After visiting the Chinese Museum on Saturday, I made my way down to the State Library to attend a free lecture, Couture: convention and conflict. The blurb:
Enjoy a journey of fashion transformation, from the Edwardian hobble skirt to the freedom of the flapper.
Dramatic social upheavals in the first decades of the 20th century brought radical shifts in the way we lived, worked and dressed. Join a fascinating discussion with fashion and history experts to discover how the suffragette movement, World War I and the increased use of bicycles, automobiles and electricity all influenced and dramatically changed fashion.
100% relevant to my interests! How could I not put my name down?
Quokkas, I was disappointed.
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