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  • November 30, 2016
    In her Narnia - Kelli Donovan

    In her Narnia - Kelli Donovan

    Source : The Local Look

    Pure Pod has wowed the crowds at FASHFEST on a number of occasions and she has won a series of awards, including the Green Lifestyle Award for Best Fashion Product 2013.
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  • November 29, 2016
    CANBERRA STUDENT CREATES HIS OWN LINE OF WRISTWATCHES

    CANBERRA STUDENT CREATES HIS OWN LINE OF WRISTWATCHES

    Source : The Shaker

    Riley was thrilled to have one of his watches worn at FASHFEST by Managing Director Clint Hutchinson. Clint, himself a ‘Grammar Boy’, was invited to the school to talk to students about entrepreneurship, focusing on his own business endeavours.  
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  • November 27, 2016
    Conversations with Community: Pure Pod

    Conversations with Community: Pure Pod

    Source : City Hippy Farm Girl

    We launched our stunning new collection at Fashfest that is fully FAIR TRADE certified, FLO & GOTS Certified. This means that the people and planet involved are in our best interests and the lowest impact on our environment is a key ethic to this collection.
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  • November 27, 2016
    ZILPAH TART AND THE WIND TURBINE PRINT

    ZILPAH TART AND THE WIND TURBINE PRINT

    Source : Leiden Magazine

    The story starts with Canberra fashion label Zilpah Tart and a print the designer behind the label, Yumi Morrissey, created for her most recent Fashfest collection. Yumi takes photographs of Canberra and the surrounding region, which she then manipulates to develop the signature prints that grace her dresses, accessories, and homewares.
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  • November 16, 2016
    Fashion: keeping it slow and sustainable

    Fashion: keeping it slow and sustainable

    Source : In the City

    The "fast fashion" industry is among the most wasteful in the world, but in Canberra, several designers have put on the brakes and adopted "slow fashion".
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  • November 16, 2016
    IntheCityCanberra: Days of Summer

    IntheCityCanberra: Days of Summer

    Source : In the City

    IntheCityCanberra: Days of Summer cover featuring Canberra designer, Sovata.
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  • November 15, 2016
    National Convention Centre—the Best of the Best

    National Convention Centre—the Best of the Best

    Source : Lost Four Words

    For the third time, the National Convention Centre Canberra picked up the Business Event Venues Award, with more than 215 events, concerts, expos, conferences, meetings, gala dinners and venue experiences during the awards period. Whew. The Centre is home to FASHFEST, with the space being transformed for the red-carpet fashion event by Canberra’s Elite Technology.
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  • November 11, 2016
    Piece by Piece: From Concept to Completion

    Piece by Piece: From Concept to Completion

    Source : HerCanberra

    Artwork by Elizabeth Misson, selected by Red Corner Boxing for the new range of boxing gear they launched on the catwalk at FASHFEST 2016
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  • November 9, 2016
    Fashion Meets Art at Trove

    Fashion Meets Art at Trove

    Source : HerCanberra

    Trove will also host a roaming fashion show with five of the capital’s finest fashion designers, including several who showcased new collections at FASHFEST. So you get to have a close look at their latest designs.  
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  • November 7, 2016
    A Treasure Trove of Art and Fashion!

    A Treasure Trove of Art and Fashion!

    Source : Lost Four Words

    At Fashion meets Art you can meet local artists Fiona Hill, and Jennifer Baird from Fifth Season, and you can chat with in-house designers Sovata and Dissonance, and three guest designers Karen Lee, Zilpah Tart, and Pure Pod. All five designers have shown collections at FASHFEST...
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  • November 4, 2016
    MAAK: Pushing boundaries and borders

    MAAK: Pushing boundaries and borders

    Source : HerCanberra

    MAAK is a design label that experiments with different materials and approaches design in a unique way. In her FASHFEST debut in 2014, MAAK’s garments used ‘fosshape’; which is a material that, when heat activated, moulds to the body. Since then, Charne has experimented with 3D printing and other unique design materials.  
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  • November 3, 2016
    Bianca Armstrong wins big, fashionably

