The contemporary world of fashion is overwhelmed by the impersonalised fast fashion constructs of low prices, high volumes and speed to market processes. By distinction, it is an absolute delight to immerse oneself in the contrasting paradigm of beautifully created pieces, made with care, with attention to detail and personalised for the wearer.
This presentation pays tribute to the modern day artisan who creates bespoke heirloom pieces to be coveted and cherished.
Associate Professor KAREN WEBSTER is the Deputy Head of Fashion and Textiles at RMIT University. She has been a key player and leading academic in Australia’s fashion industry for more than 35 years. She has served as a board director on numerous advisory boards and in 2012 was inducted into the Fashion Hall of Fame in Melbourne.
'The professional dandy and celebrated milliner Richard Nylon', from theloupe.org posted by Monty Coles, 26 February 2010