Australia’s new Fashion Laureates revealed

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Camilla Freeman-Topper and Marc Freeman have been named Designers of the Year for their Camilla and Marc label in this year’s IMG Australian Fashion Laureate awards event in Sydney. The post Australia’s new Fashion Laureates revealed appeared first on Inside Retail.

McDonald’s uniforms repurposed into edgy fashion

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Finnish fashion label Vain has collaborated with McDonald’s to upcycle the fast food chain’s staff uniforms to an exclusive, stylish fashion collection. The collection with Vain is not the first McDonald’s collaboration with a fashion label.

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Fashion for people with disabilities celebrated at Australian Fashion Week

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For the first time ever, a runway show for people with disabilities will feature at Afterpay Australian Fashion Week (AAFW) in May. . Fashion brand Christina Stephens, led by Jessie Sadler, is one of the founding members of the group.

Program revealed for Brisbane Fashion Festival

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Brisbane Fashion Festival has unveiled its program for 2022, which will feature more than 50 designers – from sought after labels in Australian fashion to local Queensland favourites and emerging talents. Fashion & accessories Sectors Brisbane Fashion Festival

Winners revealed for 2022 National Indigenous Fashion Awards

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Denni Francisco’s brand Ngali with the Warmun Art Centre has won the Fashion Designer Award at the 2022 National Indigenous Fashion Awards (NIFA) announced last night in Darwin. Business Achievement Award – Laura Thompson, Clothing The Gaps, supported by KIN Fashion.

Hobart to host Tasmanian Fashion Festival this month

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Hobart is set to host its first fashion festival this month dubbed the Tasmanian Fashion Festival (TFF). The runway preview will take place at the Henry Jones Art Hotel on September 30 followed by an all-day fashion fair at the Wrest Point Hotel and Casino on Saturday.

London Fashion Week opens with tributes to Queen Elizabeth

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From an all-black opening look to models holding a picture of Queen Elizabeth, London Fashion Week began with tributes to the late monarch as fashionistas paid their respects during the period of national mourning. Fashion & accessories Sectors Top Stories London Fashion Week

Australian Fashion Council unveils trademark for Aussie apparel

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Australian fashion companies can now apply to use a special trademark certifying their products are locally created. Leila Naja Hibri, AFC CEO, said the initiative is a great opportunity to showcase Australian fashion talent.

Online fashion label ORTC Clothing Co opens first physical store

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The post Online fashion label ORTC Clothing Co opens first physical store appeared first on Inside Retail. E-commerce Fashion & accessories Latest Omnichannel Openings & closings Sectors Stores Top Stories ORTC Clothing Co

Heart Made: new label weaves Thai design into Australian fashion

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Hailing from Bangkok, Khong Ngamthin is the founder and designer of fashion label Heart Made, which offers products that combine old-fashioned techniques and contemporary design. The world of fashion, especially artisanal creations, became the fuel to my fire,” Khong told Inside Retail.

South Australia to host new Fashion Week in October

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The City of Adelaide is set to host a new four-day annual fashion festival in October called ADL Fashion Week (AFW). The program has been developed in collaboration with industry experts spanning the fashion sector, city operators and event partners.

The Iconic launches First Nations fashion incubator program

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Fashion platform The Iconic has launched The Iconic x FNFD Incubator Program for First Nations designers. Fashion designers, jewellery and accessory designers, graphic artists, and textile artists from various backgrounds and generations are eligible for the program.

Fashion Goes Tech: Digital Transformation in Fashion (4) – part 2/2

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Fashion, like other industries, is adapting to digital transformation by redefining customer engagement and optimizing operations across new business models with a new approach to product development where sustainability and traceability are mandatory.

Brisbane Fashion Festival to return this year, dates revealed

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The return of the Brisbane Fashion Festival has been confirmed, scheduled for August. . Brisbane Fashion Festival proved to be a much-longed-for celebration last year amid the challenges of the pandemic, and a wonderful example of the joy that fashion can provide,” he said.

