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Diversity on the runway

Diversity on the runway

Ashleigh Melanko, ECU Reporter

September 4, 2017


Filed under Arts and Entertainment

Indigenous Artist Peter Farmer and Sandra Rives, designer from local label Red Opium, will showcase their fashion collaboration, Chirriger Collection, at the Telstra Perth Fashion Festival (TPFF) on Saturday 9 September. Most of their designs will be worn by Indigenous models in the show, in hopes t...

Where have all the good ideas gone?

Where have all the good ideas gone?

Rika Potter, Staff reporter

October 27, 2015


Filed under News

We all yearn for those things that remind us of better days — whether it's a childhood snack or that movie you watched on a starry night at the local drive-in. Take heart, nostalgics: the best ideas from the past are being resurrected. Now don't go jumping for joy because you think MTV will...

Inside the Telstra Perth Fashion Festival

Inside the Telstra Perth Fashion Festival

Madeline Palmer, Staff Reporter

September 20, 2015


Filed under Arts and Entertainment, Showcase

The Telstra Perth Fashion Festival is in full-swing after the first installment of local, high-end couture shows kicked off this Thursday. Now in its 17th year, the festival has cemented itself as an international platform that has launched the careers of many big names - Gemma Ward, Megan Gale, Nicole...

Avant-garde designs rule the runway this season

Avant-garde designs rule the runway this season

Rika Potter, Staff reporter

September 20, 2015


Filed under Arts and Entertainment, Showcase

The Telstra Perth Fashion Festival celebrates its 17th birthday this year and promises to be bigger and better than ever before. Six invigorating days of fashion kick of this week with a series of extravagant runways and interactive community events, bringing a selection of venues throughout the CBD...

Hey big saver: the overseas brands Perth demands

Hey big saver: the overseas brands Perth demands

Katherine Owers, Staff reporter

August 18, 2015


Filed under News

Perth’s chilly winter months have us reaching for a hot cup of tea and a blanket, but this blissful hibernation is having a negative effect on the new kids on the retail sector block. Over the past year, we have welcomed Zara, Topshop and Pottery Barn to our humble city, yet recently they’re noticing...

Review: Iris—as colourful on screen as off

Review: Iris—as colourful on screen as off

Kristina Simich, Staff reporter

August 16, 2015


Filed under Arts and Entertainment, Showcase

'Iris,’ is an uplifting and spirited documentary of the subtle observations of Iris Apfel: the legendary fashionista collector of New York, captured beautifully by the late great American documentarian Albert Maysles. The documentary takes you on a journey. It gives you an insight into the flamboyantly...

Five of the best: WA designers to watch

Five of the best: WA designers to watch

Joscelyn Bartlett, Staff reporter

June 3, 2015


Filed under News

WA may be a long way from the catwalks of Paris and Milan but it punches above its fashion weight. Here are five top WA born and bred fashion designers proving hard-work and talent pays off. Bhalo There are two major reasons to shop Australian label, Bhalo (Bengali for ‘good’). The first being ...

Regional festival has crowds groovin

Regional festival has crowds groovin

Danielle Marklew, Staff reporter

May 3, 2015


Filed under Arts and Entertainment

Regional music festival Groovin the Moo returned to Bunbury over the Anzac long weekend for a successful fifth year. Around 20,000 people made the road trip for the sold out all age festival at Hay Park on Sunday. Clear blue skies and perfect 24 degree weather welcomed festival-goers as they arrived. When...

2014 Telstra Perth Fashion Festival wraps up

2014 Telstra Perth Fashion Festival wraps up

Carina Mirabile, Staff Reporter

September 22, 2014


Filed under News

The Telstra Perth Fashion Festival, a six-day celebration of WA fashion and arts, is about to wrap up for its 16th year running. TPFF is Western Australia’s largest annual premier fashion event founded in 1999 by Mariella Harvey-Hanrahan with the mission of  celebrating, nurturing and advoca...

Zara set to shake up Perth retail

Zara set to shake up Perth retail

Nicholas Martyr, Staff Reporter

August 21, 2014


Filed under News

Clothing store chain Zara is set to shake up the Perth fashion scene when they open their doors at Garden City shopping centre today – as part of its long anticipated expansion into WA. Huge crowds were expected for the new Booragoon store's opening at 9am. The Spanish fashion giant, which...

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