Frocks

A model presents a creation for Chanel during the 2016-2017 fall/winter Haute Couture collection fashion show on July 5, 2016 in Paris. / AFP / PATRICK KOVARIK/Getty Images

Fashion – Is It More Than a Frock asks Carolyn McDowall?

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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?

Australian Sculptor Suzie O’Shea – Frocking Religious Stuff

Australian Sculptor Suzie O’Shea – Frocking Religious Stuff

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‘Making satisfies my need to be productive and artistic. For me making is an occupation of contentment and achievement. I begin my day with a plan of optimism’* Suzie O’Shea patiently models ‘frocks out of clay’, ‘hand-building, firing and glazing’ using mud as material to produce an ever-changing eclectic collection…

Fashion Festivities @ Melbourne – Creating Style

Fashion Festivities @ Melbourne – Creating Style

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Fillies in fabulous frocks showing off their festival form and fine fetlocks usually happens at Melbourne in November at the horse racing event of the Australian calendar, the Melbourne Cup. But even the fastest of them would not finish ahead of the ferocious fashionista’s all clad in fantastic finery competing, clamouring and cramming into celebratory events all over the city during L’Oreal Melbourne Fashion Festival Week March 14 – 20, 2011.