The Melbourne Fair 2022 is an exhibition and fair that ran from Thursday 24th March to Sunday 27th March 2022. It showcased Australia’s most outstanding antique dealers who exhibited Furniture, Decorative Arts, Jewellery, Art, Prints and Posters, Books, Vintage Fashion and Couture and Luxury Vintage goods.
The opening night on 24 March 2022 was attended by our resident photographer and socialite Lord Murray Schoorman. At the head of a VIP packed red-carpeted room, Melbourne Fair spokesperson, Jill PICKERING welcomed everyone after a COVID-19 hiatus and explained the significance of the 2022 Melbourne Fair to many of the industry influencers in attendance.
As seen on Ch9 News Melbourne, one of the highlight items on sale at the fair was the aristocrats table game pictured below, on display by Rod CAUCHI from Hunters and Collectors Antiques.
Many other exhibitors from all around the country had attended throughout the four days. A full list of of exhibitors can be viewed here – Exhibitors – The Melbourne Fair
For fashion enthusiasts, young and old, vintage fashion and couture dealers represented the world’s most high-end brands, including; Chanel, Dior and Gucci. Be enchanted by the fashions of the 1920s -1930s, Art Deco era, these museum quality pieces were in a curated exhibition and on show at catwalks on the Saturday and Sunday.
Established in 2016, The Melbourne Fair attracts a wide audience from the curious to the passionate. Visitors can find exquisite jewellery from contemporary to 19th century, or iconic furniture spanning the restrained elegance of the Georgian era, to the crisp and clean lines of Mid Century. The Melbourne Fair is the perfect place to find those one-of-a-kind vintage pieces for the modern home.
We have it on good authority that there will be a Sydney Fair in 2022. This Melbourne Fair is usually an annual event held at Caufield Racecourse, Station Street, Caulfield East VIC 3145. With plenty of on street parking at the front of the entry gate, plus a free off street grass carpark, entry is well worth the nominal fee. They even had an alcohol bar and food cafeteria open!