The Business of Fashion: Adapting to change and overcoming challenges
Adapting to change and overcoming challenges – Panel discussion
What do the founder of an award-winning magazine, the Liberty Fabric Australasia GM, a successful print entrepreneur, an ethically-focused fashion designer and the creative director of an established lifestyle brand, all have in common?
They share a genuine desire for ethical and environmentally-conscious fashion. They bring a determination to prove that Australian sourced and produced apparel is viable, each having evolved and created enduring businesses.
Please join them for an evening of enlightenment as they share their successes and challenges - each from their own unique perspective.
Moderator: Kelley Sheehan, Peppermint Magazine
Panel: Tracey Hocking - CEO and Creative Director of Lazybones
Julian Lowe - National and Asia Pacific Textile Print consultant and Founder of Aussie Cotton Tees
Alice Nightingale - Founder and Creative Director of Alice Nightingale
Peter Redding - General Manager Australasia & Director of Liberty Fabric China.
Topic of discussion
Building a business is never easy, especially in the fashion industry! Remaining true to your core purpose and values requires determination and a whole lot of resilience. With the industry’s ecosystem constantly changing, businesses are facing increased pressure to stay relevant and evolve their product offering, production and distribution channels. It requires constant evaluation of these elements and careful alignment with their brand, all the while tackling the day-to-day challenges of meeting customer expectations.
Hear from the industry professionals who collectively bring over 100 years of experience as they share their insights into how to sustain an enterprise in the ever- evolving business of fashion.