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.

#WeWearAustralian returns to convince Aussies to support local fashion

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Out of adversity often comes great strength and the Australian fashion industry is creative and resilient, and we are grateful for the collaborative spirit driving this year’s initiative.”.

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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

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. .

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.

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.

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.

How Nookie designer Nikita Sernack got her start in fashion

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Nikita Sernack, the Australian designer behind cult evening brand Nookie, recently debuted her new fashion brand, Rumer, at Afterpay Australian Fashion Week earlier this month to a full house of industry professionals. Inside Retail: How did your career in fashion start out?

Global Fashion Group worldwide operations hit carbon neutrality

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Global Fashion Group has achieved carbon neutrality across its operations in Australia, New Zealand, Southeast Asia, Latin America and the CIS. The post Global Fashion Group worldwide operations hit carbon neutrality appeared first on Inside Retail.

The evolution of Aussie fashion: A chat with retail veteran David Briskin

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Retail veteran David Briskin has enjoyed a long, successful career in Australian fashion, from founding accessories brand Mimco to being at the helm of Sass & Bide for several years and chairing the Melbourne Fashion Festival.

Afterpay show off fashion’s digital future at AAFW

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Afterpay, The Fabricant and global designer Toni Maticevski have unveiled a new kind of fashion at Afterpay Australian Fashion Week: A digital-only overcoat. According to Nick Molnar, co-chief executive of Afterpay, the coat is a timely representation of fashion’s future.

How Net-A-Porter is supporting the shift to sustainable fashion

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Shoppers demand sustainable fashion. In 2020, Fashion Revolution surveyed over 5000 people between the ages of 16 and 75 across five European markets. The results brought to light many expectations shoppers have today when it comes to accessing sustainable and ethical fashion.

Meet the fast fashion brand making shoes out of offcuts

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Sana’s success and how it’s using offcuts to make fast fashion more sustainable. As the consumer has access to endless information and content, the notion and impact of fast fashion and its effect on both the environment and labourers is common knowledge.

New Fashion Hub prepares young talent for world domination

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Australia’s small marketplace and the continued decline in onshore manufacturing are among the biggest barriers facing local fledgling designers, according to Melbourne Fashion Hub founder Julia Browne. Browne is an advocate and supporter of emerging and independent fashion designers.

How Vestiaire Collective’s new initiative drives fashion activism

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Global luxury resale platform Vestiaire Collective is about to unveil a new initiative this week called Collective for Change, a series of monthly conversations around sustainable fashion and inclusivity taking place on Instagram Live. Fashion activism starts with knowledge exchange.

Gen Z Australians still prefer boutiques to online for fashion

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Physical stores are still preferred to online channels among Gen Z Aussies when it comes to shopping for fashion. In addition, influencers or content creators inspire half of Gen Z Aussies on their fashion decisions, with just over half purchasing new clothes or accessories on a weekly basis.

From CO2 to catfishing: I’ve got questions about digital fashion

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For the first time, Australia’s most fashionable were able to access a digital fashion activation at Afterpay Australian Fashion Week (AAFW) in Sydney this week. Fashion forwards.

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.

5 mobile apps changing the way customers shop for fashion

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When we crave a fashion fix but need an alternative to social media, fashion publications, e-commerce websites, and streaming platforms, a mobile app might be the fashion distraction you’re after. Here are five more fashion mobile apps to check out.

Korean fashion house ADLV lands in Australia this May

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ADLV’s Australian director Ying Yang said the company knows streetwear is a staple of Australian fashion. The post Korean fashion house ADLV lands in Australia this May appeared first on Inside Retail.

7 diversity lessons for brands after the Aus Fashion Week controversy

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Since Afterpay Australian Fashion Week wrapped up last Friday night, critics have come out on social media, accusing it of ‘tokenistic’ attempts at diversity and inclusion. Disability advocate and model Lisa Cox was a consultant during Afterpay Australian Fashion Week.

Digital fashion: Welcome to the edge of disruption

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Digital fashion is a futuristic concept for most of us. Yet there are signs in popular culture and advanced technologies indicating that digital fashion is just around the corner. Digital fashion is clothing designed in 3D using state of the art software such as CLO3D and Browzwear.

Our last interview with Australian fashion icon, Carla Zampatti

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Tributes have been flowing in from around the world since Australian fashion icon Carla Zampatti passed away in Sydney on Saturday 3 April at the age of 78. They don’t fall apart, they don’t go out of fashion, so they feel quite confident in investing in that quality.

NZ Fashion Week postponed in light of Level 4 lockdown

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The organisers of New Zealand Fashion Week are considering options for a new date after the last-minute postponement of the event which was to have begun within days. The post NZ Fashion Week postponed in light of Level 4 lockdown appeared first on Inside Retail.

Nepalese designer Prabal Gurung on the role of immigrants in fashion

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The experience of being an immigrant can be a powerful creative force in fashion, but the industry still has a long way to go to recognise the contributions of designers, models and artists from different parts of the world. My role in fashion is to start a conversation.

