Araks is a sustainable swim and lingerie brand born out of the simple intention to make women feel beautiful beginning with the most intimate of layers. Creating environmentally conscious pieces that last season after season, founder Araks Yeramyan infuses her love of art and colour thoughtfully into each one, while keeping the Araks woman in mind -- A woman who puts as much care into the world around her as she does herself.
Inspired by the study of the revered Vedic scripts, Ayu was born from a belief that intention imbues the soul of a scent. Sourced globally and hand blended locally, Ayu's scented oils are made and measured with the ancient art of perfume, combined with the knowledge of balancing the mind, body and spirit.
Baina is an Antipodean brand of curated towelling founded by Bailey Meredith and Anna Fahey. Their contemporary, organic cotton towels celebrate the daily bathing ritual, softening into the moments that begin and end the day. Made in Portugal, Baina works with GOTS certified organic cotton and produces with one of Europe’s most established mills to develop their considered offering.
Cesta is a small, independent brand committed to careful production and thoughtful pricing. Their hope is to create economy in the developing world and to promote female empowerment through joyful, ethically made accessories. Their baskets are woven with love by female artisans in Rwanda, Africa, using locally sourced, renewable resources. Each piece is hand finished in America with carefully chosen, sustainable materials.
Di Lunedi designed in Italy by Elise Eales and produced in Indonesia, translating to 'On Monday" the jewellery brand seeks to add intention to routines and become apart of the wearer's own story.
The British shoes brand ‘bringing the world a little bit of good news’. By raising awareness they aim to halt the damage that modern footwear manufacturing causes to people and the planet. Part of their ethical promise is a commitment to challenge a fast-paced fashion industry that creates vast wastage and to create simple solutions to long-term problems.
In 1995, Saskia Havekes opened a small flower shop, Grandiflora, in Sydney's Potts Point. Today, while the shop still flourishes its founder has an international reputation not only as a florist, but as an author and now a creator of fragrances.
Designed by Faris Du Graf in Seattle, Washington, FARIS celebrates the space between the levity of play and the gravity of embodiment. Each collection builds on a vocabulary of bold, sculptural statements that aim to elevate the everyday and the rare occasion. At the heart of her work is the sincere desire to imbue wearers with artfulness and audacity.
Finlay is a British eyewear brand born with a rebellious spirit when it comes to designing frames. Their collection is inspired by a desire to create frames which celebrate the individuality of their wearers. Adopting the long-established techniques of eyewear artisans located in the foothills of the Italian Alps, they work with expert craftsmen and women to lovingly create each frame.
Los Angeles-based artist turned designer Hannah Byun created Hansel from Basel in 2007 as a way to apply a sense of much-needed zest to everyday legwear. Originally inspired by her childhood nickname, "Hansel", and her fascination with Switzerland ("from Basel"), the collection is forever and always finding inspiration in every nook and cranny of life, form the mundane to the magical.
Cruelty and chemical-free, it was founded by Northern Beaches native Tash Scutts, who drew inspiration from her background in fashion, art and design to devise a product which isn’t only good for you, but which looks good too, thanks to its distinctive packaging design by local artist Bruce Goold.
Maison Balzac is a collection of perfumed candles and delicate objects created in Sydney, Australia. Each product is developed as an ode to memories from founder Elise Pioch's childhood in the South of France. Working with makers and perfumers in Australia, France and Mongolia, she has created a range of signature objects that evoke olfactive memories or experiences.