Richards, Harriette

The University of Melbourne


Dr Harriette Richards is a Research Associate in the School of Culture and Communication at the University of Melbourne working on the ARC Future Fellowship project ‘Modernism, Cosmopolitanism and Consumer Culture’ (2018-2022) with Professor Natalya Lusty. She is co-founder of the Critical Fashion Studies research group and is currently working on projects investigating modern slavery and transparency in the Australian fashion industry and ethical and sustainable fashion innovation. Her work has been published in a range of journals including, most recently, Australian Feminist Studies, Cultural Studies and Gender, Work & Organization and in the edited collection Rethinking Fashion Globalization (Bloomsbury 2021). In 2021, she co-edited with Natalya Lusty and Rimi Khan a special issue on ‘Fashion Futures’ for Continuum: Journal of Media and Cultural Studies.