Fashion business consultant, mentor and sales agent, Amy Farrell started her own business, The Fashion Futurist in 2014 after a 15-year career in fashion marketing, sales and brand management. Amy has worked with pivotal Australian fashion labels specialising in apparel and accessories including; Samantha Wills, Metalicus, Seduce, Yarra Trail, Marco Polo and Ping Pong...
We're back this September! Kicking off Sep 1st alongside Melbourne Fashion Week, you can find a selection of the Curated labels at 2 locations in Melbourne's CBD!
Millicent Elizabeth elevates the everyday with the use of exquisite natural fibres and exclusive modern cuts, dedicated to providing enduring styles for the discerning modern woman. The label, by designer Tiffany Stuckey, offers sustainable fashion made in Adelaide, Australia from 100% natural fibres.
Named after a bird native to the top end of Australia, Magpie Goose is bright, bold and unapologetic. The Social Fashion Enterprise co-founded by Maggie McGowan and Laura Egan in Katherine NT, showcases beautiful textiles, designed and hand screen-printed in remote Aboriginal communities. Their bright, bold prints are crafted into simple statement pieces that let the textiles do the talking. They express traditional aboriginal art and design in a contemporary, fun and exciting way, each design telling a story - of people, place and culture.
Focused on lasting style and quality NATALIJA was born out of the desire to create clothing to be treasured. The Sydney based label by self taught designer Natalija Bouropoulos, is committed to making women feel comfortable in the clothes they are wearing and subsequently in their own skin. Designed and made in Australia, NATALIJA pieces are created for ease of wear, using luxurious natural fibre materials, made with care and consciousness for the environment.
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.