What's On | Unstitched Convention with Vogue and Billy Blue | Lady Sketching | Large

Thursday 4 November 2021, 7–8pm AEDT via Livestream

Tune in as we’re joined by Vogue Australia and The Iconic to unstitch everything you need to make it big in fashion. We’ll look at some incredible student work, and panel members will reveal the business models, marketing opportunities and industry trends you can leverage to amplify your future.

What to expect

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Industry guests
Welcome our special guest speakers from Vogue Australia and The Iconic.
What's On | Unstitched Convention with Vogue and Billy Blue | Student Work
Student work
See some outstanding creations by Billy Blue fashion students and hear about our courses in fashion design, marketing and enterprise.
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Fashion insights
Panel members will share insights into the world of fashion, from marketing to industry trends and more.

See our guest speakers

Join us at Open Day to hear from past students, industry leaders and inspirational speakers about their experiences studying and working in design and creative technology.

Cathryn Wills
Flinders Street

Founder + Creative Director SANS BEAST

Cathryn's career spans almost 30 years in the Australian fashion industry, from knitwear design manager at Country Road to managing and creative director at Mimco. In 2017, she established Sans Beast, a design-led, high-end quality bag brand that is PETA-accredited, vegan and donates to animal sanctuary Edgar's Mission with every purchase made on the website.


Ellen Jenkinson
Flinders Street

Head of Brand, Fluff Cosmetics

Ellen graduated Billy Blue in 2015 and is now head of brand at Fluff Casual Cosmetics, a Melbourne based start-up changing the face of the beauty industry. With a passion for storytelling, Ellen is driven to create meaningful content through user experience, the power of community, the way consumer behaviour informs brand decisions and authentic brand transparency.


Joshua Djordjewitsch
Fortitude Valley

Independent designer & wholesaler for Dogstar

Joshua is a Billy Blue graduate and independent designer, as well as a wholesaler for fashion label Dogstar. Joshua's own label, Djordjewitsch, is ruled by unconventional designs and brutalist silhouettes in luxury fabrics. Joshua has collaborated with First Nations artists for Brisbane Fashion Month and hosted an exhibit of work in a Studio Space.


Julia Quisumbing

Founder, JQ Properties

Current student, Interior Design and Decoration

Julia is an American-Filipina entrepreneur who is passionate about property development, styling and management. Through her own company, JQ Properties, Julia provides the full spectrum of property services ranging from styling, decorating and designing to short-term rental management. Julia is a professional freediver in her spare time and is currently studying interior design at Billy Blue.


Sue Chen
Fortitude Valley

Designer for Studio Hillenberg and Zeroplus

After seven years working for a global top-tier accounting firm, Sue switched careers to the interior design industry. Sue collaborates with design research group Zeroplus on social enterprise design projects, helped create an award-winning design book Uncovering Morocco: Materials and Finishes with Billy Blue lecturers, and is building her own design business while working here as a Student Mentor.

Events Virtual Open Day Speaker Taylor Cope Wallace
Taylor Cope Wallace

Projects and Product Manager, The LADBible Group
Communication Design Graduate
Taylor is a Billy Blue graduate and scholarship winner who has worked with a world-class line-up of clients including Justin Bieber, VIVID Sydney, ANZ, Hyundai and more. Now the Product and Projects Director at LADBible Group, Taylor will be joining us to talk about where an adventure into communication design can take you.


Register today

Be one of the first 25 to register and you’ll receive an exclusive merchandise pack, featuring goodies from Billy Blue and Vogue Australia.

  • Melbourne: 10:30am - 1pm (AEST)
    All faculties
    196 Flinders Street,
  • Brisbane: 10:30am - 1pm (AEST)
    All faculties
    90 Bowen Terrace,
    Fortitude Valley

Plan your day

Use the map below to help you plan your Design Open Day adventure.

  • Sydney
  • Melbourne
  • Brisbane
Ultimo campus
46 – 52 Mountain Street, Ultimo
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Sydney Program
Flinders Street campus
196 Flinders Street, Melbourne
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10:30am – 1pm AEST
Melbourne Program
Fortitude Valley campus
90 Bowen Terrace, Fortitude Valley
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10:30am – 1pm AEST
Brisbane Program
Health faculty (including Nursing)
Gotha Street campus
123 Gotha Street, Fortitude Valley
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Gotha Street Program

Why study with us?

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Future-proof your career
Our diverse academics and industry partners will help you gain new perspectives and a wide-reaching business network.
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Solve briefs for leading companies
Gain practical experience through internships and get involved by working with industry on live briefs as part of your course.
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Gain insights from creative experts
Our academics are leaders in the creative and design worlds. With their help, see where the industry is heading.


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