The Oscars red carpet saw two glamorous examples of couture that is better for the planet - but were they truly sustainable?
Kangaroo skins are exported for use in football boots, motorcycle suits, fashion footwear and haute couture.
Pressure is mounting on fashion producers to stop using skins from Australian native animals. But Indigenous people are reviving traditions and there are ethical ways for trade to continue.
Actor Robert De Niro and dancer Benjamin Millepied in Ermenegildo Zegna’s Fall 2017 campaign.
The clothing market for men over 55 is growing fast with the population. But who is designing their clothes?
Australian brand Discount Universe at 2016 Fashion Week.
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When Malcolm Turnbull released his innovation agenda, the arts were missing. But Australia's fashion industry is a true innovator, comparable to French and Italian fashion houses. It's time to recognise this at home.
Installation view of Viktor&Rolf: Fashion Artists at the National Gallery of Victoria.
Photo: Wayne Taylor
Paintings that turn into frocks; a model dressed in nine outfits like a Russian doll. A new exhibition by Dutch designers Viktor & Rolf is truly fashion as performance art.
Iris van Herpen’s exhibition featuring 3D-printing technology, computer modeling, and engraving constructed in collaboration with architects, engineers and digital design specialists.
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The fashion industry attracts creative young minds. But to succeed as a designer in a time of rapid technological change, knowledge of maths and science is invaluable.