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    You’re invited to our next event!

    Spring has sprung and I’m pleased to announce our next CWC speaker event!

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    Date: Sunday 23 September 2012
    Time: 10am-Noon
    Location: Frankie & Swiss, Ground floor, 199 Toorak Road South Yarra (enter via Claremont St laneway).

    Please note, there are paid parking options around South Yarra, however weekend traffic can be difficult along Toorak Road & Chapel Streets. We recommend public transport as there are a number of train & tram stops right near the studio.

    Cost: $11.00 Full Members / $16.50 Subscribers & Non-members
    Tickets available here
    A portion of all ticket sales will go to support Amnesty International.
    ————————————————————————-Our guest speaker at this event is Julia Pound, owner/curator of Fitzroy boutique Dagmar Rousset.

    Dagmar Rousset is a dual concept store that sells clothing by day and offers French classes at night. Julia studied French and translation in both Melbourne and Paris and taught French for 10 years at the Alliance Francaise and Monash University. In 2009, she decided to throw herself into the merciless world of fashion retail with no experience whatsoever! She sees herself as a new, gentler kind of retailer: not in it for the money but rather to make the world a bit brighter and her customers a bit braver in their sartorial choices.

    Julia will share with us her experience as a ‘curating’ creative – one who doesn’t make the products she sells, but rather uses her keen eye and sense of style to bring together a host of local and interational artisans who do. She will discuss the various collaborations she has instigated via Dagmar Rousset (including those with ALL Knitwear and Rowena Martinich), detail her unique shop/school business model and what she has learned about both along the way.

    After Julia’s presentation, join us for morning tea.

    Please note seating is limited so be sure to book your tickets early.

    Hope to see you there!

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