Monthly video podcasts of sassy fashions and the peeps behind the boutiques. Its about local fashion houses, and local music in Sydney.
Mushu, 540 Crown Street, Surry Hills Ex-lawyer turns handbag and textiles designer at Crown Street's Mushu. You could call it an Aladdin's cave or a toy shop but mostly it's a delightful enclave of handbags, apparrel and accesories.
Mar 25 2007
Publisher Textiles — are young, fresh and not just in design but in their business perspective AS WELL. Nurturing artists and designers in their own endeavours, such as Grey Ghost Apparel, this group is branching out. Creating unique patterns for fabrics to wallpapers, then converting these into bags, t-shirts and their own fashion label "Epoqu".
In this episode we get to meet the whole cast involved in this revival of Australian textiles and screenprinting.
Retailers featuring their stuff now and later this year include:
Foxes Store (Surry Hills, Sydney - Google-Map), Made (Newtown, Sydney); Honeybee Goods (Cooks Hills, Newcastle Google-Map); Little Salon (Melbourne);
Hummingbird 60 (Melbourne)
Feb 25 2007
KYOTAP | 21 Mary St, Surry Hills
Hidden in the design quarter of Surry Hills, surrounded by warehouses is KYOTAP, a shop with truly unique products from owner/creator Fiona's particular version of drapery (patternmaking in 3d). Filled with fascinating shapes, alternative styles and origamic pieces, KYOTAP caters to the confident and discerning fashionista.
Dec 21 2006
Paris Texas | 729 Bourke St, Surry Hills
With sass and pizzazz, Annette of Paris, Texas assembles an eclectic and enervating mix in her Bourke Street boutique. For the guys there's rock 'n' roll tshirts, for the gift buyer cute jewelry and cat candles and for the fashionista there's vibrant local designers that are just plain cool. Annette's the one with the loud voice and eye for style.
Nov 24 2006
Zukini | 483 King st, Newtown
South Newtown's Zukini is an eclectic mix of colour and texture with a range of local designers and some recent injections from Brazil and the US. Paul and Nicole provide style and substance to the Newtown fashion scene from accessories through to dresses, definitely a destination in itself. Check out Zukini's range with Alice and guest host Anya.
Oct 30 2006
Foxes Store | 561 Bourke St, Surry Hills
Foxes Store stocks limited edition pieces by local designers and has been supplying the Surry Hills fashionistas for nearly five years.
Three creative siblings form the basis for the store. Sean creates T-shirts, artwork and cards, Catriona sources spanish and indian footwear and Nike makes delectable bags and belts.
Welcome to our pilot podcast! So you'll have to forgive the bumps and glitches, we call that the learning process. We have a little chat with owners and designers the Carvers, and then try on some of their latest goods.
Sep 12 2006