Since opening in 1978, Camargue has earned its reputation of being ‘Brisbane’s original home of style’ showcasing an array of local, national and international avant-garde labels. This season could prove to be one of their most exciting yet with the brand introducing eight new labels to their crafted collection. Let’s take a look at the new labels in town, which Camargue devotees will be dreaming about this season.
A label designed for the contemporary globe-trotting woman, Camargue is the first official stockist of Nackiye nationwide. With pieces forged from delicate fabrics and fine-quality materials, the brand exudes relaxed elegance with a contemporary attitude, Nackiye’s unique prints, vibrant colours and fine embroideries are enough to transport the wearer to their dream holiday destination.
Antwerp-based designer label Christian Wijnants makes its Queensland debut. A label which celebrates authenticity and extravagance, Christian Wijnants’s has accepted multiple international awards for his richly patterned and vibrant knitwear.
Japanese designer, Junya Watanabe, is a craftsman renowned for his individualistic designs and thrives on the ideals of reconstruction and eschewing traditional concepts of elegance. Watanabe’s designs are a staple you never knew you needed.
Berlin-based label Anntian prides itself in celebrating individuality and employing regional manufacturers to produce handprinted or painted ecological fabrics. With a focus on countering ideals of fast fashion, Camargue is the labels first, official Australian stockist.
Founded in 2000, Mara Hoffman is committed to celebrating womanhood and life through promoting and implementing responsible practices throughout her design processes. Camargue is the sustainable brand’s first bricks and mortar stockist Australian-wide.
Gary Bigeni, crafts effortlessly elegant wardrobes pieces for the modern women. Maintaining an aesthetic of masterful drape, modern silhouettes, and refined colour, Gary Biengi garments exude gentle sophistication.
Stockholm-based, modern lifestyle brand Totême is making its Queensland debut too. Since conceptualisation in 2014, Totême designers, fashion blogger and editor Elin Kling and husband Karl Lindman, have been creating cutting-edge uniforms for women who value pragmatic styling and timeless designs.
Camargue also welcomes Danish leather goods label Aesther Ekme. Designer Stephane Park focuses on encapsulating a sense of ‘functional beauty’ by using classic pieces as a base to constructing modern leather good which celebrate a sculptural aesthetic,
September 2, 2019