Together Alone
Australian and New Zealand Fashion

Key works

  • AKIRA, Sydney (fashion house); Akira ISOGAWA (designer)
Earring dress 2005 {spring-summer} (detail)


cotton, silk, suede, metal, plastic, wood
97.0 cm (centre back)
52.0 cm (waist, flat)


National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Purchased with funds from the Victorian Foundation for Living Australian Artists, 2005
2005.492


© Courtesy of the artist

    AKIRA, Sydney (fashion house); Akira ISOGAWA (designer)
    Earring dress 2005 {spring-summer} (detail)
    cotton, silk, suede, metal, plastic, wood
    97.0 cm (centre back) 52.0 cm (waist, flat)
    National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
    Purchased with funds from the Victorian Foundation for Living Australian Artists, 2005
    2005.492
    © Courtesy of the artist

  • DORIS DE PONT, Auckland (fashion house); Doris DE PONT (designer)
Outfit: Battle jacket, Idol shirt, Cortina skirt 2006 {Sampler collection, winter 2007} (detail)


cotton, lycra (velvet), polyester, acetate, transparent synthetic polymer resin, nylon
(a) 41.0 cm (centre back)
59.0 cm (sleeve length) (jacket)
(b) 68.0 cm (centre back)
23.5 cm (sleeve length) (shirt)
(c) 68.0 m (centre back)
35.0 cm (waist, flat) (skirt)
(d) 7.0 x 116.0 cm (belt)
(e-f) 35.5 x 12.0 cm (mittens) (each)
(g) 90.0 x 19.0 cm (tights)


National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Purchased NGV Foundation, 2008
2008.249.a-g


© Doris de Pont

    DORIS DE PONT, Auckland (fashion house); Doris DE PONT (designer)
    Outfit: Battle jacket, Idol shirt, Cortina skirt 2006 {Sampler collection, winter 2007} (detail)
    cotton, lycra (velvet), polyester, acetate, transparent synthetic polymer resin, nylon
    (a) 41.0 cm (centre back) 59.0 cm (sleeve length) (jacket) (b) 68.0 cm (centre back) 23.5 cm (sleeve length) (shirt) (c) 68.0 m (centre back) 35.0 cm (waist, flat) (skirt) (d) 7.0 x 116.0 cm (belt) (e-f) 35.5 x 12.0 cm (mittens) (each) (g) 90.0 x 19.0 cm (tights)
    National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
    Purchased NGV Foundation, 2008
    2008.249.a-g
    © Doris de Pont

  • MATERIALBYPRODUCT, Melbourne (fashion house); Chantal McDONALD (designer); Susan DIMASI (designer)
Semi-punch out dress 2007-2008 {autumn-winter, Soft hard harder collection} 


wool, viscose, cotton, elastane
(a) 107.0 cm (centre back)
33.0 cm (waist, flat) (dress)
(b) 3.8 x 224.5 cm (belt)


National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Purchased, Victorian Foundation for Living Australian Artists, 2007
2007.718.a-b


© MaterialByProduct

    MATERIALBYPRODUCT, Melbourne (fashion house); Chantal McDONALD (designer); Susan DIMASI (designer)
    Semi-punch out dress 2007-2008 {autumn-winter, Soft hard harder collection}
    wool, viscose, cotton, elastane
    (a) 107.0 cm (centre back) 33.0 cm (waist, flat) (dress) (b) 3.8 x 224.5 cm (belt)
    National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
    Purchased, Victorian Foundation for Living Australian Artists, 2007
    2007.718.a-b
    © MaterialByProduct

  • MATICEVSKI, Melbourne (fashion house); Toni MATICEVSKI (designer)
Dali Goddess evening dress 2007 {summer} 


triacetate polyester (crepe jersey), silk (organza), nylon (tulle)
(a) 187.0 cm (centre back)
30.0 cm (waist, flat) (dress)
(b) 154.0 cm (centre back)
47.0 cm (waist, flat) (underskirt)


National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Purchased, Victorian Foundation for Living Australian Artists, 2007
2007.8.a-b


