French mannequins (models) Lydia Leplat, Janine Lequievre, Suzanne Combe and Maggy Sarragne arrive by sea plane at Rose Bay before performing a runway show at Mark Foy’s department store in 1947.
A series of brides and bridesmaids enter this Mark Foy's fashion parade as if stepping out of a gilt-edge picture frame, before smiling for the camera.
Mark Foy's department store's iconic Liverpool Street store in Sydney, dubbed 'The Piazza', is the setting for this French-themed fashion parade in 1956.
This is an excerpt from Fashion Parades at Mark Foy’s (1947–56), Film Australia Collection © NFSA.
Mark Foy's fashion parades from the 1940s and '50s, featuring designers Pierre Balmain and Schiaparelli, captured in gorgeous colour footage.
An excerpt of a Mark Foy's fashion parade in 1956 from Fashion Parades at Mark Foy’s (1947–56), Film Australia Collection, NFSA.
An excerpt of a Mark Foy's bridal fashion parade circa 1947 from Fashion Parades at Mark Foy’s (1947–56), Film Australia Collection, NFSA.