Men's glitter suit

Artist Reuben Paterson and fashion label WORLD have a long-standing collaboration which has produced a variety of accessories and garments. Their glitter suits are highly collectible. This one, titled 'Survival and atomic bombing' is from WORLD's autumn/winter 2004 collection, I don't like sport but I can jump high.


Credit: National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne. Purchased with the assistance of Kerry Gardner, 2008. This digital record has been made available on NGV Collection Online through the generous support of Professor AGL Shaw AO Bequest
Designer: Dame Denise L'Estrange-Corbet and Francis Hooper, in collaboration with Reuben Paterson
Garment type: Men's suit
Material: Cotton, glitter dust
Features: This two piece men’s suit is painted in blue and white glitter dust with a design of black palm trees in silhouette against a blue Pacific sky.
Colour: Blue, white
Label: WORLD
Date: 2003