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A Seafolly campaign.

Mergers and Acquisitions

L Catterton Set to Reacquire Seafolly Following Administration

The private equity arm of LVMH has been announced as the preferred bidder for the Australian swimwear brand, which entered administration in late June.

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Example of indigenous textile design in Australia

Fashion Scoops

Australia’s First Indigenous Fashion Awards Announces Shortlist

The inaugural National Indigenous Fashion Awards will be live streamed on August 5.

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The June 2020 issues of Bauer Australia's Australian editions of InStyle and Harpers Bazaar, which are among nine of the company's magazines whose print editions are suspended.

Media

Bauer Media Group Exits Australia

Eight years after buying Australia’s largest magazine publisher, Bauer is withdrawing from the market.

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A Zimmermann campaign.

Designer and Luxury

Zimmermann Responds to Allegations of Racial Discrimination

The brand’s workplace culture came under scrutiny after it responded to the Black Lives Matter protests on social media.

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An Instagram post by New Zealand-American footwear company Allbirds in solidarity with the Black Lives Matter movement.

Fashion Scoops

Australian, New Zealand Fashion Industries React to U.S. Protests

Australian and New Zealand fashion brands and companies are adding their voices to the growing protest movement.

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A Mecca Brands retail team member wearing a face shield at the Mecca Highpoint store in Melbourne.

Beauty Features

Temperature Checks and Face Shields: Mecca Brands’ New Normal

As lockdowns ease, Australia’s largest specialty beauty retailer has crafted an extra robust COVID-19 safety plan.

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A lookbook look from Australian custom tailoring company InStitchu's new women's offer.

Fashion Features

Australian Custom Tailoring Start-up InStitchu Expands Into Women’s Wear

The company anticipates its custom-tailored women’s wear offer could account for 30 to 50 percent of its business within 12 to 18 months.

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Two looks from Sydney ath-leisure brand P.E. Nation's resort 2021 collection, to be showcased in the "AFC Virtual on Ordre" online showroom initiative.

Designer and Luxury

Australian Fashion Council Partners With Ordre for Virtual Resort 2021 Showroom

The AFC Virtual on Ordre showroom will present resort 2021 collections from more than 20 Australian designers.

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Gemma Ward in a December 2019 campaign image for Australian personalised accessories brand The Daily Edited, which is among a collective of brands taking part in the #WeWearAustralian industry solidarity initiative launched on April 9.

Business Features

Australian Fashion Industry Welcomes $80 Billion Wage Package

The JobKeeper program is part of $132 billion of stimulus packages issued by the Australian government in response to COVID-19.

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SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - MAY 16: A model walks the runway during the Ten Pieces show at Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Resort 20 Collections at Bondi Icebergs on May 16, 2019 in Sydney, Australia. (Photo by James Gourley/Getty Images)

Fashion Scoops

Australian Fashion Week Canceled

IMG’s Sydney event, which had been due to take place in May, is the latest fashion week to shutter as the global coronavirus crisis worsens.

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Australian comedian Celeste Barber (centre) flanked by models backstage at the Harpers Bazaar Australia show at the Virgin Australia Melbourne Fashion Festival, Royal Exhibition Building, Melbourne, March 12.

Fashion Scoops

Coronavirus Concerns Shut Down the Melbourne Fashion Festival

The festival shuttered early due to rising concerns about the virus, on the same day the Australian Formula One Grand Prix was cancelled.

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Charlotte Hicks 2020 National Designer Award at the Virgin Australia Melbourne Fashion Festival.

Fashion Scoops

Esse Studios Wins Australia’s National Designer Award

The award was announced on the first day of the Melbourne Fashion Festival, which is proceeding as planned in spite of rising coronavirus angst in Australia.

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Collaboration collection between MAARA Collective fashion designer Julie Shaw and artists of the Bula'bula Aboriginal Arts Corporation, presented at the Darwin Aboriginal Art Fair, August 7, 2019

Fashion Scoops

IMG Unveils Indigenous Showcase for Australian Fashion Week Lineup

Five Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander designers will present their collections at the Resort 2021 showcase, a first for the event.

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Boats are pulled ashore as smoke and wildfires rage behind Lake Conjola, Australia, . Thousands of tourists fled Australia's wildfire-ravaged eastern coast Thursday ahead of worsening conditions as the military started to evacuate people trapped on the shore further southWildfires, Conjola, Australia - 02 Jan 2020

Fashion Features

Bushfires, Coronavirus Threaten Australian Retail

The Wuhan Coronavirus has only added to Australia’s summer horribilis.

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Boats are pulled ashore as smoke and wildfires rage behind Lake Conjola, Australia, . Thousands of tourists fled Australia's wildfire-ravaged eastern coast Thursday ahead of worsening conditions as the military started to evacuate people trapped on the shore further southWildfires, Conjola, Australia - 02 Jan 2020

Retail

Australian Fashion Industry, Stars Rally Behind Bushfire Relief Efforts

Australian fashion brands join a growing contingent of celebrities who have pledged support for first responders and victims of the Australian bushfires.

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B Michael in his company’s Seventh Avenue headquarters.

Fashion

Bridget Foley's Diary: B Michael, Tired of Platitudes

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Social Studies