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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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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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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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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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The little coastal shack we called home

We had decided to settle in Ecuador to concentrate on this budding business idea that was tossed in the air during our travels. We found a little house right by the beach that had nothing but a queen size bed and a cupboard. This was where the magic happened, where the inspiration poured out and where […]

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The Abandoned Finca

We had hit the ground running. Empowered with this new surge of inspiration, the endless possibilities of Wolftress was our drive to stay longer and keep searching. Our bank accounts were not looking great and our families that were expecting us to come home kept nagging us; but it was more than our gut that […]

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Iluman, the hands behind our seeker hats

We had travelled across South America for some time now and the journey had brought us to wonder what the significance of the hats were for all the locals and indigenous people. From country to country, to villages and towns, the hats that were worn would range from little strange bowler hats worn perched up on […]

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Markets amongst the sky

 With the fresh whip of wind running through our hair, the morning ride into town was a big wake up call to our sleepy slumber. Riding along the back of the ute, green patchy mountain would line the winding roads and often enough, you’ll be able to see the local farmers peak out for the first […]

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The beginning of the Wolftress dream

You would be hanging on the hammock aimlessly, listening to the soft waves curling up the sand beneath you. The occasional thud of a coconut falling would occasionally wake you from your afternoon slumber and jolt you back to the dream-like reality; Palomino. We had been literally “hanging” for the last 3 days on our […]

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Markets High in the Clouds

A congregation of talent, believers and locals all bundled up in one area. Any markets you come across worldwide id sure to be the the heart of the area, the meeting ground and a place to share. We had heard about the Zumbahua markets while we were adventuring out to Lake Quilatoa (the first time), […]

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6:30pm Sunsets

Having lived our whole lives on the East coast, we had rarely seen the sun setting behind the ocean. It wasn’t until we were living in our little sea side shack in Manglaralto, Ecuador when we experienced the fiery skies and warm colours that would close the day. We would walk down to the waters […]

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Stories through the bus window

Bus rides were experienced daily when we were sourcing materials and techniques for this collection; we would happily commute from town to town collaborating, learning and sharing stories with the locals. Those endless bus rides that most people dread were an amazing experience within itself. Being the most ecologically diverse country in the world; Ecuador sure […]

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