Rags to Runway, Great Southern Style. Photo: PNP Media

Sustainable fashion success at Rags to Runway: Great Southern Style

More than 20 fashion students Kangan Institute took a strong stand for sustainable fashion through a unique Melbourne Fashion Week runway showcase at North Melbourne’s Meat Market yesterday.

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Over 50 upcycled looks were paraded at Rags to Runway – Great Southern Style, a progressive fashion parade jointly hosted by Kangan and Australian Red Cross.

Rags to Runway – Great Southern Style

Participating student Kashel Porozny said the Rags to Runway project was a valuable opportunity to gain industry – relevant skills.

“Working with Kangan Institute and Red Cross on this sustainability project will help me in industry because that’s the way we’re headed now – sustainability is going to be imperative in every company” she said.

Based at the Richmond campus, Kangan’s Institute, Centre for Fashion and Creative Industries features a world-class faculty with extensive industry experience and industry connections. The boutique campus offers training programs in fashion design and business, interior design, millinery, and hair and beauty.

Rags to Runway, Great Southern Style. Photo: PNP Media