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Author Lock, Simon P.

Title In the Front Row : How Australian Fashion made the World Stage.

Imprint Melbourne : Melbourne University Press, 2015.

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Description 1 online resource (304 pages)
Contents Cover; Title; Copyright; Contents; Preface; 1. The University of DPL; 2. Fashion Unity; 3. The Italians Are Coming; 4. 'We Did It'; 5. A Star is Born; 6. Dancing Divas, the Love Boat and the Bottom of the Harbour; 7. Going Global with Mercedes-Benz; 8. Store Wars, 4 cm Zips and Rats; 9. The Fashion Hostage Saga; 10. Ten Years Young; 11. There is No 'I' in IMG; 12. Life is What Happens; 13. A Future for Fashion Week; MAFW Participants (1996-2014); Acknowledgements; Picture Section.
Summary In the Front Row charts the rise of Australian Fashion Week, from one man's ambition to take Australian fashion to the world, to the glittering international event it is today. Simon P. Lock's determination placed Sydney on the international fashion week circuit, up there with New York, London, Milan and Paris. Lock's story takes you backstage for the twenty years that Fashion Week has wowed the world. It tells the story of daring designers, supermodels and celebrities and details how Australia's biggest fashion stars - Akira Isogawa, Collette Dinnigan, Peter Morrissey, Wayne Cooper, sass &
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Subject Mercedes Benz Australia Fashion Week -- History.
Fashion -- Australia -- History.
Fashion shows -- Australia -- History.
Fashion design -- Australia -- History.
Fashion designers -- Australia.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Other Form: Print version: Lock, Simon P. In the Front Row : How Australian Fashion made the World Stage. Melbourne : Melbourne University Press, ©2015
ISBN 0522867928
9780522867923 (electronic bk.)