Ruth Hazell is a 22-year-old Fashion Designer from Hobart, Tasmania. After completing a Cert III in Fashion Design and Technology from TasTAFE, Hazell moved to Melbourne in 2018 to study a Bachelor of Fashion Design (Honours) at the Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology (RMIT). Through her practice, she has taken on roles such as designer, stylist, creative director, photographer and film maker. Working mainly in womenswear, her outcomes generally inform some sort of fabric manipulation through the use of unique materials. Her current project titled ‘VIBRATIONS’ manipulates stretch fabrics with the use of millinery straw.