Courtney Holm always knew that she would work in fashion, it was simply a matter of time before she would work out how, so when the idea behind a transparent fashion label came to her in 2016, she was determined to see it through.
Today marks the launch of The Fashion Advocate’s 2017 Australian made campaign, a 12-month project which will see local fashion, beauty and lifestyle brands receive the attention and promotion they deserve.
Well known in the Melbourne fashion scene for its dark and moody palette, edgy silhouettes and unisex designs, JUDE is a fashion label that stands out. Founder and Designer Jude Ng has a background in Fine Arts, and it shows; proposing a different point of view in fashion, his asymmetrical and multi-way wear pieces are trend-resistant and forward thinking.
We often scrutinise our diets and eating habits every time a new fad is released; the paleo diet, the liver cleansing diet, the bullet proof diet… It’s hard to stay up with what’s good and what’s not so good in the food game, but seldom do we stop to look at our beauty products.
The words ‘ethical’ and ‘stylish’ are seldom found in the same sentence when it comes to high street shopping, and piecing together a full wardrobe that reflects one’s personal style whilst staying true to eco-friendly and anti-slave labour ambitions is difficult.
The range of innovative Frank Green products are a solution to a growing environmental epidemic: 38% of landfill is made up of single-use coffee cups and plastic water bottles, some of which can take over 1000 years to degrade.
Kangan Institute’s collaboration with Australian Red Cross will see Melbourne all-girl band Stonefield perform in a range of upcycled, recycled and redesigned garments, made entirely from donated secondhand clothing that would otherwise be destined for landfill.
Designer Sophia Martin’s background reads like every fashionista’s dream; interning for the likes of Lover, Mary Katrantzou and The Row, … Continue Reading
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Teneille Clerke is better known as ‘Tenfingerz’ and describes herself as a ‘Gen Y renaissance human’. She’s an established stylist, producer, photographer, performance artist, filmmaker and creative think-tank and she’s only just getting started.