Colour Box Studio Fashion Program 2013 in Footscray

The Footscray based community creative hub launched its 5 week Fashion Program to coincide with Melbourne Fashion Week showcasing Melbourne’s Fashion Creatives and focusing on the SELF (Sustainable Ethical Local Fashion) theme.

Dale (New Model Beauty Queen) with Amie Batalibasi (Colour Box Studio)
Dale (New Model Beauty Queen) with Amie Batalibasi (Colour Box Studio)

Established and Emerging Designers taking part in the Pop Up Shop include:

  • New Model Beauty Queen – ethically produced ladies fashion
  • The Social Studio – Fashion Label and Social Enterprise
  • Jude – locally produced fashion & accessories
  • urbanearthwear – Ethically certified underwear
  • Aacute – local designer jewellery & soy wood wick candles
  • ELandTINO – fashion & Accessories
  • Studio 941 – hand painted silk accessories
  • Twitch Women’s Sewing Collective

The Colour Box Studio Fashion Program 2013 features:

20 March – ‘Fashion Box’ – a Sustainable Ethical Fashion Forum and Industry Networking night and (panel discussion industry leader and designer Dale Cornell from New Model Beauty Queen and Vicki Sterling from Bonds Clothing more to be announced);

10 March 12-3PM – Colour Box Clothes Swap Event;
Make Your Own Workshop Series (info below);

28 March – Fashion label launch by Aacute: http://www.aacute.com.au

Workshops:

  • Studio 941 – silk scarf printing workshop: 6 & 13 March by Ida Suod
  • Ambette – Design, screenprint & sew your own purse work: 16 & 17 March by Liz Doust

You can get loads more information on what’s happening down at Colour Box Studio online, on Twitter and Facebook.

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