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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.

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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.

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Westfield Doncaster expands its fashion retailer lineup

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Westfield Doncaster is increasing its fashion offer by bringing in new brands including Guess, Guess Kids, Boss, and Aje Athletica ahead of Christmas. Further reading: The post Westfield Doncaster expands its fashion retailer lineup appeared first on Inside Retail.

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Fashion Week 2023 program revealed, consumer shows added

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IMG has revealed this year’s Afterpay Australian Fashion Week (AAFW) program schedule, adding new consumer shows and panels with industry leaders and artists. The post Fashion Week 2023 program revealed, consumer shows added appeared first on Inside Retail.

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Artificial intelligence meets fashion: How AiDA is disrupting design

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In December, Hong Kong -based start-up Code-Create launched the world’s first artificial intelligence (AI) platform for fashion design. . One of the main components of the platform is Mixi, which can recognise over 2,300 colours and over 230 fashion attributes.

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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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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

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Melbourne Fashion Festival 2023 plans revealed

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Australia’s “longest-running consumer fashion event” – the Paypal Melbourne Fashion Festival 2023 (MFF) – will return to the Royal Exhibition Building in March. The post Melbourne Fashion Festival 2023 plans revealed appeared first on Inside Retail.

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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.

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Game on: How H&M is bringing fast fashion to the metaverse

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Fast fashion brand H&M recently launched Loooptopia, a Roblox game focused on creating, trading and recycling digital fashion items. Another aspect to Loooptopia which stands out from other fashion games in Roblox is the ability to recycle digital fashion items.

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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.

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“Not tokenistic”: How Jam The Label is making fashion more inclusive

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What was out there in Australia was aimed towards the elderly, the really young, or it was hyper-medicalised and focused purely on functionality and not the fashion side of things. Why should people with disability not have the same opportunity that we do to express ourselves through fashion?

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In data as in clothing, fashion needs the right measurements

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The digitisation of commerce and the plethora of new channels and touchpoints have resulted in huge opportunities for fashion brands. The post In data as in clothing, fashion needs the right measurements appeared first on Inside Retail.

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Christina Stephens: Meet adaptive fashion’s disruptive duo

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In just two years, the adaptive fashion brand Christina Stephens has grown retail revenue fourfold by tapping an underserved market for stylish clothes that meet the unique needs of people with disabilities. This is the next leap forward for our label in disrupting the fashion industry.”.

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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

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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

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Mike Ashley’s Frasers buys JD Sports’ premium fashion brands for $58 million

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British retailer Frasers Group said on Friday it has bought shares in premium fashion brands of JD Sports for about US$57.7 JD Sports said these divestments will allow the company to focus on the international and digital expansion of the core premium sports fashion platforms.

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Vestiaire Collective’s fast-fashion ban: clever or counterproductive?

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Last November, international fashion resale platform Vestiare Collective shocked the apparel industry by banning the trade of ‘fast-fashion’ labels. Fast fashion has no value, and even less in resale. The renewal rate of fashion collections and their average time online.

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Trending Spring Fashion & Accessories

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From tote bags and flashy sandals to unique statement jewelry pieces, Wholesale Central has retailers covered with some of our favorite spring fashion and accessories: Scarlett Necklace. It is flattering, fashionable, and comfortable.

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Vivienne Westwood, Britain’s provocative dame of fashion, dead at 81

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As the person who dressed the Sex Pistols, Vivienne Westwood, who died on Thursday at the age of 81, was synonymous with 1970s punk rock, a rebelliousness that remained the hallmark of an unapologetically political designer who became one of British fashion’s biggest names.

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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

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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?

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Fashion Goes Tech: Supply Chain

Fashion Retail

This article is the continuation of Planning in Fashion, where design meets operations, described in Fashion Goes Tech. It stretches across multiple tiers … More Fashion Goes Tech: Supply Chain.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Can NFTs solve luxury fashion’s counterfeit problem? 1Fame is banking on it

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Asian fashion brands are getting into the metaverse in a big way, thanks to a recent joint venture between Singaporean platform aggregator 1MetaWorld and Seoul-based Fame Universe. New collections will become a reality through crowdfunding on the 1Fame Fashion Launchpad.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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