Fashion for the big and beautiful hits catwalk

MODELLING can hardly be noted for its diversity of bodies but one woman is on a mission to change that. Failepou Peni of Fairfield West has a vision to embrace fuller women in the fashion world with her own new label designed for the bigger figure — ‘Grace on Lepou’. An official launch of the … Read more Fashion for the big and beautiful hits catwalk

This is what the Australian Olympic team will wear to the 2016 opening ceremony in Rio

AUSTRALIAN fashion retailer Sportscraft this morning unveiled the uniform our Olympians will wear during the opening ceremony at Rio in August — and there’s a distinct Harry Potter vibe going on. Both the men and women will wear a striped mint green blazer with a dark green trim, reminiscent of the colour worn by Draco … Read more This is what the Australian Olympic team will wear to the 2016 opening ceremony in Rio

A session in a teddy workshop gave Mon Purse fashion entrepreneur Lana Hopkins a business ‘light bulb’ moment

It took a session creating a bear in a teddy workshop that gave fashion entrepreneur Lana Hopkins her business ‘light bulb’ moment. “I was creating a bear for my nephew complete with the birth certificate and the whole deal and it just reiterated the love I have for customisation,” says Lana. With that in mind … Read more A session in a teddy workshop gave Mon Purse fashion entrepreneur Lana Hopkins a business ‘light bulb’ moment

Famous fashion mogul says he is ‘scandalised’ by ‘Islamic fashion’

MORE and more, Western fashion companies are catering to female shoppers in the Muslim world. Dolce & Gabbana now makes four-digit hijabs and abayas. On the wallet-friendly front, Uniqlo recently launched a line of “modest” apparel in collaboration with UK-based Muslim blogger Hana Tajima. British retail mecca Marks & Spencer has even rolled out a … Read more Famous fashion mogul says he is ‘scandalised’ by ‘Islamic fashion’