Elegance

Paddington 1030

English Country Style – Understated Georgian Grace

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Designer John Fowler extracted the essence of eighteenth century interior style, added nineteenth century comfort to create an ‘eclectic’ English Country Style

Li Cunxin Artistic Director Presents Queensland Ballet 2013

Li Cunxin Artistic Director Presents Queensland Ballet 2013

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The Queensland Ballet’s story is ongoing and its 2013 dance program prepared by Artistic Director Li Cunxin will be reviewed in a positive, inspirational light

Elegance, a refinement of taste to cultivate polite society

Elegance, a refinement of taste to cultivate polite society

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An evening of traditional elegance, say at the White House or Government House Australia, still requires a perfection of planning and wise organisation so that it appears not to be contrived at all.

Costume, a footnote to culture in Downton Abbey and The King’s Speech

Costume, a footnote to culture in Downton Abbey and The King’s Speech

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Costume is, and remains an important footnote to culture. It is both a changing and eternal form of human expression. In the new English series Downton Abbey, which we recently reviewed, the costumes for both men and women are truly superb, mostly tailor made for its bevvy of actors both upstairs and down.