A committed supporter of local talent and the arts within Melbourne, Emporium Melbourne is excited to offer a new generation of talent a platform to showcase their incredible skills and raise awareness of the inspiring, passionate and talented people in the state.
An accomplished senior designer, creative director and forecaster with over 23 years of experience working in both Australia and Europe, we are thrilled to have Peter Naughton on board as a Mentor for our Curated labels!Recognised for visionary leadership in Australia, Peter has contributed to the success of brands like SABA, COUNTRY ROAD, LEVIS, STUSSY, LEE, ELWOOD, METALICUS and ELKA COLLECTIVE, to name a few. His broad background of expertise encompasses working across menswear, womenswear, denim, sportswear, streetwear, tailoring and knitwear.
JUDE is a contemporary clothing and accessories label created by designer Jude Ng. With a background in the Fine Arts, Jude offers a different point of view in fashion. His past life as a painter influences his work through the unique and off beat use of shape, colour, texture, and the unexpected combination of materials.
Travelshopa puts local business at the heart of everything it does. CTF Curated’s mission to support emerging local textile and fashion businesses is exactly the type of initiative that Travelshopa loves. Local designers and retailers are the backbone of great shopping experiences yet it’s hard for those involved to find appropriate support that allows them make a name for themselves. Travelshopa is proud to partner with CTF Curated to help these talented and creative business owners, and champion local retail in Melbourne and around Australia.
We love Melbourne. We shop local and as consumers we love to know the stories behind the items we buy, where they've come from, and how they're made. The future of retail is changing fast and we want to make sure our emerging fashion labels are moving with it. We're here to help give the designers of curated a head start.
Much like CTF Curated, Square wants to bridge the gap between emerging entrepreneurs and established businesses by providing powerful business tools and software that is typically reserved for larger businesses, in an affordable and accessible way. Through Square, emerging Australian labels can track sales data, see what’s selling, manage their inventory online and in-person from one place, making it easier to make informed decisions that will help them grow their labels.
A.BCH is a designer basics label that offers a simple solution to a complex problem. We create beautiful garments made to last, complete with full transparency as to how each piece came to be. Our goal is to inform customers of the toll fast fashion is taking on the planet and its people, and offer them an easy alternative with the power to make a difference.
Citizen Wolf is taking on traditional fashion and changing the way clothes are made and sold. Starting with the humble T-Shirt they offer perfect fit based around a core belief in buying better by buying less. Tailored to your body and made on-demand locally and ethically, you can finally get the T-Shirt you’ve always dreamed of...
Harlow’s core belief is that every woman has the right to find fashion that reflects her personality. Designed and made in Melbourne, Harlow is a range of women’s clothing for sizes 12-26 by local duo Kerry & Angelo Pietrobon. "The label is for women who yearn to change the world, the movers and the shakers, for women who stand tall and proud, for women who want to set themselves apart from the crowd."