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Independent local designers to know and support

3 September 2021

Add something special to your wardrobe with these innovative offerings from emerging creatives across the country.

WORDS BY Danielle Clausen

There’s a new crop of designers across the country that are challenging the status quo, and bringing a whole lot of fun to wardrobes in the process. Often crafted on a made to order, one-off or limited basis, there’s no time like the present to discover, support and wear pieces from a talented wave of local independent makers who are on the rise.

Frisson Knits ‘Zeta’ cardigan, $680.

Esse ‘Sculptural’ dress, $195. 

Havilah ‘To Endure’ top, $150. 

Ellis Label ‘Kirby’ dress, $309. 

Bruno’s Originals ‘Peached Cotton Bell’ hat, $220. 

Layplan ‘Suzy’ top, $260.

Molly Perkinsons ‘Silk Collage’ dress, $450.

Nicole Van Vuuren ‘Wave’ mesh tee, $225. 

Hams the Label ‘Spring’ jacket, $175. 

Florence Eugenie ‘Rafael’ dress, $429. 

Starving Artists Fund ‘Reject’ dress, $304.20. 

Looking for more wardrobe inspiration? Try out these optimistic styling tips that take cues from Copenhagen Fashion Week.

 

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