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Fashion designer Annah Stretton designs uniforms for retirement village staff

15 October 2015

Annah Stretton's uniforms for retirement village staff hit the fashion runway.

The design brief for Stretton was that the new uniforms had to be practical, comfortable, and beautiful.

"We wanted garments that brought a smile to the faces of residents, increased the level of pride in what staff wear, and emphasised the vital role they play in residents' lives," Stretton said.

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Discussion starters

  • Brief development: Use this and other examples to establish a conceptual statement that communicates the nature of the outcome and why such an outcome should be developed, and establish the key attributes for an outcome informed by stakeholder considerations (level 4).
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Photo courtesy of Ryman Healthcare

Keywords: uniforms, textiles, characteristics of technology, brief development

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