AirRobe GM Beth Glancey talks fashion resale, tech and start-up culture

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AirRobe is a fashion tech company that is aiming to kick the resale market into high gear. Inside Retail : Resale has been on fashion’s radar for a few years now. IR: If you could change anything about the fashion industry tomorrow, what would it be and why?

Mandatory masks, tests as NY Fashion Week embraces ‘new normal’

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Fashionistas will be accessorising their outfits with mandatory masks to attend New York Fashion Week this season, adhering to strict COVID-19 protocols put in place for smaller catwalk shows. 11 – 16 event, according to IMG Fashion which runs New York Fashion Week: The Shows.

Melbourne Fashion Festival CEO resigns

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Melbourne Fashion Festival’s CEO Graeme Lewsey will step down from his position just one month out from the event with Yolanda Finch, MFF’s COO taking over as acting CEO. The post Melbourne Fashion Festival CEO resigns appeared first on Inside Retail.

Afterpay to sponsor New York Fashion Week

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Expanding its partnership with IMG, Australia’s buy now pay later leader Afterpay will serve as the presenting sponsor at New York Fashion Week this September. And, in some places, fashion has struggled to recover. Business Financial Latest Top Stories Afterpay New York Fashion Week

Global campaign unveiled to promote Australian fashion on world stage

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Australia’s first campaign to promote fashion – Down Under In Front – has been unveiled by the Australian Fashion Council. The campaign also features the Australian Fashion Trade Mark, a government-funded project unveiled in May at the Afterpay Australian Fashion Week.

From Kampot to Myer: the journey of Cambodian fashion label Dorsu

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To a slow fashion apparel brand in rural Cambodia, Australia’s sophisticated fashion capital of Melbourne seems a world away – and not just geographically. To Sann, sustainable fashion encompasses both consumer behaviour and the resources used in materials.

Under a cloud of belt-tightening, Paris Fashion Week struts on

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Celebrities and international crowds have descended on the French capital, marking the fashion industry’s sweeping return as it rides a post-pandemic spending frenzy. Wealthy clientele of fashion houses have largely been shielded from the cost of living crisis.

Fashion designer Alber Elbaz has died

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Luxury fashion company Richemont confirmed on Sunday the death of fashion designer Alber Elbaz, who had previously worked at French fashion house Lanvin. Most recently, the Israeli fashion designer founded the Richemont-backed label AZ Factory.

Finalists named in 2022 Australian Fashion Laureate nominees

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IMG has named this year’s finalists for the Australian Fashion Laureate awards, with winners due to be announced at a ceremony in Sydney on November 2. The post Finalists named in 2022 Australian Fashion Laureate nominees appeared first on Inside Retail.

Winners of 2021 National Indigenous Fashion Awards revealed

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The winners of the second annual National Indigenous Fashion Awards (NIFA) were announced in Darwin on Tuesday evening, in a ceremony that celebrated the talent and innovation of First Nations artists and fashion designers.

Fashion Goes Tech: Digital Transformation in Fashion (4) – part 1/2

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Following with Fashion business strategy and operations insights from Fashion Goes Tech, my latest book on how technology is empowering retail businesses. Today, we move forward across the value chain phases within the business of fashion: Planning.

H&M, Lululemon back $250 million Fashion Climate Fund

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Lululemon Athletica and H&M Group are among backers of a $250 million fund aiming to speed up efforts to cut carbon emissions in the fashion industry’s supply chain, non-profit group Apparel Impact Institute said on Wednesday.

National Indigenous Fashion Awards nominees named

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Nominees for this year’s National Indigenous Fashion Awards (NIFA) have been announced. The event provides a platform for innovation, diversity and ethical practices for First Nations designers in fashion and textile.

National Indigenous Fashion Awards nominees named

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Nominees for this year’s National Indigenous Fashion Awards (NIFA) have been announced. The event provides a platform for innovation, diversity and ethical practices for First Nations designers in fashion and textile.

Indonesian designers discuss the rise of modest fashion at NYFW

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The latest modest fashion trends were on full display at New York Fashion Week, where six Indonesian designers were invited to present a total of 60 looks under the “Indonesia Now” banner. The rise of modest fashion. So modest fashion is very important in our circles,” she noted.

