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Young Summer is one of the many events that is changing the Brisbaneâ€™s fashion scene from mainstream to underground.
â€œI wasnâ€™t putting any consideration into the clothes I was buying, or asking any questions about where they were made or the impact they might have. I was ignoring a lot of questions, because I knew I couldnâ€™t get the answer â€“ I was just like, â€˜oh nobody knows, it is a mystery,â€™â€ says Leah Musch, writer and host of web series The Unmaterial Girl. Â
TCI investigates why the end of this era highlights an important question that all artists have to keep in mind â€œIs it sustainable?â€
With Premier and Arts Minister Hon. Annastacia Palaszczuk announcing that the State Budget for 2015-2016 will deliver …
Maker and Merchant is a Brisbane-based trio of sisters who draw, print, design and sew homewares -Â and more recently, clothing. The Creative Issue spoke to Imelda Ryan about their interest in local production and the lovely goods they make.
The Creative Issue sits down with Zara Duffy – designer, businesswoman, and all-around cool gal behind Brisbane-based online fashion boutique Aster + Lilou.
â€œIâ€™m a bit addicted to the idea that you have the infinite capacity to make things, its just about finding the time to do it,â€ says Rachel Burke, Brisbane-based artist and designer at i make. you wear it. â€œWhen I work, itâ€™s unplanned and all at once- I might be like, â€˜today I feel like making a crystal-covered shoe.â€™â€
If you follow Given Terrace and turn left into the little pink laneway, you will find an abundance of vintage dresses, handmade skirts and pompom earrings – which is Ra Ra Superstar. Shop owner and designer Kathy Szwedzinski is the lady behind it all, sheÂ spoke to The Creative Issue about her love of vintage, her creative process and the shops bottom-line, sustainability.
Brisbaneâ€™s Laura Chong is on a mission to design clothing for women who want to push the boundaries of what is corporate. The Creative Issue spoke to her about a day in a life of a lawyer-turned-fashion designer and the women that inspire her.
If you’re a fashionista on a budget this is the list for you. From store openings to vintage markets, there are plenty of affordable things to do in Brisbane.
“It’s easy to consume, but itâ€™s so more meaningful when you can consume with purpose.” We chat to Colleen Canivet about how you can shop smarter with Next Door Artisan.