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Paper Dresses redux

Now that the exhibition is over, I can share the full paper-tastic display with you. A marketing gimmick sparked a trend for disposable paper dresses in the 1960’s, with everyone from pop art icon Andy Warhol to (more recently) fashion designer Hussein Chalayan taking on the medium. For further details

Paper Dresses

For the first time in Australia comes the exhibition “Paper Dresses”, an extract of pieces from a collection of over 400 paper fashion designs (mostly dresses, but also including Japanese kimonos and even a bikini). Most of the dresses on display here originated from 1966-1969, with a few more additions