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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…

National Portrait Gallery Australia, Face to Face Encounters

National Portrait Gallery Australia, Face to Face Encounters

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Portraits in the National Portrait Gallery Canberra document a moment in time for those whose lives made a difference to others memorable, macabre or otherwise

Mastery over Reflection

Mastery over Reflection

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Mastery over reflection was the first stage in a cultural revolution that influenced the relationship between humans and their image evermore. A mirror allowed a knight to learn gestures of civility. It promoted the ideal gentleman by helping him to refine his image and bodily adornment. Appearance became everything. ‘Sweet mirror…