Exquisite Threads: English Embroidery 1600s – 1900s

Needlewoman or not, you can’t help but enjoy this lovely exhibition of nearly 60 works presented by the National Gallery of Victoria.   Appropriately named ‘Exquisite Threads’,  the work demonstrates the role of embroidery and its relation to education, fashion and domestic life in England. A display case houses samplers and fragments of fine delicacy, the...
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Dior and I – a film to capitvate

We all like to know what goes on behind the scenes in the world of fashion and now here is a documentary that provides a candid insight dealing with the impact and experiences of the newly appointed creative director, Raf Simons, to the House of Dior. Frederic Tcheng, director, writer and producer of the film, tracks the...
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Calling all Princesses

Here is an ideal school holiday treat – High Tea for Princesses at The Langham Melbourne. From Monday 30 March until Thursday 2 April, The Langham, Melbourne is celebrating the launch of BARBIE™ in Princess Power by hosting a series of themed High Teas in the hotel’s luxurious ballroom. Guests are encouraged to don their...
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The Australian Ballet – Giselle

The Australian Ballet will commence its 2015 season with Giselle, which is considered to be one of the great classic ballets, first performed in Paris in 1841. Technical precision and breath taking beauty are drawn together to portray a heartbreaking love story  full of passion and loss.  This acclaimed production by Maina Gielgud, the ethereal designs...
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