Meet the frockers if you're fascinated by fashion – Northern Star

DO MOVIES like September Challenge and The Satan Wears Prada intrigue you?

When you like fashion movies and documentaries on designers then Frock Membership - a bunch that goes behind the scenes to be taught extra about the fickle, quick-paced world of fashion - has one thing to supply.

Native freelance sample engineer Ruth Povall began Frock Membership to coach individuals about the fashion trade, and hosts issues about the sustainability of quick fashion, the decline of high quality hand-made fashion in Australia and the lack of expert technical trades that contribute to Australia as a world design hub.

Ms Povall stated fashion photos in the media solely advised the finish of the story and there was rather more behind the fashion cycle that stays hidden.

"This season's colors had been determined by a handful of individuals two years in the past (which) begs the query: Are we being manipulated or is it extremely good trade co-ordination?” Ms Povall stated.

You do not should be an avid dressmaker or fashion trade guru to go to Frock Membership - go as soon as or many occasions and meet like-minded "frockers”.

Ms Povall stated the subsequent assembly at Crawford Home Museum, Alstonville, would discover the science of garments sizing and why it issues.

The co-writer of The Fashion Design System, Sample Engineering for the 21st Century, Lois Hennes, shall be talking at the assembly, the place a group of items from the museum will illustrate the debate on sizing.

The assembly on Could 31 is from 10-11.30am.

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