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Fashion May 12, 2018
Meaning in fashion
Bringing discussions of identity, representation and appropriation into fashion studies, Kimberly Jenkins says designers need to better understand customers’ interest in the meaning of their clothes.
Fashion February 10, 2018
Rye and Camp Cove Swim
Swimwear labels Rye and Camp Cove Swim are taking their memories of Australian beachside holidays to the world, adding modern techniques to nostalgic design.
Fashion March 17, 2018
Australian-Ghanaian label Yevu
Anna Robertson’s Yevu label, based in Ghana, resists the pressure to upscale production of its wax print garments in favour of a sustainable business.
Fashion November 11, 2017
Verner’s small print
Stepping back from the traditional model of ever-expanding business has allowed Melbourne designer Ingrid Verner to create a boutique label that is a labour of love.
Fashion August 12, 2017
Kit Willow Podgornik’s Kitx
With a focus on sustainable materials, Kit Willow Podgornik’s label, Kitx, is producing flowing garments so popular they push their handmade manufacturing to the limit.
Fashion June 24, 2017
Emma Mulholland’s label Holiday
Emma Mulholland’s new label Holiday returns to the retro beachside style that launched her career.
Fashion May 13, 2017
Fashion labels Ten Pieces and SZN
The desire for a stripped back ‘uniform’ may speak to a catastrophic future but, it’s more about saving the present by simplifying choices and consuming less.
Fashion April 01, 2017
Susan Dimasi and Material By Product
With the aim of sustaining the Chanel legacy, Material By Product creative director Susan Dimasi has the well-heeled 21st-century professional in her sights.
Fashion February 25, 2017
Christopher Esber at New York Fashion Week
In Christopher Esber’s debut show at New York Fashion Week, he continues his pursuit of the ‘alpha woman’, this time with an automotive edge.
Fashion December 17, 2016
Jewellers Sarah & Sebastian
Sarah & Sebastian’s exceptionally delicate pieces of gold and silver jewellery combine handmade artistry with commercial fabrication techniques.
Fashion September 17, 2016
Spell and the Gypsy Collective
An escape from city pressures to Byron Bay provided the inspiration – and the perfect picturesque backdrop – for a savvy label deemed Australian Business of the Year.
Fashion July 09, 2016
Hawaiian style with Double Rainbouu
Double Rainbouu’s rapid success has come from collections built around their foundation garment – a contemporary Hawaiian shirt.