Quadriplegic designer promotes adaptive fashion

Carol Taylor at Brisbane Mercedes Benz Fashion Festival

OLIVIA SIVA Gold Coast local Carol Taylor is the world’s first quadriplegic designer and she spends her time painting and sketching designs for other quadriplegics and people with disabilities.   Taylor made history at last week’s … [Read more...]

Fashion Parade supports Mater Redlands

Mater Private Hospital Redlands Spring Fashion Parade

SAMANTHA BALDRY Mater Private Hospital Redlands is holding their 16th annual Spring Fashion Parade and Morning Tea on September 13 to raise money for special equipment that the hospital may otherwise not be able to … [Read more...]

Revive Festival puts spotlight on sustainable fashion

East of Grey designer Kim Bailey

PETA McEACHERN  The Revive Pop-up Second-hand Fashion Festival is over for another year, having achieved it goals of creating a pre-loved shopping nirvana for savvy fashionistas and raising awareness of the importance of sustainable … [Read more...]

Alannah Kerr

Alannah is a journalist for The Source News, covering a wide range of newsworthy stories. Everything from Sports, Politics, Entertainment, Finance, Fashion & Beauty, Celebrity and Local News. Alannah's goal is to report the best newsworthy … [Read more...]

Brisbane model taking the fashion world by storm

CASSANDRA MULHERN   Madeline Stuart made her mark in the fashion world last weekend as she walked the catwalk at New York Fashion Week (NYFW). Madeline has Down Syndrome and is using her modelling career to spread the word of … [Read more...]

Vintage style promoting body positivity

CASSANDRA MULHERN   Chrissy Keepence is Headmistress of the Lindy Charm School for Girls on the Gold Coast and is one of the professional vintage stylists paving the way for body positivity through the trend. In her Charm School, … [Read more...]

Shopping centre throws exclusive party

RACHAEL HERRAMAN Brisbane’s Wintergarden shopping complex went VIP on Tuesday night for the Lust List Party, allowing entrants to receive an array of free perks and huge discounts. VIPs received 25 per cent discounts in particular stores, … [Read more...]

Op ’til you drop

ANIKA MCMAHON Communities across Australia are clearing out their closets in support for National Op Shop Week 2015. From the 23-30 August, National Op Shop week is raising awareness of the importance of giving back to local charity op … [Read more...]

Brisbane model to appear in New York Fashion Week

CASSANDRA MULHERN On 10 September, Brisbane's Madeline Stuart will take to the catwalk at this year's New York Fashion Week. 18 year-old Madeline, who has Down Syndrome will be modelling for fashion label FTL Moda, in association with the … [Read more...]

Mercedes-Benz Fashion Festival kicks off in Brisbane

JAMES JUST Lord Mayor Graham Quirk launched the Mercedes-Benz Fashion Festival with the unveiling of ten artistically designed Mercedes-Benz in Brisbane’s King George Square. To mark the festivals’ tenth anniversary, ten of Australia’s … [Read more...]