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Aussie Fashion, Australian Fashion, Australian Fashion Industry

Master and Mentor

November 7
Sophie Drysdale, Nicholas Huxley, Alex Zehntner, and Laura Washington from Fashion Design Studio, Ultimo.

Last week on a beautiful sunny day in Sydney I met with one of Australia’s most iconic fashion figures.

Retired, happy, busy and ever outspoken, Nicholas Huxley boasts what could be, not only one of the longest careers in the industry, but one whose influence has rippled out further than most.

Nicholas Huxley calls a spade a spade.

Ask him what he thinks about the Australian fashion industry and he’ll tell you. Straight.

He’s not one of the air-kissers.

He’s real.

Honest. Offensive at times in his truth. The driver of change with his honesty. The holder of hearts with his passion. Most importantly, a modern icon because he wrote his story, his way. You have to admire someone, anyone, who holds their truth and delivers it in the face of adversity especially during an era of struggle.

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