Two very special lectures are to be conducted by The Johnston Collection as a participant in the Virgin Australia Melbourne Fashion Festival’s Cultural Program Project Series 2016.
The first lecture will be Recalling the Glamour | Collins Street’s Beautiful Boutiques with Lesley Sharon Rosenthal on Wednesday 17 February 2016 from 10.00 am to 11.30 am. Cost $20/$18
Collins Street Melbourne was Australia’s finest thoroughfare for fashion. It’s specialty boutiques and famous Georges department store established it’s nationwide reputation. Still today, Collins Street is home to Melbourne’s international and high end fashion labels and jewellery boutiques.
Writer and filmmaker, Lesley Sharon Rosenthal, invites you to recall the glamour of the times in what promises to be a thoroughly delightful and fascinating talk revealing Collins Street’s social history, its couturiers, designers and boutique owners and how they influenced fashion in the 20th century.
The second lecture will be A New Dress For Emma with Lise Rodgers on Thursday 18 February 2016 at 2.00 pm Cost $20/$18
Melbourne performer Lise Rodgers explores the creation and the relationship between words, fabric and performance.Tickets are available from The Johnston Collection by clicking here