June 6, 2021

Fashion Week

A movement, not a moment: Indigenous design in the spotlight at Australian Fashion Week | Australian fashion week

Grace Lillian Lee is used to standing ovations; Australian Fashion week is not. On Wednesday 2 June, the designer and creative director of First Nations Fashion and Design, along with her CEO and fellow designer Teagan Cowlishaw, made history with the first runway show featuring only First Nations talent: on the catwalk, making the clothes, and behind the scenes.

First Nations Fashion and Design is a not-for-profit Indigenous corporation aimed at supporting the growth of the Indigenous fashion industry, with self-determination at the heart of their mission. Lee, who has ties to Torres Strait which she explores through her

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Australian Fashion Week’s first Indigenous showcase draws tears, standing ovation

Designer Grace Lillian Lee, whose pieces were shown in the finale, said that the show, as well as Fashion Week’s first Welcome to Country, which took place on Monday, were long overdue but welcome.

One of Clair Helen’s heavy silk designs. Getty

“This has been a decade in the making,” said Ms Lee, of the initial conversations to stage an Indigenous show. “Fashion is a great way to learn more about our people and our stories, to invite conversation and allow us all to grow. The point is to start to grow a self-determined, economically sustainable industry. This is the

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Fashion designer Camilla Franks considering using surrogate to have more children

Camilla Franks, the high-profile fashion designer dubbed Australia’s “kaftan queen”, doesn’t really “do” regrets.

Still, reflecting on her three-year health struggle, which began with a breast cancer diagnosis in 2018 and this month required the removal of her ovaries, Franks, 45, wishes she had frozen her eggs years earlier.

Camilla Franks: “Had I known I had the [BRCA2] gene all those years ago, I could have had [a preventative] double mastectomy, I could have frozen eggs.”

Camilla Franks: “Had I known I had the [BRCA2] gene all those years ago, I could have had [a preventative] double mastectomy, I could have frozen eggs.”Credit:Kate Geraghty

“I went to the meetings, and then didn’t do it [egg

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New Zealand Fashion Week returning for first time since COVID-19, tickets available to public

And if you’ve always watched the lines of A-listers file into tents from a distance, this year you can get involved. 

Returning to Aotea Square and the Auckland Town Hall, the traditionally trade-only show will be open to consumers for the very first time. 

To give fashion lovers a chance to experience New Zealand Fashion Week (NZFW) alongside industry and designer guests, a limited number of tickets will be available for selected shows including Kate Sylvester, Kathryn Wilson, Hailwood and Zambesi as well as the 20-year Retrospective Show. 

A fan zone will also be set up in Aotea Square where

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COVID-19 Changed Fashion Shows But the Runway Will Survive

Milan Fashion Week will remain mostly digital for menswear previews in June, with just three fashion houses opting to host guests in their showrooms as international travel just begins to resume amid the lifting of coronavirus restrictions.

Giorgio Armani, Dolce & Gabbana and Etro plan to present live shows with guests during fashion week, which is scheduled for June 18-22. A total of 63 brands are preparing new collections for the spring-summer 2022 previews.

The Milan fashion chamber on Tuesday projected a 15%-20% increase in 2021 revenues compared with 2020, when revenues for clothing generated by Italian fashion houses

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Local designer’s work featured at NC Fashion Week

A local fashion designer had his product line featured at Saturday’s North Carolina Fashion Week.

The runway event was held at the Parkton mansion in Parkton and VaVichi Clothiers started by Halifax County native Vic Manley was one of the featured brands.

The VaVichi brand began in 2017 but its origins date back to the mid-2000s with LOEG Men’s fashion brand.

The VaVichi brand was released to the public in December of 2017 through its online store.

Manley said fashion week went well and “featured some amazing designer lines and models

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Milan Men’s Fashion Week Stays Mainly Digital, While Return to Live Events Is Expected in September

MILAN — Milan Fashion Week is expected to make a major comeback with a rich schedule of physical events in September, with the Italian fashion sector seen growing between 15 and 20 percent in 2021 compared to the previous year, and the industry perhaps returning to pre-COVID-19 levels in 2022.

That is what emerged from research conducted by the Camera della Moda to compile its seasonal “Fashion Economic Trends” document, released Tuesday during a digital press conference organized to reveal the schedule of the upcoming Milan Men’s Fashion Week, running June 18 to 22.

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Armani, Dolce & Gabbana opt for live Milan Fashion Week runways

MILAN — Milan Fashion Week will remain mostly digital for menswear previews in June, with just three fashion houses opting to host guests in their showrooms as international travel just begins to resume amid the lifting of coronavirus restrictions.

Giorgio Armani, Dolce & Gabbana and Etro plan to present live shows with guests during fashion week, which is scheduled for June 18-22. A total of 63 brands are preparing new collections for the spring-summer 2022 previews.

The Milan fashion chamber on Tuesday projected a 15%-20% increase in 2021 revenues compared with 2020, when revenues for clothing generated by Italian

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