Wednesday, July 22, 2009

Cut From The Same Cloth

In the spirit of the Anzacs, Together Alone: Australian and New Zealand Fashion is an historical, Tasman-spanning exhibition of eight of New Zealand and Australia's finest fashion labels. Opening in October, the National Gallery Of Victoria showcase over 40 pieces by Australian labels Akira, MaterialByProduct, Romance Was Born and Toni Maticevski alongside New Zealand labels Doris de Pont, Nom*D, World and Zambesi. The exhibition runs at the Myer Textile & Fashion Gallery, Fed Square from October 1 and entry is free.


TOP: Toni Maticevski, Melbourne fashion house
Dali Goddess evening dress 2007 summer New York Fashion Week September 2006)
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Purchased, Victorian Foundation for Living Australian Artists, 2007
©Toni Maticevski

BELOW: Doris de Pont, Auckland fashion house
Outfit 2007 winter, Sampler collection
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Purchased NGV Foundation, 2008 (2008.249.a-g)
© Doris de Pont