Alice McCALL is an eclectic brand with a playful sensibility, using unique detailing and charming folk-like craftsmanship to create charismatic, modern keepsake collections. The eponymous brand was born in 2004, following Alice McCall’s vast and global career as a stylist. McCall’s CV is as notable as it is extensive, working across Europe and the United States with iconic figures such as Beyonce, Deborah Harry and Marianne Faithful as well as progressive fashion titles The Face, Dazed & Confused and i-D magazine. Since the alice McCALL brand’s launch at Australian Fashion Week in 2004, the label has rapidly become a coveted name combining elements of tender girlish charm and bohemian flare all mixed up with a bit of rock and roll. The alice McCALL girl was born, magnetic and glowing; pretty and in love and completely carefree.
From the moment Becky Cooper and Bridge Yoston met at designer school, they knew their acquaintance was destined for greater things. A shared vision to manage their friendship with a business partnership has led to a formidable force on the Australian fashion scene. Bec & Bridge strikes a fine balance between aspirational and achievable fashion, a niche its creators have worked hard to perfect since the labels inception in 2003. It is the pair's meticulous eye for detail couple with the ability to be commercially savvy with their designs that sets them apart from their peers. A strong design aesthetic underlies each Bec and Bridge collection and resonates with their signature style: contoured lines and sleek silhouettes, the look is the epitome of modern, sophisticated and chic. Bec & Bridge is renowned for it's innovative take on the party dress, as well as a refined collection of chic separates in fresh and vibrant colour palettes.
A lifetime of travel and a passion for making women feel beautiful is what inspired renowned makeup artist, Charlotte Blakeney to create her jewellery label, By Charlotte. Raised on the beaches of Perth, Charlotte has spent much of her childhood travelling to faraway destinations. Naturally she chose a line of work that would take her to all parts of the globe and in the past 16 years Charlotte has tended to the faces of some of the world’s most beautiful women for publications such as Vogue, Harper’s Bazaar, InStyle, Madison and UK Glamour.
Working mostly in tropical locations such as the Maldives, Vietnam, Fiji, Bali, Thailand and the mediterranean coastline, Charlotte has been inspired by the cultures of these regions. By Charlotte encapsulates the wonderment and raw beauty of island-life. A recent trip to Rajasthan has also inspired the designs in the collection. Made in the picturesque city in India, the result is a truly spirited line of jewellery that embodies a feeling of grace and beauty.
The Lotus flower used throughout Charlotte’s range is a symbol of purity and new beginnings, it is central to the cultures Charlotte admires most and represents the philosophy of By Charlotte. The lotus flower theme is also carried through to the luxurious packaging that makes each piece perfect for gifting loved ones with a distinctive piece to be treasured for a lifetime.
C&M CAMILLA AND MARC — Camilla & Marc's secondary ready-to-wear line. Launched in August 2012 in partnership with David Jones, as part of a greater brand strategy to target a broader customer base, the collection is a youthful, price-pointed offering of apparel encompassing a complete apparel offering alongside a selection of swimwear and denim. Brother-sister duo Camilla Freeman Topper and Marc Freeman have identified and established a sophisticated tone that reflects the ease of the Australian lifestyle, allowing them to build a brand ethos that is at once contemporary and effortlessly elegant. Reaching the ten-year milestone, CAMILLA AND MARC continue to evolve as a multi-faceted luxury brand with global appeal. With each new project, and each new season, the brand strives to deliver beautiful, sophisticated product to an ever-growing fan base.
Her vibrant, playful and luxurious designs break the boundaries and are rapidly earning her the reputation as one of the most prodigious and clever fashion print designers in the world. With an ever-growing list of celebrity fans including Oprah Winfrey, Miranda Kerr, Kate Hudson, Lily Allen, and Beyoncé Knowles, who have all embraced the Camilla Kaftan and her other creations.
Camilla is a brand on the move despite the global downturn. Since launching her label seven years ago, Camilla Franks continues to be internationally recognised as a designer who has a unique approach to creating colourful, playful and luxurious lifestyle fashion statements.
Camilla Franks' signature colourful graphic prints and free-flowing designs are the core focus of the designer's individuality and popularity, however, the entrepreneur in her is continually diversifying her brand.
