fashion February 23, 2019

The legacy of Karl Lagerfeld

During the ’90s there was barely a glossy magazine that didn’t feature Karl Lagerfeld draped in supermodels. His death this week offers a chance to reflect on the fashion powerhouse’s influence on design, style and feminine sophistication.

fashion July 21, 2018

Online boutique Wardrobe.NYC

With one eye on fashion and the other on reducing the industry’s culture of excess, Wardrobe.NYC offers a one-stop shopping experience.

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 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 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 5, 2016

Dior’s make-up director Peter Philips

Dior’s Peter Philips brings creativity to the brand's commercial make-up lines.

fashion December 19, 2015

Alice McCall in Wonderland

Playsuit queen Alice McCall will be the first Australian designer to open a stand-alone boutique in China.

fashion November 28, 2015

Crocheted swimwear makes a return

Small craft-based businesses lead the revival of a sun-bleached early ’70s classic – crocheted swimwear.

fashion October 24, 2015

The Australian Fashion Chamber’s global mission

Building the reputation of Australian designers overseas poses tantalising challenges for the local industry’s prospective governing body.

fashion September 26, 2015

Bassike joins Flannel, Aesop and AUST in LA’s Venice Beach

Australian labels such as Bassike are hitting their mark in LA’s boho-turned-boutique-loving Venice Beach.

fashion August 22, 2015

Karla Špetić’s gowns n’ roses

From her signature red rose print to being seen on Beyoncé, Karla Špetić has caught the eye without seeking the limelight.