1: The Birth Of A New Code, For The Woman Of Her Time

Gabrielle Chanel’s early designs recognised a woman’s growing need to move freely, thus countering the constrictive fashions of under structures and corsetry. Learn more about the lasting influence of the renegade designer

2: “We Always Begin By Making The Dresses Of Dreams. Then We Have To Cut, Trim And Remove, Never Add”

A quote by Gabrielle Chanel in 1957, this section explores the complex work of CHANEL's artisans in achieving a simplified elegance

3: Direct From Paris, The Travelling Spectacle Arrives in Melbourne

Melbourne is the first stop in the world after the “Gabrielle Chanel. Fashion Manifesto” exhibition premiered in Paris in 2020. But how does a show of this magnitude travel to Australia?

When Margaret Qualley Met Gabrielle Chanel

The actress previews "Gabrielle Chanel. Fashion Manifesto" which will make its international debut at the National Gallery of Victoria in Melbourne next month

Off The Runway, VAMFF Continues Its Sartorial Escapades At NGV

Grab front row seats and explore the design ethos of Rei Kawakubo of Comme des Garçons

Feast, bathe, rest and repeat

In the deft hands of interior design duo Arent & Pyke, the mundane rhythms of daily life are rendered inexplicably sublime

At the NGV Gala, mastering the art of playing one’s cards right

Natalie Portman, Troye Sivan and Poppy Delevingne make a case for dressing to one's credit