In celebration of Chadstone’s partnership with the NGV for the world premiere of The House of Dior: Seventy Years of Haute Couture exhibition, and the opening of Dior at Chadstone, you’re invited to join stylists, designers, illustrators and curators to discuss all things style this September.
All workshops will take place on the Ground Level outside Dior at Chadstone – The Fashion Capital & are free of charge.
Please note that all workshops are fully booked.
Limited space for walk-up participants may be available.
Curator Perspectives: The House of Dior: Seventy Years of Haute Couture
Saturday, 16 September at 3pm & Saturday, 23 September at 3pm
Exclusive to Melbourne, The House of Dior: Seventy Years of Haute Couture is a collaboration between the NGV and the House of Dior and includes a sumptuous display of more than 140 garments designed by Christian Dior Couture between 1947 and 2017. The House of Dior explores the story of the fashion house through a series of themes, featuring works by the seven designers who have played key roles in shaping Dior’s renowned fashionable silhouette. Join NGV Senior Curators of Fashion & Textiles, as they discuss the inspiration and stories behind the exhibition.
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Chadstone Style Edit with Bethie Girmai
Saturday, 23 September at 4pm
Spring is truly upon us, bringing with it a wealth of new styles and trends. Bethie Girmai, Market Editor at Vogue Australia, is here to help: she will take you through the best new season items Chadstone has to offer, and show you how to style key pieces with the rest of your wardrobe in mind.
Coco Republic Design Series
Saturday, 9 September at 3pm & Sunday, 17 September at 4pm & Sunday, 24 September at 3pm
Join Coco Republic at The House of Dior: Seventy Years of Haute Couture NGV pop-up for exclusive workshops on enhancing your home with art. Designers will present their tips for curating breathtaking interior spaces.
How-To: Fashion Illustration with Nicole Onslow
Sunday, 10 September at 3pm & Sunday 17 September at 3pm
Nicole Onslow’s illustrations capture the form and movement of the human body, and the way fashion responds to life. Taking inspiration from 70 years of Dior’s haute couture designs, Nicole will teach you how to put pen to paper and draw your own personalized fashion illustration to take home.
Visit the NGV pop-up at Chadstone every day on the Ground Level in the Luxury Precinct at Chadstone - The Fashion Capital from 7 - 24 September, where you can relax and immerse yourself in the world of Dior.
DIOR EYES VIRTUAL REALITY
Enjoy the ultimate immersive experience with backstage access to Dior's latest runway show, haute couture ateliers and 70th anniversary exhibition at Les Arts Decoratifs in Paris thanks to Dior Eyes.
Explore one of six virtual universes from September 7 – 24 between 11am – 1pm at the NGV Pop-Up The House of Dior at Chadstone on the Ground Level outside Dior:
• Dior 70th Anniversary
Learn about the rich heritage of the House, and the incomparable legacy of Monsieur Dior
• Autumn-Winter 2017-18 RTW Show
Maria Grazia Chiuri explores a colour that was among Monsieur Dior’s great favourites
• Cruise 2018 Show
Immerse yourself in Maria Grazia Chiuri’s Dior cruise 2018 collection
• Exceptional craftsmanship / Haute Couture ateliers at 30 Avenue Montaigne
See inside the ateliers to learn about Dior’s unique expertise via its different crafts
• Spring Summer 2017 Haute Couture Show
Be enchanted by Maria Grazia Chiuri’s contemporary vision of Dior haute couture
• Dior Homme Winter 2017/2018 show
Delve into Creative Director Kris Van Assche’s Dior Homme Winter 2017/2018 show
If you are unable to visit between 11am – 1pm, visit in store at the Dior Boutique the on the Ground Level to experience the world of Dior during their trading hours.
Installation view of the exhibition The House of Dior: Seventy Years of Haute Couture at the National Gallery of Victoria. Photo: Sean Fennessy