Home / Knowledge / News / Fashion / Queensland celebrates Hollywood, ballet and opera fashions
Queensland celebrates Hollywood, ballet and opera fashions
24
Nov '14
courtesy: Museum of Brisbane
courtesy: Museum of Brisbane
The Australian state of Queensland has become the hub of various rare fashion exhibits celebrating the entertaining yet vivid worlds of Hollywood glamour, ballet and opera.

The Museum of Brisbane is currently hosting an exhibit highlighting the bygone era of 1930s and 1960s tinsel town Hollywood. Titled as Golden Age of Hollywood, the display showcases more than 60 outstanding costumes and accessories sourced from a sole private collection owned by the Brisbane native Nicholas Inglis.

Co-curated by the fashion curator and co-director of The Fashion Archives, Brisbane, Dr Nadia Buick, features pieces worn by the likes of Bette Davis, Judy Garland, Frank Sinatra, Gene Kelly, Fred Astaire, Esther Williams, Joan Crawford, Ava Gardner, Marlon Brando, Katherine Hepburn, Debbie Reynolds, Orson Welles, Lucille Ball, Julie Andrews and Barbra Streisand.

Some of the major attractions of the event, which will run through May 24, 2015, include a hoop skirt dress worn by Elizabeth Taylor in the 1957 movie Raintree County and a nightgown donned by Gloria Swanson in the 1951 classic Sunset Boulevard.

Apart from exhibiting a slice of Hollywood nostalgia, the city of Brisbane also played home to an exquisite costume and scenery sale hosted by the Queensland Ballet company. Held at the company’s official location, Thomas Dixon Centre, the sale sold an array of period costumes, dresses, leotards, men’s jackets, vests, pants and fabric remnants.

Also the Brisbane-based opera company, Opera Queensland, is prepping up to organize its first-ever costume sale in its history of almost 33 years. Due to take place on November 29, 2014 in its studio at South Bank, the event will feature an array of dazzling outfits inspired by a multitude of periods and styles including renaissance Italy to ancient Egypt and even cutting edge fashion for men, women and children. (PB)

Fibre2fashion News Desk - India


Must ReadView All

AmCham Cambodia cautions US against possible sanctions

Apparel/Garments | On 22nd Sep 2018

AmCham Cambodia cautions US against possible sanctions

In a letter to US lawmakers, the American Chamber of Commerce...

Courtesy: ycloset

Apparel/Garments | On 22nd Sep 2018

Alibaba invests in clothes sharing platform Ycloset

Chinese garment sharing platform YCloset has completed an undisclosed ...

KG cracker; courtesy: Ineos

Textiles | On 22nd Sep 2018

Ineos to invest £60 mn in the UK to expand production

Ineos has announced plans to invest £60 million to expand its...

Interviews View All

Top executives, Textile industry

Top executives
Textile industry

Defining MSMEs on the basis of turnover makes it simpler to do business

Top executives, Textile industry

Top executives
Textile industry

The foremost issue is bridging the skill gap

Top executives, Textile & apparel bodies

Top executives
Textile & apparel bodies

The decision to reduce GST on MMF yarn to 12% is transformational

Abhishek Pachauri,

Abhishek Pachauri

Reckon Industries is into manufacturing of textile process house machines, ...

Harmeet Singh,

Harmeet Singh

New Delhi-based Jogindra Industries Private Limited provides an assortment ...

Gagan Gulati,

Gagan Gulati

PG Silk Mills Private Limited had a humble start with a hand-dyeing unit....

Paige Mullis, Glen Raven Inc

Paige Mullis
Glen Raven Inc

Paige Mullis discusses the expansion plans of Glen Raven Inc in India, and ...

Silke Brand-Kirsch, Schlegel und Partner

Silke Brand-Kirsch
Schlegel und Partner

Silke Brand-Kirsch, executive partner of Schlegel und Partner, a leading...

Kerem Durdag, Biovation II LLC

Kerem Durdag
Biovation II LLC

Kerem Durdag, CEO, Biovation II LLC, provides an insight into future...

Robert Brunner, Devereux

Robert Brunner
Devereux

Golfwear and menswear brand Devereux is set for greener pastures. Robert...

Yash P. Kotak, Bombay Hemp Company

Yash P. Kotak
Bombay Hemp Company

One of the directors of Bombay Hemp Company, Yash P. Kotak, speaks to...

Cigdem Akin, Cigdem Akin

Cigdem Akin
Cigdem Akin

She has carved a niche for herself as the national brand of Turkey. Her...

Press Release

Press Release

Letter to Editor

Letter to Editor

RSS Feed

RSS Feed

Submit your press release on


editorial@fibre2fashion.com

Letter To Editor






(Max. 8000 char.)

Search Companies





SEARCH

Leave your Comments


September 2018

Subscribe today and get the latest update on Textiles, Fashion, Apparel and so on.

news category


Related Categories:

Advanced Search