History Week 2012
Wrap yourself in Sydney's historical threads
8 September 2012
Join the historians from the City of Sydney's History Unit and the civic collection curator as they discuss the art of window dressing, fashionable functions at Sydney Town Hall, Sydney's fashion scene from the 50s and the history of Akubra hats.
Pictured: Fashion models in Woolloomooloo, late 1970s. City of Sydney Archives, Woolloomooloo photo collection: 63048
Dr Margo Beasley
Margo is an oral historian in the City of Sydney's History Program. Topic: Sydney fashion world from the 1950s to the 1990s: boutique retailing, backroom artisans, celebrity clients, shimmering zoot suits, luxury fur and vintage chic.
Last updated: Tuesday, 3 December 2013