RMIT ADVANCED FASHION STUDIOS 2021

BACHELOR OF FASHION
(design)(honours)
BACHELOR OF TEXTILES
(design)(honours)
& MASTER OF FASHION
(design)

GRADUATE WORKS

AFS.RMIT.FASHION PRESENTS THE WORK OF THE RMIT ADVANCED FASHION STUDIOS 2021 STUDENTS OF –

BACHELOR OF FASHION
(design)(honours)
BACHELOR OF TEXTILES
(design)(honours)
& MASTER OF FASHION
(design)

WITHIN RMIT UNIVERSITY’S SCHOOL OF FASHION & TEXTILES.

SUPPORTED BY RMIT UNIVERSITY’S SCHOOL OF FASHION & TEXTILES.

afs.RMIT.fashion is a digital showcase of graduates who imagine future commercial contexts, create ethical and sustainable design propositions and use cross-disciplinary design strategies to drive diverse global and competitive emerging design practices.

The website features the work of Master of Fashion (Design) graduates: Jialu Yang, Kabisha Twanabasu, Michelle Li, Paris Scicchitano-Moschis, Tallulah Storm, Yongbin Zhang and Yuxin Xie.

Our Bachelor of Fashion (Design)(Honours) graduates: Alexander Beattie, Alicia Grasso, Alicja Kuzmycz, Alyse Salib, Amber Kennedy, Amber Sestokas, Amber Shen, Anna Paolini, Astrid Woronczak, Carolina Hegeman, Caterina Pell, Chloe Kounelis, Daniel Lloyd, Edie Pell, Eliza Grlj, Emily Quach, Emily Thomas, Georgia McNaughton, Gia Phuc Ly, Jingwen Zheng, Julia Mondy, Kritikon Khamsawat, Laura Epperlein, Liam Ramirez, Lilli McKenzie, Natalie Bertocchi, Rachel Shugg, Ruth Hadinjoto, Ruth Hazell, Sophie Crotty, Tingyu You, Xiaohua Ou, Yujia Ma and Zoe Sutherland.

And our Bachelor of Textiles (Design)(Honours) graduate: Rochelle Fitzpatrick.

Graduate outcomes are developed through the Advanced Fashion Studios Courses–

  • Advanced Fashion Materials, Techniques and Expressions
  • Fashion Image
  • Fashion Show Design
  • Fashion Practice Research Strategies
  • New Fashion Propositions
  • Critical Fashion Design Practice
  • Circular Fashion Design Thinking
  • Fashion and Textile Industry Placement Project
  • Fashion Design Honours Project
  • Fashion Design Honours Collection
  • Fashion Practice Research Communication
  • Fashion Design Honours Research
  • Fashion Design Honours Research Project
  • Contemporary Fashion Design Publications & Presentations
  • Advanced Fashion Design Project
  • Advanced Fashion Design Strategies
  • Advanced Fashion Research Methods
  • Masters Fashion Design Collection
  • Masters Fashion Design Project
  • Masters Fashion Presentation and Folio

RMIT Advanced Fashion Studios continues to collaborate with an evolving list of local, and international industry connections, creative partners, media and arts institutions, including–

MAZDA
RMIT The Capitol
NGV
M/FW
Kevin Murphy

Graduates and alumni from AFS have taken up internships, work and founding roles at brands and companies including–

Acne Studios
Arnsdorf
Balenciaga
Calibre
Calvin Klein
Centre for Style
Chris Ran Lin
Cotton On
Country Road
Crumpler
D&K
Dion Lee
Discount Universe
Dress Up
First Nations Fashion + Design (FNFD)
Forever New
Gauntlett Cheng
Gorman
HB Peace
Isabel Marant
Kiko Kostadinov
Kit X
The Line
Louis Vuitton
Marc Jacobs
Maroske Peech
Materialbyproduct
Mode and Mode
Molly Younger
Nike
PAGEANT
P.A.M.
Richard Malone
Rick Owens
RM Williams
Scanlan & Theodore
Supriya Lele
Thom Browne
Toni Maticevski
Totokaelo
Vacquera
Verner
Vetements
WARDROBE.NYC

PROGRAM PEOPLE

The Bachelor of Fashion (Design)(Honours), Bachelor of Textiles (Design)(Honours) and Master of Fashion (Design) programs are supported by RMIT University’s School of Fashion and Textiles and program staff including...

Dean of School, Professor Robyn Healy
Associate Dean Fashion and Textiles Design, Associate Professor Ricarda Bigolin
Associate Dean Fashion and Textiles Technology, Associate Professor Jenny Underwood
Associate Dean Fashion Enterprise, Dr Stephen Wigley
Associate Dean Research and Innovation, Dr Scott Mayson
School Manager, Jamie Robertson
Program Manager Bachelor of Fashion (Design)(Honours) and Master of Fashion (Design), Chantal Kirby
Program Manager Bachelor of Textiles (Design) and Bachelor of Textiles (Design)(Honours), Dr Daphne Mohajer Va Pesaran
Program Manager Bachelor of Fashion (Design), Dr Tassia Joannides
Higher Degrees Research DA and Senior Lecturer, Dr Andrea Eckersley
Senior Lecturer, Dr Peter Boyd
Senior Lecturer, Dr Pia Interlandi
Senior Lecturer, Dr Sean Ryan
Lecturer, Dr Laura Gardner
Associate Lecturer, Blake Barns
Kate Reynolds
Kate Rhodes
Kate Meakin

