Online shopping continues an upward trend in Australia but the majority of shoppers ditch their cart at the online checkout, according to surprising new data from SAP. Research into stock availability, price comparisons and wish-list browsing keep many Aussies clicking, however 90% of all customers still prefer human contact.
Eco Fashion Week Australia (EFWA) is now accepting submissions from designers around the world to create one unique look using men’s shirts for the return of the Upcycling Challenge by Marilyn R. Wilson. Accepted submissions will be featured on the runway at the second annual event in November, in two states: Nov. 4 – 10 in Port Douglas, Queensland; and Nov. 15 – 21 in Perth, Western Australia.
In search of promoting ethical and eco fashion events, we found and present you Eco Fashion Week Australia. Fantastic week-long runways, eco seminars and awards will feature local and international designers who practise sustainable, local, and ethical production, either by recycling or upcycling, or by using organic and natural materials which do not leave a carbon footprint.
The first clothing was simple – a capsule collection of men’s shirts and beachwear made of sustainable ramie and hemp. The duo’s honest, down-to-earth personalities and sustainable sourcing was refreshing.
The classic blue and white stripe has long been used to dress the iconic gondoliers of Venice. Now, in a sartorial makeover, two icons align as the iconic Woolmark brand unveils new threads in a contemporary twist for the canals' masters.
The Woolmark Company and iconic menswear brand SCABAL have once again joined forces, producing a stunning short film saluting the heroes of the handmade, the believers of bespoke and those who handle perfection.
Escorial is a rare and luxurious wool from a small sheep originating from the Spanish Royal flocks of El Escorial, today only to be found in small numbers in Australia and New Zealand. The story of Escorial wool is one of remarkable rediscovery. Once a fibre prized by the 15th Century Spanish Royalty, Escorial's heritage, authenticity and rarity combine to make it the pinnacle of luxury today.
Australian label Farage sees leading AFL players from the Sydney Swans running through Sydney’s CBD dressed to impress
Since its humble beginnings in 1998, Australian tailor Farage has gained a reputation for its cutting-edge tailoring and use of exquisite textiles, along with its fine service, quality and craftsmanship.
Her name is Sasha Kinane and she is a Stylist at Institchu. Working full time in the field of menswear, she is well versed in the importance of a well fitted, quality suit.
Joe Button's mission is to enable a generation of men and women dress well at an affordable price. Their collection of clothing embraces the concept of well-made classic pieces that's tailored to your body. Every single garment is custom made to the individual's design preferences and custom measurements so that no two pieces are ever the same.
The Carl Nave - Individually Tailored experience begins with an initial consultation. It is an opportunity for them to get to know you better and to have a clear understanding of your needs and wants. Here they have an involved discussion about the different styles available and suitable for you.
In 2006 Roman Daniels split away as a brand in its own right under the direction of Andrew Scarf, Roman Daniels Suit Club opened its flagship store in early 2011. Located at 55 York st Sydney or online.
John Ferrigamo Custom is a world class Hi Fashion Bespoke, Made To Measure and Shirt Maker, providing the highest standards in garment and shirtmaking along with the luxury of personalization.
Institchu is a company that firmly believes in individuality which is why we follow a simple phrase: "Clothes are designed by you, made by us and sent to you". They make it extremely easy for you to customise everything and help you create clothing the way you want it to look. Through their simple, unique ordering process you will be able to order a full suit or shirt that will fit you perfectly. If you create and fill out a profile with your exact measurements, you will be able to order a full suit or shirt in minutes and they will have it on its way to you within 2 weeks
Every impression counts. Especially the first one. Like it or not, those around you judge you based on how you look. So be confident knowing you’ll look damn good in a custom tailored business suit by Montagio - quite purposely styled for your success, and perfectly fitted to impress.
George & King is Australia’s premier multi-channel retailer of made-to-measure & bespoke custom suits and shirts for men. With an innovative online approach, and a disruptive ‘social-selling’ sales model. George & King is transforming the way men shop.
