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Sorry, but please don’t wear the dress I’m selling

- November 2, 2012 3 MIN READ

When an outfit is transformed into a moment captured in history it can be iconic, defining, memorable. But we can’t always be the deciders to how that comes about, who wears that, when and where they wear it and if we particularly like the fact that they are wearing it. Whether it’s worn in a film, on the red carpet or on in a courtroom, as designers we sometimes don’t know who will wear our creations.

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The GST Overseas Retail Battle

- September 25, 2012 2 MIN READ

As fashion designers we are always interested in the changing world of retailers. It is important to always be on trend and keep up with advancements, technologies and ideas, but do these tactics push the boundaries, do these cost effective strategies go too far and what is the cost to the retailers and the consumers?

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Local Designers vs International Competition

- August 27, 2012 3 MIN READ

We are Sarina Zammit and Katya Baxter owners of Melbourne based fashion label Mina & Katusha. As your new monthly guest bloggers we would like to give you an idea of our personalities and some of the challenges and opportunities we continue to face while trying to realise our goals within the fashion industry. For this first entry we would like to give you an idea of who we are as people and where we are at as a business.