[Exhibition] Celebrating Style – 1950s fashion in Melbourne

Hi all,

I’m very excited about an upcoming exhibition that I’ve been working on for the last six months – a big display of original Melbourne fashion and photography from the 1950s including around a hundred pieces from my archive, some of which you may recognise from my book “Love Vintage” (including the blue party dress on the cover!) but many have never been seen before.

From the Glen Eira website:
Showcasing 1950s Australian women’s vintage fashion and couture, this exhibition captures the international influences, style and elegance of fashion during this decade. Garments, accessories and fashion photography by renowned Australian photographers Athol Shmith and Bruno Benini sourced from public gallery and private collections are included in the exhibition.

Here are the details: pencil it into your diary. It’s a free event!

What: Celebrating Style – 1950s fashion in Melbourne exhibition
When: 3rd June – 10th July 2016, 10-5pm M-F and 1-5pm weekends. Closed public holidays.
Where: Glen Eira City Council Gallery, corner Glen Eira and Hawthorn Roads, Caulfield 3162
Cost: free!
More information: see the Glen Eira site.

This event is part of this year’s “Storytelling Festival” and I’m also presenting a ’50s fashion parade at Rippon Lea – more on that soon.

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Photos by Tira Lewis, from book “Love Vintage” reproduced with courtesy from Carter’s Publishing.

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