Fashion Design Inspiration

Trelise Cooper

While we're on the topic of great Australian designers, how about some Trelise Cooper inspiration. But wait, you say? Trelise Cooper is from New Zealand, you say? Well, yes, but we claim lots of other talented New Zealanders as our own, so what the hell! Fabulous fabrics and a real flair for colour combinations cha..

Easton Pearson

Another great Aussie label is Easton Pearson. Fabulous fabrics, amazing detail, beautiful textures! Images from

To Kill a Hummingbird

To kill a hummingbird? That's the title of the summer collection from Australian label Body. I absolutely love their ballet-meets-streetwear designs. In the past they have typically done a lot of stretch pieces (below) but recently they've incorporated some cotton prints (above) which are just lovely. You can check..

Happy skirts

Each summer I try to make a couple of happy skirts using bright, colourful, patterned fabrics. I recently made this one: ...from this fabric: I absolutely adore the whimsical skirts from Caravana below. They are all handcrafted in Central Asia and each garment takes 27 days to make. For more eye candy and genera..