Haydenshapes unveils new fashion offering, online

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Surfboard label Haydenshapes has expanded its fashion offering by launching a ready-to-wear 35-piece capsule collection titled Acetone. The post Haydenshapes unveils new fashion offering, online appeared first on Inside Retail. Fashion & accessories Sectors Top Stories Haydenshape

Melbourne-based Marais launching luxury fashion online

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Melbourne luxury fashion house Marais is set to launch a full global e-commerce offering this Friday after 17 years as a purely bricks-and-mortar retailer. The post Melbourne-based Marais launching luxury fashion online appeared first on Inside Retail.

Inside a buyer’s Fashion Week diary

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It’s a fascinating time to be a fashion buyer right now, working out consumers’ changing relationships with their wardrobes and predicting what they’ll be looking for next season. The post Inside a buyer’s Fashion Week diary appeared first on Inside Retail.

How Sük Workwear is challenging stereotypes about women’s fashion

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MS: When I started Sük, I didn’t know much about the fashion industry. Women’s fashion isn’t often thought of as being really sturdy and practical as well as form-fitting. MS: There have been a lot of hard lessons with Sük, because I don’t come from a fashion background.

Uniqlo to launch collab with New York fashion label Theory

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Japanese apparel retailer Uniqlo is to bring its collection with New York-based fashion brand Theory to Australia this month. The two fashion brands have also unveiled their second collaboration – Spring/Summer 2022 Collection, with 13 different styles.

Fashion Industry Update Q4 2022

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… More Fashion Industry Update Q4 2022. I’ve been following RBC Capital Markets, specially their retail insights, for a while. During my last expert call with their European team, we discussed about how important is to be agile in such uncertain times.

What fashion can do for Ferrari

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Luxury car brand Ferrari has long offered a limited range of merchandise from keyrings to sweaters, but its latest foray into fashion is a new chapter in the brand’s evolution. The post What fashion can do for Ferrari appeared first on Inside Retail.

Plus-size fashion was in the spotlight at Fashion Week. What comes next?

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Sparkling silhouettes, feminine prints on masculine shapes, chic shapes with plenty of thigh – all made their way down the first ever plus size runway at Afterpay Australian Fashion Week last Thursday. The fashion spoke for itself. The desire for this kind of fashion is there.

Glue steps into footwear recycling and circular fashion

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It’s inspiring to see leaders of the Gen Z youth fashion ecosystem like Glue Store take the lead on driving the industry to a circular one,” said Hannon Comazzetto, founder and CEO, AirRobe. The post Glue steps into footwear recycling and circular fashion appeared first on Inside Retail.

Meet the woman building a modest fashion empire in Malaysia

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Vivy Yusof is a Malaysian entrepreneur who is in the modest fashion business, and her brands Duck and Lilit are household names in the local marketplace. There are many mainstream brands trying to do modest fashion, but most of them come off as inauthentic.

An insider’s look into Afterpay Australian Fashion Week

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After a tumultuous year, the much anticipated Afterpay Australian Fashion Week (AAFW) hit Sydney last week, marking the return of live shows once again around the world. Anna Brennan, The Iconic, general manager of fashion. First Nations Fashion & Design.

Is circularity the answer to fast fashion’s sustainability problem?

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Fast-fashion brand Zara has released a sustainable capsule range in collaboration with Swedish sustain-tech company Renewcell. It supports the fashion brand in limiting its impact on the environment and adopting sustainable solutions.

Shippit, Uber team up to offer one-hour fashion deliveries

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Although one-hour delivery is hugely popular with grocery supplies, it is a first for Australian fashion retailers to offer patrons delivery within such a limited time window. The post Shippit, Uber team up to offer one-hour fashion deliveries appeared first on Inside Retail.

Indigenous fashion takes centre stage at Country to Couture

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‘From dusk to dawn’ was the theme of this year’s Country to Couture showcase of Indigenous fashion, and the designers certainly delivered, sending a wide range of looks down the runway from glamorous evening wear to cool athleisure — but all with a culturally significant story to tell. .