Archive | April, 2015

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06 The textiles of Long Ga Village

Entering this village, we had a purpose and it was to dive right into the Miao culture, learn as much as possible and hopefully find some textiles that we can use for our next collection. Longga village is located in west Guizhou and we came here because of the sub-minority group that live here. The long […]

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Chen Man

Weekly editorial inspiration is brought to you by the talented Chen Man. A photographer of Chinese descent capturing the traditional ethnic minority cultures through this amazing i-D magazine editorial campaign!  

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Inspire Wolftress

Last month we ran a photo contest called #inspirewolftress. The aim was to gather an inspirational collection of imagery  of culturally diverse destinations. It was a way to include your travel experience with the future of ours! Through this competition we would decide on the next location for Wolftress to explore. Inspire Wolftress by sharing […]

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05 Long Horned Miao

It feels like forever that we've been travelling and we still hadn't been rural enough to reach any small villages!! It's been amazing nonetheless - the country is so big, it takes several days and long trips to actually get away from big cities and buildings. Our trip to Longga was convoluted, preempted by another [...]
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Running Under The Sprinkler Photography

As promised, we caught up with Jacqui from Running under the Sprinker Photography after the chaos of Fashion week. Jacqui was stationed backstage and shared a beautiful collection of images that we’ve hand picked on our MBFW journal post. We discovered Jacqui online while we were trawling the web for someone to follow. Being away […]

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04 Streets of Guiyang

Location: Guiyang Finally got off the train! after 20 + hours we had our first breath of fresh air in the capital city of the Guizhou Province. Known to be one of the poorest provinces in China, we found ourselves amongst the locals, staying in a tiny apartment that had shared bathrooms and no privacy. [...]
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Mongol

As we cross provinces in China, L’AUTRE magazine releases this stunning editorial by Jose Herrera and I can’t think of anything else that would be more fitting for us at this moment! An editorial based on Chinese nomads perfecting the perfect nomadic warrior image. Such strong and beautiful images!!

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Rummage

Supporting emerging creative talents Australia wide; Rummage is what being a creative is all about. This magazine makes it worthwhile quitting your job to pursue your passion. A platform to showcase your work and to share it with the world. The Rummage team took the magazine to the streets of Surry hills last Saturday and launched […]

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03 Train ride to Guizhou

Location: On route to Guiyang (on a super long super cramped and super smelly train) Date: hmmm... You know that earlier post we posted up on instagram? the one about releasing all expectations??Well thats exactly what we didn't do. We were imagining luxurious 4 bed private sleeper cabins with meal carts that would pass by [...]
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02 Taste of City Life

Location: Guangzhou Date: 12/04/2015 We finally made it to China! the travel time was sooo long, I thought we would never made it! we landed in Guangzhou airport and our first reality check hit us. The airport staff don't speak English! oh no! resorting to charades and movement gestures we eventually found ourselves in a little guest [...]
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MBFW Edit – Raw Beauty

Down side of being in China right now?? Missing out on one of the most prestigious fashion events to hit out shores – MBFW. OHH the pain of it still gives me little heart tremors. So, Jessie and I have been trawling the internet ALL DAY trying to find bloggers/photographer/stylists who are there – in on […]

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01 Flying to China

Location: mid-flight Date: 10/04/15 This is what we do, we leave our comfy homes in Sydney (the little luxuries of comfy beds and strolls to beaches) to search for the textiles to use in our upcoming fashion collection. Its exciting! I can't wait to see where it takes us! who will we meet? and what [...]
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Native Roots Collection

Native Roots was our summer injection for our Ecuador feature fabrics. With summer creeping in and the sun starting to beam through the winter haze, it was time to release a collection to embrace summer. Feature our hand woven material from Ecuador; it was a collection that we absolutely adored. All items can be bought [...]
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Tao of Sophia

You probably already know that even though our feature fabrics host myriads of colours and crazy textures, our designs are edgy and minimal. Someone that we have been following with the finest minimal style is Sophia from Tao of Sophia. A young fashion entrepreneur who is an inspiring young lady that looks to create a […]

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