In 2010 Jody opened her boutique in Glen Huntly, a quiet suburb in Victoria.
Not your usual location for a boutique, a unique and eye-catching window display was her way to stand out.
Below are pictures of the ever-evolving window installations.
Maryaxe: Japanese silk.
Artwork Mark Galea. Lampshades Jody Kahlon. Reclaimed Timber stool Jo Wilson. Vintage leather chair ICON.
Outfits left to right:
1- Dartless geometric dress: recycled Kimino silk.
2- Zig-zag dress: Japanese silk. Hand-painted silk Mirjam Aigner. Italian wool.
Artwork Mary Neighbour. Botanical ceramic sculptures Marlize Myburgh. Turned wooden candlesticks and vases Malady Designs. Hardwood timber stool Jo Wilson.
Dress: Silk organza. Silk-screened Italian cotton.
‘Material Matters’ Sculptural artwork Anita Kwong.
Silk-screened fabric Mirjam Aigner.
Outfits left to right:
1- Punchy Party dress: Japanese silk. Ceramic buttons Elnaz Ceramics.
2- Oletta’s dress: Italian wool. Silk organza.
(Student and assistant at Jody Kahlon 2015 2018)
Tuxedo Dress: Italian silk and wool. Satin and wool pleat.
‘Immediate Past’ Artwork Saffron Newey. Ceramic vessels Marlize Myburgh. Hardwood timber stool by Jo Wilson
Embroidered cashmere dress coat: Italian cashmere. Organic cotton. Silk lining.
‘The Change’ Artwork Saffron Newey. Ceramic vessels Marlize Myburgh. Embroidery Design Tim Callahan.
1- Vintage handpainted Japanese silk. Italian wool. Hand-printed polished cotton Mirjam Aigner.
2- Japanese Geometry: Wool viscose. Japanese silk.
Paper swan Naomi Aigner. Artwork JMN Art. Ceramic bowls Elnaz Ceramics. Hardwood timber stool Jo Wilson.
1- Signature dress: Screen-printed & hand-dyed Mirjam Aigner. Handwoven waistband Silk.
2- Signature dress: Hand-painted vintage Kimono.
Paper swan Naomi Aigner. Artwork JMN Art. Ceramic bowls Elnaz Ceramics. Lamp – The Lampist. Hardwood timber stool Jo Wilson. Handwoven light shade Jody Kahlon.
Carnevale de Verano: Silk Organza. Japanese silk.
Artwork ‘Cloth and Veil’ Belinda Rogers.
Hand-painted silk Mirjam Aigner
Paneled Dress: Screen-printed silk. Japanese silk.
Artwork ‘Ten thousand threads’ Belinda Rogers.
Hand-printed silk Mirjam Aigner.
Silk Playsuit: Hand-printed silk. Japanese cotton. Italian wool.
Artwork ‘The Tailor’ Belinda Rogers.
Hand-printed silk by Mirjam Aigner.
Light shade dress: Stainless steel. Italian Silk.
Felted wool birch trees and & wall hanging Paula Moro.
Dress: Superfine Italian lambswool.
Hand-bound red silk tree branch Jody Kahlon.
(My son waiting for a tram out the front of the shop on our way to the theatre to see ‘The Lion King’)
1- Italian cotton. Italian wool. Silk.
2- Vintage lace. Italian silk.
Woven fabric wall Jody Kahlon.
1- Top: Italian silk. Skirt: Italian Linen. Silk & cotton basque.
2- Dress: Italian wool. Silk.
Artwork Mark Galea. Vintage carry cases. Vintage spotted wallpaper. Handwoven lampshade Jody Kahlon.
1- Sailor Dress: Italian printed cotton.
2- Paneled Dress: Italian linen & wool. Woven panel silk & linen.
Artwork Nicola Perkins. Dried grass seeds in recycled polystyrene foam.
1- Plissée Skirt: Italian cotton. Top: Italian silk & wool.
2- Primavera Dress: Vintage cotton.
3- Mia Dress: Italian printed cotton. Silk & cotton basque.
Artwork Dena Lester
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