When you’re wearing a dress to a wedding, the next time someone else asks why you’re dressed so casually, tell them “it’s a dress”.

What would your dress look like if it wasn’t so pretty?You might have been thinking that, if you’re going to wear a dress on a wedding day, you’d be dressing it up in a dress.But as a rule of thumb, most people don’t expect to see a wedding dress on display in their local department …

Newborn fashion designer and mum of twins wins $10m scholarship for Australian students

Newborn design and fashion school director Mandy Sirok is celebrating the birth of her twins with a $10 million scholarship fund for Australian student-athletes.Ms Siroko was born in Sydney, grew up in Melbourne and has taught fashion design to Australian kids at a range of schools including Melbourne Fashion School, Melbourne School of Fashion Design, …

What’s the most influential fashion designer in the past half century?

With the arrival of Gen Z, the fashion industry has been in a race to find the next fashion star, according to a new report.The study, conducted by the fashion blog Fashionista, found that of the 250 fashion designers in the history of the industry, 65 are female.And of the 500 top-selling designers, 100 of …