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Students weave plan for sustainable fashion future

The inaugural Fashion & Textiles Youth Assembly brought students together from across the School of Fashion and Textiles on Tuesday to discuss the state of the current and future fashion industry.

Flower power: Floral fashion at Melbourne Flower and Garden Show

RMIT’s annual Floral Fashion exhibit blurred the line between art and fashion to highlight environmental issues at the Melbourne International Flower and Garden Show (17–31 March).

Talent bursting at the seams of VAMFF runway

Meet three graduates who have been handpicked to showcase their work in the prestigious Virgin Australia Melbourne Fashion Festival (VAMFF) National Graduate Showcase.

Front row at VAMFF

From intimate runways to exciting exhibitions: the RMIT community stars prominently in this year’s Virgin Australia Melbourne Fashion Festival.

Dead stock denim given new life in virtual design challenge

A design challenge with Swedish fashion brand Cheap Monday has given 18 aspiring designers the chance to undertake a global denim project with an eye on sustainability.

Next steps on the Dior mentoring journey

Insights from Christian Dior executives and a VIP styling session were among the highlights of an evening to mark the halfway point of the Women@Dior mentoring program.

Fashion forward: RMIT student wins Melbourne Fashion Week award

An RMIT student has won the prestigious student award at Melbourne Fashion Week (MFW) for her Choose Your Own Adventure-inspired project.

MFW: fearless fashion from Australia's emerging designers

Headpieces for Indigenous drag queens, the art of flâneurie, 3D printed experimental designs, and materials made from discarded plastic will all be on display during Melbourne Fashion Week.

Broken Heel meets Broken Hill and the School of Fashion

It’s not every day that RMIT students get to explore Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander culture with six drag queens at an iconic Australian location.

Students reach new heights at global fashion summit

Three students from the School of Fashion and Textiles were selected to participate in the 2018 Youth Fashion Summit in Copenhagen.

Fashion design graduate tops AGOTYA field

Fashion design Honours graduate Jessica Gregory declared overall winner of the Design Institute of Australia’s 2018 Australian Graduate of the Year Award (AGOTYA) last week.

Country Road provides a window of opportunity for visual merchandising students

Six Diploma of Visual Merchandising students have been competitively selected to work on the Country Road Window Project for 2018.

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