2019 Fashion360 Designer | Michelle Frain

Michelle’s passion for sewing budded at the early age of 9 years old, cultivating a lifelong love for textiles and creating wearable pieces. The majority of her career path took Michelle down the direction of interior design, architectural sales and the marketing sector. Her passion for stitching and creating however, ... More

2019 Fashion360 Designers | Lea Xu and Rebecca Crawford

The emerging Brisbane fashion label, Ulterior Uniform, is the brainchild of creative co-founders Lea Xu and Rebecca Crawford. Both were ready to combine forces and utilise the knowledge and tools they had attained from a business degree and fashion studies at TAFE to create their own business. Ulterior Uniform offers ... More

2019 Fashion360 Designer | Colleen Tighe Johnson

Colleen Tighe Johnson is a proud Gomeroi Yinarr woman who possesses an ardent love for art and fashion. Colleen’s designs for her fashion label, Buluuy Mirrii, meaning Black Star, harness the spirit of her ancestors to revive the Gomeroi Dreaming Stories. Buluuy Mirrii synthesises Aboriginal art, culture and fashion, ... More

2019 Fashion360 Designers | Melissa and Rob Taylor

Melissa and Rob Taylor have a vision for everyone to be free to dream. Pure Dreamwear emerged as a catalyst to drive this vision and translated the metaphor into stylish and relaxing sleepwear that is a unique fusion of pure comfort and artistic design. The purpose driven brand partners with sewing centres that rescue and ... More

2019 Fashion360 Designer | Angus Martin

Angus is a commercial architectural photographer based in Brisbane. After completing a Bachelor of Business (management) at QUT and later a Masters of Visual Arts (MAVA) at Queensland College of Arts (QCA) at Griffith University, he went on to work extensively throughout Australia and Asia for a diverse range of archite... More

2019 Fashion360 Designer | Phoebe Paradise

Phoebe Paradise is a punk designer, born and raised in Brisbane. She debuted her label in 2014 after working as a merchandise designer and artist for brands across Australia. A youthful, nostalgic aesthetic bleeds into the garments she illustrates; a mundane, grimy depiction of being young, broke, drunk and leather-clad ... More

Interview with Fashion360 Alumni, Lucy-Belle

Growing up in a house full of vintage clothes, fabric swatches and the odd animal skeleton,  it’s no surprise Lucy-Belle Rayner has become who she is today. Incorporating old school hollywood charm with a touch of Tim Burton, pieces from Lucy-Belle’s dark vintage label are as classic as they are mysterious.  We ... More

Bird’s the word for Fashion360 Alumni, Barbara Spooner

Barbara Spooner was a recent convert to cycling when she came across a problem - she couldn’t find cycling gear to fit her curves! Inspired and spurred on by similar tales from others, Barbara made the decision to launch her own cycling clothing brand, Birds on Bikes. We sat down with Barbara for a chat about what ... More

Why would you join a Fashion Accelerator? by Jonathan Ward

Just as it’s critical for a nascent company to find the right early hires, it’s important to find the right early partners–and that’s what an accelerator is, a partner. Here are some things that you should look for when evaluating programs to help take your Fashion business to the next level, and the results that ... More

Fashion360: It’s like no other Fashion Program, by Thuy Nguyen

Welcome to Fashion360, Creative Enterprise Australia’s Accelerator program dedicated to growing your fashion business... Fashion360, as the 360 suggests, is a holistic approach to acquiring the vital knowledge and skills to manage all core components of a fashion business.   What makes Fashio... More