Dr. Harriette Richards - Fashioning Assembly Aotearoa

Dr Harriette Richards is a Lecturer of Fashion Enterprise in the School of Fashion and Textiles at RMIT University, Melbourne.

Previously, she was a Research Associate in the School of Culture and Communication at the University of Melbourne working on the ARC Future Fellowship project ‘Modernism, Cosmopolitanism and Consumer Culture’ (2018-2022) with Professor Natalya Lusty. She is co-founder of the Critical Fashion Studies research group and co-host of the Critical Fashion Studies podcast. Her work has been published in a range of journals including, most recently, Australian Feminist StudiesCultural Studies and Gender, Work & Organization and in the edited collection Rethinking Fashion Globalization (Bloomsbury 2021)In 2021, she co-edited, with Natalya Lusty and Rimi Khan, a special issue on ‘Fashion Futures’ for Continuum: Journal of Media and Cultural Studies.

She contributed to the Fashioning Assembly Hui Auaha o Aotearoa via zoom, talking about the context of the Global Fashioning Assembly, her work, and global initiatives to decolonise the fashion space:


 To find out more about her, her Critical Fashion Studies work and podcast, www.harrietterichards.com



Fashioning Assembly Aotearoa was supported by the City Centre targeted rate. 

Global Fashioning Assembly 2022 was supported by the Creative Industries fund NL. 

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