Teenage is making its Australian premiere this week with three screenings at the Melbourne International Film Festival.
Posts Tagged: Australia
Career Girl Romances
Career Girl Romances was an Australian teen romance comic series produced during the ’60s and ’70s, highlighting the life and times of women who selflessly sacrificed their pursuit of careers in favour of a lifetime of love and happiness.
Australian teen-centric fashion mag, Dolly was chock full of fashion, advice, knowledge and advertisements (duh).
Nicole Kidman, age 16
Shock of red–a very young Nicole Kidman in 1983–poses for a fashion spread in Dolly, the Australian teen-centric fashion mag.
That Was The Summer That Changed My Life
1997, NSW, Australia, the day after my thirteenth birthday.
Approximately Panther was an Australian ABC investigation into youth culture and fashion, produced in 1967.
Everybody’s Gone Surfin’
Surfin’ Aust-ral-ia. Right? Australia is outlined in beaches.
Abracadabra Dept. Presents: Teen Tidy
The 1977 book Bright Ideas is earnest as Amy Sedaris’ Simple Times: Crafts for Poor People is tongue-in-cheek.
Abracadabra Dept Presents: Sharpies & Brushes
Photograph by Rennie Ellis, 1973
When there were teddy boys and girls in England, the Australian counterpart were known as Bodgies and Widgies and when English kids began switching from mod to skin, blue-collar Melbournians rose up as Sharpies.
Vera Purcell led a group of two other teenage girls, aged 14 and 17, who stole a large quantity of clothing from a Darlinghurst house.