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how we make the Universal Tote Pack

how we make the Universal Tote Pack

October 03 2020

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. 

the leather with potential to help australia’s ecosystem

the leather with potential to help australia’s ecosystem

August 21 2020
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.
meet clem: the upcoming craftswoman behind simétrie’s leather bags

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

August 15 2020
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

July 26 2020

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

meet the craftswoman behind the thick tote bag: kim ryan

meet the craftswoman behind the thick tote bag: kim ryan

July 17 2020

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.

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. 
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.
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).
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.