How to Have a Long Career in Fashion, According to Carla Zampatti
Carla Zampatti is one of Australia's most iconic designers — hands-down. The fashion industry fixture not only celebrated her label's 50th year in 2015, but shows no signs of slowing down after designing the new Westpac uniform in collaboration with 200 of the company's employees (which you'll be able to spot in April 2017). At 74 years of age, Carla is a force to be reckoned with.
However, with the enormous impact technology has had on the fashion industry over the last 50 years, we can't help but wonder how Carla has reigned supreme while others have been forced to close up shop. What is it that has made her so successful? Was it careful calculation? Or was it sheer luck?
To find out, we asked Carla herself! Keep reading to find out how she has withstood all tests and trials the industry has thrown at her.