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Eco Fashion Week Australia: DAY TWO

Eco Fashion Week Australia: DAY TWO

A day spent snorkelling in The Great Barrier Reef with a marine biologist… is a day well spent. Day TWO of my travels here at Eco Fashion Week was a biggie. I’ll save talking about my experience swimming with turtles and baby sharks for a rainy day. For now, let’s hit the fashion highlights (after a quick reflection of me as Elastigirl).

Jude Taylor

 Photo: Port Douglas Photographer

Photo: Port Douglas Photographer

Jude’s collection lived up to my expectations after hearing so many wonderful things from The Green Hub. The hand-coloured linocut prints were exquisite, and I appreciated the bright colours on the runway (black is not my thing). The main aspect I loved about her collection, was it’s accessibility: I could imagine wearing the pieces myself, but also picture my mum and grandmother loving them too. I love this timelessness.


Beads & Pods

 Photo: Port Douglas Photographer

Photo: Port Douglas Photographer

Upcycling is one of my favourite things. Upcycling done well is even better.

Having been inspired by the wastefulness of coffee pods, Beads & Pods turn used coffee pods into jewellery, and accessories. The colour palette was tasteful, and you could see the skilled craftsmanship, even from afar. I own a pair of earrings made from recycled coffee pods by a random individual at a little market fair, but the Beads & Pods creations were far beyond what I thought was possible to create with simply used coffee pods.


Curtin Springs

 Photo: Port Douglas Photographer

Photo: Port Douglas Photographer

Try your best not to look at the gorgeous skirt, and focus on the jewellery, crafted from handmade paper. Curtin Springs are a self-sufficient property in Western Australia, 400km away from the nearest shop. They produce all their one-of-a-kind pieces on their ranch. The simple, earthy looking pieces were what caught my eye (like the one pictured above).


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Outfit:

Dress: ReCreate Clothing

Jewellery: Bohome & Roam

Why Did No One Come To Eco Fashion Week Australia?

Why Did No One Come To Eco Fashion Week Australia?

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