caring for your vegetable tanned leather goods

caring for your vegetable tanned leather goods

May 21 2020
vegetable tanned leather is a material that only gets better with age. while it’s relatively low maintenance, a small amount of TLC is required to bring out the best in your leather pieces. read on for our guide to caring for your bags and accessories.
mother's day 2020

mother's day 2020

May 10 2020
an appreciation post for how we are celebrating Mother's Day a little differently this year. simétrie founder Simone, interviewed three amazing women on being a new mum, and the challenges they are facing right now during the covid-19 restrictions.
can leather be eco-friendly?

can leather be eco-friendly?

May 03 2020
this week we explore the environmental pros and cons of designing with both leather and non-animal alternatives. while no material is perfect, this post breaks down what we think is the most eco-friendly choice of material and why we choose to design with kangaroo leather.
comfort in creativity | part 2

comfort in creativity | part 2

April 26 2020
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. 
why should fashion brands and consumers care about climate change?

why should fashion brands and consumers care about climate change?

April 20 2020

this week we look at two notable movements, Fashion Revolution Week and Earth Day, and discuss the fashion industry’s impact on the planet.

comfort in creativity | part 1

comfort in creativity | part 1

April 12 2020
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.
here’s why we make locally in Melbourne

here’s why we make locally in Melbourne

March 28 2020
we are incredibly proud to craft all our products in Melbourne. we explore why making locally forms a vital part of our brand ethos – as well as the challenges that can come with it. discover our processes and why during these uncertain times, it’s more important than ever to support Australian businesses.
made by women

made by women

March 08 2020
an interview with Amy & Sharifa about their craft, what International Women’s Day means to them & how they came to work with simétrie.
meet simétrie up close

meet simétrie up close

February 26 2020
see simétrie at two pop up events this March in Melbourne
this is not a sale | simétrie

why we don’t go on sale

November 26 2019
many brands go on sale to clear through stock, but why doesn't Simétrie do the same? read on to find out.
who makes your bag?

who makes your bag?

April 22 2019

talking about Fashion Revolution Week

bag making film

bag making film

April 22 2019
a film showcasing the handmade creation process of the Crescent Moon Pouch, designed and made in Melbourne, Australia.
the design process

the design process

April 03 2019
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).
celebrating women, every day

celebrating women, every day

March 15 2019
read our Q&A with sustainable fashion founder Lois Hazel
crescent moon video

crescent moon video

March 07 2019
a film featuring our first collection, Crescent Moon.
who is simétrie?

who is simétrie?

March 06 2019
an introduction to who and why simétrie commenced balancing business and fashion, by founder, Simone Agius.