How can we regenerate the local rag trade ethically?
- Revitalising creativity
- Building local talent
- Supporting locally made
- Growing the local economy
Angela Bell from Ethical Clothing Australia will have an intimate chat with two local fashion designers and makers about why they have chosen “Made in Melbourne“
Angela Bell is the National Manager at Ethical Clothing Australia, commonly known as ECA®. Angela oversees a small national team that works in close collaboration with clothing brands and manufacturers, and the Textile, Clothing Footwear Union.
Tatyana Anderson is a third generation couturier, having started sewing at the age of five. Russian born and trained in couturier designing, pattern making and sewing, Tatyana migrated to Melbourne, Australia in 1989.
Nadia Foti is the creative director of Nadia Foti an ethical women’s luxury clothing label “Made in Melbourne” and is accredited by Ethical Clothing Australia.
Her designs for Racewear have won awards at the Melbourne Cup, including four consecutive years as a grand finalist in the Design Award.