion Boyce, fashion designer Nixi Killick, milliner Melissa Jackson, couture house J’Aton and stylist Ntombi Moyo, who we caught up with to discuss this exciting fusion of styles from past and present, paying tribute to Melbourne’s history of innovation and opulence. Fashion Redux runs from 2 -31 March, 2019. Entry is free with Museum GA ticket, or your Nocturnal ticket on 1 March.

Nocturnal x Melbourne Fashion is on Friday 1 March at Melbourne Museum, 11 Nicholson Street, Carlton. Fashion Redux runs from 2 -31 March, 2019. Entry is free with Museum GA ticket.

Melbourne Museum and Virgin Australia Melbourne Fashion Festival (VAMFF) come together to welcome The Avalanches (DJ Set), Kaiit, Chela, Chunky Move, bebé and launch Fashion Redux: a brand new collaborative fashion exhibition. | Tickets on sale now

Seen at top: Multi-instrumentalist artist and filmmaker Chela (Chelsea Wheatley) has written and performed music since childhood, introducing her solo project via French label and fashion house Kitsuné and most recently, an anthemic collaboration with fellow Melbournian Banoffee. Image & copy from museumsvictoria.com.au

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