About clare press

Excellent journalist person, book writer and spreader-of-the-word about slow fashion, Clare Press is Marie Claire Australia’s fashion editor-at-large, and Daily Life’s Sustainable Style columnist.

She is the author of Wardrobe Crisis, How We Went From Sunday Best to Fast Fashion (Nero, 2016), and The Dressing Table (Penguin/Lantern, 2011).

Clare spent five years as features director at Australian Vogue, and was features director at Sunday Style, where her “Fash Fwd” column appeared weekly, and her interview subjects ranged from Beyoncé and Kim Kardashian to Yvon Chouinard and Pharrell.

Clare has also been a columnist for InStyle, was The Monthly‘s first fashion critic and began her career as a senior writer at Rolling Stone. Her byline has been everywhere from Harper’s Bazaar and Elle to the Australian, the Sydney Morning Herald, the New York Times Magazine and more. She has been on the telly, and radio and hosted panel discussions at Australian fashion week.

Clare is a passionate advocate for responsible fashion, and sits on the Australian advisory board of Fashion Revolution. Once upon a time, she ran a vintage store. She loves beauty and creativity (and wine and cats) and hates waste, and polyester (unless its recyled).

Photograph by Luisa Brimble

Photograph by Luisa Brimble