Upstairs in the Textile Museum they also have a corner where you can try on the fashion of times past.
Does that red dress remind you of anything…?
If you’ve been following my blog for a while, it might!
Yes, that’s right. The froggy dress was made to resemble the sculpture Cloned Frogs on Gala Dress by William Sweetlove – a much discussed piece from our 2010 sculpture biennial; which has now found its place in the main entrance hall of the new Textile Fashion Center. (To read or re-read previous blog posts of mine about it, click the link.)
During the Open House last weekend, besides trying on clothes, you also had the unique chance to get help with a proper makeover…
… and have your portrait taken by a professional photograper.
I settled for playing the diva with a feather boa and taking a “selfie”. (Did you notice me in the first collage?)