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LATEST NEWS

Will fashion fizzle out?

Will fashion fizzle out?

Posted Tuesday, 3 March 2015

Noted trend forecaster and fashion aficionado claims that fashion as we know it is about to disappear.

An annual South African design festival called Design Indaba has just finished in Capetown, with a wide range of interesting and sometimes provocative design-related speakers and events.

For instance, Shubhankar Ray, Creative Director at fashion manufacturer G-Star RAW, who works with Australian designer Marc Newson on some of their clothing lines, had this to say at the festival on the nature (and nurturing) of creativity:

‘When you come to the crossroads where you need to decide to either go left or right, if everything is telling you to go right then you must go left.'

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Kate St James off the cuff

Kate St James

Interior designer and Managing Editor

Lives:
Sydney’s northern beaches

Likes:
Sunshine, good coffee, fun people

Best design I've seen lately:
Walt Disney Concert Hall, by Frank Gehry

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