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Craft ACT presents Re-Loved 2

06/10/2009 by Jules Overett

Re-Loved 2: Spring/Summer 2009, will showcase exactly what it suggests; re-loved, revived and reworked fashions with an environmentally friendly aesthetic in mind. Mother and daughter duo, Hanny and Lee Dewar (Fashion Design Graduate), launched Re-Loved early this year through the Canberra Institute of Technology (CIT) Design Space. They presented their own clothing and accessory designs in an eclectic fashion parade, along with fashions found at the Salvation Army and clothing exchanges around Canberra.


Emma K enchants

28/09/2009 by Natalie Tsirimokos

Canberra sleepwear designer, Emma Kneriem created her own 'Enchanted Garden,' where the kittens don frills and spring blossoms pop with colour, last Friday, 25 September. Emma K's SS 09/10 collection encompasses everything romantic and feminine about springtime and the parade was appropriately set in the picturesque surrounds of Yarralumla Gallery Cafe. Pink blossoms were in bloom and champagne was circulating along with fluffy scones and scantily clad 'garden creatures.'


ftv Diamond Model Awards Canberra Grand Final

18/09/2009 by OutInCanberra

The crème de la crème of Canberra's modelling world will take to the runway on Friday 25 September in pursuit of fashiontv Canberra's Diamond Model Awards Grand Finalist. Three weeks of heats have been leading up to this moment with the top 9 set to battle it out for the title. The winner will go on to compete at the National Final in Melbourne at Peninsula Docklands.


CIT fashion graduate wins Project Runway

17/09/2009 by Natalie Tsirimokos

CIT Fashion Design graduate, Anthony Capon, showed the nation what Canberra style was made of when he won Project Runway Australia, last Thursday night. Anthony Capon's all-black collection showed attitude; with great texture, layers and interesting silhouettes - cemented him as the young designer to watch!


Carl Kapp styling event comes to Canberra

10/09/2009 by OutInCanberra

High-end fashion will return to the capital when designer Carl Kapp shows his Spring/Summer 2010 collection next week. Canberrans can enjoy the unique opportunity to meet the designer, view the collection and be styled by Carl Kapp and his team from September 17 - 19 at Hotel Realm. It is the first time Kapp has brought a show to Canberra, although his clothes already have a loyal following amongst some well-heeled locals.


Canberra's metalsmithing students show gold

02/09/2009 by Natalie Tsirimokos

ANU School of Art exhibition space was appropriately transformed into a minimalist runway setting on Tuesday 1 September for 'Crowned & Bound.' The event saw the coming together of ANU's metalsmithing students and Manuka's upmarket boutique, Department of the Exterior. Over 400 people gathered to witness Australian designed fashion for SS09/10 complemented by the students self designed and created accessories. While the clothes proved an edgy focus, many of the jewellery and object pieces became somewhat lost against the often boldly printed fabrics.


Ftv comes to Canberra in search of Australia’s Diamond Model

20/08/2009 by Natalie Tsirimokos

Australia’s first fashiontv Diamond Model Awards hosted by the leading fashion channel (ftv) launches nationally this month. In pursuit of Australia's crème de la crème of the model world, ftv will be coming to Canberra's very own Meche, for a series of catwalk heats and a Grand Final event.


Spring's best friend

06/08/2009 by Natalie Tsirimokos

Not couture, and not mainstream, Friend's of Couture is the more attainable/affordable BFF of your Allanah Hill sweater, with a twist of Gabbana, stamped with Sydney's back street party culture. The label emerges from the humble yet eclectic surrounds of Brunswick’s Sydney Road. A brand whose Men’s and Women’s ranges combine a high style quotient with comfort and the interplay of classic cuts and unique features.


Canberran vamps up Runway

13/07/2009 by Natalie Tsirimokos

Canberra fashionista and CIT Fashion Design graduate, Anthony Capon, is showing the nation what Canberra style is made of, as a contestant on the new series of Project Runway, Australia. The androgynous 25 year old, with meters of personality, completed his Bachelor of Fashion Design at Canberra Institute of Technology in 2005. Anthony inherited his interest in fashion from his adoptive mother, who lectures in fashion design, and at the young age of 7, Anthony set out to make his mother a dress from her fabric scraps.


T-Heinrich launches with bling

13/07/2009 by Natalie Tsirimokos

Brights, tafetta, chains and high embelishments- these are all materials that put together, could equate to a drag queen's Friday night get-up. But Canberra designer Janette Lenk has found away to coordinate the OTT things she loves into one of a kind, wearable, statement peices. "I like texture and things that 'POP', contrast, expression," Jannette said of her label, T-Heinrich.