Como Fashion Quarter

Four fashion practitioners each transform a quarter of Como House in a new exhibition that explores the role of the stylist

Como Fashion Quarter is an immersive exhibition of style and design that unpacks the polish of fashion photography, exposing the invisible staging, production and process behind an image.

In this exhibition four artists each with a distinctive approach will transform a quarter of Como House, merging the National Trust Costume Collection with contemporary practice.  These artists include:

  • Kiri-Una Brito Meumann – artist
    Kiri-Una Brito Meumann is an artist with an interest in fashion. Australian Vogue describes her as an influencer who merges luxury fashion with high art aesthetics.
  • Stuart Walford – fashion stylist
    Stuart Walford works in fashion styling across runway, editorial and onsite installation., He has a refined, considered and contemporary approach to the way he displays fashion.
  • Thalea Michos-Vellis – fashion stylist
    Thalea Michos-Vellis works both in front of and behind the camera as a stylist. Her approach is cool and off-beat, delivering a freshness and novelty to the mix.
  • Marc Wasiak – art director / production designer
    Marc Wasiak has been working in fashion for over 20 years, with his depth of experience and extravagant production values he brings drama and vibrancy to the project.

Como Fashion Quarter will get you behind the scenes and up close with some of Melbourne’s most unique stylists and their striking visual interpretations that fuse the past with the present.

The exhibition is open daily , 10am to 4pm from 6 April to 1 July at Como House.  

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Admission Prices

Adult $15
Concession  $13
Child (5-15 years old) $5
Family of four (two adults and two children)$35

National Trust Member
Adult $13.50
Concession $11.50
Child (5-15) $4.50
Family (two adults and two children) $31.50




Group bookings available (min 10 people – max 30 people) – 

For more information on packages and to book email or phone (03) 9656 9889



Special Events

Join a member of our curatorial team and explore the exhibition through a behind the scenes lens. Learn about the detailed brief that was given to the four fashion practitioners to interpret a quarter of the house each and how they used elements of the treasure chest that is the National Trust Costume Collection.

Thursday 24 May at 11am and 1pm
Thursday 7 June at 11am and 1pm
Thursday 21 June  at 11am and 1pm

Buy your tickets  as places are limited!



Remember a time when women wore gloves to go to town and garments were more than frocks? Come to Como and see beautiful vintage gowns and hear the inside gossip and thrill of the high world of fashion.

WHEN:  Saturday 23 June

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Watching the installations come together has been lesson in how historical collections and places can be transformed and reinterpreted; how they can become part of a creative process and still retain their historical importance.

Elizabeth Anya-Petrivna, Exhibition Producer, National Trust of Australia (Victoria)

Como House and Gardens


Corner Williams Rd & Lechlade Ave,
South Yarra 3141 VIC

Bookings Office 03 9656 9889 (Mon-Fri, 9am-5pm)

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