And when we say (almost) all, we really do mean very nearly everything is reduced! Pictures to follow...
Not that we didn't have enough stunning Alexi Freeman work to launch our city space with today, we are still very excited that our Jenny Kee scarves have arrived in time - beautiful varied designs on silk crepe de chine.
Join us today from 3 - 5pm at Milly sleeping in the maid's room with S!X and Sarah Scout, above Von Haus, 1A Crossley Street, Melbourne.
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Jenny Kee baby bias scarves (RRP $175)
Jenny Kee baby square scarves (RRP $155)
Jenny Kee 1m square scarves (RRP $425)
Take 15% off today!
In conjunction with our current display of Alexi Freeman garments and costumes, Milly Sleeping is hosting a special preview showing of a selection of pieces from AF's upcoming collection for S/S 12/13.
Yes, we are aware that it's a little bit chilly outside and Summer clothes may be far from mind (unless they come complete with tropical getaway) ... BUT, the relationship between the costumes and this new collection was too striking to ignore. We are all swooning... It is a rare opportunity for Milly Sleeping and visitors to view samples ahead of their arrival in store, and potentially place a personal order - with RRPs reduced by 15% off for the occasion. A deposit will be required to secure all order/s.
When? Where? ...
This Friday and Saturday only, June 15/16, from 12pm to 6pm.
Milly sleeping in the maid's room, upstairs at Von Haus, 1A Crossley Street, Melbourne.
Don't forget, this is also an opportunity to view the costumes, as well as garments from Alexi Freeman's current A/W collection... AND, on the Saturday between 3pm and 5pm, it will be time for a drink with S!X and Sarah Scout, as we official launch/open/celebrate all of the many everythings that are happening during this busy time at Von Haus.
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all garments by Alexi Freeman; jewellery by ALEXI + TESSA, Alexi Freeman in collaboration with Tessa Blazey;
photography by Marnie Haddad.
A snippet of conversation was overheard yesterday, between students on the quiet, scrap-laden tenth floor of RMIT's Building 8, which happens to be designated to Fashion. Young women from different classes were comparing notes following Sydney's recent Fashion Week. One of them had been able to go but it seemed that she hadn't been interested in many of the actual catwalk parades - the show that she had seen, which she recalled with much admiration, was the one by Jenny Kee.
This conversation, you can be sure, was not the first time that the show had been singled out. In case you haven't heard, Jenny Kee is not only back, but back to her bestest. Many, many, many people, whether watching with nostalgic pride and/or fresh awe, considered the show a highlight of the Week. And a rare treat it obviously was, showcasing new prints by JK along with stunning pieces from her extensive archive, styled with the special help of none other than Anna and Luke from Romance Was Born...
But back to that conversation... The girls went on to say how remarkable it is that JK is making such a brilliant return to prominence. Again, this seems to be a common source of wonder and excitement ... and to no-one more so than JK herself.
We know this because she said so, to Janette, on the phone.
Yep, we can now announce with great pleasure, that not only did Jenny Kee drop by Milly Sleeping one day (a source of excitement in itself), we will soon be receiving a selection of her wonderful silk scarves for our Carlton and city spaces. The scarves come in varying sizes/shapes and are the perfect canvas for JK's vivid, original prints - a range of iconic designs that have recently been re-released as well as some gorgeous new works.
Watch this space for news of their arrival... or feel free to send a request for specific details of the pieces on their way.
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Thanks to Rae Begley at Little Hero for the images; all photos by Lucas Dawson.
'Art of the Scarf' show credits:
Casting and Production - Sunny Grace - Sun Productions
Styling - Anna Plunkett, Luke Sales and Jenny Kee
Concept and Direction - Jenny Kee and Rae Begley
Hair Director - Richard Kavanagh for Redken
Make Up Director - Natasha Severino for M.A.C
Nails - CND
Shoes - Melissa
Jewellery - Harlequin Markets
Flowers and Installation - Grandiflora
Music - Jonny Seymour