Category Archives: Movies

The Costume Designer: Edith Head and Hollywood at Bendigo Art Gallery

Wall of costume design sketches, Image; supplied While planning my dream trip to see the House of Dior exhibition at the National Gallery of Victoria I discovered that Bendigo Art Gallery had an Edith Head exhibition on at the same time. I decided to … Continue reading

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Movie season

                It’s time for the annual film preview postings. This year, the frock movies start with the Alliance Francaise Film Festival, which is offering us accessories. Shoes and umbrellas, to be precise, starting … Continue reading

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Movie season

Winter is coming, apparently, and with it, the film festival season. The Resene Architecture & Design Festival has just kicked off in Auckland, the first stop of a four-city tour that ends in Christchurch in mid-July. As always, lots of … Continue reading

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What’s on in Auckland and Wellington – a roundup

The previous post noted Objectspace’s paua shell jewellery exhibition; another reason to get along there in the next few days is that it’s the last week of Strands: weaving a new fabric, curated by Doris de Pont. Highlighting the resurgence … Continue reading

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Missed IRIS at the NZIFF? Well it’s coming back on the 17th Sept and we have free tickets to give away!

“I’m not pretty, and I’ll never be pretty, but it doesn’t matter. I have something much better. I have style.” – IRIS APFEL Veteran documentary maestro Albert Maysles’ Iris is a captivating salute to a proud flag-bearer of the vanishing … Continue reading

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Film festival fashion, 2015

Winter means the NZ International Film Festival, and the Auckland and Wellington  programmes are out, with the rest of the country imminent. As usual, a few style films have found their way into the lineup.  After appearing in Advanced Style, … Continue reading

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More fashionable films – Dunedin, and NZIFF autumn season

iD is Dunedin’s official fashion week but the whole of April is unofficially fashion month. Among the events getting us warmed up, the Dunedin Film Society’s three week Fashion in Film run, offering three very stylish movies on consecutive Wednesday … Continue reading

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Movie time

The fashion and film festival season is upon us. Auckland’s Fashion in the City (27 Feb-8 March) provides opportunities for big screen viewings of The Great Gatsby (Luhrman version), Bill Cunningham NYC, and The Eye has to Travel; Bill Cunningham … Continue reading

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Fashion & Museums at the 2014 NZ International Film Festival!

This year’s NZ International Film Festival offers those interested in fashion and/or museums some real treats. Look out for the following: VINTAGE TREATS! PRIX DE BEAUTÉ (Miss Europe) : France 1930 : Director: Augusto Genina – The dazzling Louise Brooks … Continue reading

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More movies

Resene Architecture and Design Film Festival 2014 The Resene Architecture and Design Film Festival returns to Auckland, Wellington and Dunedin in May and June 2014, with some inviting looking movies on architecture, design history and movements, galleries and, of course, … Continue reading

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