Category Archives: Nelson

Who made your clothes? Auckland – Nelson

Have you ever wondered who made your clothes, how much they’re paid, and what their lives are like? If not, start asking! Fashion Revolution week is almost upon us, and a range of events around the country will challenge 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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CTANZ Symposium dates confirmed!

This year’s Costume and Textile Association of New Zealand Annual Symposium will take place on Friday 20th and Saturday 21st July 2012 at the Suter Art Gallery – Te Aratoi o Whakatu, Nelson, New Zealand. This year’s theme is Town … Continue reading

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Lecture: ‘Splendid Magnificence: Textiles and the State Bed in the English Country House

This April don’t miss visiting English textile historian Annabel Westman’s fascinating lecture on the State Bed and the significant role that textiles played in creating drama in the English Country House.   ‘Splendid Magnificence: Textiles and the State Bed in the English Country House’ … Continue reading

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