This year Rembrandt celebrates 70 years of sartorial excellence. Since our beginning in 1946 our goal has always been to create mens clothing that looks great, fits perfectly, made from the worlds best fabric mills and is good value for money. They continue to make suits in their factory in New Zealand plus have a few international suppliers working with us who share their commitment to quality.
Two months before Jason Wu’s Spring/Summer 2017 collection is sent down the runway at New York Fashion Week, the New York-based fashion designer was in Australia visiting the source of Merino wool - the natural, renewable and biodegradable fibre which lies at the heart of his latest collection.
It's time to update your look with SABA's simple 'how to' on three ways to style a men's contemporary suit. SABA suits continue to exude an air of relaxed confidence this season, combining structure with movement and breathability in premium wools. Introducing the Collins Contemporary, impeccably crafted in 100% Australian wool for an elegant slim cut, and a sleek, contemporary profile.
Brent Wilson’s place has been secured in the Australian fashion industry since the launch of his self-titled menswear range in 2006 at age 26. The designer hasn’t looked back since with many occasions to mark his successful career.
The global nominees for the 2016/17 International Woolmark Prize have been announced across the womenswear and menswear categories. More than 75 designers have been selected from 62 countries to participate in this year’s award, which showcases the superb qualities of Australian Merino wool.
QANTAS once again turns to Australian Merino wool as almost 3000 pilots fly high in suits made from the natural fibre. Qantas pilots will receive a new uniform for the first time in 13 years, with more than 30,000 metres of suiting fabric needed for the pilots’ wool suits.
Retailers threw their support behind Australia’s annual Wool Week to coincide with the start of the mid-winter retail season. The initiative was part of the Campaign for Wool, which aims to educate consumers about the natural benefits of wool and increase sales of wool products.
Oscar Hunt uses the world's most luxurious fabrics milled in Italy and the UK (Dormeuil, Huddersfield Cloth, Ariston and Solbiati), combined with leading made-to-measure technology and construction techniques.
Italian artist Daniele Davitti has just joined the Whitehouse Institute of Design's team and he's going to be a host of a FREE illustration workshop held at the Institute's Sydney and Melbourne Campuses.
Quality Fashion design education with a strong focus on Industry engagement by Whitehouse Institute of Design Australia
Positioned as Australia's premium institute for design education across fashion, interiors and creative direction and styling, The Whitehouse Institute of Design, Australia, offers atelier styled workshops with small class sizes, one-on-one engagements with students and the nurturing of each individual student's strengths to enable them to be employable and make a significant contribution to the future of the industry.
Human Nature are Australia’s leading pop vocal group, having released nine albums (many containing their own, self-penned original material), five of which went to #1 in their native continent, selling millions of records world-wide and garnering 24 platinum awards, 18 Top 40 hits and five Top 10 hits.
Teaming up with The Woolmark Company for the third year in a row, the Australian-owned menswear brand and tailor M.J. Bale has launched a large selection of lightweight suits and tuxedos woven with lightweight Cool Wool fabrics.
You can join the Graduate Exhibition and Parade at Whitehouse's Sydney campus on the 23rd and 24th of November 2015 and at their Melbourne campus on the 25th and 26th of November 2015. Institute's graduates will present their designs and collections on the Runway, supported by graduate students, alumni, friends, family and staff.
Woolmark continues to cement wool’s rightful place in the sports and outdoor sector. The company presented the latest fabric innovations in Merino wool at this year’s Outdoor Retailer trade show, January 21 to 24, 2015.
With next-to-skin Merino wool apparel enjoying commercial success across the globe, The Woolmark Company has placed a greater focus on outerwear, with an innovative woven fabric the standout of the exhibit.
The Bachelor of Design runs on a trimester model (full time). Three semesters per year allows you to complete your degree in 2 years as opposed to the traditional 3 year delivery models. Classes commence on 2 February 2015.
Now Whitehouse Institute of Design Australia offers you the opportunity to complete a Bachelor of Design 'Creative direction & Styling' in 6 study periods over 2 years.
