29 Sep '14, 2am

(Karen Cheng) Vintage Missoni at Varga Girl @karencheng #perthfashion #perth

(Karen Cheng) Vintage Missoni at Varga Girl @karencheng #perthfashion #perth

I had the pleasure of being invited to a special event at Varga Girl , a boutique in Leederville. This event launched the first capsule from the “ML Vintage Collection ” featuring original, never-been-worn 1970s vintage Missoni, Versace and Courreges and Krizia clothing and accessories. There is a pretty cool story behind this collection! Mary Lipshut was a fashion buyer and owned a fashion label. She worked for Myer Australia in the 1970s where she bought labels such as Pucci, Missoni and Courreges… plus made friends with fashion royalties such as Gianni Versace, Ottavio and Rosita Missoni and Anna Piaggi (fashion editor of Italian Vogue)! However in the early 70s the French began nuclear testing in the Pacific, and the Australian government impounded all imported French products for 2 years as a protest. So by the time Mary was allowed to sell her shipment of garments, t...

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