Here’s the story behind Tommy Hilfiger’s adaptive fashion range

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Tommy Hilfiger might be one of the most iconic fashion brands in the world, but launching a range for people with disabilities was still a challenge, according to a senior executive who shared the brand’s journey at a recent NRF event.

Aus Fashion Week has been slammed for performative inclusion. But is it fair?

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Afterpay Australian Fashion Week (AAFW) has been heavily criticised for not creating an inclusive final show on Friday night – the runway was covered in decorative paper that got stuck in my wheelchair wheels as I exited the runway, as the event’s closing model.

This is what the future of fashion design looks like

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The Australian Fashion industry employs more than 489,000 people, according to a recent Australian Fashion Council report produced in partnership with Ernst & Young. During 2020 and 2021, the Australian fashion and textile industry contributed a hefty $27.2

Afterpay Australian Fashion Week reveals the brands you’ll see on the stage

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This year’s Afterpay Australian Fashion Week will focus on sustainability, as well as highlighting Australia’s First Nation designers, and will run between 31 May and 4 June at Carriageworks, Sydney.

Meet the women bringing Latin American fashion to the world

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From Oscar de la Renta, to Carolina Herrera, to Gabriela Hearst, some of the biggest names in fashion are from Latin America. The Latin American Fashion Summit (LAFS) aims to change that. IR: What is the domestic fashion market like in Latin America?

Six years after leaving fashion, Aussie designer Jayson Brunsdon returns

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Six years after leaving fashion to pursue his passion for fine art, Australian designer Jayson Brunsdon has returned to the rag trade with the launch of his JB Jayson Brunsdon collection at Harris Scarfe.

Here’s how technology is reshaping Australia’s fashion industry

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The rise in new technology trends in the fashion industry has left many Australian fashion retail brands floundering, but some, like Daniel Avakian and Citizen Wolf, have adapted to them and are testing new ways to engage with customers and reach out to new markets.

Disruption in the Fashion Industry: Gray Market Digital Sales Emerge

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The Fashion Law is a website exploring the legal and commercial challenges facing the gray market industry. digital shopping discounted modern luxury fashion deals fashion industry fashion law fashion shopper gray market parallel importing

Bluewater secures debut flagship for sweet fashion concept: Vanilla

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Bluewater, one of Europe’s leading retail and leisure destinations, has announced the signing of a new accessible fashion concept brand Vanilla, for its debut standalone store following the success of its established online and concession presence.

FASHION HOUSE opens €25m outlet centre in Bucharest

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International fashion outlet developer, FASHION HOUSE Group has officially opened its doors to a €25M new outlet centre in the east of Bucharest, the Group’s second outlet centre in Romania’s capital.

Make it bedding but fashion: Q&A with Sheet Society

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The ‘secret sauce’ for Sheet Society is bringing the look, feel and shopping experience of clothes fashion to manchester and bedding. We saw a gap in the market for bedding that was an extension of your personal style, just like fashion.

‘An exciting way to test a new market’: More fashion brands turn to rental

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Fulfilment by GlamCorner now sees the platform handling the logistics of clothing rental on behalf of fashion brands, including warehousing, cleaning, shipping and returns, and giving brands their own rental stores, which they can embed in their e-commerce sites and promote to customers.

5 innovative fashion tech brands you should know

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We’re on our way to a new normal in fashion. However, it took a destructive global health crisis to shake the truths out of fashion for all to see. Indeed fashion adapted, however, it also emerged battered.

Luxury British fashion brand JOSEPH opens at Icon Outlet

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The store which is JOSEPH’s only London outlet joins premium fashion brands including Lacoste, Hugo Boss, Tommy Hilfiger, Calvin Klein, Ted Baker and Hackett under The O2’s world-famous roof. JOSEPH perfectly complements our premium female fashion and lifestyle offering at Icon Outlet.

Primark Opening in Philadelphia Fashion District

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The store will be located in the Fashion District mall. The post Primark Opening in Philadelphia Fashion District appeared first on Visual Merchandising and Store Design. Headlines fast fashion philadelphia PrimarkPrimark (Dublin) is set to open a Philadelphia location this Sept.

Analysis: How five luxury brands won digital fashion week

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A year into the Covid-19 pandemic, there’s no question the global crisis has disrupted just about everything in the fashion world, from how we dress, to how we shop, to how the industry itself operates. Luxury fashion it-girls dress up for Prada’s ready-to-wear debut.

‘Not just about fashion’: NIFA highlights social impact of Indigenous design

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The last year has been incredible for Indigenous fashion. The signs are absolutely positive and it is encouraging to see the industry acknowledge and embrace Indigenous fashion as part of who we are as an Australian fashion industry. Innovation at the heart of Indigenous fashion.

Etsy to buy fashion reseller Depop in push for younger consumers

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Etsy Inc said on Wednesday it would acquire Gen-Z focused fashion reseller Depop for $1.63 More young consumers are moving toward second-hand fashion options, conscious of the environment and carbon footprint of the clothing industry.