At Fraser Crowe we're proud to tell you about our makers. We're committed to transparency about who made your clothes, and we're super lucky to work with such amazing women. Recently, in connection with the international movement Fashion Revolution, we utilised fashionrevolution.org's I made your clothes posters for some photographs of our lovely makers in their workrooms.
Sarah is one of our key suppliers, she is a Sample Maker with a wealth of experience and expertise. She came to...
Colour is the place where our brain and the universe meet. Paul Klee
All may not be as it seems at first glance in these bright colourful prints, digitally collaged from disparate sources, and revelling in the excitement of colour at its most bold and saturated.
Happy Ducks Print
A bright print that layers visuals from around the world.
Although perhaps not an obvious association one would make with this colourful print on delicate silk georgette, the beginning point...
Wanna be in our gang?
As discussion spreads and more people take note of environmental and ethical issues in the fashion industry, we move to reduce situations of mindless wastefulness and to shift thinking towards sustainability in fashion. But, perpetually manufactured for newness, textile products continue to be consumed for a fashionable moment, and then wastefully discarded. It’s rubbish! Globally, the ubiquity of textile has become its downfall and devaluation has permeated all textile products.
BUT we can take small steps to reclaim the value of textile. If you feel the same way, be in our gang! Wear your convictions...
Well, for the Fraser Crowe’s creative team, sometimes a bit of fun, maybe a splash of irony, possibly a design or historical reference; and usually a nod to the thinking behind the design or how the piece is worn. Now and again, when it flows, there’s a play on words.
Let’s talk nomenclature in two of Fraser Crowe’s more understated garments.
Heads or Tails?
An elegant soft open jacket designed to be worn two ways: like flipping a coin, you can decide which way to wear this piece. Choose a soft shawl collar with flattering tails, or flip it to...
Who would have thought that our 21st century laundering habits would have such a detrimental effect on the global eco-system? Yes, our clothes cleaning habits have been causing excessive water and energy wastage and are now jeopardising the health of our oceans.
In sustainable terms, during the whole lifecycle of a garment (1) the largest carbon footprint area occurs during the ‘use’ phase through the washing, drying and ironing of the item.
The convenience of the washing machine and the ‘marketed desire’ for cleanliness has created an acceptance that means we...