Scody - Efficient & Effective
A company that started producing custom-order sports clothing in 1997 is investing in new machinery to create a more efficient and cost-effective production process.
Veronica Textiles - A heritage printer with designs on the future.
Veronica Textiles is preparing to enter another chapter in its long history, following its acquisition by new owner David Robison.
Morrison founders Richard Poulson and Kylie Radford sold a car and a boat eight years ago to secure the seed funding they needed to establish their first store in Western Australia.
An unexpected encounter with a baby humpback whale in the Pacific Ocean off Tonga seven years ago led to a dramatic change in direction for the creator of swimwear label Lisa Blue.
Unique Fashion Style
An actress who designed her own costumes for performance has created a unique fashion style.
No stopping Nobody
Nobody has built a global trade for its brand of streetwear since releasing its first collection at Rosemount Australian Fashion Week in 2004.
Solving the sourcing conundrum
Couple the global downturn with the ever changing geography of sourcing, and the need for state-of-the-art IT becomes abundantly clear. Belinda Smart talks strategic outsourcing and leading-edge technology with Bob McKee of software giant Lawson.
Conquering time & space
Today's fashion supply chain needs to be robust enough to deal with a constantly changing environment. With shoppers now primed to expect constant newness and style "on demand", it's not just designers who have to move at warp speed. Belinda Smart talks to three logistics companies about the feats of ingenuity required to keep pace with constant demand.
If every era has its catchphrase, then sustainability surely must be today's. The recent sustainability seminar hosted by RMIT and supported by the Council of Textile & Fashion Industries of Australia (TFIA), looked behind the buzzword to provide a refreshingly critical look at the challenges and successes it entails.
Taking a fresh look. Ultra- Fresh and Protective Technology
With extensive quality control checks found locally and in major offshore manufacturing centres, companies that choose to use the Ultra-Fresh anti-microbial treatment can be assured that they are getting what they pay for,
writes James Boston.