Lydia Edwards, Natasha Lester

How to Read a Dress

A glamorous high tea event with Lydia Edwards and Natasha Lester

Australian exclusive


This glamorous High Tea event features fashion historian Lydia Edwards in conversation with historical novelist and fashion fiend Natasha Lester as they discuss Edwards’ new book How To Read A Dress, a lavishly illustrated guide to women’s dresses through the ages. 

Includes displays of historical outfits and a live model showing off the latest historically-informed fashions.


The full Writers Week program will be announced on Thursday 18 January.

The detail

The University Club of Western Australia


The University Club of Western Australia venue information



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High Tea Menu

High Tea menu including one complimentary glass of Veuve Deville Sparkling.

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