TECHNICIANS

George Chan
Kitty Garry
Brittany Rouse

2021 INDUSTRY GUESTS

Alexandra Hackett (Miniswoosh)
Alexandra Kirwood
Amanda Nichols
Anna Lidstrom
Arabella Kilmartin
Brett Harrison
Brie Trenerry
Danielle Whitfield (NGV)
Elisa van Joolen
Elise By Olsen (Wallet/ILFR)
Emma Luke
Georgia Fraser
Hali Christou
Hugh Egan Westland (BALENCIAGA)
Joseph Leone
Jude Glover
Kasia Gorniak (T.T.O.B. Talking Through Our Bodies)
Kate Geck
Kate Meakin
Katie Taylor
Matthew Linde
Marcel de Bie
Marloes Ten Bohmer
Myles Pedlar
Octavius La Rosa (Dot Comme)
Olivier Cotsaftis (Future Ensemble)
Phebe Schmidt
Sarah Pritchard
Sarah Sudhoff
Shauna Toohey (PAM)
Stefanie Malmgrem de Oliviera
Stephen McGlashan (Eastern Market)
Stuart Walford
Xeneb Allen
Ziga Testen (Studio Ziga Testen)

WEBSITE CREDITS

Design by Studio Ziga Testen, build by Matt Lenz.

Bachelor of Fashion (Design)(Honours) and Bachelor of Textiles (Design)(Honours) work shot by AFS Staff.

Master of Fashion (Design) work shot by Myles Pedlar.

RMIT University acknowledges the people of the Woi wurrung and Boon wurrung language groups of the eastern Kulin Nations on whose unceded lands we conduct the business of the University. RMIT University respectfully acknowledges their Ancestors and Elders, past and present. RMIT also acknowledges the Traditional Custodians and their Ancestors of the lands and waters across Australia where we conduct our business.


Chloe Kounelis Lumen
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[1446]
Chloe Kounelis, Bachelor of Fashion (Design)(Honours)
Julia Mondy Bluer than Blue: Fashion as Image
[...]
[2110]
Julia Mondy, Bachelor of Fashion (Design)(Honours)
Emily Thomas MOTO-X
[...]
[1929]
Emily Thomas, Bachelor of Fashion (Design)(Honours)
Rachel Shugg (Ad)dressing the Inaccessible
[...]
[1900]
Rachel Shugg, Bachelor of Fashion (Design)(Honours)
Xiaohua Ou The Hidden Emotion
[...]
[0000]
Xiaohua Ou, Bachelor of Fashion (Design)(Honours)
Liam Ramirez Farewell, My Paradise!
[...]
[4155]
Liam Ramirez, Bachelor of Fashion (Design)(Honours)
Gia Phuc Ly Hybrid
[...]
[1732]
Gia Phuc Ly, Bachelor of Fashion (Design)(Honours)
Xing Yan Shen NIJIGEN
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[1205]
Xing Yan Shen, Bachelor of Fashion (Design)(Honours)
Kritikon Kamsawat Ma Void
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[2351]
Kritikon Kamsawat, Bachelor of Fashion (Design)(Honours)
Ruth Hazell VIBRATIONS
[...]
[2741]
Ruth Hazell, Bachelor of Fashion (Design)(Honours)
Lilli McKenzie Re-Weave
[...]
[5132]
Lilli McKenzie, Bachelor of Fashion (Design)(Honours)
Melody Ma The Plastic Elves
[...]
[1914]
Melody Ma, Bachelor of Fashion (Design)(Honours)
Amber Kennedy Ethereal Solace
[...]
[0933]
Amber Kennedy, Bachelor of Fashion (Design)(Honours)
Ruth Hadinjoto Folklore
[...]
[3940]
Ruth Hadinjoto, Bachelor of Fashion (Design)(Honours)
Alicja Kuzmycz RE•CONSTRUCTIVIST
[...]
[2310]
Alicja Kuzmycz, Bachelor of Fashion (Design)(Honours)
Carolina Hegeman EROS
[...]
[1402]
Carolina Hegeman, Bachelor of Fashion (Design)(Honours)
Sophie Crotty Reconnected
[...]
[0540]
Sophie Crotty, Bachelor of Fashion (Design)(Honours)
Amber Šeštokas DNA
[...]
[1435]
Amber Šeštokas, Bachelor of Fashion (Design)(Honours)
Emily Quach Error Reload
[...]
[1338]
Emily Quach, Bachelor of Fashion (Design)(Honours)
Zoe Sutherland Dopamine Knitwear
[...]
[2056]
Zoe Sutherland, Bachelor of Fashion (Design)(Honours)
Georgia McNaughton Rejects Reborn
[...]
[2043]
Georgia McNaughton, Bachelor of Fashion (Design)(Honours)
Caterina Pelle I’D CRY: Identity Crisis
[...]
[1427]
Caterina Pelle, Bachelor of Fashion (Design)(Honours)
Tingyu You The Space Between Body and Garment
[...]
[1834]
Tingyu You, Bachelor of Fashion (Design)(Honours)
Odile Zheng Escape / Dystopia
[...]
[1437]
Odile Zheng, Bachelor of Fashion (Design)(Honours)
Eliza Grlj Conversations with Clothes
[...]
[4300]
Eliza Grlj, Bachelor of Fashion (Design)(Honours)
Edie Pell Come as your Madness
[...]
[1853]
Edie Pell, Bachelor of Fashion (Design)(Honours)
Daniel Lloyd Calico Nation
[...]
[2747]
Daniel Lloyd, Bachelor of Fashion (Design)(Honours)
Natalie Bertocchi Comfort Culture
[...]
[2710]
Natalie Bertocchi, Bachelor of Fashion (Design)(Honours)