Meet the last of our finalists in the Premier's Design Award: Sophia McMahon of ATLAS the label. McMahon talks about her ready-to-wear label, her designer favourites including Kym Ellery and Dion Lee, and why she thinks South Australia has a bright future for young designers.
With a love of storytelling, young designer Paula Jago is a finalist in the inaugural Premier's Design Award. She talks about her dream pairing with leading Adelaide designer Paul Vasileff of Paolo Sebastian, her label Edmund Jago and her plan to create bespoke eveningwear.
Being paired with design genius Chris Kontos is a dream come true for young designer Shiva Novinfar. A finalist in the Premier's Design Award, she chats with editor Lauren Zwaans about her self-titled label, plans for a global brand and her hope to one day dress Rihanna.
Her unique and colourful approach to street wear makes mentor Tiff Manuell the perfect fit for Jaye Designs' designer, Niki Stankovic. Lauren Zwaans chats with the AFF Premier's Design Award finalist about her graduate collection 'Inaudible' and plans for her label.
Having worked for some of London's best fashion houses, formidable sibling design duo Rachel and Alexandra Sims have created another stand-out collection. The technique rich Resort '16 collection features soft pastel hues and luxe fabrications, says fashion blogger Demeter Scanlon.
Launching her label only one month ago with two packed out runway shows at the Queens Theatre, it's clear Adelaide designer Paige Rowe doesn't do things by half. Editor Lauren Zwaans meets with the patternmaker-turned-designer to talk about her new label and her philosophy to create garments to suit women...