Details from the National trust – Love, Desire Riches.
Love Desire Riches.
The Fashion of Weddings.
Rippon Lea House and Gardens presents Love Desire Riches. A collection of over 50 famous and rarely seen wedding gowns and accessories sourced from around the world.
The collection spans over 200 years of fashion, including pieces from the world-leading designers such as Valentino for Princess Marie Chantal of Greece.
Also there is a mini retrospect of leading Australian designers – Akira Isogawa and Collette Dinnigan will showcase their fashion career.
Celebrity gowns include dresses designed for Jennifer Hawkins (Maticevski) and Kyly Clarke (Alex Perry) .
Including film and television pieces worn by Kylie Minogue (as Charlene in Neighbours) to Kate Winslet, Gwyneth Paltrow and Meryl Streep.
A number of public programs will also occur throughout the Love Desire Riches Exhibition.
See more details here.
Love Desire Riches Venue :
The exhibition will be at Rippon Lea House and Garden, 192 Hotham Street, Elsternwick.
It opens 10am-4pm from 1 July to 2 November 2014.
Information about getting to Rippon Lea House and Gardens can be found here.
About the Exhibition Love Desire Riches:
Love, Desire & Riches comprises a wide ranging exploration of over 200 years of marriage.
Romance is never without drama. Costumes from great moments in literature and film will be placed along side real life love stories of the women and men of Melbourne.
The exhibition features dresses from world renowned fashion houses such as Valentino, Maticevski, Akira and a unique collection of rarely seen celebrity wedding dresses sourced both locally and internationally.
A vast collection of dresses from the 18th to 21st centuries will also feature prominently within the exhibition.
I hope you all enjoy this great exhibition, and thanks to Susie C for the e-alert on this one. Thanks !!!
Cheerio and all the best