Era of grace and elegance — 1950s fashion show and afternoon tea

Metallic brocade cocktail dress, unlabelled, c. 1950

In collaboration with Council’s Celebrating Style — 1950s Fashion in Melbourne Exhibition, come and step back in time to an era of grace and elegance.

Watch a beautiful parade of original 1950s fashions while you sip tea and nibble on dainties in the beautiful Rippon Lea Ballroom.

Fashion parade designer, costume designer, vintage clothing aficionado and owner of Circa Vintage, Nicole Jenkins will show why vintage fashion is kept for a reason.

Ticket price includes admission to The Dressmaker costume exhibition on 24 June before 2pm

Limited places available. Bookings essential.

Image: Metallic brocade cocktail dress, unlabelled, c. 1950.
Photo: Nicole Jenkins. Model: Becky Lou.

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  • Friday, 24 June 2016 | 02:00PM - 03:30PM


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