New beginnings - 10th year birthday 2017

An inspiring Australian textile designer - Claire Ritchie

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An inspiring Australian textile designer - Claire Ritchie

Meet Claire Ritchie - Melbourne based mumma, artist, designer, textile artist and environment lover!

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Behind the scenes of our Transcending love collection

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Behind the scenes of our Transcending love collection

On a freezing cold Canberra stormy day we ventured out to the Dairy Road Precinct in hope to do an amazing summer shoot. We have originally planned for a summery feel outdoor, big blue sky and big field fashion shoot!  Mother nature had a different idea! It was wild winds, sleet, snow, wind, enormous black clouds and it was freeszing! Our always happy model Ashlea Perry, Devojka Models was the most professional, non-complaining model ever and still looked stunningly glamorous as always in this arctic weather with freezing feet and hands.  You can see images of her looking like she...

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Fashionably Numb - the long green thread of change

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Fashionably Numb - the long green thread of change

The world of manufacturing and fast fashion cycles have grown to an unsustainable speed, effecting the people making them, a devastating effect on the environment and insurmountable issue for charities. There is a growing concern from consumers wanting to reconnect with makers, designers and buy products with a positive supply chain and story. Pure Pod invites you to ‘Fashionably Numb’, an ethical designer twilight market and on to an evening event with MC – Melinda Tually from Fashion Revolution to discuss with industry specialists about the ethics of design at the new Dairy Road Precinct. Sponsored by –MG Cultural Program...

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SLOW FASHIONED WORKSHOP - with Pure Pod at Cardif Collective

SLOW FASHIONED WORKSHOP - with Pure Pod at Cardif Collective

Have you ever dreamed of starting your own ethical design brand or business or you just want to know more about ethical fashion - where to buy products & clothing, how to find out if they are sustainable and more about the fast growing ethical fashion industry. Pure Pod's weekend workshop might be the perfect place to start! It is a short introductory Saturday afternoon class held in the relaxed creative environment of Cardif Collective. Cardif Collective is a fashion incubator designed to help emerging designers make, design, learn and sell their products in a commercial environment. To join our...

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Fashion Revolution week

Fashion Revolution week

We now enter  Fashion Revolution week for 2017, fours years after the terrible Rana Plaza factory disaster where so many lost their lives and thousands of others were very badly injured and who may have never returned to a working life to support their families. Check out the Fashion Revolution web sites for events near you or join the revolution and become one of the gang fighting to change our massive toxic industry for the better! Here's a few interesting links to keep you occupied on a cold Autumn day - grab a cup of tea and a warm blanket,...

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