Artisans of Fashion

My family have been textile traders since the past four generations – international textile agents. My great grandfather was one of the first people in Australia to import textiles from England in the 1800’s and this business was handed down to my grandfather and then my father. Both my parents worked in the business and…

Follow that dream………….

“Life comes out of chaos” a statement made by Axelle reminded me of my exciting journey of finding niche labels….. generally of one leading to the other…. feels like a never-ending treasure hunt. Last year I arrived at a private sale, in which a fabulous children’s label Loulou des Indes was exhibiting (had featured them earlier)…

Live with art it’s good for you

  I spotted this spirited Bengali lady at the Shrine Empire Gallery stall in India Art Fair 2014 where her installation ‘Forgetfulness’ was being admired by several; and I simply loved the idea and its execution. This literature and art student portrays her creativity across art disciplines, like combining digital and traditional media. With grants and residencies…