Centre L to R: National Designer Award 2018 winners Claire Tregoning and Pip Edwards, flanked by models in looks from the Autumn/Winter 2018 collection of their P. E. Nation label.

Fashion Scoops

P.E. Nation Wins National Designer Prize in Melbourne

The award is the latest accolade for the up-and-coming ath-leisure brand from Sydney, which boasts over 100 stockists and has done collaborations with Reebok and SoulCycle.

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A Myer store.


Myer CEO Steps Down From Struggling Australian Department Store

Richard Umbers’ abrupt departure follows less than a week after Australia’s largest department store chain issued its third profit downgrade this financial year.

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Centre left and right: Mikala Tavener Hanks and Lucy Dickinson, flanked by models in their winning looks at the Australian Fashion Foundation 2017/2018 scholarship winners announcement. Sydney, December 19, 2017.

Fashion Scoops

Australian Fashion Foundation Reveals 2017/2018 Winners

Each winner will receive a financial grant of $15,324 and assistance securing an internship placement with an international fashion company.

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A gown from the Guo Pei installation at the National Gallery of Victoria Triennial in Melbourne.

Designer and Luxury

Guo Pei Among Headliners at the NGV Triennial in Melbourne

The Chinese couturier is among more than 100 international artists and designers whose work is being featured in the National Gallery of Victoria Triennial.

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A shot of Amazon's new landing page for Australian shoppers.


Amazon Introduces Full Retail Offering in Australia

The online giant is offering a much fuller line of products after years of operating in the country.

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A pair of swimming trunks and beach towels from the debut Ermenegildo Zegna Beachwear collection.

Fashion Scoops

Ermenegildo Zegna to Unveil Beachwear Collection in Australia

The 67 stockkeeping unit line of beachwear and accessories is being pre-launched in Australia to coincide with the start of the southern hemisphere summer.

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Australia Still Awaiting Amazon’s Full Debut

Months after opening a Melbourne warehouse, the e-tailer dashed expectations that it would launch a full marketplace on Thanksgiving.

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Australian skin care brand Crop is expanding into the U.S.

Skin Care

Crop Natural From Australia Plans Growth in U.S.

Crop Natural brings a line with transparency about its ingredients and natural certification to a befuddled U.S. personal-care beauty market.

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Designer Dion Lee, winner of the 2017 Australian Fashion Laureate, with model Gemma Ward, one of the presenters at the Australian Fashion Laureate Awards, Sydney, November 9, 2017. Photo: Myles Kalus

Fashion Scoops

Dion Lee Named the 2017 Australian Fashion Laureate

The 32-year-old is the youngest recipient of the award, which is considered the Australian fashion industry’s most prestigious honor.

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A look from Sydney-based brand Romance Was Born's spring 2018 collection, presented during the Australian Fashion Chamber's "Australian Designers Abroad" pop-up showroom in Paris.

Fashion Scoops

Australian Fashion Chamber and Council of Textile & Fashion to Merge

The two entities will merge to form a new fashion industry peak body.

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Looks from Double Rainbouu.

Mens Sportswear

Double Rainbouu Surfs the Hawaiian Shirt Trend

The Australian label started as a surfwear brand designed to be young and fun.

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Gap's local franchisee is closing all the U.S. retailers stores in Australia.


Gap Exiting Australia

Seven years after entering Australia, Gap is leaving.

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E-commerce Start-up Brauz Lands $1.8 Million in Seed Funding

The new app is looking to give physical retailers a platform to compete as the power or e-commerce continues to grow.

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Katy Perry and her dog, Nugget, in an ad for Myer.

Fashion Scoops

Katy Perry’s Myer Ad Riles Animal Activists

The Australian department store was forced to remove an ad that shows Perry encouraging her dog to chase koalas.

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Nancy Ganz 'Lingerie with Benefits' collection.


Nancy Ganz Shapewear to Relaunch Globally

After a refresh by its Australian and New Zealand distributor, the brand is being relaunched in the U.K., U.S. and Europe.

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