Liz Watson

Liz Watson

Liz Watson considers the origins of her love of Australiana, and the impact of her great-aunt, Queensland designer Olive Ashworth.


Peter Beiers

Peter Beiers, 2014

What do you get when you combine heavy metal with Yohji Yamamoto and David Lee Roth? Peter Beiers, of course!


Mitchell Ogilvie

Mitchell Ogilvie

Mitchell Ogilvie recalls childhood mischief at father Patrick Ogilvie’s boutique, and looks back at a challenging 30 years of luxury menswear in Brisbane.


Courtney Pedersen

Courtney Pedersen

Artist, feminist, and historian Courtney Pedersen is burdened by her collection of 1980s and ’90s style magazines.


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Shannon and Gabrielle, tom gunn

tom gunn designers Shannon and Gabrielle share the challenges of designing footwear in Brisbane.


Erin Lightfoot

Erin Lightfoot

Erin Lightfoot reflects on her love of 20th century design and its impact on her contemporary textile and ceramic works.


Leigh Buchanan

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Leigh Buchanan explores two different approaches to creating extravagant dress: costume and fashion design.


Alla Moda

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Directors of Brisbane fabric institution Alla Moda give us their perspective on the evolution of drapery stores over the decades.


Juli Grbac

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Juli Grbac reflects on a life lived between Brisbane and New York, and future plans for her label.


Deborah Fisher

Deborah Fisher

Designer and educator Deborah Fisher looks back on 1980s Queensland style and what her Brisbane roots offered the US fashion market.