List of figures; Acknowledgements; Contributors; 1. Australian fashion unstitched Bonnie English; 2. The fabulous fifties - glamour and style Louise Mitchell; 3. Beril Jents - Australian haute couture Liliana Pomazan; 4. Envisioning independence - fashion photography in Australia Daniel Palmer and Kate Rhodes; 5. The art of fashion Bonnie English; 6. Interlaced - textiles for fashion Liz Williamson; 7. The spectacle of fashion - museum collection, display and exhibition Craig Douglas; 8. Against the grain - Australia and the swimsuit Christine Schmidt; 9. Beyond the boundaries - Australian fashion from the 1960s to the 1980s Roger Leong and Katie Somerville; 10. Paris then New York - navigating the world's fashion capitals from Australia Danielle Whitfield; 11. Contemporary avant-garde - cutting-edge design Bonnie English and Liliana Pomazan; 12. The business of fashion Jo Kellock; 13. Fashion frontiers Liliana Pomazan; Index.
Australian Fashion Unstitched provides a compelling survey of Australian fashion over the last sixty years.
Bonnie English is Associate Professor, Queensland College of Art, Griffith University, Brisbane. Liliana Pomazan is a Senior Lecturer in the Fashion Program of the Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology University, Melbourne.