Fashion Unites Blog – Melbourne Fashion Festival

Chris Ran Lin designs

The pursuit of mastery

Chris Ran Lin is a Chinese Australian designer steeped in both cultures and pushing the boundaries of male fashion.   What a difference a year

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Embroidered tuille corset and skirt.

Fashion, creativity and rebirth

Victoria Triantafyllou is a designer who has worked in the fashion industry for over 30 years. Born to first-generation Greek migrants with little education, she

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Model on catwalk wears MNDATORY 2020

Flourishing forty years after a brave escape

Brian Huynh is the quintessential Melbourne designer for high-end male fashion. Forty years ago his parents got in a boat to leave Vietnam, fleeing the

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Umi Rasmi

Finding fashion at fifty

For Umi Rasmi, fashion is an absolute pleasure. It’s where she can express herself and find joy. And it’s the most recent chapter in a

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Alexi Freeman

Creations of a fascinated mind

Alexi Freeman is a charismatic and talented creative with a philosophical mind. The Hobart-born designer has been thinking about the environmental impacts of fashion for

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Cappellazzo Couture

More than museum pieces

Sonia Cappellazzo lived the familiar first-generation migrant story. Her parents, who came from Italy, worked tirelessly as a seamstress and a cabinetmaker. She grew up

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