Janie Bryant has one of the most coveted jobs in costume design this side of the Milky Way. As the head costume designer for Mad Men, Bryant is knee deep in beautiful retro garments all day everyday, designing, sourcing and re-styling retro threads that complement the show’s ’60s setting. This month Perth based Mad Men devotees will be able to get up close and personal with 20 of the show’s most recognisable costumes thanks to Mad For Fashion, an exhibition curated by Bryant, on show at enex 100.
Summer is a’comin, and with it, the promise of glorious sunny days and heat which can only be quelled by a trip down to the beach and a dip in the ocean followed by an icecream or bevvy. Sounds great right?
Celebrating the diversity of print media in contemporary Australian art, The Fremantle Arts Centre Print Award 2011 exhibition continues until November 20. See fac.org.au for more information.
Seven days, 37 shows and countless glasses of champagne later, the Perth Fashion Festival has drawn to a close for another year. Easily the most spectacular edition in the Festival’s illustrious history, 2011 proved to be bigger than Ben-Hur for WA’s fashion pack, who spent most nights running between shows and the Fashion Bar, eager not to miss out on any of the Festival’s fantastic initiatives.
The Perth Cultural Centre will play host to a rather unusual guest come Wednesday, September 21, when the ravishingly retro ReStyle caravan rolls into Northbridge for a week long celebration of second hand fashions as a part of Perth Fashion Festival.