'After Five: Fashion from the Darnell Collection' celebrates the evolution of silhouettes, variations of hemlines, introduction of exciting new fabrics and a myriad of colours and patterns. Fashion from the Collection, from the 1920s to 2010, explores this beautiful journey. Many dresses on display have never been exhibited before and some are recent donations to the collection.
A selection of evening gowns in the 1980s heralds a return to formal party dresses and the desire to 'dress-up' again. Michelle Jank, with her Australian Merino wool creation from 2008, redefines this desire with dignity and extravagance.
'After Five' is on display at the Hazelhurst Art Gallery in Gymea until May 12th.
Admission is free.