POD

Ruth Hazell

Emily Smith, Ruth Hazell, Sarah Agius, Scott Pennykid PROJECT DESCRIPTION: A common problem discovered in our group research was the lack of brand transparency in the fashion industry resulting in uninformed consumer buying decisions. Our solution to this problem is to develop an easy to use web extension that will bring ethical research to online buying. This will minimise the …

BRIDGE

Talia Rubinstein

By Emma Mulholland, Talia Rubinstein and Catherine Dowden A prominent issue in fashion is the lack of clear communication around sustainability and a distinct disconnect between consumers and their garments. This app provides an alternative method to engage with sustainability, centred around education about garment care, repair and re-use.The seamless and engaging format of the QR code will be used …

True Cost Label Strategy Proposal

Amber Sestokas

Amber Sestokas, Max Kunert, Matilda Cole & Chloe Kounelis Within the fashion industry transparencies surrounding the human cost, water and chemical use, and carbon emissions due to manufacturing and transport have long been suppressed from the public. Without access to necessary information, consumers find it difficult to make better educated and more sustainable choices. We propose a government regulated and …

Melbourne Fashion & Sustainability Convention

Briana Musarra

Alexia Reisch, Briana Musarra, Shanelle Senaratne, Olivia Dainton This convention is aimed at evolving the fashion industry, post COVID-19 pandemic. Which provides a learning resource for any individual involved in the fashion industry, whether you own a brand or you are simply a customer. A variety of interactive events will take place, including a panel with guest speakers, fashion runway, …

My Fashion Footprint

Talani Newton

Julia Mondy, Yujing Guo & Talani Newton How might we create a platform to improve transparency between the maker and the wearer so that wearers can make informed garment purchase decisions? Following SDG 10 & 12 regarding reducing inequality and ensuring sustainable consumption and production patterns we have designed a social platform that directly provides quick and accessible information and rewards for consumers. Through our research …

Mask and Culture

Dongying Wu

—-How might we apply technical, creative, and social innovation so that wearing masks becomes more acceptable across cultures? GROUP MEMBER: Dongying Wu (Dorothea); Ke Xiao; Nan Dai; Ying Dai Due to cultural differences between East and West, many Westerners refused to wear masks during COVID-19. The purpose of this project is to study how might apply technical, creative, and social …

Zeno

Sean Rentero

Fashion Forward Education

Paige Costa

Created by Ava Yeo, Zoey Zhu and Paige Costa The ‘Fashion Forward Program’ is a not for profit, government funded education initiative, engaging the consumers of tomorrow to establish an understanding in the importance of their role and impact within the fashion industry. This will be a capsule program running in schools for 2 days for each year level involved. …

Make Good

Zoe Sutherland

Anna Paolini, Zoe Sutherland, Daria Grodtmann Make Good is an online service that provides DIY tutorials and workshops for designing and creating/crafting using old clothing. Finished projects can be shared on the inbuilt forum and on social media with our hashtag #makegoodproject to build a sense of community among users. The service is intended for people wanting to recycle their …

How U Bin

Mia Terzo

By Alicia Grasso, Louise Hung, Mia Terzo ‘How U Bin’ is a new service addition and business proposition to existing municipal recycling services that provides Australian households with an alternative and more effective means of disposing textile and clothing waste all year round. The Textile Recycling Bins collect old textile products such as clothing, bedsheets and towels. As households dispose …