The Dressmaker Costume Exhibition

After the success of The Dressmaker Costume Exhibition at the National Trust Victoria‘s Barwon Park Mansion, its making an appearance at Rippon Lea House and Gardens.

Based on Rosalie Ham‘s bestselling novel; set in Australia during the 1950’s. Tilly Dunnage returns home to Dungatar after many years working as a dressmaker overseas. She reconciles with her eccentric mother Molly and falls in love with Teddy. She transforms the women of Dungatar with her sense of style and fashion.

Come and view the luxurious costumes on display from the film worn by Kate Winslet and the cast of The Dressmaker. It was developed by the National Trust Victoria in partnership with the movie’s costume designer Marion Boyce and Film Art Media.

Its reveals how the costumes, inspired by Parisian couture, were made and developed for the movie. You can view the level of detail and artisanship which went into making the costumes. It features 50 designs by Marion Boyce as well as Tilly Dunnage’s costumes designed by Margot Wilson.

The Dressmaker Costume Exhibition is on display at Rippon Lea House and Gardens from 22 April to 31 July.

For further information about The Dressmaker Costume Exhibition, visit the website here.


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