Anthea Crawford has had a powerful influence on the Australian fashion scene since 1976.
Born in Melbourne Australia, Anthea commenced her career in the revolutionary fashion houses that were predominantly based in Flinders Lane. Here she worked with some of Australia’s most respected icons in the industry.
After eight years of developing her skills, Anthea was eager to launch her own brand, Anthea Crawford Australia.
Anthea Crawford Australia prides its self in supporting and employing a local workforce. 40 years later, Anthea is still designing and producing 98% of her collection in Australia, which she believes is critical to the quality and integrity of the brand.
Their exclusively developed digital and screen prints are becoming a signature mastermind behind their collections. Their exceptional prints are often developed in-house, and help capture the mood and essence of the season.
MORGAN & TAYLOR
Morgan & Taylor is for the discerning accessories lover, who commands style and exuberance through the pieces she adds to her outfit.
Morgan & Taylor is one of Australia’s oldest and most relied-upon providers of top-quality accessories for the seasons all year-round.
Each year, accessories from the Morgan & Taylor range are showcased on the heads of many Australians and celebrities at Melbourne’s annual spring racing carnival; one of the busiest times of year for the brand.
The Morgan & Taylor designers come from years of experience within the fashion and millinery industries where their work has seen great success. With their extensive up-to-date knowledge, they provide Morgan & Taylor with the perfect and most stylish accessories for each season and for all occasions.
Morgan & Taylor race wear is stylish and fashion-forward headwear for both conservative and outgoing racegoers. This range consists of race wear fascinators and hats.
Nicole enjoys a hands-on approach to design and creates each collection personally, starting with concept illustration through to the final collection. Nicole’s process of design is unique, utilising her exceptional draping skills, pattern making and garment construction. Nicole’s designs evolve organically through the process of making. The result is a garment which fits beautifully, is made with perfection and is flattering to the female form. They’re designed to be customisable
The label has a distinct European flavour, importing fabrics from all over Europe and Asia and progressing the designs and garment creation locally in Melbourne.
Nicole designs her dresses with the Australian woman in mind and wants to create something truly wonderful that you will be proud to wear.
Inspired by French simplicity, designed & made in Australia.
Two Sydney girls founded Pasduchas with a simple aim. To create clothing with the sleek contours & bold silhouettes of Australian fashion yet tied back with the modern simplicity of the French. Their leap of faith created a distinct new voice of edgy femininity in design.
Evolving from the ballet phrase meaning ‘catlike leap’ the name Pasduchas pays homage to that leap and each and every one since as they continue to challenge traditional design & manufacturing.
All materials are sourced, patterns drawn, fabric cut & bold new pieces created within Sydney. Keeping all manufacturing local demonstrates a passion for a transparent production chain, high standards of quality control & the founders’ commitment to staying actively involved in every aspect of the label.
Premonition use design motifs that respond to art, culture and nature. They find inspiration in the world around us and translate this into stylish and original patterns, cuts and features. They are a fellowship of designers and based in Sydney, Australia.
Their design room is a melting pot of cultures, ideas, personalities & experiences, and these inform our design process and ultimately, the collections they release.
As designers, they believe in a certain imperative to ‘create yourself’, and one of our favourite ways to do that is through fashion and self-styling.
Premonition is made to flatter, and they consciously structure their collections to include garments that suit all body types, heights and styles.
They design feminine and sexy-but-not-too-revealing fashion for parties, events and anywhere you want to make a statement. They genuinely want the Premonition woman to love the way she looks, and being a part of that in any small way is so important to them.
Brisbane-born Kelli Wharton founded Talulah in 2005. The designer quickly garnered a loyal following among local tastemakers and the brand went global in 2012. Regularly appearing on the runway as a part of Mercedes Benz Fashion Week alongside Australia’s preeminent designers, inside the glossy pages of ELLE, Cosmopolitan, Marie Claire and InStyle, and draped over the shoulders of some of the country’s most chic women, Talulah now takes its signature understated elegance to women all over.
In just a decade, Wharton, today at the helm of the design team as the labels Creative Director, has made Talulah synonymous with modern femininity – innovative construction, fashion-forward prints and really, very sexy dresses.
In 2005, Kelli showcased her first Talulah collection at Delfin Australia Fashion Design Awards, where she won the Mercedes Benz Lifestyle collection award. The first collection line embodied the signature Talulah design aesthetic of structured silk party dresses and floral prints, with an underlining sense of confidence.
The brand has rapidly earned itself the reputation of quality, creative, colourful and feminine womenswear, attracting the attention of global buyers, celebrities, fashion bloggers and customers.
Inspired by a scholarship awarded at the prestigious Fashion Institute of Technology in New York, Helen O’Connor returned to Australia and established the Thurley label, a name carried in her family for generations. From humble beginnings Thurley has grown at great speed to become one of the most coveted labels in the country.
The first Thurley collection was debuted at L’Oreal Melbourne Fashion Week in 2006 where it received thoroughly celebrated welcome and positive reviews. In 2008, Thurley was a finalist in the prestigious LMFF Designer Award presented by Woolmark and from that foundation the label has continued to develop a strong following and reputation within the local and international industry.
Drawing inspiration from experiences of travel, culture and art, Helen injects Thurley with a strong sense of personality. Each season the collection features timeless pieces that are both modern and classic, specializing in eveningwear with a focus on masterfully embroidered dresses, extravagant outerwear and elegant gowns.
A woman’s first Trelise Cooper experience is the start of a lifetime love affair.
Each season, revealing the latest Trelise Cooper collection is like the unveiling of a romantic and eclectic art exhibition. Every piece in the range has been lovingly crafted using diverse fabrics and finishes to create the final beautiful result, which ultimately delights both the wearer and the observer.
Establishing her business in 1985, Trelise Cooper, the unconventional force behind New Zealand’s most successful fashion empire, has built her brand through trusting her own instincts as well as a natural sense of beauty and design by which the world has become intrigued.
Alyssa Lani WINONA Mobbs lives and breathes fashion. A creative force to be reckoned with, she designs from the heart, with an innovative mind and an eye for detail. From conception through organic growth from the roots us, WINONA embodies different elements of her vision which lie evident in each piece.
WINONA’s exclusive designs are an eclectic fusion of deluxe fabrics, well executed construction and divine details. These signature components have successfully developed a strong cult like following, and have been worn by celebrities and influencers worldwide. WINONA has graced pages of fashion magazines and been seen on the likes of Kelly Osborne, Jennifer Hawkins and Tash Oakley.
A WINONA girl is a girl that understands that style is so much more than a beautiful dress. It’s an infectious smile, a kind and abundant heart and positive outlook on life.