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Australian fashion designer Carla Zampatti, who died in Sydney on April 3.

Fashion Features

Australian Designer Carla Zampatti to Be Honored With a State Funeral

The veteran Australian designer died in Sydney on April 3, one week after a fall at the opera.

clock April 5, 2021Patty Huntington

Tabacaru Swim

Sportswear

The Swimwear Industry Floats Along

But will the momentum subside amid a harsh winter and a lack of travel?

clock March 17, 2021Kellie Ell

Cate Blanchett, recipient of the Lifetime Achievement Award at the 2021 G'Day USA AAA Arts Gala.

People

G’Day USA AAA Arts Gala Goes Virtual

Described by George Clooney as “easily the best actor of her generation,” Cate Blanchett was among the Australians honored in the virtual awards show.

clock February 26, 2021Patty Huntington

A look from the spring 2021 collection of Australian men's resort wear label Commas.

Fashion Scoops

Men’s Resort Wear Line Commas Wins Australia’s National Designer Award

The award is the latest accolade for property valuer-turned-designer Richard Jarman.

clock February 24, 2021Patty Huntington

Fashion Show Reviews

Zimmermann RTW Fall 2021

Zimmermann brought forth elements reminiscent of the 1970s and ’80s in a modern way.

clock February 18, 2021Emily Mercer

Playful Promises

Financial

Playful Promises Inks Deal to Sell Minority Stake to Bestport Private Equity

The British lingerie start-up is known for its mix of sexy and inclusive offerings.

clock February 18, 2021Kellie Ell

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - MAY 14:  A model walks the runway during the Mercedes-Benz Presents Dion Lee show at Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Resort 18 Collections at the Sydney Opera House on May 14, 2017 in Sydney, Australia.  (Photo by Brendon Thorne/Getty Images)

Fashion Scoops

Australian Fashion Week Designers to Have Access to COVID-19 Funding

The federal government program offers funding of up to a quarter-million Australian dollars per eligible business exhibitor at approved events.

clock February 15, 2021Patty Huntington

HanesBrands store

Financial

HanesBrands’ Stock Rises Thanks to Earnings Beat

The company showed strength in its U.S. innerwear and Champion businesses.

clock February 9, 2021Kellie Ell

Australian comedian Celeste Barber, the new face of MCoBeauty

Beauty Features

EXCLUSIVE: Celeste Barber Signs as Face of Australia’s MCoBeauty

The Australian comedian is the new face of ModelCo’s hit diffusion line.

clock January 29, 2021Patty Huntington

Model Magnolia Maymuru wears Grace Rosendale's 'Seed Pods' dress, 2019. As featured in the 'Piinpi: Contemporary Indigenous Fashion' exhibition at Bendigo Art Gallery.

Designer and Luxury

A Banner Year for Australian Indigenous Fashion, Buoyed by BLM

Australia’s Indigenous fashion sector gained momentum in 2020, in spite of COVID-19.

clock December 15, 2020Patty Huntington

'Transat' chair with pleated backrest, shoulder rests and detachable vest - a look from Vanessa Tan's graduate collection 'Take a Seat'.

Fashion Scoops

Australian Fashion Foundation Announces 2021 Scholarship

Conceived during lockdown, Vanessa Tan’s graduate collection captivated the judges with its conceptual furniture/fashion hybrids.

clock December 10, 2020Patty Huntington

The front entrance to Mecca Brands' first Mecca flagship in Sydney, on the corner of George and Market Streets.

Beauty Features

Mecca Brands Opens Its Largest Australasian Store in Sydney

Located in the iconic Gowings building, Mecca’s colorful new flagship is its largest store to date.

clock December 4, 2020Patty Huntington

An image from Dinosaur Designs' spring 2020 "Wildflower" campaign.

Fashion Scoops

Dinosaur Designs Wins Australian Fashion Laureate Lifetime Achievement Award

The Sydney-based jewelry and homewares brand celebrated its 35-year anniversary this year.

clock November 30, 2020Patty Huntington

A western denim collboaration look from Ellery x SLVRLAKE Denim

Fashion Scoops

Ellery Launches Collaboration With Denim Label, Slvrlake

Launching today, the ready-to-wear and denim labels are debuting a collaborative collection of Western-inspired rtw.

clock November 18, 2020Emily Mercer

The new official uniforms of the Australian Open tennis tournament designed by Ralph Lauren.

Fashion Features

Ralph Lauren to Become Official Outfitter of the Australian Open

The deal will be the company’s third Grand Slam tennis tournament partnership after the US Open and Wimbledon.

clock November 16, 2020Patty Huntington

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Ralph Lauren's Olympic Closing Ceremony uniforms.

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Ralph Lauren Unveils Olympic Closing Ceremony Uniforms

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