Source : Lost Four WordsRiley was chuffed that one of his watches was worn to FASHFEST by Chief Executive Officer Clint Hutchinson. Clint, himself a Grammar Boy, was invited to the school to talk to students about entrepreneurship, focusing on his own business endeavours. He told the students to grab every opportunity, which Riley promptly did.
Source : Leiden MagazineThe 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.
Source : Lost Four WordsFor 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.
Source : Lost Four WordsAt 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...
Source : HerCanberraMAAK 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.
Source : Whim MagazineI’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.
Source : Ink & LeathersNomi 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.