Since its high-profile launch at Australian Fashion Week in 2003, CAMILLA AND MARC has become the local star in luxury womenswear. Brother-sister duo Camilla Freeman Topper and Marc Freeman have identified and established a sophisticated tone that reflects the ease of the Australian lifestyle, allowing them to build a brand ethos that is at once contemporary and effortlessly elegant.
The evolution of the CAMILLA AND MARC brand has been a carefully considered process. Important foundations were put in place early on, by nurturing the key message of the brand — luxurious, high-end fashion for discerning consumers— and by establishing what would be the signature product offerings: luxe party wear, classic tailoring and separates. Whilst perfecting the process, CAMILLA AND MARC garnered an enviable fan base of stylish young women — such as Kristen Stewart, Kate Bosworth, Kirsten Dunst and Rose Byrne.
Reaching the ten-year milestone, CAMILLA AND MARC continue to evolve as a multi-faceted luxury brand with global appeal. With each new project, and each new season, the brand strives to deliver beautiful, sophisticated product to an ever-growing fan base.
Aje is all about effortless luxury encompassing womenswear that is innately cool, chic, affordable, timeless and ultimately luxurious. It's as much about the styling and the person that wears it, as it is about the pieces themselves.
The Aje design duo, Adrian Norris and Edwina Robinson are the embodiment of the label. Consequently, the duo put enormous effort into sourcing and selecting only most beautiful natural fabrics from all around the globe.
Their cottons and linens are spun on ancient Indian hand looms, their Italian leathers are stretched and washed to achieve a super-soft, super-fine quality, only the finest of skins are sourced and each and every piece of clothing is cut, stitched and embellished by hand. Their impeccable sequining is created in one of the world’s top embellishment houses alongside some of the highest level international designers in the world. These hand-embellished pieces take months upon months to handcraft with garment integrity never being compromised by time constraints.
Their true beauty lies in their belief that luxury should be something that is accessible...that it should be embraced everyday, not just fleetingly.
Camilla Beach House is Camilla Franks' diffusion range. Her vibrant, playful and luxurious designs break the boundaries and are rapidly earning her the reputation as one of the most prodigious and clever fashion print designers in the world. Camilla's signature colourful graphic prints and free-flowing designs are the core focus of the designer's individuality and popularity, however, the entrepreneur in her is continually diversifying her brand. Camilla's unique design philosophy that: "All women have the right to look and feel beautiful no matter their age, colour, size or origin" is a testament to the brand's popularity. "I design for all shapes and sizes – all personalities and walks of life – I just want to make women look and feel beautiful whether it's in a figure-hugging micro mini or a lavishly bejeweled cocktail dress".
Circa Home knows the importance of evoking moments from the past and creating memories for the future. The brand is reminiscent of a bygone era, a special time, a captivating memory. Generous and well designed, Circa Home brings you warmth and comfort when you want to indulge.
Circa Home Natural Wax Candles create a beautiful ambient effect in any room: perfect for entertaining, relaxing in the bath or just enjoying some well-deserved time in the comfort of your home. The candles burn for up to 45 hours.
And when you come home to a Circa Home Natural Room Fragrance, you will be welcomed with a delicious fragrance that warms the heart and pleases the soul. The fragrance will last for up to 3 months.
Circa Home products pay homage to the natural environment, with careful thought given to the reusable and recyclable nature of the products.
Deciduous, the in house label for Designer Forum combines creative, passionate and timeless pieces that exude femininity and flair. The summer collection of 'Eclectic Fusion' explores a bohemian luxe style featuring on delicate lace and crochet detailing, luxurious textiles, subtle embellishments and has a key focus on draping.
Since its inception in 2010, Deciduous has flourished into a notable name for Designer Forum and has more recently narrowed in on the fashion savvy woman, an avid follower of significant trends and styles straight from the runway.
Explore the collection and get lost in its vibrant style and whimsical feel through halcyon inspirations and influences.
House of Harlow 1960 is a collaboration between Mouawad and one of the best-known modern fashion icons, Nicole Richie. Nicole has been the creative force behind the brand since day one, immersing herself in every step of the brands’ creative and strategic decision-making process. A native Californian, Nicole was born and raised in Los Angeles and has always had a fascination with creating her own look. House of Harlow 1960 has evolved into full-fledged collection, offering ready-to-wear, jewellery, eyewear, sunglasses, footwear, and handbags. Since its inception, the collections have received rave reviews and tremendous celebrity following.
