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  • Carla Zampatti: from the archives and worn in real life at the Powerhouse - in pictures

    7 days ago - By The Guardian

    In order to stage Zampatti, the Powerhouse Museum's retrospective tribute to the late designer, it was necessary to call on the public for help. Carla Zampatti's archive was deep, but it was largely comprised of clothes she had selected to wear herself each season, a bit too practical and everyday to showcase the breadth of her work. So garments were solicited from the closets of her many clients, and arranged alongside archival imagery. On the exhibition's opening night, it was clear that the garments still worn by her many admirers, some of which have lasted decades, are just as...
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