Let’s start your 2016 off in style with the best help from these amazing sustainable brands like Bassike, Alice Euphemia, APOM, Kuwaii and many more…
She is showcasing her much-loved local designers for an ethical and sustainable affair called ‘Personal Best’.
It is a clothing sale that celebrates a better way of making fashion with some of Australia’s best designers with up to 80% off. Featuring dozens Celeste Tesoriero, Gary Bigeni, Tlux, LP33.3, Serpent and the Swan, Roopa Pemmaraju, Bhalo, F.me Apparel with more to be announced. The brands were made locally, use organic fabric and dyes, have ethically recognized production or in-house creation, source vintage, use recycled materials or are social enterprises with philanthropic outcomes.
Northside: January 20–24 155 Gertrude Street, Fitzroy
Thu & Fri 9am–7pm
Southside: January 27–31 513 Chapel Street, South Yarra
Thu & Fri 9am–7pm
Shop past seasons and the most sought out styles, with the price range from $20-$250. Sass & bide has been a proud partner of Make-A-Wish Australia since 2012.
Apart from #wishforgood campaign earlier in 2015, there has been no mention in the brand sustainability involvement.
St Kilda Town Hall : January 15-16 Corner of Carlisle Street and Nepean Highway, St Kilda Fri & Sat 9am-4pm
Shop last season for up to 50% off.
A local artist works closely with APOM for every collection, creating a print that is unique to the brand. Each APOM collection resonates with those seeing both quality and wearability in their everyday wardrobe; inseam pockets, clever tailoring, and delicate details make up the APOM signature. Each piece is designed and patternmade in the Melbourne studio. But apart from supporting local artist, there is no mention of other sustainability involvement.
Their philosophy centers around high-end design & construction with a commitment to sustainable manufacturing.
Shop natural fabrics in a perfect combo of casual and premium style. Available for current and past season with further reduction for up to 60% off both in- store 1–3 Rankins Lane (off Little Bourke Street), Melbourne and online.
Kuwaii is an inimitable alternative to mass-produced fashion. Made in Melbourne, each article is meticulously designed to last, and to be cherished.
Refined, detailed and romantic, form and function find accord in modern shapes, clean lines and impeccable tailoring. Kuwaii collections are characterised by masterful technique, quality fabrics and materials. Kuwaii collections are made locally and sustainably. Kuwaii is committed to upholding excellence in manufacturing and to supporting local industry.
SS 2015 sale available online while stock lasts.
Each collection is created for women who are considered in developing a quality designer wardrobe that is both effortless and desirable.
The greater part of the brand is made in Australia and accredited by Ethical Clothing Australia. Their collections have a transeasonal simplicity and timelessness that will last in your wardrobe for years to come. They value quality fabrications and wherever possible, aim to use textiles that leave a lighter footprint on the planet.
Shop designs that inspired by many talented artists for up to 50% off. Sadly there’s no mention of the brand sustainability involvement.