Denim manufacturer Jeff Rudes teams up with Celebrity stylist Susie Crippen. The two set out to create a classic and sophisticated jean with the emphasis on fit while tending to one mandate; no excess hardware or embellishments. Paying attention to stitching details and clean dark finishes, together hey have created a combination of sexiness and style in a women’s jean while allowing the woman to feel comfortable.
“It’s about a women looking beautiful in her jeans, not the jean drawing attention to her” says Susie J Brand continues to show leadership in the retail market with the introduction of their new wide leg styles. The new styles have been a tremendous hit with celebrities like Kate Moss, Cameron Diaz and Katie Holmes, as well as with top fashion editors at Vogue and Harper’s Bazaar. The collection are most recently known for their coloured and print jeans which are huge trends moving forward. Celebrity picture sourced logicalharmony.net
Since 2000, Jeffrey Campbell Shoes has been capturing the essence of the street; weaving it together with a vintage style & runway flair, creating a line of shoes instantly recognizable the world over.
As a small, family owned company, the meteoric rise of the Jeffrey Campbell brand is the result of hard work and a true passion for design- a passion that is evident in every detail of every product that carries the name.
Despite transforming into a global brand, with offices all over the world, the Los Angeles-based Jeffrey Campbell operates today on those same principles, retaining the small-company ideals and mentality upon which it was founded. Rare commodities in the conglomerated, incorporated world we live in.
Commissioned originally to create one off pieces for clients, Lisa Brown's designs were winning “word of mouth” acclaim and in summer 2006, Lisa Brown embarked upon her biggest challenge to date, the launch of an exclusive, limited edition collection. Lisa Brown has turned a passionate hobby into a fledgling fashion empire with stores all around Australia now stocking her 'Australian made' label. Her signature designs are individual, feminine and feel as beautiful on the skin as they look on the body. A combination of hand washable silks, exquisite detail and generous use of fabric, Lisa Brown is a label that women of all ages, shapes and sizes will love to wear.
Lisa's designs have graced catwalks at Sydney Fashion Week, won the Supreme Award at the NRA Australian Fashion awards and are regularly lauded by fashion press but more importantly to Lisa; real women, who chose fashion that reflects their own unique individuality and style - just like her.
The creative duo Susien Chong and Nic Briand perform the balancing act behind Australian fashion label Lover. Self-described as ‘the same album, different songs’, the pair have taken their fashion and graphic design talents to create a clothing label that continually represents a unique and refreshing approach to the world of female fashion. Lover the label began as a weekend stall at Bondi Markets and has since risen to prominence in Australia and internationally. Lover clothing is a celebrity favourite, with the likes of Abbie Cornish, Kate Hudson, Kate Bosworth, Kirsten Dunst and Michelle Williams all being fans of the Lover label and fashion initiative. Lover always have a must have lace dress in each collection and are the crème de la crème when it comes to beautiful feminine shapes and quality tailoring.
This Summer collection entitled 'Persona' has hints of coral lace with shades of grey. This season they will also introduce their first swim collection.
NFJ’s feminine, striking and sophisticated collections were available in premium boutiques around the country within the first year of launch and regularly feature in the best Australian fashion magazines. Each new collection incorporates a culmination of Fendel’s life experiences and travels, sourcing inspiration and materials from around the globe. The label’s signature cut-out earrings, precious cocktail rings and beautiful pendants with poetic engravings have struck a chord with women throughout Australia, and with international celebrity clientele including Oprah, Jennifer Hawkins, Kristy Hinze, Isabelle Lucas and Jessica Hart. NFJ’s success has continued overseas, taking the UK and Europe by storm. The label recently featured in British Vogue, Elle and Tatler, and is also now stocked internationally in-store and online.
Quickly establishing itself as a leading Australia designer brand, Nicholas clothing encapsulates the spirit of the quintessential Melbourne girl.
Nicholas the label boast a versatile offering of wardrobe staples and key pieces for the confident women. Instantly recognisable for their clean lines, innovating detailing and distinctive colour palette, Nicholas clothing pieces are effortless and easy to wear.
