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Hollywood Costume: Up Late: 'The Golden Age of Hollywood' at ACMI

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Melbourne's very own vintage fashion expert, Nicole Jenkins of Circa Vintage (and Author of Love Vintage) has been invited to present an exclusive talk at the ACMI as part of the immensely popularHollywood Costume exhibition.

Nicole Jenkins shares her passion and expertise in the history of fashion during this special one-off talk celebrating the iconic costumes worn by Marilyn Monroe during the "Golden Age of Hollywood".

Marilyn Monroe Costume Talk ACMI
Marilyn Monroe Costume Talk ACMI

Hollywood Costume at the ACMI (running until Sunday 18th August) explores the central role costume design plays in cinema storytelling. Bringing together the most iconic costumes from a century of filmmaking, this is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to see the clothes worn by unforgettable and beloved characters in films from The Wizard of Oz (1939) to Titanic (1997), Ben-Hur (1959) to James Bond (2007). (More here)

In addition to Nicole Jenkins' Marilyn Munroe costume talk, the evening of 1st August will also be dedicated to expert talks on film trailers and songs of the era, sewing demonstrations by Thread Den and an exhibition bar.

The good news is, all of the entertainment offered on the night is free (although entry cost applies for the exhibition)

More information: on ACMI and Circa Vintage websites.
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Why? Celebrating Golden Age of Hollywood
When: Thursday 1st August 6pm - 9pm (talk at 7pm)
Where: ACMI, Federation Square, Melbourne
Cost: Free (entry into exhibition applies)
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