Tag: Australian

‘Losses are incalculable’: Australian music reels from COVID hit | Arts and Culture News

Melbourne, Australia – Peter Noble recalls the moment he had to shut down his music festival only hours before it was due to open.

“That was a shock-horror, trauma situation for not only me but my entire team,” he told Al Jazeera.

Noble is the director of Bluesfest, an annual Australian music festival which has seen stars such as James Brown, BB King and Norah Jones perform on stage.

Held in the popular coastal tourist destination of Byron Bay in northern New South Wales, the award-winning Bluesfest draws about 25,000 people into the region, generating millions for the local economy.

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Sustainable Fashion Is #NotJustTrending For Charlee Fraser, The Indigenous Australian Model

With the fashion world inviting guests to runway shows again, some have focused on changing the entire spectrum, which fashion week is the prism. Currently, Copenhagen Fashion Week has made it their signature to implement sustainable requirements. Participants from sponsors to fashion brands must adhere to a list of mandates to decrease the overall carbon footprint created by a single fashion week.

A consciousness for ethical practice has spread throughout the fashion industry. This tactic goes hand-in-hand with the idea of sustainability, not just as a COVID pandemic lingers but as

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A swimsuit model at 71: ‘You’ve only got one body so you may as well be proud of it’ | Australian fashion week

Sarah Grant donned a swimsuit to make her Australian fashion week runway debut on Thursday, at the age of 71.

Wearing a black scoop-neck one-piece with a breezy floral over shirt, Grant walked the Aqua Blu show to a capacity crowd at Carriageworks in Sydney.

“It’s great for older women to see a more mature person wearing an outfit because then they can relate to it, and it’s good for business because baby boomers are one of the largest demographics when it comes to buying fashion,” Grant says. “Wearing a swimsuit wasn’t a problem for me because 70 is the

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