Hi there and welcome to the BrisStyle Inc. community blog. BrisStyle Inc. is a community group of artists and crafters who live in and around Brisbane. We work to provide support and creative opportunities for our members through workshops, business and creative development sessions, markets (come and meet the makers), exhibitions and social get-togethers. Head over to our website www.brisstyle.com.au for more information.
Fashion is an expression of cultural identity. In a multicultural
society like Australia, styles are adapted and adopted across ethnic
groups and into the mainstream. In the process of settlement, some new
residents feel pressured to assimilate whilst others hold onto their
traditional dress more tightly.
What is the place of traditional dress in new lands, and what does it mean to give it up?
Join Nadia Buick in conversation with fashion designer Juli Grbac, fashion historian Dr Margaret Maynard and Director of the Romero Centre, Faiza El-Higzi,
as they share personal stories and explore fashion as a cultural
identity and how it influences what we consider to be fashion in
Australia and globally.
Sat 25 Aug, 3pm | SLQ Auditorium 1, level 2, State Library of QueenslandFree, bookings slq.eventbrite.com.au 3840 7768
This year the level of stall presentation was outstanding with innovative visual merchandising and bespoke boutiques created throughout the market. Colour and creativity were embraced with amazed comments abounding over the quality and diversity of all the locally handmade wares.
Here at BrisStyle we love the talent that shines from our BrisStyler's stores. What we find even more exciting is when the products used are recycled or repurposed. Check out these few items from our members, available for sale on Etsy now.
You too can take part in our weekly Let's Go Shopping meme! Post your
Etsy finds on your blog then pop back here and add the blog post link
below. Don't forget to link back to this post so everyone can check out
all your fabulous Etsy finds. Anyone can play along so come join in the
Ebony is a Tokyo-based artist, designer, blogger, author
and former VOGUE Living graphic designer will talk about her career in craft
For 11 years, Australian-born Ebony worked for VOGUE
magazines. Her work in Japan has included book art direction, fashion website
design and collaboration with famous Japanese brand mt masking tape. Ebony
currently blogs for VOGUE Japan, hosts craft workshops and has just released
her first Hello Sandwich Craft Book. She records her daily life in Japan on her
hit blog Hello Sandwich.
This is a unique opportunity for Brisbane's crafters to meet
Ebony and take a look at her new book.
Last Saturday's session on Intellectual Property Law for Creatives was riveting......not to mention full of laughs and some great crafty examples, thanks to the ever so entertaining and knowledgeable Cameron Gascoyne from Clayton Utz.
It was a morning filled with oohs and aahs, lot's of great questions and the years best morning tea treats so far.
out your stash (or score a great bargain) for charity! Fabric-a-brac is a
stash-clearing event that happens all over NZ and Australia- come along
to Brisbane's own Fabric-a-brac to support Karuna Hospice.
wants fabric out of the closet & in your hot little hands. Pick up
fabulous vintage, unusual & modern fabric, trims, buttons, patterns
and more at bargain prices & help someone clear their sewing
cupboard! If you’d like to sell your stash (or part of it), email firstname.lastname@example.org.
is a gold coin donation to Karuna Hospice, and a percentage of
stallholder fees go to the Hospice. The Hospice will also have all kinds
of yummy baked goods, tea and coffee for sale!
This event is being held in partnership with "Deepen the Conversation"- part of Fashion Week at the State Library Queensland-
Deepen the Conversation: Fashion and cultural identity
is an expression of cultural identity. In a multicultural society like
Australia, styles are adapted and adopted across ethnic groups and into
the mainstream. In the process of settlement, some new residents feel
pressured to assimilate whilst others hold onto their traditional dress
more tightly. What is the place of traditional dress in new lands, and
what does it mean to give it up?
Join Nadia Buick in
conversation with a panel of experts as they share personal stories and
explore fashion as a cultural identity and how it influences what we
consider to be fashion in Australia and globally.