© Courtesy of the artist

    MATICEVSKI, Melbourne (fashion house); Toni MATICEVSKI (designer)
    Dali Goddess evening dress 2007 {summer}
    triacetate polyester (crepe jersey), silk (organza), nylon (tulle)
    (a) 187.0 cm (centre back) 30.0 cm (waist, flat) (dress) (b) 154.0 cm (centre back) 47.0 cm (waist, flat) (underskirt)
    National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
    Purchased, Victorian Foundation for Living Australian Artists, 2007
    2007.8.a-b
    © Courtesy of the artist

  • NOM*D, Dunedin (fashion house); Margarita ROBERTSON (designer)
Outfit 2008 {winter} 


cotton, polyester, acrylic, mohair, wool, silk wool, elastane, spandex, acetate, metal
(a) 121.0 cm (centre back)
65.0 cm (sleeve length) (jumper)
(b) 106.5 cm (centre back)
44.0 cm (width) (waistcoat)
(c) 90.8 cm (centre back)
41.5 cm (width) (shirt)
(d) 141.8 x 4.0 cm (shirt tie)
(e) 83.5 cm (outer leg) 30.5 cm (waist, flat) (shorts)
(f) 130.0 x 28.5 cm (leggings)


National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Purchased NGV Foundation, 2008
2008.375.a-f


© Nom*d

    NOM*D, Dunedin (fashion house); Margarita ROBERTSON (designer)
    Outfit 2008 {winter}
    cotton, polyester, acrylic, mohair, wool, silk wool, elastane, spandex, acetate, metal
    (a) 121.0 cm (centre back) 65.0 cm (sleeve length) (jumper) (b) 106.5 cm (centre back) 44.0 cm (width) (waistcoat) (c) 90.8 cm (centre back) 41.5 cm (width) (shirt) (d) 141.8 x 4.0 cm (shirt tie) (e) 83.5 cm (outer leg) 30.5 cm (waist, flat) (shorts) (f) 130.0 x 28.5 cm (leggings)
    National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
    Purchased NGV Foundation, 2008
    2008.375.a-f
    © Nom*d

  • WORLD, Auckland (fashion house); Denise L'ESTRANGE-CORBET (designer); Francis HOOPER (designer)
Sanderson suit 1997 {World International collection, spring-summer 1997-98} (detail)


cotton, acetate, plastic, metal
(a) 79.5 cm (centre back)
65.0 cm (sleeve length) (jacket)
(b) 81.5 cm (centre back),
70.5 cm (sleeve length) (shirt)
(c) 108.0 cm (outer leg)
42.5 cm (waist, flat) (trousers)
(d) 148.0 x 9.5 cm (tie)


National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Purchased NGV Foundation, 2009
2009.56.a-d


© World

    WORLD, Auckland (fashion house); Denise L'ESTRANGE-CORBET (designer); Francis HOOPER (designer)
    Sanderson suit 1997 {World International collection, spring-summer 1997-98} (detail)
    cotton, acetate, plastic, metal
    (a) 79.5 cm (centre back) 65.0 cm (sleeve length) (jacket) (b) 81.5 cm (centre back), 70.5 cm (sleeve length) (shirt) (c) 108.0 cm (outer leg) 42.5 cm (waist, flat) (trousers) (d) 148.0 x 9.5 cm (tie)
    National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
    Purchased NGV Foundation, 2009
    2009.56.a-d
    © World

  • ZAMBESI, Auckland (fashion house); Elisabeth FINDLAY (designer)
Outfit 2000 {summer} (detail)


printed silk, cotton, plastic, wool, metal
(a) 186.0 cm (centre back)
84.5 cm (sleeve length) (coat)
(b) 17.0 cm (centre back)
37.5 cm (waist, flat) (vest)
(c) 108.2 cm (outer leg)
34.0 cm (waist, flat) (trousers)


National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Purchased NGV Foundation, 2010
2010.528.a-c


© Zambesi

    ZAMBESI, Auckland (fashion house); Elisabeth FINDLAY (designer)
    Outfit 2000 {summer} (detail)
    printed silk, cotton, plastic, wool, metal
    (a) 186.0 cm (centre back) 84.5 cm (sleeve length) (coat) (b) 17.0 cm (centre back) 37.5 cm (waist, flat) (vest) (c) 108.2 cm (outer leg) 34.0 cm (waist, flat) (trousers)
    National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
    Purchased NGV Foundation, 2010
    2010.528.a-c
    © Zambesi