Earlier this month, we brought together a collection of local industry members that have been involved in the Curated program to to celebrate our first year and kick off 2018. Supported by Handpicked Wines, the evening saw participating Curated labels (past and present), workshop hosts, industry mentors and collaborators come together for a night of networking and discussions on what Curated has in-store for 2018.
Fashion business consultant, mentor and sales agent, Amy Farrell started her own business, The Fashion Futurist in 2014 after a 15-year career in fashion marketing, sales and brand management. Amy has worked with pivotal Australian fashion labels specialising in apparel and accessories including; Samantha Wills, Metalicus, Seduce, Yarra Trail, Marco Polo and Ping Pong...
Adam Loyd joined the Cotton On Group as the Sustainability Manager in May 2017, bringing with him more than 25 years retail experience, spanning across specialty retail and large scale department stores including Jeans West, Myer and Harris Scarfe. Over the course of his career, Adam has gained invaluable experience across a wide range of functions including design, buying, merchandising and more recently, ethical sourcing and sustainability. He became a Board member of the Council of Textile & Fashion in 2014, where he uses his wealth of knowledge and experience to bring about positive change within the garment manufacturing industry.
We're back this September! Kicking off Sep 1st alongside Melbourne Fashion Week, you can find a selection of the Curated labels at 2 locations in Melbourne's CBD!
Millicent Elizabeth elevates the everyday with the use of exquisite natural fibres and exclusive modern cuts, dedicated to providing enduring styles for the discerning modern woman. The label, by designer Tiffany Stuckey, offers sustainable fashion made in Adelaide, Australia from 100% natural fibres.
Named after a bird native to the top end of Australia, Magpie Goose is bright, bold and unapologetic. The Social Fashion Enterprise co-founded by Maggie McGowan and Laura Egan in Katherine NT, showcases beautiful textiles, designed and hand screen-printed in remote Aboriginal communities. Their bright, bold prints are crafted into simple statement pieces that let the textiles do the talking. They express traditional aboriginal art and design in a contemporary, fun and exciting way, each design telling a story - of people, place and culture.
Focused on lasting style and quality NATALIJA was born out of the desire to create clothing to be treasured. The Sydney based label by self taught designer Natalija Bouropoulos, is committed to making women feel comfortable in the clothes they are wearing and subsequently in their own skin. Designed and made in Australia, NATALIJA pieces are created for ease of wear, using luxurious natural fibre materials, made with care and consciousness for the environment.
An accomplished senior designer, creative director and forecaster with over 23 years of experience working in both Australia and Europe, we are thrilled to have Peter Naughton on board as a Mentor for our Curated labels!Recognised for visionary leadership in Australia, Peter has contributed to the success of brands like SABA, COUNTRY ROAD, LEVIS, STUSSY, LEE, ELWOOD, METALICUS and ELKA COLLECTIVE, to name a few. His broad background of expertise encompasses working across menswear, womenswear, denim, sportswear, streetwear, tailoring and knitwear.
JUDE is a contemporary clothing and accessories label created by designer Jude Ng. With a background in the Fine Arts, Jude offers a different point of view in fashion. His past life as a painter influences his work through the unique and off beat use of shape, colour, texture, and the unexpected combination of materials.