Fashion Record

Monday, September 17, 2007

Super Bodies: Heroic Fashion From the 1980s



'Super Bodies' is an exhibition at the National Gallery of Victoria (NGV) paying tribute to the structured, body conscious power dressing of women's fashion in the 1980's. Designers such as Azzediane Alaïa, Jean Paul Gaultier, Issey Miyake('Bustier' from 1980, above) and Thierry Mugler are included in the exhibition. Super Bodies will run from 22 August 2007 to 3 February 2008 at Myer Fashion and Textiles Gallery, NGV International (180 St Kilda Rd, Melbourne). Entry is free.

NGV International http://www.ngv.vic.gov.au/ngvinternational/

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Friday, February 02, 2007

'Bad Hair Day' for Gaultier

The 70's was a major theme of Jean Paul Gaultier's '07 Autumn-Winter Menswear show on Monday. His models were styled with 70's bouffants and sideburns, and going down the catwalk to a disco soundtrack. More on Gaultier's menswear show here

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