Posts Tagged ‘Vestments’

Versace, Vogue and the Vatican – vestments on show Comments 0

Thursday, March 1st, 2018

Fashion icons Versace and Vogue have joined forces with the Vatican to showcase the Church’s influence on fashion. Liturgical vestments with intricate patchworks of gold and silver thread embroidery, jewelled mitres and historic papal tiaras (one comprising 18,000 diamonds) have been provided for the exhibition by the Sistine Chapel sacristy. In all, raiment from 15 Read more

Antique vestments stolen from Wellington church Comments 0

Tuesday, August 2nd, 2016

Irreplaceable century-old vestments have been stolen from St Peter’s Anglican Church in Willis St, Wellington. The vestments were more than 100 years old and have significant meaning to the central city church. The items are very distinctive and would be of little value to anyone outside the church, police said. They include matched sets of Read more

Clergy on the Catwalk Comments 0

Thursday, March 19th, 2015

Have a look at five vicars showed off the new designs in ecclesiastical wear, which are made in the different colours which are worn according to the season in the Church’s calendar. Hundreds of clergy jostled for a place on the show’s front row as the group revealed cutting-edge bespoke vestments in bright colours. Watch Read more