[Exhibition] House of Lucas at the Gold Museum

A new exhibition is opening about the wonderful House of Lucas, fashion house of Ballarat and Melbourne.

I’ve been looking forward to this for a while, and can’t wait to see it.

Details:
What: House of Lucas fashion exhibition
Where: The Gold Museum, Bradshaw Street, Ballarat
When: October 28th 2016 to March 2017
Cost: $6.80-12.30 or free with Sovereign Hill entry, please see website for details.
More information: at the website.

Here are some of the House of Lucas garments that I’ve found:

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1930s beaded silk gown

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1930s silk velvet gown with rhinestones

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Late ’50s Pierre Cardin/Lucas jacket as featured in the recent Glen Eira ’50s exhibition.

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Late ’50s dress plus House of Lucas advert 1961

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House of Lucas adverts, ’50s and ’60s.

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3 comments

  1. I am so sad I missed this, my late Mum worked as Kate Lahaive’s pattern maker and sample seamstress at Lucas during the 60s and together they won the prestigious Gown of the Year .

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