WHYTE STUDIO

WHYTE STUDIO

Whyte Studio by Australian born, London based designer Bianca Whyte is a premium contemporary brand that introduces iconic and creative staple pieces designed to enhance the wearers individual style. Inspired by the designer’s time as a professional motocross athlete in Australia, Whyte Studio evokes confident designs through its trademark style: tailored, sports-inspired outerwear with unique detailing that’s built to last. 

West 14th

West 14th

“Not all leather is made equal. When we say ours is soft, me mean it. Meet WEST 14TH. We design luxe leather wardrobe essentials to last a lifetime that will get better with age and be relevant for years to come. Perfect fits, buttery leather, the latest in leather innovation all design with our women in mind”…

Lindsay Nicholas New York

Lindsay Nicholas New York

Lindsay Nicholas New York is changing work-wear for the way women work today. From board meetings to family time, co-working spaces to cocktails, planes to date night, we create an effortlessly-chic wardrobe that lets you power through your modern life. And with sumptuous fabrics and precision fits, looking downtown-cool just got a whole lot more comfortable.

Ivi Made

Ivi Made

The idea behind Ivi Made is to create ethical leather accessories for people who love wearing leather and also love making environmentally aware choices. Ivi Made designs are created to bring back simplicity and practicality into our everyday objects.

Isabelle Quinn

Isabelle Quinn

Isabelle Quinn delivers forward, wearable pieces that are ever so slightly undone, yet have both grace and guts. They seek to stay true to the brand and create unique and effortless designs that their customers can feel individual, confident and beautiful in, whether it be a wardrobe staple or a show stopper style...

AFC Curated in Hong Kong

AFC Curated in Hong Kong

Last December we were thrilled to take 7 Melbourne based labels from the AFC Curated program to Hong Kong as part of a trade mission with Creative Victoria for the 2018 HK Business of Design Week. Thanks to everyone who made the venture possible, we had an amazing time, action packed with showcasing the program and meeting the local industry. Here are just some of the highlights…

AFC Curated | Back for 2019!

AFC Curated | Back for 2019!

AFC Curated is back for 2019, with a number of exciting developments including a new Industry partnership and cohort of Australian labels! We’re thrilled to announce our 2019 line-up, hand selected from across the country by the Australian Fashion Council and a panel of industry mentors. These labels represent a diverse range of craftsmanship and design talent, we look forward to working with them and sharing their stories over the year.  

Cedar & Onyx

Cedar & Onyx

Design-duo and gal-pals, Kathryn Cowle and Jessica Speers, started with a simple idea, to create liveable clothing for fashionable women. This grew into the eco-conscious, Australian made label, Cedar & Onyx; a brand that combines luxurious high fashion elements with innately effortless styles.

Blue & Grae

Blue & Grae

Blue & Grae produces valuable leather goods that protect and carry yours. Using thoughtfully sourced materials and manufacturing in our own workshop in Brisbane, our range of valuable luggage and accessories are designed and built to last. We hope that through our own responsible production and retailing we inspire more people to buy less, but to buy more wisely.

Take a Peek at Our Brisbane Pop-up!

Take a Peek at Our Brisbane Pop-up!

For those in Brisbane, we hope you’ve had a chance to stop by our AFC Curated pop-up at the lovely Calile Hotel on James Street, which over the past few weeks has been home to independent labels; Louis Hazel, Salty Fox and Nico! We’ll be there till December 23rd so there’s still plenty of time to get your local designer fix. This week you’ll find Brisbane favourites Ivy Niu, followed by Gloria Dulcie, A.BCH and Mndatory…

MEET | Tove & Libra

MEET | Tove & Libra

Tove & Libra is designed in Hong Kong, for the modern women inhabiting this and other busy, beautiful cities. Launching the brand in 2018, founders Christine and Ivan draw on their family heritage of over 3 generations in the garment & textile manufacturing trade...

AFC Curated goes to Hong Kong!

AFC Curated goes to Hong Kong!

The Australian Fashion Council (AFC) are thrilled to be partaking in the Victorian Government trade mission to Hong Kong Business of Design Week 2018. Thanks to Creative Victoria, alongside over 50 Melbourne based fashion, jewellery, accessory and costume designers, you’ll find 7 of our AFC Curated labels at 2 exciting locations!

MEET | A.C.F

MEET | A.C.F

Meet A.C.F, a sustainable gender-neutral label based in Hong Kong by Australian expat Alexandra Foster. Built on an eco and ethical ethos, A.C.F procure their fabrics from “deadstock”, textiles that would otherwise be thrown away by factories, and proudly produce their collections in China.