Alfredo Bouret in Sydney
Those with a genuine interest in fashion illustrations may have heard the name Alfredo Bouret before. This retrospective follows the artist’s illustrious career from the late ’40s through to the early ’60s, a time when photography didn’t have a strong hold over international fashion magazines and Alfredo’s amazing sketches of Balenciaga, Dior and Givenchy gowns graced their pages. Proving that life often imitate art, the exhibition also contains works from a Mexicana series of 1954, which inspired an early collection by Valentino.
Where? In the QVB, The