2010/20/1 Ensemble, 'Iced Vo Vo' dress and shoes, fabric / metal / leather, designed and made by Luke Sales and Anna Plunkett of Romance Was Born, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, 2009. Click to enlarge.

Iced Vo Vo dress designed by Romance Was Born

Made by Romance was Born in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, 2009.

The Iced VoVo dress by fashion design label Romance Was Born is an eccentric and cheeky take on an iconic Australian biscuit. Larrikin designers, Anna Plunkett and Luke Sales are famous for their portrayal of Australian kitsch and use of traditional craft techniques. Shown at Rosemount Australian Fashion Week, Spring/Summer 2009/2010 as part of the Doilies and Lace collection it was widely covered by both newspapers and magazine. Flamboyant and whimsical the collection included everything from a...

Summary

Object No.

2010/20/1

Object Statement

Ensemble, 'Iced Vo Vo' dress and shoes, fabric / metal / leather, designed and made by Luke Sales and Anna Plunkett of Romance Was Born, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, 2009

Physical Description

Ensemble, 'Iced Vo Vo' dress and shoes, fabric / metal / leather, designed and made by Luke Sales and Anna Plunkett of Romance Was Born, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, 2009

Sleeveless dress designed in the shape of Arnott's 'Iced Vo Vo' biscuit. It comprises a rectangular body made of light brown fabric with a scalloped edge. The dress features a single row of seven red woollen pom poms down the centre front and two rows of seven pink pom poms down each side of the central row. The ensemble also includes a pair of cobalt blue platform high heels decorated with pink and red fabric flowers.

Production

Notes

The dress was designed by Anna Plunkett and Luke Sales of Australian fashion label, Romance Was Born, in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia in 2009.

Designed

Romance was Born 2009

Source

Credit Line

Purchased 2010

Acquisition Date

13 April 2010

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Iced Vo Vo dress designed by Romance Was Born 2017, Museum of Applied Arts & Sciences, accessed 19 December 2018, <https://ma.as/405571>

Wikipedia

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