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MACKAY, Elina

The Great Aussie Fashion. Australian fashion designers 1984 – 1985

$85.00 AUD

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Sydney : Kevin Weldon, 1984. Folio, illustrated wrappers (light edge wear, upper wrapper creased), pp. 288, some fold-out illustrations, extensively illustrated with fashion photographs, else a very good copy.

A super hot look at contemporary designers creating garments for a modern, stylish Australia still riding the wave of our American Cup win. Jenny Lee, Prue Acton, Carla Zampatti, Anthea Crawford, Jenny Bannister, Linda Jackson, David McDiarmid, Najee Imam and even R. M. Williams feature in this glorious celebration of Australian fashion in the eighties.

‘Fashion in Australia has no boundaries. The designers’ individual and adventurous approach to design ia a direction in art that adds meaning and value to our lives. The fashion image projected is unparalleled in any other country.’ – The foreword