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ChangeX07 WINS ... well our Rachael Cassar did!

Australian "Green" Design Wins Italian Fashion Award from International Field of 600 in Gorizia, Italy :: Rachael Cassar collects 10,000 Euro plus software + training as winner of the 15th Mittelmoda International Award for Emerging Talent. Rachel's work is all in black: highly theatrical, very textured and layered with elegance and sex appeal. High-end fashion as one-off pieces with around 90% recycled materials and the results are quite stunning. In 2006 Rachael Cassar graduated University of Technology Sydney (UTS) B.Des Fashion & Textiles.

In launching her career, Rachael's winning collection was first selected by SRD's ChangeX07 exhibition in June at Australian Technology Park, Sydney. Rachael's designs, displaying a fusion of style and greener ideas has now been confirmed as a new fashion direction all created around the concept of sustainability. See: and our catalogue (nb: file 6MB) pages 16,17 + photo gallery

Rachael's stunning work

Commenting on the award, Greg Campbell, manager of SRD ChangeX07: "The response to Rachel's work at our exhibition was terrific receiving great media attention and comment from those attending. We're glad we were able to assist promotion of her ideas in this way and delighted that she has received this much deserved acknowledgment of her talent in Italy. With several of our exhibitors now achieving awards and much interest SRD ChangeX is certainly showing to be a good greener ideas incubator." Now Rachael has returned, get her story direct by E-mail: or visit


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MOSE Cultural Centre, Parramatta

MOSE Cultural Centre, Parramatta
by Qui Wenhao : USYD B.Arch