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Edward Steichen & Art Deco Fashion

For ¬†Edward Steichen & Art Deco Fashion, a beautiful Art Deco Jacket¬† c.1933 was bought by the NGV from Sydney vintage dealer and collector Clarence Chai. He collected actively from the 1960s and had sold an Art Deco dress c.1926 …  More

Flimsy Female Fashion in the age of Napoleon

The garments worn by fashionable young women following the Revolution were famously dominated by muslin. In imitation of the ancient Greeks and Romans whose simplicity and elegance of dress was synonymous with democracy and the Roman Republic, post-Revolutionary Fashion set …  More