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.
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.
Australian swimwear label, Anna & Boy has become known as the go-to label for beach cool. Providing vibrant and refreshing designer swimwear in an always eclectic array of signature prints. The label began in September 2005 when fashion editors, Anna Hewett & Lill Jenner left Vogue Australia to begin a dynamic new fashion label, Anna & Boy. Born from their realisation that fashionable beach babes and boys needed more fashionable beach options Their first collection was an instant success bought by boutique stores including the highly regarded Browns of London and the Belinda stores in Australia. The label has developed a loyal following and has grown to 55 boutique stockists across Australia and many more throughout the world. Along with a strong department store presence, most notably in Barneys stores in the US and David Jones stores in Australia. A unified attitude towards designing bold, signature prints on the highest quality French and Italian fabrics coupled with a palette of brilliant and eye catching colours encapsulates what is quintessentially Anna & Boy.
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.
CABLE MELBOURNE is a premium Australian knitwear label that launched in 2007 with the simple aim of creating luxurious wardrobe staples of high quality and durability.
The creative force behind CABLE MELBOURNE, Georgina Austin (Sutton), has certainly earned her stripes as a leading light of Australian style. The designer has worked for some of Australia’s most sought after brands, including a design stint at Country Road and a role as head designer for high end boutique label Nicholson.
The CABLE style ethos centres around creating modern, timeless pieces that transcend seasons and provide the wearer with unique, elegant wardrobe options.
Georgina’s innate understanding of the unique qualities of wool seems to be part of her DNA; her great, great grandfather was the founder of Thomas S Beaumont & Sons, a leading buyer of Australian superfine merino wool and the starting point of four generations of wool buyers.
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. 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 collection focuses on delicate lace 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 edgy ways through halcyon inspirations and influences.
A french spirit, made in Bali. Chic models & soft laces are the basis of our lingerie. Always feminine & sexy
Enjoy luxurious Dona Collection by GooseBerry Intimates with the softest silk and lace for a stunning look that is femine, sexy and sophisticated
Fine Lingerie. Timeless yet - devoutly feminine - modern & minimal - Very On-Trend.
A reflection and celebration of the Southern California lifestyle, Gypsy05's visionary brand of effortless clothing for women, men and children exudes beauty and balance through feminine silhouettes. Relaxed, yet articulate designs that are rich in color and detailing form the essence of Gypsy05. And at the heart and soul of the brand, exclusive dye techniques and progressive wash processes add dimension to the featherweight fabrics utilized throughout the collection. Established in the Spring of 2005 by an endearing partnership of brother & sister; Osi and Dotan Shoham. Gypsy05 captures picturesque moments from everyday life and designs clothing to evoke the memories of those special events. Incorporating organic fabrics, soy softeners, low impact dyes and seaweed extract printing into the collection, Gypsy05 holds environmental awareness as a core philosophy, beginning with its headquarters - the first completely solar-powered dyeing, printing and manufacturing facility in Los Angeles, California. Gypsy05 is a lifestyle, an expression of love and the result of two passionate and creative individuals sharing common dreams and united inspiration.
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.
“Fashion gives you the ability to express yourself, your mood; it’s a creative outlet in many ways.” The House of Harlow 1960 and Winter Kate brands have evolved into full-fledged collections, offering ready-to-wear, jewellery, eyewear, 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.
After a stint studying Fashion and Textile Design in her hometown of Perth, designer Alison Cotton, threw it all in and on whim, and informally launched her label, Joveeba. 2006 saw the brand present its first solo show at Mercedes Australian Fashion Week, introducing the label to the greater fashion industry. From this moment Joveeba has been fast tracking its way onto the must-have lists of girls from coast to coast. Inspiration comes from Cotton’s surrounds… soaking up rays on Bondi Beach, seeing great live music, humming along to Grace Woodroofe, afternoons spent trawling markets with friends and day dreaming about what every girl needs in their wardrobe…
Bridget McCall ('Bird'), an accomplished photographer and fashion stylist, completed her studies in photography in Melbourne. Post graduation, Bridget pursued her interests in London, where she collaborated on magazine shoots for 'The Face' and 'i-D' magazines. Bridget returned to Australia as an agent for the Jade Jagger accessory line, before connecting with Nicholas to form LIFEwithBIRD. Nicholas Van Messner studied fashion design at the Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology in Melbourne. While still studying, Nicholas began work with the street couture label, Maiike. This involved the set-up and expansion of the collection in Japan, followed closely by the LIFEwithBIRD collaboration with Bridget McCall. LIFEwithBIRD was established in 2002. Drawing from their strengths, Bridget and Nicholas displayed a technical ability to translate conceptual, ultra modern ideas into unique garments and accessories. Since the conception of LIFEwithBIRD, Bridget McCall and Nicholas Van Messner have transcended their design pedigree to emerge as a unique talent within their own right. Not only has LIFEwithBIRD forged its own contemporary aesthetic, their designs have coveted a global following.
