Designer Profile – Aaizel

____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ Aaizel:  /i-zel /ln. 1. demi-couture  2. eloquent grunge  3. beau & belle  4. ardour; aaizel These are the words that describe Melbourne label Aaizel. Designed and hand crafted in Melbourne, Aaizel is the creation of  RMIT fashion graduates, Minnie Jo and Seema Ratna.  Inspired by a mythical character imagined by Minnie, each collection reflects the ongoing journey of Aaizel the mermaid. The current collection, Mimicry Complex features grungy… Read More

Designer Profile – TETTMANN.DOUST

__________________________________________________________________________________________ Anyone who knows me knows I am an absolute sucker for unique and interesting print design.  If you add skillful pattern making, luxurious natural fabrics and Australian made to the list, well…. I’m yours!  A couple of years back (before I had even started LiLT Blog) I came across TETTMANN.DOUST at a fashion show… Read More

Designer Profile – Pelican Sleepwear

__________________________________________________________________________________________ Last weekend I had the pleasure of meeting Liana Cordell, Creator and Designer of Pelican Sleepwear. The label is fairly new to the growing sleepwear market, having launched their first collection only last year, but unlike other PJ’s out there, I could quite confidently venture outside in some of these pieces. An interest in… Read More

Designer Profile – Limedrop

__________________________________________________________________________________________ Late last year, I was rushing around Melbourne Central and whizzed past a new little store which caught my eye. I wasn’t able to have a peek inside at the time, since I was running late for an appointment, but committed the cute and colourful space to memory, which I later found out was… Read More

Designer Profile – Rock My Socks

” A 30 something newly married husband, getting dressed for the office one morning stares into his wardrobe.  It is a sea of grey, devoid of any colour or inspiration, his biggest decision, whether to put on his navy suit or his grey one.  It is a sad fashion moment, a realisation that there is no life… Read More

Designer Profile – The Bag Department

As a person who carries pretty much everything but the kitchen sink with me everyday, I am constantly on the look out for a roomy, functional and beautiful bag.  I have spent the last year with a fairly attractive  but completely impractical everyday bag, which I am now happy to replace with my new, roomier,… Read More

Every Studio

Last week I had the pleasure to hang out with the lovely girls from EVERY Studio.  EVERY is a multi-disciplinary design studio founded by Melbourne architects and designers, Sarah Crowley and Alessia Pegoli. These clever ladies have created a wonderful and colourful range of both interior and fashion products which are perfect for adding a… Read More