Forecasting Fashion

The trends seem to change so fast these days, one minute we are wearing skinny jeans and the next they’ve been “cancelled” and flares are back in! But who decides these trends, and how do they decide? Let’s talk about fashion forecasting. Fashion forecasting is a method of predicting which trends will be popular basedContinue reading “Forecasting Fashion”

The Politics of Pockets

Did you know that pockets weren’t always common place in clothing, especially in women’s wear?  Now I hear you saying “we still don’t get pockets a lot of the time” and I know! But let me tell you a little history about the humble pocket.  You might not believe it, but the history of pocketsContinue reading “The Politics of Pockets”

Quintessential Australian Style

The land down under, a place like no where else on earth. We have unique wildlife, incredibly diverse landscapes from deserts to rainforests, snowy mountains to white sanded beaches and a climate to match.  For a long time fashion has been mirrored the world over, what happens in the European fashion houses has been reflectedContinue reading “Quintessential Australian Style”

What is all the hype about silk pillowcases?

Silk. It’s luxurious, shiny and highly coveted; and it’s made by little worms eating mulberry leaves… well that’s the silk worms I grew up with!  It’s soft on your skin and your hair – so let’s talk about why it’s so good (and why everyone is going crazy for silk pillowcases!).  Most of us useContinue reading “What is all the hype about silk pillowcases?”

What we mean when we say “Slow Fashion”

If you’ve been following me for any length of time, or you’ve been listening in on the sustainable fashion movement, then you likely would have heard the term “slow fashion”. What does it mean for fashion to be slow and why does it matter – let us take a closer look. Slow fashion is theContinue reading “What we mean when we say “Slow Fashion””

Spring Summer Trends for the Eco-Conscious Fashionista

New season = New trends and eco-fashionistas everywhere want to know how to integrate these looks into their existing wardrobes without dipping their toes into the fast-fashion trend cycles and getting caught out with pieces that will fade as fast as the spring blooms! With this new season you will be excited to know thatContinue reading “Spring Summer Trends for the Eco-Conscious Fashionista”