Fashion

Vintage Tee Day

Go Vintage and Fashionable with Salvos this Friday

Friday 22 March, 2013
The Salvos celebrate sustainable fashion with the Vintage Tee Day this Friday. Visit any one of the 200 Salvo Stores nationwide and discover a variety of second-hand fashion items. The Salvos are dedicated to reducing landfills and natural resource extraction by recycling over 55,000 tonnes of goods and re-selling 6.39 million fashion items every year raising money for those in need. How will you celebrate the Vintage Tee Day? How about create a unique and chic outfit with the many vintage items that the Salvos have to offer? And while you are at it, make a bold statement that you are all for saving the planet.

Where: Nationwide Salvos Stores.
When: Friday 22 March, 2013.
Click here for more information.

 Chatswood Chase Sydney Fashion New Year Design competition

Fashion New Year Design Competition

Monday 11 February - Friday 15 March, 2013
The Chatswood Chase Sydney Fashion New Year Design competition is not be missed by any aspiring fashion designers looking for a way into the industry. The competition offers fashion students the opportunity to score a two week internship with legendary fashion designer Lisa Ho, to get an inside look on how the industry works. The competition is also taking on an environmental element, with extra points being awarded to designs that display a sustainable flare. The competition is open to anyone who is currently studying fashion design, or has studied it in the past 12 months.

Where: Everywhere and anywhere
When: Entries close: 5:30pm, 15 March. Public vote: 21 March - 4 April
Click here for more information.

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3 of the best… little black dresses

Wednesday, 6 February 2013

There are few items in a women’s wardrobe as versatile and timeless as the little black dress (affectionately known as the LBD). A simple classic that when teamed with different accessories will take you through just about any occassion, day to night.

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How now Kowtow

Wednesday, 9 January 2013

A clothing company that has proven us right.

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How to: Upcycle by enlarging arm holes

Monday, 3 September 2012

Here’s a great way to make baby clothes last longer, plus it also works on all tops and dresses for adults too.

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Healthy hues

Tuesday, 19 June 2012

Fabric dyes are a great way to keep those drab or faded items in circulation in your wardrobe, but with chemical dyes packing some nasty toxins, homemade vegetable dyes are the way to go.

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How to: cut old jeans into summer shorts

Tuesday, 13 December 2011

Unleash those pins by whipping up a pair of casual denim shorts in these five easy-to-follow steps.

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Sustainable beach wear

Monday, 5 December 2011

Greet the sun, sand and ocean in eco-friendly style this summer.

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The bride in green

Tuesday, 22 November 2011

The big day for many is all about the dress, but what of it the day after? Even more so, why buy new?

Time-tested threads

Monday, 14 November 2011

Do your wallet (and the planet) a favour by choosing and caring for clothes designed to go the distance.

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