Peter Naughton

THE MENTORS

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Peter Naughton

Representative Partner | Artisans of Fashion

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An accomplished senior designer, creative director and forecaster with over 23 years of experience working in both Australia and Europe, we are thrilled to have Peter Naughton on board as a Mentor for our Curated labels!

Recognised for visionary leadership in Australia, Peter has contributed to the success of brands like SABA, COUNTRY ROAD, LEVIS, STUSSY, LEE and ELWOOD. His broad background of expertise encompasses working across menswear, womenswear, denim, sportswear, streetwear, tailoring and knitwear.

Peter's current focus is on sustainable practice, cultural partnership and innovation. He is the representative partner of Artisans of Fashion - a social enterprise focused on providing ethical pathways for Fashion brands and independent designers to access Artisan communities for textile collaborations.

Artisans of Fashion have launched collaborations with Romance was Born, Kit X, Cassandra Harper, We are Kindred, to name a few. He is passionate about sustainability and exploring new ways of building a better fashion community.

During his time in Copenhagen, in a senior role at RABENS SALONER, he experienced an inspiring design process based on Artisan partnership.It was here that he was also involved with the Danish Design Institute and the launch of the Copenhagen Fashion Summit.

He has also delivered guest lectures to RMIT and Whitehouse and contributed to the global forecasting agencies of Scout (Sydney) and Future Laboratory (UK).