Ballarat Gold Museum presents an exhibition Re-Awakening the Dragon, focusing on social, cultural and religious ceremonies of the Chinese community in Australia
The Sydney Fair invites simplicity of line enthusiasts from May 25 – 28, 2017 in the Royal Hall of Industries, Moore Park, Sydney for a sale suiting all budgets
Viktor & Rolf, Sarah Burton for Alexander McQueen & historic costume by the House of Worth are featured in The Met NY exhibition, Masterworks: Unpacking Fashion
Lynsey Scott visits Fashioning a Reign 90 Years of Style, a costume exhibition on show at Buckingham Palace, showcasing The Queen’s Wardrobe and sense of style
Filmed on location in Ireland, director-writer Whit Stillman introduces Lady Susan onto the silver screen in his beautiful looking new film, Love and Friendship
The First Monday in May, maybe just another day to many, but to those in the heady world of haute couture it’s the day for the super bowl of fashion – The Met Gala Ball held in New York City. Just what does it take to put on fashions night…
Why does a trend seem to appear out of nowhere and how does to manifest itself into the main stream fashion market? Influences come from all parts of our lives and can be quite subtle, creeping up on us until we all of a sudden have to have a certain…
A splendid catalogue of fine antique jewellery from Anne Schofield Antiques of Woollahra in Sydney has arrived, heralding that Christmas 2015 is racing up fast
Fashion drives the social consciousness of our creators, connoisseurs and collectors world wide, constantly challenging the responsibilities we carry as individuals and as members of a global society. There is no doubt that wearing a beautiful Chinese style tunic made of colored silk that feels wonderful on the skin and…
Buttons and buckles often set with gemstones, pearls, enamelware or cameos were made for centuries in decorative styles, now part of jewelry and costume history
Costume encompasses all that we wear and today reflects a society in which privacy has been stripped bare – so what is fashion, is it more than a frock?
After the French Revolution a man’s costume was severely elegant worn by dashing gallants in cravats with women emulating the classical purity of Greek statues
Costume, with the influence of fashion, fulfills many of our aesthetic dreams and is a worthy medium for creative expression reflecting a culture and its social growth.
From Cupid to Cartier; Rome to Renaissance, Restoration to Revolution, Regency to Revival, or the Romantics to Retro, for centuries we have created love jewelry
French painter François Boucher produced many of the images we have of Jeanne Antoinette, Marquise de Pompadour, official Mistress of King Louis XV of France
A belief gold and gemstones had an effect on the affairs of many has not been limited to any culture and tokens of human affection were jewelled objects of love