Saturday, March 5, 2016

200 Years of Australian Fashion

I bought a Member's preview ticket to see this last Friday

It was beautiful and the 1960's stuff very deja vu!!

beautiful detail
glorious hats!
The Feather Dress
"We received a phone call from someone that had recently been to one of our public programs, telling us that they had a dress that had been worn by their cousin that they thought we would be interested in," said Paolo Di Trocchio, NGV curator of fashion and textiles."They thought they had seen it in a photograph that we have in our collection, and it was true. "That is how an elaborate hand-dyed ostrich feather dress studded with sequins, beads and diamantes found its way to the NGV.              The original owner of the dress was an Australian woman named Annette Klooger, who had quite a successful international career as a singer and television presenter.
the 60's incl film of Jean Shrimpton at the Cup

Opera house dress By Linda Jackson (and Jenny Kee) of Flamingo Park 
And 100's more!!!

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