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A Sleek, Contemporary Co-Working Space for South Melbourne

Written for Broadsheet Inside a beehive there’s a system of self-organisation among residents, but without its fellow bees, the individual is largely ineffective. Likewise the tenants at South Hive, a new co-working space in South Melbourne, operate individual businesses, but the co-operation of the collective helps them to grow. “We wanted a place where people … Continue reading A Sleek, Contemporary Co-Working Space for South Melbourne

Dion Lee presents a portrait series in collaboration with The Woolmark Company

Written for Fashion Journal Dion Lee has teamed up with The Woolmark Company on a new creative project titled Suit Portrait Series. The collab captures a number of influential women, wearing pieces from his wool tailoring SUIT collection. Each has been chosen for the role they’ve played in shaping the designer’s career. Vogue Australia fashion director Christine Centenera, Sydney Opera … Continue reading Dion Lee presents a portrait series in collaboration with The Woolmark Company

This label is making clothing that grows with your child

Written for Fashion Journal One garment is made to fit a child from 4 months to 36 months.  Most children grow seven sizes in their first two years of life. That’s a whole lot of expense for parents and a significant amount of clothing that ends up in landfill or discarded. This inspired UK engineer and … Continue reading This label is making clothing that grows with your child

HoMie’s new collection is made entirely in Australia

Written for Fashion Journal Melbourne born and now Melbourne made. Social enterprise HoMie is showing support for local supply chains with the launch of its new AW18 range Made in Melbourne. For the first time, the streetwear label’s new collection has been entirely made in Australia with an ethical and sustainable focus. The campaign launch aligns with Fashion … Continue reading HoMie’s new collection is made entirely in Australia

Sneakers made from recycled chewing gum have arrived

Written for Fashion Journal Cleaning up the streets of Amsterdam.  Every year in the Netherlands, 1.5 million kilos of gum end up on the streets – it’s the second most common form of litter after cigarettes. In an effort to reduce waste, city marketing organisation Iamsterdam, designer Explicit Wear and sustainability company Gumdrop have teamed … Continue reading Sneakers made from recycled chewing gum have arrived

Coming Soon: A Cafe Dedicated to Nourish Bowls

Written for Broadsheet “Nourish bowls” are having a moment. Beginning with acai bowls and rapidly mutating to include many varieties of nutrient-rich veggies, healthy fats and quality proteins, they’re increasingly ubiquitous in the wellness dining space. Advocates reckon they provide a nutritious alternative to on-the-go meals and typically look as great as they taste. So, … Continue reading Coming Soon: A Cafe Dedicated to Nourish Bowls

Leather made from the root structure of mushrooms now exists

Written for Fashion Journal Move aside pineapple leather, there’s now another sustainable leather alternative about to hit the market. And it’s made from mushrooms. Bolt Threads, a startup specialising in new and innovative materials for the fashion industry, is soon to debut handbags made from the root structure of mushrooms. Dubbed Mycelium, the fabric is far … Continue reading Leather made from the root structure of mushrooms now exists