Monday Morning Inspo: Ramiro Gomez ARTIST

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Domestic Scenes Ramiro Gomez Jr., the son of Mexican immigrants,    worked as a male live-in nanny in West Hollywood, Beverly Hills and the Laurel Canyon area of the Hollywood Hills. His work ‘Happy Hills’ draws to this life experience, and those of the predominately Hispanic community working behind the beautiful landscaped scenes of these

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On Trend Now…Tumblr Fights Back

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On Trend Now…Tumblr Fights Back

Tumblr Blogs Last year someone shared with me a tumbr blog ‘When In Melbourne’ an animated cultural look at what makes Melbourne, erm…Melbourne? Completed with gif punch lines from favourite television shows and cultural catch phrases. Since then I’ve noticed that more and more tumblr sites are becoming a place to vent your spleen, articulating

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Weekly Top Five…War, What is it Good For?

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Weekly Top Five…War, What is it Good For?

War And How We War it At the moment we have War in Israel-Gaza, Northern Iraq, Sudan, Syria and many other on going conflicts world wide that may never be solved, either diplomatically or otherwise. There is no denying that war is dreadful but world events do shape what we wear. This week’s top five

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On Trend Now….Australian Wool

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On Trend Now….Australian Wool

Australian Wool It’s renewable, biodegradable and a lot of it comes from Australia. In particular Merino wool, has always been Australia’s most significant product. In 2010, the Australian Wool industry celebrated it’s 200th year of export, for WWII war preparations and post war efforts (between 1940-1949), the UK brought the entirety of the Australia wool

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Weekly Top 5…Lena Dunham Moments

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Weekly Top 5…Lena Dunham Moments

Writer, Producer, Sometimes Director and Lead Actress of Girls “It’s a little bit of an anti-fashion show. Girls doesn’t name-drop nightclubs or fantasise Jimmy Choos, but who’s to say serious young fashion types won’t find it perversely liberating?” Said Judd Apatow, writer and producer, (Tis Is 40, The 40 Year Old Virgin, Knocked Up), when

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On Trend Now…Ice Cream (You Scream)

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On Trend Now…Ice Cream (You Scream)

It seems that ice cream is the man of the moment when looking for a good cause. Ben & Jerry’s are currently on Tour with their ‘Scoop Ice Cream, Not The Reef’ protest. Travelling around Australia, handing out free ice cream to raise awareness about the Reef, which is at serious risk from intensive dredging,

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Weekly Top Five…Made By Indigenous Australians

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Weekly Top Five…Made By Indigenous Australians

…Made By Indigenous Australians This week I’m going to continue on with areas outside of fashion because as previously discussed, to achieve relevance as artists and maintain a point of difference we must look outside our own environment but also because of the Federal Governments announcement to the cutting $534 million from indigenous program. So

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On Trend Now Is…Crowd Funding

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On Trend Now Is…Crowd Funding

Crowd Funding Noun: 1. The practice of funding a project or venture by raising many small amounts of money from a large number of people, typically via the Internet. “Musicians, film-makers, and artists have successfully raised funds and fostered awareness through crowd funding” Synonyms: Creative Economy, Kick Starters, Pozzible See, on Australian crowd funding site

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Weekly Top Five……AIDS Awareness 2014

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Weekly Top Five……AIDS Awareness 2014

…AIDS 2014 20th International AIDS Conference My top five this week is a little ominous, because this year was the 20th International AIDS Conference and it was held in Melbourne July 2014. The premier gathering for those working in the field of HIV, as well as policymakers, people living with HIV and others committed to

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