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Calling stallholders for Hurstvilles Vintage Fashion Fair

Posted 31 March 2016 by (Hurstville News)

Mayor of Hurstville, Cr Vince Badalati is inviting expressions of interest from potential stall holders and food vendors as part of the Vintage Fashion Fair to be held at Hurstville Museum & Gallery on Saturday, 14 May 2016.

Mayor Badalati said the Vintage Fashion Fair was set to be a fun day out for fashion lovers of all ages.

“The fair will focus on vintage fashion in the 1950s and 60s and will feature vintage clothing and accessory stalls, music, fashion parades and food stalls,” he said.

“Stallholders and artists are invited to show and sell their goods or works on the day.

“It is a fantastic opportunity for lovers of vintage fashion to meet as they explore the many interesting stalls.”

The event forms part of the public program schedule for the Museum & Gallery’s current exhibition Emporium: Inside Albury’s Most Famous Department Store .

Mayor Badalati said the AlburyCity travelling exhibition explores the historical rise of the department store, image-based advertising and ready-to-wear clothing in the 20 th century.

“The exhibition features one of Albury’s first and longest running department stores, Abikhair’s Emporium, which operated for almost 70 years,” he said.

“Items on display include 1950s in-store fashion posters, along with women’s fashion accessories, foundation garments, menswear and haberdashery.”

The Vintage Fashion Fair will take place from 10.00am to 2.00pm at Hurstville Museum & Gallery, 14 MacMahon Street, Hurstville.

For more information on becoming a stall holder or food vendor, contact Hurstville Museum & Gallery on 9330 6444 or visit www.hurstville.nsw.gov.au/lmg .

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