Vogue Australia epitomises the finest in fashion, design and journalism. It enlightens, entertains and inspires by focusing on its position as the authoritative voice in Australian fashion. Vogue Australia combines a modern mix of glamour, style and intelligence presenting the ultimate in fashion, beauty, health, and the arts.
VIRTUAL WORLD • The cybersphere of Vogue never sleeps. Our digital hub means you can stay up to date and connected around the clock. Breakthroughs in style are made on the street, but new developments in fashion can also bubble up online. Find us on every platform, be it Instagram, TikTok, YouTube or Pinterest, or via a tweet. If it’s set to go viral, you will have read it in Vogue.
MEENA HARRIS ON RAISING STRONG WOMEN • Meena Harris has many titles – lawyer, author, activist, feminist – and hails from a line of influential women, including grandmother Shyamala Gopalan Harris, who was a gifted scientific researcher, mother Maya, a social justice lawyer and advocate, and aunt Kamala, now Vice President of the United States. Here, the mother of two writes about conscious parenting and raising the next generation to be as equally hardworking, ambitious and optimistic.
THE EXPRESSIONISTS • As we emerge from change, these dynamic fashion minds are using the new pace of life to stimulate their creative streaks, putting artistic expression first.
THE PURE CREATORS • TURNING TO ICONS OF THE PAST, AN INHERENT INNOVATIVE SPIRIT AND A DISTINCTIVE POINT OF VIEW PROVE TO BE THE MAGIC FORMULA FOR A BOLD, ADVENTUROUS AND IMAGINATIVE BREED OF DESIGNERS.
OPEN SOURCE • AS FASHION SHOWS AND RED CARPETS ALL BUT CLOSED DOWN LAST YEAR, WE LOOKED ELSEWHERE FOR STYLE INSPIRATION. ALICE BIRRELL EXPLORES THE FASHION FORCES THAT ARE INFLUENCING US BEYOND THE RUNWAY, ILLUSTRATED BY THE KING OF RECONTEXTUALIZATION, ARTIST SIDUATIONS.
ARTISTS REIMAGINING FASHION • IN THE SPIRIT OF CREATIVITY, WE ENLIST YOUNG ARTISTS BASED IN AUSTRALIA TO UNPACK THE SPRING/ SUMMER ’21 SHOWS BY USING THEM AS INSPIRATION, INTERPRETING THEM THROUGH THEIR OWN EYES.
ROCK STAR • THROUGH HER CREATIONS AS THE FIRST EVER GLOBAL CREATIVE LEAD AT SWAROVSKI, GIOVANNA BATTAGLIA ENGELBERT DEMONSTRATES HOW ARTISTRY AND FANTASY CAN HAVE A PLACE IN THE EVERYDAY. BY NATASHA INCHLEY.
THE DEMOCRATISERS • With little travel and the power of the internet to compress distance, fashion weeks around the world outside of the big four have been gaining ground as talent hubs. Here, representatives from these geographically disparate centres nominate a designer from their region with a unique viewpoint.
THE VOMMVNITY - MINDED • The fashion system, which has long glorified the single creative director, has turned a corner, connecting with a collective mindset that puts collaboration, community and creativity first. Claire Brayford examines how this is changing fashion.
LABELS CHANGING COMMUNITY • REALISING THERE IS MORE POWER IN FASHION THAN JUST MAKING CLOTHES, THESE AUSTRALIAN LABELS MAKE GIVING BACK THEIR MISSION.
THE RESOURCEFUL • Emerging Australian labels are establishing their brands with the knowledge that our natural resources are finite, so they’re turning back to look forward via upcycling.
THE TRANSFORMERS • OUR RENEWED AFFINITY FOR VINTAGE MEANS CLOTHING AND JEWELLERY BRANDS ARE FINDING INNOVATIVE WAYS TO CONVERT THE WORN INTO THE SHINY AND NEW.
THE COLLABORATORS • As we crave sharing and togetherness, a spirit of collaboration in fashion has taken over. Complementary or contrasting, each party challenges the other to propel us forward. By Alice Birrell.
MEETING OF MINDS • A COLLISION OF CREATIVE ENERGIES HEIGHTENS THE MAGIC, AS THE CONVERGENCE OF THESE COLLABORATORS AND COLLABORATIONS...