Daphne Guinness in Conversation


  Isabella Blow was a British fashion stylist, editor and muse who nurtured the career of many designers including the late Alexander McQueen and Phillip Treacy. She was passionate, creative and eccentric with a great love of fashion. When Isabella Blow passed away, her friend Daphne Guinness purchased her entire collection of clothes, a portion of which was first displayed in an exhibition at Somerset House in London and now in Sydney at the Powerhouse Museum. To celebrate the opening of Isabella Blow: A Fashionable Life at the Museum of Applied Arts and Sciences, British artist and muse Daphne Guinness… Continue Reading

Isabella Blow: A Fashionable Life


  The latest fashion exhibition to feature at the Museum of Applied Arts and Sciences, or Powerhouse Museum as we have all grown up knowing it, is an intimate celebration of the late fashion great, Isabella Blow. Isabella Blow: A Fashionable Life presents a smaller curated selection of the 500 pieces purchased by Daphne Guiness after Blow’s passing. Guiness couldn’t bear the thought of her close friend’s clothes being auctioned off and split up so she purchased the collection in full. ‘It’s the story of a life lived in these clothes’ said Guiness of the exhibition at a talk held… Continue Reading