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Fashion & accessories

Fashion & accessories Archives

Nike, Serena and the push for diversity in design

The multi-billion-dollar sneaker and streetwear industries were born out of Black culture, but people of colour have lar...

Mosaic Brands announces capital raising to stay afloat in lockdown

Fashion firm Mosaic Brands has announced an underwritten capital raising of $32 million, aiming to prop up the business’...

NFTs: The new darling of the global fashion and design industries

Non-fungible tokens are trading like wildfire, selling everything from GIFs to virtual Gucci bags. These collectables ar...

Crumpler in administration, up for sale after Covid stifles travel

PKF Melbourne’s Jason Stone and Glenn Franklin were appointed as administrators at a board meeting on 31 August, and are...

Leather brand Maison de Sabré sends ‘love letter’ to the environment

The brand is continuing its sustainability efforts with the recent release of its latest limited edition colour collecti...

Hermès under fire over NT crocodile farms

Crocodile farming is a lucrative trade in Australia’s NT but animal welfare organisations are calling for change.

Mosaic Brands looks at raising capital following return to profitability

Online sales also hit a new high of $111 million, up 19 per cent on the same period of last year.

A new accord to protect garment workers is in effect. Here’s what’s in it

The agreement replaces the landmark Bangladesh Accord implemented after a building collapse killed more than 1100 garmen...

Crocs claims Rivers stole its famous sandal design

US sandal brand Crocs is taking Mosaic Brands’ Rivers to court over a perceived infringement on the trademark of its fam...

Aje makes big bet on athleisure with rollout of Aje Athletica stores

The designer fashion brand plans to open 11 new Aje Athletica stores in the next 10 months, taking its physical footprin...

5 mobile apps changing the way customers shop for fashion

From augmented-reality dressing rooms to brand ratings for sustainability and ethics, these programs for your mobile pho...

IN MY SHOES: I’m over 50 and sick of being ignored in stores

In this new regular series, we share first-hand shopping experiences of customers who have been overlooked far too long ...

How cult brand Nasty Gal is continuing to ride the vintage wave

We chat with Nasty Gal’s commercial director, Kelly Byrne, about the brand’s first capsule collection under its sustaina...

VIDEO: How Skechers is hitting its stride

Combining style and function, iconic footwear brand Skechers first launched 30 years ago, but thanks to the recent rise ...

City Chic’s online focus pays off in FY21

“Our strategic vision to lead a world of curves has taken a huge step in the last twelve months, despite the impacts of ...

Digital fashion: Welcome to the edge of disruption

It’s difficult to imagine not being able to touch and wear physical clothing. It seems more like something from a sci-fi...

Bassike calls on government to walk the talk on local manufacturing

The fashion brand says the current travel restrictions on Sydney's garment workers are unfair and put an already fragile...

Tigerlily announces new CEO, former Esther & Co GM Travis Wright

Wright left Esther & Co earlier this month after almost seven years at the business, during which time she helped grow r...

The evolution of Aussie fashion: A chat with retail veteran David Briskin

Retail veteran David Briskin has enjoyed a long, successful career in Australian fashion, from founding accessories bran...

How much is your brand missing out on through bad sizing availability?

Michaela Wessels, CEO and co-founder of Style Arcade, goes into the mechanics of how size curves dramatically influence ...

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