Outfit, women’s, ‘Pant’ jacket, ‘Fan’ skirt and blouse, wool / polyester, designed and made by Denise Sprynskyj and Peter Boyd for their label S!X, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 2002

This particular outfit was designed specifically for the Powerhouse Museum exhibition ‘Sourcing the Muse’. The origins of this exhibition lay with the Museum’s rich textile and dress collection and archive and the emergence over the last decade of a new generation of Australian fashion designers whose original and distinct signatures are marked by a knowledge of and passion for fashion and textile history. Eight Australian designers including S!X were invited to look through the Museum’s textile...

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Outfit, women's, 'Pant' jacket, 'Fan' skirt and blouse, wool / polyester, designed and made by Denise Sprynskyj and Peter Boyd for their label S!X, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 2002

Women's outfit comprising 'Pant' jacket, 'Fan' skirt and blouse,

Jacket: boxy, loose fitting jacket made of grey wool-polyester, with high round neck and fold down lapels. The long, wide sleeves are based on the pattern for men's pants and are open along the bottom seam fastening with five black metal press studs. The cuffs mimic a waistband with two belt loops. The underarms are open and unfinished and there are two slash pockets at left and right front with flaps. The light grey polyester of the pockets hangs down below the hemline of the jacket. Left and right front of the jacket are open horizontally and fastens with five black metal press studs on each side. The jacket is decorated with bold white tacking stitches. Machine sewn and unlined.

Skirt: ankle length, fan pleated skirt made of black polyester with laser cut heat transfer floral design. It is also decorated with large applique circles of polychrome printed organza which have been sewn onto skirt with large tacking stitches in white thread. The proper left side seam opening fastens with a black nylon zipper. The waist has been cinched and tied together with a length of think black thread from which hangs a brown leaf with 'S!X' stamped in black and covered in clear plastic. The skirt is machine sewn and unlined.

Blouse: womens blouse made of white polyester satin printed with polka dots of various sizes and shades of green. The blouse has been scrunched up and tied with a number of bits wound tightly with thick black thread. The blouse is machine sewn and unlined.

Production

This outfit was designed and made by Denise Sprynsskyj and Peter Boyd for their label S!X in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia in 2002.
Boyd, Peter 2002

Source

Purchased 2003

Cite this Object

Outfit, women's, 'Pant' jacket, 'Fan' skirt and blouse, wool / polyester, designed and made by Denise Sprynskyj and Peter Boyd for their label S!X, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 2002 2014, Museum of Applied Arts & Sciences, accessed 24 April 2017, <https://ma.as/319847>
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