Designed and made in Melbourne the labels attention to quality, fit and fabrication see's it as a favourite in every girl's wardrobe.
A PENCHANT FOR PUSHING THE BOUNDARIES HAS CAUSED ONETEASPOON'S DIZZYING ASCENT FROM VANGUARD OF ITS LOCAL FASHION SCENE TO INTERNATIONAL SUCCESS. JAMIE CREATES CLOTHING FOR THE QUINTESSENTIALLY NONCHALANT IT-GIRL WITH A TWIST. DRAWING FROM ECLECTIC DESIGN INSPIRATIONS AND TRANSCENDING TRENDS, EACH RANGE IS INHERENTLY BOTH EDGY AND WEARABLE; THE EPITOME OF REBELLIOUS COOL.
ONETEASPOON'S UNLIKELY INCEPTION HAD AN 18-YEAR OLD JAMIE JUMPING A BUS FROM QUEENSLAND TO SYDNEY, TOTING A BUNCH OF FABRIC, A FEW IDEAS AND A WHOLE LOT OF ENERGY. SOMEWHAT OF AN INDUSTRY WUNDERKIND WITH NO FORMAL TRAINING, ARMED ONLY WITH A UNIQUE VISION FOR HER BRAND, JAMIE STARTED THE LABEL FROM HER BEDROOM FLOOR IN SYDNEY'S NORTHERN BEACHES.
Established in 2008, Rachael Ruddick has established itself as a true luxury leather goods and accessories brand. From the companies Sydney headquarters, the Rachael Ruddick team consistently travels the globe ensuring an offering of only the very best in design, craftsmanship and materials. A commitment to unique design and uncompromised quality is the foundation of Rachael Ruddick and the essence that has seen Rachael Ruddick designs become ‘must-have’ pieces amongst fashion leaders and celebrities. Working with unique leathers such as Australian saltwater crocodile, barramundi, snake, parrotfish, stingray, calfskin and lambskin, a consistent pursuit of elegance and modernity propels the brand.
Raised along side the picturesque beaches of Port Macquarie on Australia’s East Coast, Samantha Wills moved to Sydney in 2004. The same year she unveiled her debut jewellery collection at Australian Fashion Week to rave reviews. Entirely self-taught, design came as second nature to Wills who began hand-crafting pieces for her friends and family while she was still at school.
Inspired by her love of travel, many of Samantha Wills’ jewellery designs are affectionately named after her favourite destinations & adventures had along the way, while her home in New York City provides a constant source of artistic stimuli. Samantha Wills rarely leaves her apartment without a camera in hand to capture the magic of the city. Wills down to earth nature is easily spotted in her communications as a spokesperson for the brand, the designer has established a cult following, especially on digital mediums where she communicates honestly & openly with fans as she would friends, sharing personal stories from her life, in & amongst communications about the brand.
sass & bide is dedicated to the strong, the obscure & the beautiful.
sass & bide is the namesake label of Sarah- Jane Clarke (sass) & Heidi Middleton (bide). A former accountant and advertising art director, they are an anomaly in an industry where fashion college or working as a design assistant is rite of passage.
The sense of free-spirited confidence & contradiction that defines their personal sense of style, provided the inspiration for the initial sass and bide denim collection and the incredibly successful ‘east village hipster’ jean in 1999. Within two years the sass and bide collection expanded into seasonal ready to wear, evolving from an underground phenomena in Australia to the runways of New York & London fashion week which gained the pair international recognition.
sass & bide offers a full range of women’s ready to wear, denim & accouterment collections. Currently stocked in over 20 countries, the range is available at premium boutiques, exclusive department stores worldwide and now shipping online to NZ, UK & USA.
Directional Australian based footwear and shoe brand, SENSO, continues to dazzle fans with its latest efforts and offerings.
The Senso shoe style is inspired by the classic yet obsure, whilst still firmly staying true to the brands roots of effortless fashion ease. With its firm focus on high quality leathers and strong silhouettes heels. Styles range from the very flat to the ridiculously high but always contrasting a relaxed aeasthetic with a subtle sense of luxury.
