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Modern Bride – Vinka Lucas’s Wedding Empire

Modern Bride – Vinka Lucas’s Wedding Empire

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  • Sun 18 Mar ’12, 11:00am – 12:00pm


Te Papa, 55 Cable St, Wellington


All Ages

Ticket Information:

  • Free Admission


Te Papa

Unveiled Lecture Series: Modern Bride – Vinka Lucas’s Wedding Empire

Join design curator and fashion historian Lucy Hammonds for a talk exploring the world of Vinka Brides – part of Te Papa’s Unveiled lecture series.

Croatian-born designer Vinka Lucas opened the doors of her first Hamilton boutique in the 1960s. In the years that followed, Vinka and her husband David Lucas built their boutique into a wedding empire to meet the needs of the Kiwi bride.

Lucy Hammonds
Lucy Hammonds is Curator of Design Collections at Hawke’s Bay Museum and Art Gallery. She has a special interest in New Zealand fashion design, and is co-author of The Dress Circle: New Zealand fashion design since 1940.

Soundings Theatre, Level 2

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