The Chinese Museum once again participated in Melbourne Fashion Week with Ancient Tales Retold.

Delivering on the premise that there is more to fashion than its appearance, that there is a story behind every style and garment, Ancient Tales Retold was an innovative presentation combining a runway show, stage play, music and dance, showcasing the rich heritage of traditional Chinese attire.

Attendees across dynamic four sessions were given the opportunity to visualise changes in attire throughout different ancient Chinese dynasties and to immerse themselves in performances of Ancient Chinese folk stories, told throughout China's past, stretching back more than one thousand years, and retold today in Melbourne Australia. 

Ancient Tales Retold is a showcase made possible by strong cooperation across the Australian and Chinese Australian community, with the invaluable support of the City of Melbourne, as the Chinese Museum helps to make the traditional aspects of Chinese culture exciting and accessible to all Australians.