Fashion Record

Monday, August 06, 2007

Jacqui Alexander - Face of Melbourne Fashion Week

Melbourne City Council has announced Jacqui Alexander as the public face of Melbourne Fashion Week, launching on September 3. At 18, Alexander has gained fame as the youngest designer to have her work bought by Harrods. She designed her first collection last year, during her final year of high school. Read the whole article on SMH: 'Fashion designer a model choice'.

SMH http://www.smh.com.au
Motorola Melbourne Spring Fashion Week 2007 http://thatsmelbourne.com.au/info.cfm?top=259&pg=2183&cID=117

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Tuesday, June 19, 2007

Jacqui Alexander, 18yrs old, fashion designer

At 18, Jacqui Alexander will become the youngest fashion designer to be stocked by Harvey Nichols (starting in their Dubai store). She designed her first two collections while finishing year 12 at Bialik College in East Hawthorn in 2006. Alexander says her father, Sasha, taught her everything she knows. He spent 10 years as a costume designer for Russian Ballet before migrating to Australia in the 80's, starting as a manufacturer of labels like Saba and Scanlon & Theodore and later launching their own womenswear label, Master and Margarita. Go to The Age site to read more about Jacqui Alexander.

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