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[Talk] Style is Eternal at Ascot Vale

I’m presenting another library talk next month, this time in the inner west, at Ascot Vale. Here’s the blurb:   Nicole Jenkins is the owner of Melbourne boutique Circa Vintage, has studied costume design and worked in film, theatre and fashion. Her first book, Love Vintage, won an international independent Publishers Book Award. Her latest…

[Perth] Talk on fashion and books by Nicole Jenkins

Hi all, Very excited to report that finally, after years of requests, I’ll be presenting a talk on fashion in my home town Perth*. The talk has been organised by the Art Deco and Modernism Society of WA, and I’ll be talking about both of my books – the award-winning “Love Vintage” and the recent release “Style is Eternal“, as well as answering all your questions about fashion, Art Deco and otherwise. I suspect Miss Fisher may get a look in. Here are the details: What: Talk on fashion by Nicole Jenkins When: 4-6 pm, Saturday 27th June 2015 Where:…

[Talk] Style is Eternal at Eltham Library

I have a fun talk coming up soon! It’s all about making the most of your wardrobe on a budget. From the website: Nicole Jenkins is the author of Style is Eternal and Love Vintage and will give you tips on expressing your personal creativity by updating your wardrobe without buying anything new! Garments you already have or secondhand clothes are the most environmentally sustainable of all. They can also be restored or altered to suit you. Nicole will help you identify different fabrics and make easy repairs for a fabulous wardrobe. Here are the details: What: Reuse, Recycle and…

[Albury] Talk on Style is Eternal

Hi all, Next week I’m heading to Albury for a talk on my new book “Style is Eternal” at the wonderful Library Museum. Here’s the blurb from the site: Award-winning author Nicole Jenkins shares her old-school fashion tips to take your modern wardrobe from faddish to eternally stylish, without breaking the bank. Included will be a demonstration on creative ways to wear scarves. Here are the details: What: Talk on fashions by Nicole Jenkins When: 2-3pm, Saturday 23rd May 2015 Where: Albury Library, Corner of Kiewa and Swift Streets, Albury NSW Cost: gold coin donation Bookings essential: call 02 6023…

[Talk] Fashion, Memory and Culture

Hi all, For the past few months I’ve been collaborating with Lorelei Vashti, the super talented author of “Dress, Memory” on an event for the Virgin Australia Melbourne Fashion Festival Cultural Program and at last I can tell you all about it. What: In Conversation: Fashion, Culture and Memory – Lorelei Vashti and Nicole Jenkins When: 2pm Saturday 7 March 2015 Where: The Wheeler Centre, 176 Little Lonsdale St Melbourne Cost: $20 incl booking fee and GST Tickets available from Circa Vintage. Here’s our blurb: Join Lorelei Vashti (author of Dress, Memory) and Nicole Jenkins (author of Style is Eternal)…

[Talk] Nicole talks fashion at Tamworth Library

Hi all, Very pleased to report that later this month I’m visiting the beautiful town of Tamworth to present a talk! Best of all, it’s free. I’ll also be bringing some vintage scarves and doing a little demonstration of some of the ways you can wear them. From the site: Do you have many clothes, yet still have nothing to wear? Style is Eternal provides you with the tools to transform your wardrobe from faddish to stylish. Nicole Jenkins shares her experience and tips as a fashion buyer and stylist to navigate the essential additions to your wardrobe without breaking…

[Talk] Nicole talks about fashion at Readings

Hi all, This one has been in the pipeline for ages and I’m so excited that I can finally share it with you: ever since my first book came out, I’ve wanted to do an event at Readings, one of my favourite book shops, and I’ve been to so many of their events and I love them. With the launch of my new book “Style is Eternal”, they’ve invited me to talk about my passion for fashion! From their site: Nicole Jenkins has been collecting and restoring clothes since she was a child. With a background in film and theatre…

Book, Launched

I’m having the time of my life – this week we launched “Style is Eternal” at Avid Reader in Brisbane and last week in Sydney at Berkelouw Paddington Sydney. This is so much fun: I love books, bookshops, book readers and best of all is having your own book and talking to shiny people about it! Book people are good people. And just when I couldn’t get more excited about bookshops (and how great it is to find good ones in other cities) there was the St Kilda library, who kindly invited me back for a third time to talk…

[Talk] 1960s Australian fashion

Hi all, I’ve got a talk coming up on ’60s fashion, as part of the “Polyester and Pantyhose” exhibition now on. It’s a free event and includes afternoon tea. I’ll be bringing some favourite pieces from my private collection as well as a sneak peak of some styles that will be featured in my upcoming book “Style is Eternal” (out December 1st). There will also be an opportunity to see the exhibition after the talk. What: Talk on 1960s Australian ladieswear and afternoon tea. When: Tuesday 9 September, 2pm Where: The Gallery, Bayside Arts and Cultural Centre, Brighton Town Hall,…

[Market] Strictly Vintage at the Northcote Town Hall – and ’20s talk.

Dates for the upcoming Strictly Vintage markets have been announced – as you may know, the SV is a collaboration with Circa Vintage and the Take 2 Markets and we aim to bring you the best vintage at the best prices – with an added bonus for the next two markets of a presentation by myself! What: The Strictly Vintage market When: Sunday 20th July, 10am to 3pm (12pm: Talk on 1920s ladies fashions, presented by Nicole Jenkins) Where: Northcote Town Hall, top of Ruckers Hill, High St, Northcote. Tram out the front, Merri and Westgarth train stations near by.…