Melbourne Museum frocks up with Gorman

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Fashion labels Gorman has found inspiration among the rocks and minerals of Melbourne Museum to create its Autumn '16 collection.

Image credits: Gorman’s Autumn 2016 collection courtesy of Museum Victoria

What may be dusty old rocks and stones to some, Melbourne designer Lisa Gorman has managed to transform the often overlooked corners of Melbourne Museum into stunning garments.

The collaboration between popular fashion label Gorman and Melbourne Museum and resulted 'Geology' collection is evidence of the opportunities for artist and arts organisations that can be found outside the sector.

Read: Stretching boundaries to find opportunities

Lisa Gorman worked closely with Museum Victoria’s Geosciences team to explore the museum’s collection of rocks, minerals, and precious and semi-precious stones.

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