In her second instalment, Margaret Maynard explains why Queensland settlers chose not to suffer the tropical heat in European garb.
The 20th century was a time of change in fashion, and Queensland was no different. Margaret’s final essay tackles the 20s to the 60s in scintillating style.
Stories of romance, thrift and innovation unfold through five wartime pieces taken from Brisbane’s MacArthur Museum.
Artist and jeweller Nadine Cameron has a heart-felt response to some children’s nametags and sweetheart brooches from World War II.
Nadine Cameron explains why the street is a stage when it comes to personal style.
Liz Golding was a stylist before the term ever really existed! Here she reveals what those early days were really like…
Dressmaker Paula Dunlop explains why Queensland style would be so much better if men started wearing skirts.
Vintage boutique-owner Lisa Enright looks at Queensland’s obsession with colour from the perspective of a southerner.
Miss Scott was one of the leading names in Queensland dressmaking, creating exquisite gowns for society ladies in late Victorian Brisbane.
Prominent feminist author dale spender reveals why her style has been more influenced by the suffragettes than Dior or Valentino.
TFA’s People & Places is your road-map to the key sites, figures, and scenes that have shaped fashion in Queensland from the late 19th century onwards. In Issue Two we take you to North Queensland.