Themes and Strands

This conference intends to expand the parameters of the debate around the concepts of luxury to provide a refreshing context to construe the familiar debates surrounding the subject.

Indicative themes for the conference were:

  • History
  • Craft and the handmade
  • Branding, marketing and communication
  • Consumption and consumer attitudes
  • The retail environment
  • Fashion
  • Fashion film
  • Digital technology
  • The digital environment
  • Sourcing and production
  • Materials and sustainability
  • Re-purpose, re-use, re-frame
  • Wasted luxury
  • Eco-design