Fashion & Jewellery
This Indigenous Australian Model Walked the Most Shows at NYFW
A new It girl in town. Australian model Charlee Fraser, booked the most shows than any other model at New York Fashion Week — including the Hadid sisters. With a total of 20 runway appearances, Fraser beat out Chinese model He Cong, who walked 14 shows altogether. In early 2016, the Newcastle, Australia native traveled stateside to once again try her hand at New York Fashion Week. (She’d walked in the Spring 2014 shows of Tia Cibani and Chadwick Bell, but hadn’t been picked up by any major designers.) The new favourite on the international stages is being hailed by Read the full article...
Tiffany & Co. Announces 2nd #KnotOnMyPlanet Campaign
Tiffany & Co has announced it will will once again join forces with supermodel and global ambassador for the Elephant Crisis Fund, Doutzen Kroes. #KnotOnMyPlanet, a social media campaign by the fashion industry to support the Elephant Crisis Fund, aims to stop elephant poaching and to end the global demand for ivory, one that sees 30,000 elephants killed every year for their tusks. To support the cause, Tiffany & Co. is launching its first ever philanthropically driven collection, Tiffany Save the Wild, in stores all over the world as well as online, where all profits from the collection will be Read the full article...
Australian Pearls Receive Grand Certification
High fashion has recently made some changes towards more eco-friendly and kind practices, but today we talk about jewellery, specifically Australian pearls. Members of the Australian Pearl Producers Association including Paspaley Pearls, Cygnet Bay Pearls and others are officially the first pearl fisheries in the world to achieve Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) certification, one that took 18 months to asses. Guy Leyland, the MSC Project Coordinator for the Western Australia Fishing Industry Council expressed his pride over the unique international certification, “More and more consumers are looking for sustainability credentials from their favourite brands, whether it’s clothing, food Read the full article...