    Bianca Armstrong wins big, fashionably

    Source : HerCanberra

    For young Bianca, the win confirmed that she wants to study at the School of Fashion and Textiles at RMIT University and make a career in the industry. Indeed, she’s already gaining direct industry experience through FASHFEST.  
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  • November 2, 2016
    FASHFEST ’16: AN INTERVIEW WITH FASHION DESIGNER CHARLY THORN

    FASHFEST ’16: AN INTERVIEW WITH FASHION DESIGNER CHARLY THORN

    Source : Whim Magazine

    I’d say my label is still developing. My design style is evolving and ever-changing because I’m still in the experimental stage of my career. I have a few goals I want to hit with my style. My woman is confident, chic and sophisticated and looks great every minute of the day. She cares about quality and environmentally sustainable practices.
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  • November 2, 2016
    A jam packed 24 hours in Canberra with QT Hotels proves not nearly enough

    A jam packed 24 hours in Canberra with QT Hotels proves not nearly enough

    Source : The AU Review

    After an early dinner, we moved onto FASHFEST, which started four years ago as the first fashion show in Canberra. At the time they were the only capital city in Australia without one. So they’ve made up for lost time by making this event MASSIVE.
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  • November 1, 2016
    Nomi Kids – A heart warming surprise close to Fashfest 2016

    Nomi Kids – A heart warming surprise close to Fashfest 2016

    Source : Ink & Leathers

    Nomi Kids (pronounced know-me) was a surprise to round-out to the final show of Fashfest 2016. It was not billed in any of the Fashfest media, it was completely unannounced, and the first audiences at the National Convention Centre knew of the collection was a cryptic note in the programme announcing that the final designer would be replaced with a heart warming surprise.
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  • October 28, 2016
    A close shave – trying the Mr Bond treatment at QT Canberra

    A close shave – trying the Mr Bond treatment at QT Canberra

    Source : Ink & Leathers

    I was recently invited to experience the launch of their premium cut-throat shave offering Mr Bond – just in time for Fashfest 2016. The new treatment coincided with the arrival in Canberra of QT’s Head Barber, Kristian Jones, and so I was able to meet the man running the show as well.
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  • October 27, 2016
    INTO THE GARDEN WITH MELANIE CHILD

    INTO THE GARDEN WITH MELANIE CHILD

    Source : Leiden Magazine

    With international flights now operating in and out of Canberra Airport, the city of Wellington, New Zealand is just a short trip away. With the two cities now officially linked as sister cities, ties will be further strengthened through a range of programs including cultural exchange. What better way to celebrate than with this stunning photo editorial featuring ethical designs created by New Zealand based designer Melanie Child recently shown at Canberra’s premier fashion event, Fashfest.  
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  • October 27, 2016
    FASHFEST ’16: AN INTERVIEW WITH KIRA PIZZINGRILLI + ‘UNEARTH’ COLLECTION LOOKBOOK

    FASHFEST ’16: AN INTERVIEW WITH KIRA PIZZINGRILLI + ‘UNEARTH’ COLLECTION LOOKBOOK

    Source : Whim Magazine

    Fashfest was honestly one of the best fashion shows I’ve been a part of. The whole team was a delight to work with. Everyone was so supportive, accommodating, and extremely organised (which I can always use a little assistance in).


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  • October 26, 2016
    Clint takes to the catwalk

    Clint takes to the catwalk

    Source : CityNews

    Clint says Fashfest, co-founded with Swiss wife Andrea four years ago, is a project the couple plans to devote more energy to, as well as building a creative incubator that will support fashion labels, musicians and other creatives.

     
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  • October 25, 2016
    FASHFEST ’16: AN INTERVIEW WITH MEGAN CANNINGS DESIGN

    FASHFEST ’16: AN INTERVIEW WITH MEGAN CANNINGS DESIGN

    Source : Whim Magazine

    I have loved every moment of Canberra’s FASHFEST. It’s such a professional and creative show. Backstage was the best part for me personally. I love behind-the-scenes; watching the hair and makeup process and watching my beautiful models taking selfies once they were dressed.
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