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A Victorian Silhouette at Melbourne Fashion Festival

As an official part of the VAMFF Arts Program, Melbourne Museum and Sovereign Hill’s Costume Department have collaborated for the first time to present ‘A Victorian Silhouette’ A Victorian Silhouette will reveal 1850s ladies day wear and allow you an evening behind the boudoir door to experience the secrets of the 1850s Victorian silhouette – learn how the 1850s silhouette was built through undergarments […]

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The Met’s Spring 2017 Blockbuster Exhibition: Rei Kawakubo/Comme des Garçons

The Costume Institute’s spring 2017 exhibition will be Rei Kawakubo/Comme des Garçons, open to the public from May 4 through September 4, 2017. See 120 examples of Kawakubo’s womenswear designs for Comme des Garçons, from her first Paris runway show in 1981 to her most recent collection. The exhibition will be arranged thematically rather than chronologically, […]

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Memoirs of a Geisha: Style Ideas for Spring

Memoirs of a Geisha was a 2005 American epic film adaptation of an original novel of the same name by Arthur Golden. The story reveals how Sayuri transcended her fishing-village roots and transformed into one of Japan’s most celebrated geisha.  But with this success, Sayuri also learns the secrets and sacrifices of the geisha lifestyle. Though the story line may be far from our […]

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Spring in Park Lane: Style Ideas for Spring

Anna Neagle, Britain’s sweetheart of the 1940s starred with Michael Wilding in Spring in Park Lane, a jaunty ‘upstairs-downstairs’ romantic comedy set in London. Who doesn’t live for a light upstairs-downstairs scandal? Pretty proper with a side of scotch A mix of textures, subdued colours with houndstooth, tortoiseshell, suede and beading. Quiet, self assured details. She belongs here. Pictured L-R: JY […]

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