Condé Nast Lights Up the GC for Coming Into Fashion !

Written by Sally

So blooming excited about this exhibition that tracks the highlights of a 100 years of fashion photography I went to the launch party on Friday 24 Nov of Coming into Fashion: A Century of Photography at Condé Nast at the Gold Coast Arts Centre – no mean feat on a Friday from Brisbane but I could not miss this celebration to kick off this spectacular event in Queensland.

And it did not disappoint. I was a bit teary about the significance of this landmark exhibition and the incredible talent behind and in front of the camera in it.

Also the extraordinary Darnell Collection of Vintage clothes on display is a great inclusion.

Congratulations to all involved in getting it to Queensland. Fantastic achievement.

Coming into Fashion: A Century of Photography at Condé Nasts is opens to the public from Friday 25th November  though to Sunday 18th February 2018. 


What I wore: Vintage thrifted Ruffle one shoulder top with pleated midi skirt and zebra print calf hair stilettoes, my great great grandmother’s monogrammed bag with Martina McGrath bejewelled turban headpiece from The Millinery Pop Up Shop lvl 1 Queensplaza, Brisbane CBD.



The pleated sisters – My dear friend Karen in Thrifted dress, Vintage belt,  Gucci Bag,  Vivienne Westwood Heels

In addition to the main exhibition the Gold Coast Arts Centre have an amazing program of events running concurrently with the biggest names in Australian and International fashion coming together.


Fashion lover, photography student, up and coming designer or stylist extraordinaire in the making .. whatever… love fashion, culture, photography and its place in our world .. get involved and support these wonderful initiatives.

Get on it .. How amazing !

I am sure I will be there again and again over the next few months at their amazing program of events and taking my two girls who adore fashion and photography respectively.
Full program of events including millinery workshops, ArtLabs, forums with guest speakers and presenters  including Ari Seth Cohen, Gail Sorronda, Patience Hodgson (lead singer of The Grates) and Rachel Burke (of I Make You Wear It and Apomogy) online now

Coming into Fashion: A Century of Photography at Condé Nast

opens to the public from Friday 25th November though to Sunday 18th February 2018. 

Image Credits
Sølve Sundsbø, Love, Spring/Summer 2011, © Sølve Sundsbø/Art + Commerce
John Rawlings, American Vogue, March 1943 © 1943 Condé Nast

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