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12 forever pieces from local designers to invest in

18 November 2021

On the hunt for your next trustworthy staple? These timeless pieces will take the stress out of getting dressed for seasons to come.

WORDS BY Danielle Clausen

Fashion Quarterly Spring 2021. Photography: Christopher Collie. Styling: Victoria Harvey. Maia Cotton wears Harris Tapper 'Martin' dress, $399. Gregory 'Placido' jacket, $649. Country Road 'Jacinta' boots, $449.

There’s been no better time than now to shop local, with designers both established and emerging offering up a bevy of wardrobe additions that are both interesting and enduring.

When it comes to finding a new piece that will stand the test of time, it might be worth taking a trip down memory lane and thinking about which garments have stuck around in your closet. What is it that makes them so special to you?

Read on to discover FQ’s edit of forever pieces that have been lovingly crafted by local designers.

Layplan ‘Frankie’ shirt and trousers set, $640

Jasmin Sparrow ‘Homard’ hoops, $699

Loclaire ‘Forever’ trench, $799

Helen Cherry ‘Rae’ blazer, $798, and ‘Classic Cigarette’ pants, $429

Shjark ‘Goa’ dress, $649 

Karen Walker ‘Nicety’ shirt, $205

Jojo Ross ‘Cloud’ sweatshirt, $205, and ‘Cirrus’ shorts, $185

Havilah ‘As I Am’ dress, $499

Gregory ‘Gema’ jumpsuit, $389

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