Posted November 07, 2018 06:02:36A year ago, a new wave of clothes was born in Melbourne.
A lot of them were made from recycled clothing.
But for one woman, her clothes were made in a different way.
She was a fabric designer at the Australian Fashion Week and is now trying to make a comeback with her own brand, Faded Fashion.
I just wanted to do something about how I was seeing the world around me, what I was experiencing, and how I could change my life, Ms Phelan said.
“I’ve got a lot of people around me that have had this same journey that I’ve been through,” she said.
“It’s just been so hard.
It’s been the hardest year I’ve had since I’ve started working.”
The fashion industry is undergoing a seismic shift.
The internet is changing things, but the clothes are changing too.
The world is moving away from traditional manufacturing, which is dominated by men.
There are more women in the fashion industry than ever before.
But what makes a good designer?
For one, designers must be able to draw inspiration from a range of different cultures.
They must also be able work in a creative, collaborative environment.
“The biggest thing is that you need to have a very specific vision and the people that you are working with, the people who are going to be there for you,” Ms Pheran said, “have to be very specific and have to be able draw on a lot more than just what you know.”
The challenge, she said, is to find the balance between being creative and being honest.
“I think that it’s always been about being able to see a vision, and that’s really the most important thing,” she explained.
Ms Pherans clothes, like most designer jeans, have an image on them that she hopes will be a positive influence on the world.
“My jeans are not meant to be worn to make you feel good,” she laughed.
“They’re meant to make people feel good.
They’re not meant for you to feel good.”
But Ms Phedran also wanted her own clothes to reflect her own life and what she was experiencing.
“When I was growing up in Australia, I remember dressing in my clothes,” she continued.
“But I never felt comfortable wearing clothes that I didn’t feel comfortable in.
I felt ashamed about that.
So, I want people to know that I have a lot to offer, and I think that people have a really strong sense of what they want from me.”
Her style, and the way she uses her clothes, has been inspired by a different time.
The way I dress is very specific to me.
It’s very specific, it’s very organic, it just kind of fits my lifestyle and what I am wearing now, she explained, but at the same time, it feels very modern.
People are just really excited about my new collection, which I’m really excited to launch soon, she added.
Ms Phedrans new line, Fading Fashion, has an Instagram account where she shows her new designs and photographs.
We’ll have a chance to chat with her about her process, and to see how she has been making a comeback.
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