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GARMENT CARE

GARMENT CARE

So, you got yourself some rad threads! How you gonna keep them rad longterm?  Well here's our best tips for keeping your goods GOOD!  Cotton Care: WASH WITH LIKE COLOURS - we've all done the accidental red sock in the wash, and we love pink sure! But if you don't want a that patchy pink, or grey on your light things, then wash em together. To still be water-wise we wash all our linens, sheets and light coloured towels with our light stuff, and that keeps the lint from your towels off your dark stuff too. Gentle spin cycle if you can,...

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A GREAT WEEK FOR FASHION CONVERSATIONS

A GREAT WEEK FOR FASHION CONVERSATIONS

So this week was Fashion Revolution week and I was so stoked to see how much force the movement has gained in it's 4th year! More and more people are getting curious and asking the right questions about where their clothes come from: how they're made, what from, and by whom. I really need to get someone in my studio to photograph me sewing, but in the meantime here's my face and the face of my fab friend Noni who's been helping me out when I have more sewing than I can do alone. So when you invest in Genkstasy,...

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What is love?

What is love?

Hey Beautiful Humans,I wanted to share with you a project I've been working on in between sewing and designing called "The Meaning Of Love". It's a video series that explores all the different forms of love, and the many ways we each perceive love, and experience it in our lives and our relationships. I really like sharing stories with people. I find everyone has such different experiences, but that in that there's always something we can relate to in each others' stories and lives, and I find that so inspiring. I also really love 'love' so I was excited to start...

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The importance of grief.

The importance of grief.

Creative Director Evie talks about honouring our experiences of loss and pain.

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Brisbane Fashion Month at The Wintergarden

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Brisbane Fashion Month at The Wintergarden

Hey Mad-stylers! Welcome to Genkstasy Stories. Thanks for being curious about the world and, in this very moment, what we've been up to here at GNK headquarters.This month marks the celebration of Queensland fashion with the Brisbane Fashion Month (aka BFM) runway shows, events, and most excitingly the BFM Pop Up shop featuring fab local designers of fashion, jewellery, and millinery. We were so honoured to be selected to be one of the featured designers in this space, and have met some amazing fellow creatives in the first week of the three week residency.      We started the week with...

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