meet our founder and learn why she created simétrie

meet our founder and learn why she created simétrie

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.
how we make the Universal Tote Pack

how we make the Universal Tote Pack

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. 

we’re pausing international shipping on our leather goods

we’re pausing international shipping on our leather goods

in our latest update on the news feed, we explain the costs involved in shipping our leather collections to your place in the world outside of Australia & why we have made the hard decision to hit pause on the international shipping of our leather collections as of 17th September 2020.

benefits of making it yourself

benefits of making it yourself

reconnecting with creative activities offers a sanctuary for us to experience joy and meditative flow. there are many reasons why creativity is good for us. in this piece, we explore the physical and mental benefits of creating on our overall well-being.  
meet clem: the upcoming craftswoman behind simétrie’s leather bags

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

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.
our commitment to sustainability

our commitment to sustainability

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

caring for your vegetable tanned leather goods

caring for your vegetable tanned leather goods

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.
can leather be eco-friendly?

can leather be eco-friendly?

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.
who makes your bag?

who makes your bag?

talking about Fashion Revolution Week

the design process

the design process

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).
who is simétrie?

who is simétrie?

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