On January 13th, the surfer's paradise down under proved the perfect place for TAG Heuer (a Swiss Avant-Garde watchmaker) to mix up its universes. MS Collins, the trendiest nightclub in Melbourne, was the site of TAG Heuer's most upside-downiest summer party ever, with the reigning queen of tennis Maria Sharapova in attendance, there to welcome the super hot Australian DJ duo NERVO to the TAG Heuer family of Brand Ambassadors.
The American clothing brand Brook Brothers launched in Australia earlier this year. The popular menswear brand, which has almost 200 years of history, now offers high quality made-to-measure men's suits at an affordable prices to even more customers.
Whitehouse offers one week workshops at foundation and advanced levels in:
- Fashion illustration;
- Interior illustration;
- Personal and professional styling.
The event will be hold in institute's Sydney campus on the 1st and 2nd of December 2014 from 6.00pm and will be the culmination of 3 years of hard work, dedication and passion.
When I visited Milano Unica, I spoke with Filippo Ronchi, one of the managers of E.Thomas. I could see the brand's fabrics for Autumn/Winter 2015/2016 and learn about the newest fashion trends.
Talulah was founded in 2005 and since then it has grown into one of Australia's leading fashion brands with its party dresses, chic separates and contemporary swimwear.
In 2014 Talulah returned to Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Australia for a fourth consecutive year with Spring-Summer 2015 swimwear collection.
The actress Margot Robbie, who played one of the leader roles in the nominated "Wolf of Wall Street", is going to be on the cover of the Australian edition of Elle for March. The Hollywood beauty made a special photo shoot for the magazine.
Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Australia provides an unrivalled platform for Australia’s design talent to showcase their vision to a worldwide audience beyond the Event’s physical footprint and into the digital world with over half a million followers, fans and conversationalists.
The Australian brand Sportscraft presented their Spring-Summer 2013 collection on the catwalk of Mercedes-Benz Fashion Festival Sydney 2012 on August 24, 2012 in Sydney, Australia. The brand is established in 1914 and its one of Australia’s oldest fashion brands.
Polka dot skirts and pencil skirts, summer floral dresses, block colours, cropped pants were featured.
Jennifer Lopez has scoffed at claims she makes outrageous backstage demands and insists she doesn't ask for anything out of the ordinary on her tours.
Jennifer Lopez insists she isn't a diva when it comes to her rider demands.
The singer-and-actress has earned a reputation as a demanding star, but Jennifer is adamant she doesn't ask for anything extraordinary backstage, she is just particular about the things she does want.
Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Australia takes place from 30 April to 4 May. Big names in Australian fashion hit the runway - Lisa Ho, Joanna Johnson, Zimmerman, Gail Sorronda, Ellery, Camilla, Oroton.
Gail Sorronda became the highlight of the opening day of the Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Australia. Sorronda made her models stood up on blocks like mannequins and model the clothes that give an intimate view of the collection. She used bright colors with bold shapes like circles and stripes. Elements of quirkiness, comfort and unique character are predominant in most of her designs.
Internationally acclaimed Australian designer Collette Dinnigan, will show her Printemps Ete 2011 collection 'Cirque d' Amour' (Circus of Love) at the Hotel Meurice during Paris Fashion Week on Tuesday 5th October at 11:30am.
Marking 15 years as the only Australian on the official Chambre Syndicale du prêt-a-porter des couturiers et des createaurs de mode schedule, Dinnigan will show her collection in an intimate salon show.
The financial crisis will be soon over and The Australian Fashion Industry expects better financial results.
Last year, Fashion Week in Australia was 15% less than the previous year.
There were presented only 41 brands, which showed patterns similar to those in major fashion capitals New York, London, Paris and Milan.
Tiffany & Co. today announced that tennis champion Maria Sharapova will wear earrings by celebrated Tiffany designer Paloma Picasso at the Australian Open, January 18 – January 31, 2010 at Melbourne Park in Melbourne, Australia.
The striking earrings reflect Paloma Picasso’s bold and original approach to jewelry design, with drops of polished yellow quartz in 18 karat yellow gold. "Paloma Picasso is known for using colorful gemstones of great scale in her jewelry designs," Ms. Sharapova said.
"I admire her style and reputation as a fashion icon, and I take great pleasure in wearing these elegant earrings on the court."