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.
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.
Ruby Star Traders is Australia's best loved importer of Indian textiles, furniture and homewares.Karin Gardiner, Ruby Star Traders' owner and founder, has been travelling to India since 1996 and personally selects only those products which satisfy her discerning eye.Karin collaborates on product ranges exclusively for Ruby Star Traders, applying traditional Indian crafts to create her signature look that is both bohemian and contemporary.Where possible, Ruby Star Traders purchases from the traditional craft regions in India, where our products are produced by craftsmen working in traditional workshops. Purchasing in this way not only helps local craftsmen keep their skills alive, but it also helps create a steady source of income for families in these regions.
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.
In 2013, sass & bide will open its first New York flagship store which will join its 18 boutiques located in Australia and New Zealand.
Designed by Jessie White who founded the 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 can be seen in a number of high end fashion magazines.
The garments reflect styles from the fashion of the eastern world. Summer 2012 collection has the modern lines that shakuhachi is so well known for with washed out shades of grey and rose gold. It features an amazing gold oriental floral design along with a sporty element aswell. The SS12/13 collection is called ' The Young Ones'
Sydney-based eyewear 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.
Three of Something came about when three colleagues and friends decided it was about time to be disobedient, throw out the rules and do it their way. The brand is cool, edgy and effortlessly wearable but always surpasses what is common or usual.The name is based on the premise that three is a magic number, good things come in three and the power of three is immense!One arrow on its own will easily break. Three arrows held together in a bundle cannot be broken. Three individuals alone can be weak and easily snap. Three together are strong, and can withstand any amount of pressure.
The designers behind Tolani have combined elements of traditional cultures blended with modern design to create unqiue and fun to wear products. With a bohemian aesthetic, Tolani prides itself in their cutting edge design and high quality handcrafted clothing. Tolani is a favourite among celebrities among the likes of Jessica Alba, Mary-Kate Olson, Lindsay Lohan, Rachel Hunter, Kelly Osbourne, Rachel Bilson. Handmade by skilled artisans, each scarf and garment varies slightly in tone, and finish.
The watson sisters make the kind of pieces that are your any-days and every-days: the kind you dress up, dress down, just so long as you are dressed in them.With soft fits and clean lines, each pick of their collection is effortlessly wearable, refined and relaxed. Behind the brand name are somer and liberty watson, one watson for liberty the other for somer, the 'x' a kiss, a cross of faith, and 'x' to mark the spot where wondering ends and hard work and inspiration take over to create something special. It has been labeled Harpers Bazaar most loved label.
Every garment tells a story. It reminds you of a place and time in your life.It shapes your confidence. It gives you energy and directs your future.
For West 14th founder Violeta Tentomas, those stories have taken her from New York’s vibrant meatpacking district to the sun-kissed glamour of Bondi Beach. And now, you can create your own stories in her ultra-luxe, super-supple leather collection, which is inspired by her globe-trotting journey and fashion pedigree. West 14th makes soft second skin leathers with quality craftsmanship deliciously obtainable. With clean lines and high-impact details, these fashion-forward pieces add some gritty glamour to your wardrobe.
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.
Zimmermann design original and innovative prints using a vibrant mix of colour, making their garments fun and charming. The 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.
H Brand is a ready-to-wear fashion label that appreciates the elegance of simplicity. Established in Sydney, but distributing globally. Respecting the balance between tradition and modernity, H BRAND combines modish design and sharp tailoring with luxurious fibres such as cashmere, producing effortless garments that are the epitome of comfort and style.
Each piece has been finely tailored to accentuate the body's silhouette, conveying a soft, textured feeling of luxury and style.Understated and feminine, the H BRAND woman values the elegance of simplicity. She leads a spirited, adventurous life, and respects the balance between tradition and modernity. She doesn't need to reinvent herself each season, but requires a go-to capsule collection of wardrobe staples.
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.