Costume

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National Institute of Dramatic Art – June Production Season

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NIDA has announced its June Student Theatre Production season, an eclectic mix of works with an all-student cast and crew, led by an accomplished guest director

Dominique Sirop Collection at NGV – Bountiful Benefaction

Dominique Sirop Collection at NGV – Bountiful Benefaction

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Donated to the NGV by Krystyna Campbell-Pretty in memory of her husband The Dominique Sirop Collection of Costume represents the fashionable concerns of society

The Gentleman’s Guide To Cool – A Must Read For All Men

The Gentleman’s Guide To Cool – A Must Read For All Men

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I love a good read, and just recently this fabulous font of information crossed my path. “The Gentleman’s Guide To Cool” by Paul Giles, from Style Shift in Adelaide, is a must for any man, young or mature, single or taken. Think of it as the ultimate “go to” tome…

Fashion First: Costume Through the Looking Glass at The Met

Fashion First: Costume Through the Looking Glass at The Met

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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…

Exquisite Threads: English Embroidery 1600s – 1900s at NGV

Exquisite Threads: English Embroidery 1600s – 1900s at NGV

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Exquisite Threads: English Embroidery 1600s – 1900s a free show at National Gallery of Victoria will inspire interest in the ancient art and craft of embroidery

Fashion Editor Jo Bayley – Back on Line Wednesday February 4

Fashion Editor Jo Bayley – Back on Line Wednesday February 4

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What is fashion? Is it glamour, beauty and style? Or, is it all about managing your own finances, living it up on a shoestring and trying to looking current and cutting edge while wearing someone’s cast off’s! Are there really rules about this sort of thing?  Where does style fit…