Australian fashion has been hit hard this year and its victims are many industry leaders. Some have stepped away, some walked away and others were (sadly) pushed. They will never be forgotten for the contribution they have made to our lives and our landscape...
Sass and Bide
As buying big, international brands has become easier, faster and more affordable it has been easy to fall for the siren song of these well known labels and, it is noone's fault that many of our most creative people are not able to use their creative outlet in a viable way in this country.
There is a lesson to be learnt here though and at the most basic level we must be mindful to support our local designers.
Let's make 2014 the year of the Australian designer and buy from our designers at hand!