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~ made to order is currently 2-4 weeks. Simone will be in touch with an expected delivery date after you order ~
no black friday sales here

no black friday sales here

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Written by simone agius
why making in Australia means that we don’t do sales.
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behind our leathers

behind our leathers

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Written by simone agius
a deeper dive into why we are using bovine leather vs kangaroo leather in our latest collection, and a glimpse on whether we will be able to use vegan leather in the future.
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the wholehearted story on why i designed the pisces collection

the wholehearted story on why i designed the pisces collection

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Written by simone agius
read an honest portrayal of why the simétrie handbag designs needed a new direction, why they are not made from kangaroo leather and why it’s called pisces
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Gifting Connection

Gifting Connection

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Written by Ella Smith
Our marketing assistant, Ella, speaks to how our garments and accessories can build much more than just an outfit. Through her great grandmothers and grandmothers handbags she explores how the gifts we give and receive can foster connection, bring our awareness to slow fashion and even help forward a circular economy. 
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meet our artisan leathercraft makers

meet our artisan leathercraft makers

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Written by Ella Smith
the utmost care is taken at every stage of our bag making process to ensure we bring you pieces that never harm people or the planet. we've expanded our studio and our the team of artisan crafters and like our bags, upholding our ethos, is made possible by their human hands ~
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the exciting reasons why we’re pausing made to order ~

the exciting reasons why we’re pausing made to order ~

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Written by simone agius
at simétrie, our team is made up of artisan craftswomen creating the works of wearable art in our bag range. we’re also lucky enough to have opportunities to collaborate with others in the local community who are just as passionate about quality and style as we are - and to share the talents of our team with them.
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meet our founder and learn why she created simétrie

meet our founder and learn why she created simétrie

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Written by simone agius
Meet our founder, Simone Agius, as she shares her story about why she set out to create simétrie; the slow fashion bag brand that makes us feel good without impacting our people or our planet.
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how can we all create a circular economy?

how can we all create a circular economy?

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Written by simone agius

as a brand, we have built our ethos on working in harmony with the people and places that we come across. minimising our impact on the planet is critical in our attempt to create timeless wares that balance design and our impact. 


PHD student and dear friend of simétrie, Julia English, shares her understandings and findings on how the Circular Economy could be the solution to our hyper-consumerist world without having to go completely off the grid, Bear Grylls style. 

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how we make the Universal Tote Pack

how we make the Universal Tote Pack

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Written by Imogen Kerr

we share with you the craftsmanship and process that goes into each of our made-to-order Universal Tote Packs, which take over 17 hours to make in our Brunswick atelier. by making each of these totes through a made-to-order model, each piece receives the love and attention it truly deserves. 

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the leather with potential to help australia’s ecosystem

the leather with potential to help australia’s ecosystem

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Written by Imogen Kerr
at simétrie, we are constantly scouting for sustainable materials to use in upcoming collections. our research has led us to the infamous Cane Toad - a pest, introduced to Australia from South America in 1935.
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meet clem: the upcoming craftswoman behind simétrie’s leather bags

meet clem: the upcoming craftswoman behind simétrie’s leather bags

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Written by Imogen Kerr
as a true artisan, Clem brings a wealth of experience, heart and traditional construction techniques to her practice. whilst Clem is not able to create in the studio with us, we are taking this opportunity for you to get to know her.
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our commitment to sustainability

our commitment to sustainability

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Written by Imogen Kerr

to celebrate Plastic Free July, we are sharing our sourcing, manufacturing and packaging processes to reduce plastic waste and our overall environmental impact.

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meet the craftswoman behind the thick tote bag: kim ryan

meet the craftswoman behind the thick tote bag: kim ryan

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Written by Imogen Kerr

to celebrate the re-stocking of our much-loved Thick Tote Bag, in collaboration with Mosey Me, we are shining a spotlight on the craftswoman behind each tote - Ballarat based, Kim Ryan.

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comfort in creativity | part 2

comfort in creativity | part 2

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Written by simone agius
shortly after social distancing measures were put in place & creative industries were drastically affected, I reached out to a few creative individuals to ask them how their creative practice is helping them through it. this week in the series we hear from artist Delta Venus, jeweller Elizabeth Herman, & weaver Rachel Wood. 
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comfort in creativity | part 1

comfort in creativity | part 1

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Written by simone agius
at times of uncertainty, we all turn to art for comfort. i asked some of the creatives in the fashion/art world around me how they are dealing with the current situation, & how their creative practice is helping them get through it.
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made by women

made by women

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Written by simone agius
an interview with Amy & Sharifa about their craft, what International Women’s Day means to them & how they came to work with simétrie.
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meet simétrie up close

meet simétrie up close

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Written by simone agius
see simétrie at two pop up events this March in Melbourne
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this is not a sale | simétrie

why we don’t go on sale

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Written by simone agius
many brands go on sale to clear through stock, but why doesn't Simétrie do the same? read on to find out.
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who makes your bag?

who makes your bag?

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Written by simone agius

talking about Fashion Revolution Week

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bag making film

bag making film

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Written by simone agius
a film showcasing the handmade creation process of the Crescent Moon Pouch, designed and made in Melbourne, Australia.
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the design process

the design process

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Written by simone agius
how long does it take to design an eco leather bag? how long does it take to make by hand? this week we’re talking about design, workshops and what slow fashion means (and why it’s important).
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who is simétrie?

who is simétrie?

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Written by simone agius
an introduction to who and why simétrie commenced balancing business and fashion, by founder, Simone Agius.
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