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.

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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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

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.

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

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.

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.”.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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 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.

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.

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.

Exclusive: Vietnamese fashion operator eyes international expansion plan

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In just 10 years, Vietnamese fashion retail operator Maison Retail Management International (MRMI) has built a network of more than 120 retail stores across 18 high-profile international fashion brands. A lucrative market for affordable fashion.

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.

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

Cutting-edge collaboration brings digital fashion in store

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Leading augmented reality (AR) platform Zero10 has collaborated with New York-based creative practice Crosby Studios to create a physical pop-up store offering digital fashion and immersive experiences. Digital fashion is not mainstream, but it’s not far off.

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.

What’s next for Designerex, the Airbnb of fashion rental

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Fresh off its biggest capital raise to date, peer-to-peer fashion rental platform Designerex is gearing up for a period of rapid growth that will see it launch one-hour delivery in Australia, enter the UK and Europe and start working more closely with brands to reach new customers.

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.

Introducing Asia’s answer to slow fashion: Supermint

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Asia’s answer to slow fashion, Supermint, has just unveiled its first Hong Kong store at mixed-use retail destination PMQ. We believe we can open up more possibilities for slow fashion and make the fashion journey sustainable.

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.

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.

Price hikes test Inditex’s ability to stay in fashion

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Zara owner Inditex’s strong first-half results show its strategy of raising prices since early 2022 paying off so far, but it and other fashion retailers have to be careful not to overdo it with further hikes that may scare away shoppers, analysts said.

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.

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.

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.

Fashion industry risks falling short of green goals, finds BoF report

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Despite incremental improvement from some sector leaders, the fashion industry’s 30 largest listed companies risk falling short of social and environmental targets of the Paris climate agreement and UN Sustainable Development Goals, a report from the Business of Fashion showed Tuesday.

‘A fundamental shift’: Fashion Week celebrates plus-size design

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Plus-size labels will take the runway in a dedicated showcase during Afterpay Australian Fashion Week (AAFW) in May, headlined by international supermodel Robyn Lawley. Similarly, local fashion brands have slowly begun to size inclusively. The future of plus-size fashion.

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.

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.

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.

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.”.

Right on Cue: How to fashion a legacy

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Inside Retail : Cue is one of Australia’s longest-standing fashion brands and it has such a rich history. Melanie Levis, Cue Clothing Co executive director: The concept fused music and fashion. We’re probably the longest-standing family-owned fashion brand.

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. .

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?

‘Gorgeous and sexy’: Here’s the powerful adaptive show at Fashion Week

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Yesterday, the first ever adaptive fashion show hit the runway at Afterpay Australian Fashion Week, featuring local labels Christina Stephens and Jam the Label. Australian Fashion Week has been making moves towards creating a more diverse and inclusive event recently.

Kicking down doors: First Nations fashion takes on Europe

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A collective of Indigenous fashion designers has just returned from a trip to Europe, where they showcased a series of fashion shows in Brussels, London and Dublin. Particularly in fashion and design, it seems you have more kudos when you make it overseas.

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.

How Cool is Sustainability in Fashion

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FASHION SUSTAINABILITY IS THE NEW COOL Last week, during a talk with investors, suppliers and retailers, I was asked if Fast Fashion can really be sustainable. The Industry Circular Economy FaaS Fashion Brands Sustainability