CELEBRATING AUSTRALIAN MADE AND DESIGNED CLOTHING
With Australia Day fast approaching it's the perfect time to celebrate all things Australian and the industries within it. Sacha Drake started making and designing clothes over 18 years ago here in Brisbane, QLD. Since then she has grown her business to include four retail Boutiques, an online store and many stockists throughout the country. It's important for us at SACHA DRAKE to support local businesses as the support from our customers has allowed us to grow as a reputable Australian clothing designer, whilst listening to their needs and feedback.
SACHA DRAKE'S DRESSES AND GARMENTS ARE DESIGNED TO EMBRACE OUR NATIONAL CLIMATE AND BODYSHAPES.
DESIGNED FOR CLIMATE
Having a designer that lives and works in the country is key to understanding what we need for our environment. Our States and territories can receive quite different weather, even at the same time of year. In Queensland, we love cool cottons and natural fibres for summer to help us handle the heat, whilst lightweight jackets are perfect for winter. But we also understand that sometimes a longer sleevetopmight be needed in summer and heavier jackets in winter for places such as Melbourne and Tasmania. It's this versatility that has made us the pinnacle of sophisticated women's clothing that's designed and made in Australia.
FUELING THE ECONOMY
We are very proud that the SACHA DRAKE brand has been able to meet and employ wonderful craftsmen from various trades over the years. From pattern-making, to sewing and garment construction, many trades are needed for the creation of the garment. This is the case even from the first pattern made to what you then see and try-on in-store. Our local makers ensure we're able to create garments that are made in Australia, and have been working with us for many years. We also have our own in-house seamstresses at SACHA DRAKE and pattern makers that work closely with Sacha to ensure the best fit and finishes.
REACTIVE IN BUSINESS
Being reactive to climate and customer demand is another great benefit of being an Australian clothing brand and designer. If it gets unseasonably warm or cold, or if a new women's dress sells out quickly, it means we can look at a quick turnaround in production with our local makers. This helps us get the best product to you exactly when you need and want it.
As much as we would love to be 100% Australian-made it’s not always possible. We work closely with our overseas manufacturers to ensure that the highest quality and consistency of the brand is upheld to our standards. Sacha is close with our international partners to continue to grow relationships and to source the best textiles. Our Australian makers have been working with us for over a decade and we have had the joy of working with some of the most skilled people locally.
Together as a team we continue to create and make products that we are passionate about. This is our commitment and quality to keeping it local.