Saturday, 14 May 2011

Lunch times are for enrichment...

So I went to the wrong gallery, and had to drag my friend and I back from where we came, we missed the first 10 minutes, the section I was most excited to hear about. I hadn't made it to the splinter exhibition of Men's Style, just to confuse the display spans two galleries, the National Gallery of Victoria, International and the Ian Potter Centre. The talk lasted 40 minutes and walked us through the various exhibits within the Dandy section of the Ian Potter Centre, it was good to meet the curator and hear first hand about the designers and garments...

1920s linen suit became fashion attire for the artistic man.

Interesting choice of suit on offer, the subtle nuances are marked throughout the exhibition.

Heidi Slimane for Dior, before he became a full time photographer he was an extremely talented designer. This men's cape is stunning.

It was good to see the range bought up to date with the latest offering from Rick Owens, one of fashions most contemporary menswear designers. This was taken directly from Spring Summer 2011 collection.

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