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Modelling fashion

from the advertisement Camp-Berlei Foundation Garments: Physiological Support (G)

Fashionable garments are modelled displaying a range of designers clothes include a dress by couturier Melnotte Simonin; a hand-embroidered coat with fur trim by designer Jacques Heim, a painted velvet georgette fabric again by Melnotte …

Surfie chic

from the television program Fashionista – Mambo (G)

Australia is a world leader in surf wear and surf culture. Robert Moore has been designing for Mambo for many years and is one of the best in the business, despite very little art school …

Like a bower bird

from the television program Fashionista – Naomi Goodsir (G)

Naomi Goodsir talks about how she developed as a milliner. In the early days, she could only afford to flat pattern and so developed the origami style of designing her creations for which she’ll …

Carriage interiors and fittings

from the documentary Spirit of Progress: Australia's Wonder Train (G)

The interior features of the Spirit of Progress are detailed including the wide windows, double panes of shatter-proof glass, well upholstered seating, selected Australian timber veneers, soft lighting and individual reading lamps. The train’s …

Launching ceremony and inaugural trip

from the documentary Spirit of Progress: Australia's Wonder Train (G)

The Premier of Victoria, Albert Dunstan, declares the Spirit of Progress ‘one of the finest passenger trains in the world’ in front of a large crowd. The inaugural trip departs Melbourne’s Spencer Street Station …

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