Melbourne’s biggest fashion event of the year, the Virgin Australia Melbourne Fashion Festival (VAMFF) has almost wrapped up. This year, the annual celebration of fashion, arts and ideas took sustainability into its fabric with a slew of ethical labels and special events.
How often do you look at your wardrobe and feel overwhelmed by the decision of what to wear, while simultaneously feeling like you don’t have enough clothes? Luckily, there is a simple solution! The time has come to embrace a new approach to your wardrobe – it’s time to declutter.
Lois Hazel is a Melbourne-based boutique brand that combines sharp design, the skills of local dressmakers and the principles of honesty and sustainability. We spoke to founder Lois McGruer-Fraser ahead of the launch of the label’s seventh collection at Virgin Australia Melbourne Fashion Festival.
When Vogue Australia invited actor, activist and ethical fashion pioneer Emma Watson to guest-edit their March edition, she had a question. How could she be sure the brands she was showcasing lived up to her standards of sustainability and ethical sourcing? That’s when she got in touch with Good On You. The result? A very special collaboration between us and one of the leading lights of sustainable fashion.
Carlie Ballard creates modern, chic clothing by harnessing the skills and knowledge of traditional dressmakers. Each piece of fabric is hand-loomed and dyed, making every garment unique — like a wearable artwork. But it’s her connection to the artisans behind the clothing that makes her collections truly special.
In light of the launch of a very special sustainability edition of Vogue Australia, we’ve picked our top five favourite moments that Emma Watson slayed as an eco-fashion queen! Read More