Fashion Meets Fashion

Highlights of the Darnell Collection

Fashion meets Fiction presents costumes from the internationally renowned Darnell Collection embodying the fashion of such favourite fictional characters as Scarlett O'Hara, Holly Golightly, Phryne Fisher and Carrie Bradshaw and spanning 170 years of fashion history.

Art Exhibition previously on at Burrinja Gallery in Victoria, Australia.
From Friday 09 November 2012 to Sunday 17 February 2013

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Published by anonymous on Thursday 29 November 2012.
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The Darnell Collection is one of the world’s foremost collections of vintage fashion items, with over 7,500 items from 23 different countries, dating from 1720 to the present day. Included are many internationally recognised 20th century designers such as Lucile, Vionnet, Dior, Chanel, Balenciaga, Pucci, Jean Muir, Zandra Rhodes, Westwood, Versace, Dolce & Gabana and Jil Sander among many others.

Fashion meets Fiction travels through time and the popular culture and fiction of the periods, drawing together the threads of character, period, fashion and finery.

Celebrating the National Year of Reading, Fashion meets Fiction is presented at Burrinja Gallery, in partnership with Eastern Regional Libraries.