The Effectiveness of Cotton Masks and what mask to use for our safety. As the number of COVID cases continues to grow globally, wearing face masks became mandatory in more and more cities. The World Health Organization (WHO) released several guidelines highly recommending the wearing face masks as a simple barrier to help prevent respiratory droplets from spreading when worn on the nose and mouth. The latest data shows that countries who are successful in flattening the curve religiously followed wearing of face masks in public, coupled with other health protocols of social distancing and hand washing. There is no question that these measures help reduce the surge of Covid-19 cases.
We interviewed Olivia Miletta, creator of our LA Fashion Festival shortlisted runway film "Reflktion", about her creative process and founder Ema on the VAMFF Offsite Runway experience. Read More
With this in mind, HEW Clothing is excited to offer reusable masks constructed from ultra-soft cotton and linen and featuring exclusive prints from previous collaborations. Wearing a mask outside of your home will become mandatory in Melbourne from midnight Wednesday 22nd July for the foreseeable future. Read More
Capturing the essence of HEW Clothing’s delicate fabrics and vibrant prints is no small feat, but with Brisbane-based photographers Beau and Chloe, it can be done, with much beauty and grace. A freelance photographer, Beau began shooting and developing film while studying Architecture at the Queensland University of Technology, followed by a Masters at RMIT University in Melbourne. He is experienced with portraiture, fashion and documentary-style photography, shooting with medium format film. Read More
In honour of Pride Month’s 50th anniversary, HEW Clothing is so excited to have the opportunity to speak to music producer and Drag Queen Steven, a.k.a Dirty Versace, who was one of our runway models from our A/W 2020 Slow VAMFF presentation. We asked him a few questions about his processes for his many creative projects. Read More
It might be easy to believe that instances similar to the one in America don’t happen here in Australia, but the fact is that this is happening everywhere. Facing our own shortcomings is difficult but important. Milo shares that the most important thing is that people are trying. “The change isn’t going to happen unless everyone is talking about it.” Ignoring the problem or staying silent about the problem only hurts the problem. It’s important that we are aware of the issues that are occurring in our own country. Milo agrees that one of the most important things we can do is learn and help people learn. Read More