Splendour Alert: The Story Behind The 10kg Rainbow Jacket Roaming Stages


Hopefully by now you will be aware that we write about pop-culture here at www.pedestrian.tv; you may have read a story or fifty-eight about Kanye, MasterChef, Flume, Tina Fey and/or Amy Poehler. But we’ve done some research and we now know that you, our   readers, are also interested in hearing about regular humans. As you may have already seen, we’ve been working with our mates at CommBank, documenting the incredible stories of random legends as part of the ‘Australian of the Day’ series.

We’ve written about her before and you may or may not remember Rachel Burke as ‘the girl who made a new dress every day for a year,’ but ICYMI she’s a clothing designer, photographer and stylist from Brissy.

After her 365 dress-a-day adventure back in 2012, which raised much needed funds for Starlight Children’s Foundation, Rach continued to find success with her blog i make. you wear it. and is now working on new clothes for the Empress of Upbeat, Patience Hodgson.

Check out their oh-so-OTT* collab up top and enjoy all manner of crafty bits and pieces from the Australian of the Day #56.

For more stories like these head to www.australianoftheday.com.au

*In the best possible way.