Comprised of wearable wardrobe staples and eye-catching shapes and treatments, the Sydney based and family operated shoe company, continues to offer their own take on classic footwear, while continually punching it up with new takes on collection favorites, updated essentials and a continued commitment to amazing quality, comfort and style.
Designed by Jessie White founded the shakuhachi clothing label in the lates 90's. The label that first started as a range of tshirts has now progressed into an Australia Fashion houshold name and shakuhachi dresses, leggings, tops and tees can be seen in a number of high end fashion magazines.
The garments reflect styles from the fashion of the eastern world. The 2013 collection has the modern lines that shakuhachi is so well known for with bold prints and mixed textures.
Sue Di Chio is the innovative founder and creative force behind designer resort label Suboo. Suboo’s beginnings were serendipity at play. When Sue couldn’t find a fashionable beach umbrella one summer, she went about revolutionising a faded Aussie icon. Sue launched her debut collection in 2007 which quickly gained a loyal following of fans in Australia who appreciated the stunning individuality of the Suboo product. This initial success paved the way for an expansion into apparel and accessories. From here Suboo has become a multinational label designed for women that have moved beyond the surf labels of their teens in search of a more sophisticated label, which embraces the mood and essence of the unique relaxed Australian lifestyle. Suboo is synonymous for clean lines, original prints and designs that evoke a sense of appreciation. It is a brand that speaks to those who seek, to live this life exquisitely.
Sydney-based sunglasses brand - Sunday Somewhere - is intrinsically a unique mindset. Not interested in offering its consumers a better life. No requirement for catchy slogans. No need for by-lines. The brand philosophy is simple. They’re beautifully crafted, classic and modern frames. And with a make-up-your-own-mind attitude, the brand relies on inspired imagery to assist with the vision both it, and its customers relate to.
Sunday Somewhere is the brain-child of eyewear aficionado's, Dave Allison and Carlos Aviles. Late in 2010, the duo decided to join forces with a singular vision of creating an eyewear and optical collection focused upon detail, quality, simplicity and originality. Sunday Somewhere's aesthetic is influenced by both the past and future.
With references to classic vintage frames, intricate modern detailing and futuristic materials, the finish is practical, a wearable modernity. This 'classic with a twist' collection makes Sunday Somewhere fresh, covetable, timeless.
Wildfox Couture is an American vintage-inspired women's knitwear brand. Combining great style and unsurpassed quality, Wildfox quickly gained a following amongst celebrities, trendsetters, and top retailers worldwide. Childhood friends Emily Faulstich and Kimberley Gordon are the creative force behind Wildfox. Inspired by sleepovers, beautiful books, fairies, dreams, vintage t-shirts and above all, their friendship, the young designers gave birth to a brand based on love and having fun with your best friends!
Wildfox is for the dreamers, for the lover, for skinny dipers, for barefoot explorers, for late night chocolate eaters; it is for people everywhere who believe in love and believe in themselves.
The idea behind was to create spellbinding works of art; what resulted was We Are Handsome. Born on the cusp of summer 2009, these colourful palettes of inspiration and finely shaped cuts recall the halcyonic, sun drenched days of old, of Indhra Chagoury's big beautiful Queensland childhood and of Jeremy Jules Somers' Big Bad Smoke.
We Are Handsome is the embodiment of Indhra and Jeremy and everyone else who has a love for the beautiful things in life. Their desire to create, design and share perfection has understandably made them a hit with the world, but We Are Handsome still remains true to their roots. Every piece is 100% Australian designed, every thread is Australian sewn and every We Are Handsome suit is loved. We hope that you are too.
Zimmermann is one of Australia’s leading fashion and swimwear labels. In 1990 sisters Nicky and Simone Zimmermann, Nicky hailing from a fashion design background and Simone from a business background, came together to create what is now an iconic Australian fashion label that embodies the Australian lifestyle.They have 15 stores across Australia and are stocked internationally in stores such as Harvey Nichols in the UK and Barneys and Neiman Marcus in the US.
Zimmermann dresses & clothing are designed with original and innovative prints using a vibrant mix of colour, making their garments fun and charming. The Zimmerman brand is renowned for their exquisite range of dresses that encompass all occasions from cotton sun dresses to cocktail dresses, formal dresses and race wear.