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2009/43/1-7/98 Catalogue, Rede, paper, cover photograph of model's legs in stockings by Bruno Benini, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1985-1990. Click to enlarge.

'Rede' hosiery collection catalogue designed and photographed by Benini and Associates Pty Ltd

Made
Rede stocking catalogue, paper, cover features a photograph of a model's legs in nude toned Rede stockings and short cream flounce skirt with deep black backdrop by Bruno Benini, with the word 'Rede' below; inside front cover, 'Presenting... the Hosiery Collection... / Mario Re Depaolini's hosiery plant in Parabiago, Italy, was / founded in 1936 by a young and energetic couple devoted to the / manufacture of high quality stockings and socks.' etc, 'Perfumes, slippers and Cliche lingerie from …

Summary

Object No.

2009/43/1-7/98

Object Statement

Catalogue, Rede, paper, cover photograph of model's legs in stockings by Bruno Benini, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1985-1990

Physical Description

Rede stocking catalogue, paper, cover features a photograph of a model's legs in nude toned Rede stockings and short cream flounce skirt with deep black backdrop by Bruno Benini, with the word 'Rede' below; inside front cover, 'Presenting... the Hosiery Collection... / Mario Re Depaolini's hosiery plant in Parabiago, Italy, was / founded in 1936 by a young and energetic couple devoted to the / manufacture of high quality stockings and socks.' etc, 'Perfumes, slippers and Cliche lingerie from Geroges, Collins St. / Shoes from Wittner... Ballet Shoes from J. Bloch Pty. Ltd. / Furs from Lisal of Melbourne. Dresses from Leon Haskin. / Photography and design by Benini and Associates Pty. Ltd.' Back cover, 'Distributed by.... Llama Imports Pty. Ltd., / Head Office and Showroom, / 53 Brady Street, South Melbourne, Vic. 3205. / Tel. (03) 646 6266. Fax. (03) 646 6579.'

Dimensions

Height

296 mm

Width

210 mm

Production

Notes

Promotion for Rede of Italy hosiery.

Cover photograph by Bruno Benini with Hazel Benini (stylist). The model was photographed reclining back onto a black velvet covered table top so that only her legs, the skirt and her feet appear in the shot.

History

Notes

Part of the Bruno Benini archive.

Reference:
A 'Leon Haskin of Melbourne' advertisement featuring a shift dress with a beaded bodice appears in Flair magazine, June 1966 p.12. Another with a maxi sheath in Flair, August 1966 p.70.
'Faces behind fashion', Flair November 1969 features Leon Haskin of Melbourne ... dubbed 'the King of Pantyhose'

Cite this Object

Harvard

'Rede' hosiery collection catalogue designed and photographed by Benini and Associates Pty Ltd 2022, Museum of Applied Arts & Sciences, accessed 25 June 2022, <https://ma.as/405164>

Wikipedia

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