An individually owned and female run business, Club Venus hopes to mend the underworld of the nineties raver and futuristic femme through locally produced collections.
Charlotte hopes to make ethical and local manufacturing the norm while promoting and solidifying slow fashion concepts in the mind of the consumer.
KICK IN THE EYE
Kick in the Eye create independently designed and handmade jewellery in Naarm with love, lust, and desire. All pieces are made from sterling silver metal and set with synthetic gemstones.
Kick in the Eye exists in the realm of slow fashion, with the focus of quality-considered jewellery being stable in style and sustainable in nature.
COULD BE SOMETHING
Born during lockdown in Brooklyn, NY, Could Be Something began as a way to use up excess fabric leftover from their MFA at Parsons School of Design. Now based in Sydney, Australia, Could Be Something are delving into an archive of vintage heirlooms and forgotten fabrics, alongside custom digital prints, to create bags using a technique of crushing and vinyl coating unique to their brand.
Each piece is one-of-a-kind, vinyl coated and made from small run custom digital prints, vintage, or upcycled fabrics.
SOFT WARE 1991 is the Naarm (Melbourne) based textiles project by India Grace.
From their wearables to soft artworks and furnishings, SOFT WARE ‘91s designs are all handmade by India. They utilise recycled and locally sourced materials, while drawing inspiration from a deep connection to dance music culture and community.
Gotham is a contemporary womenswear label based in Melbourne founded by Gautam Kapoor.
After completing a seasonal internship as a design assistant to Mary Katrantzou in London, he returned to complete his Honours in Fashion Design at RMIT University, before starting the label upon completion of his studies.
The Gotham design process is inspired by historical periods in time, drawing inspiration from the Sci Fi fantasy genre.
All pieces are made in Melbourne.
Bugskin is a multifaceted label exploring the process of upcycling and sustainability repurposing discarded billboard vinyl to create products that can be used for life.
They experiment with texture and colour through design and practicality, while also doing their part in helping the world heal.
438 Sydney Road
Monday, 11am - 3pm
Tuesday, 10am - 5pm
Wednesday, 10am - 5pm
Thursday, 10am - 6pm
Friday, 11am - 5pm
Saturday, 11am - 4pm
We would like to acknowledge the Wurundjeri people who are the traditional custodians of this Aboriginal land. We would like to pay respect to the Elders both past and present of the Kulin Nation and extend that respect to other Indigenous Australians present.