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Official Designers of CFW 2023

Thank you so much to our CFW 2023 designers. We are now taking applications for 2024. Please head to the contact page and select '2024 Designer Applications'.

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April Marie Swimwear

April Marie swimwear is an Australian made designer brand. Using real photographs as the print cleverly constructed into gorgeous designer swimwear.

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House of Waterstone

Established by Amber Waterstone, designed and hand crafted in Melbourne. HOUSEOFWATERSTONE is an evening wear brand that presents romantic silhouettes and timeless creations designed to accentuate the beauty of the individual.

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Murrii Quu Couture

Murri Quu Couture, celebrates the slow process of design. Designing black evening wear for women, is the signature look for Murrii Quu Couture. Inspiration is drawn from the iconic designs of “Old Hollywood”.

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Sonlia

Sonlia has been in business for 21yrs. Located in Mareeba FNQ, specialising in unique one-of-a-kind millinery and racewear. Sonlia have an online store which ships worldwide, and a boutique. 

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Mea Culta

Embracing femininity and structure, Mea Culta celebrates a whimsical dream state of imagination and seduction.

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Outer

Outer is an art-in-fashion label by emergent designer and artist Simone Z Leao. It aims to expose who you are while covering your skin, linking elegant tailoring and comfort with an edge. Inside-out is Outer’s debut collection at CFW23.

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St. Ballentine

Opulence, grace and classical taste - what some people these days call extra - is what St. Ballentine brings to your wardrobe. Flawless tailoring and exquisite fabrics sourced globally to make you stand out. Evoke the aristocrat within you.

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St Ballentine
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Matilda Cove

Two sisters trying to make a difference with a consciously eco-humanistic business model. Eco Luxe swim and resort. Inspired by, designed, and manufactured in Queensland, Australia using only recycled fabrics.

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Citizen Reign

Lingerie for sultry little hearts.

Citizen Reign puts the luxe back into luxury by using the finest fabrics and quality to last. Embracing diversity, the label offers a broad range of sizes up to size 24G.

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Funoas

Sumii Haleem is a self taught artist and designer born and raised in the Maldives. Her swimwear designs are derived from the vibrant patterns found in coral reef systems. She hopes to create awareness about climate change through her designs.

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Funoas
Dada's Step
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Andavi Swim

Andavi Swim is an eco-conscious brand, a place where sun moderation & style meet. Designed with the sun in mind, the collections are sun-conscious, stylish & versatile & can be worn as swimwear or activewear.

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Dada's Step

Originally from Bosnia, fashion has taken Dada around the world. A needle and thread helped her escape war and settle in Germany before emigrating to Perth in 1997. Dada now has a bespoke atelier specialising in one-of-a-kind creations.

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Aurei Lua

AUREI LÚA is a luxury womenswear brand with an aim of empowering women through sustainable and consciously designed clothing. Founded in 2021, the brand has a core focus of addressing sustainability issues in Australia's fashion market through its Return to Repurpose initiative.

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Nelle
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Nelle Fashion

Nelle Fashion created by Whitehouse Institute of Design graduate, Chanelle, is a celebration of femininity with a subtle combination of bold and strong silhouettes that bring attention to wearer.

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Alliance of Kin

Alliance of Kin (AOK) was created by Gabrielle Turner & Caitlin Francis, who have been friends for almost 30 years. Garments are sustainably crafted with a focus on conscious manufacturing. AOK adds inspiration and quality to your wardrobe.

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Thread Vibes

Captures the beauty and richness of Indian culture and heritage.

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Tribe Tropical

Tribe Tropical™ is an award-winning Australian swim & beachwear label with a focus on sun-safe style for all ages. The brand's exclusive patterns are inspired by some of tropical Australia's most idyllic destinations. Available for adults XS-3XL & kids  0-14 years.

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Citizen Reign lounge

A sub-label to the lingerie label, Citizen Reign, this addition to the brand walks the line between intimates and resort wear by offering a fusion of bedroom to beach lingerie and lounge wear good enough to wear out. 

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Byshabah

Byshabah, is an inclusive Streetwear brand, targeting individuals who creatively express themselves and are inspired by Street style. Modest options are available for those who would like to remain modest religious and personal choices.

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CEH
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Zijde

Inspiring femininity through locally handmade soft pieces, Zijde encourages you to look upon the softer side of life, to approach everyday with love, delicateness, and emotion.

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CEH Swim

Bare Femininity is the title of this Capsule Resort Collection and is at the forefront of CEH SWIM, achieving this vision through its inspiration of the beauty of the body and empowering the female form.

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Mason & Eve

Mason & Eve collections are a celebration of femininity. A celebration of you. All that you are, all that you give, all that you’re destined for, and all that you’ve manifested. 

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Regan O'Neill
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Regan O'Neill

Regan O'Neill is an acclaimed Australian artist with unique Kaftan Dresses featuring her original artwork printed on the fabric.  Each garment has been carefully put together using quality deluxe chiffon and is proudly made in Queensland.

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Koliba

Boho Luxe Jewellery.
Proudly Designed & Hand Made in Melbourne
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Baaqiy

Baaqiy Ghazali is an emerging fashion designer with a background in architecture and fine art, specialising in sculptural garments. Baaqiy approaches fashion as a tool to investigate the behavioural effect of fashion on human psyches.

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Balaquin
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Balaquin

Balaquin is 100% - Balaquin produces feminine pieces made from 100% natural fibre aiming to combat the growing problem of microplastics in the ocean. The range is designed in Australia featuring dresses, blouses, and mix-and-match sets.

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Justin Tong

Justin Tong is an Australian women's ready-to-wear label, dedicated to bridging the gap between self-expression and accessibility. 

Swimbarre
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Leah Kelly

As an international designer, Leah creates wearable organic art that unifies a look and feel. Sustainably hand-made completely off grid in the middle of the Rainforest of Far North Queensland, each piece is unique and custom made using only natural fibers and hand embroidered, and/or beaded to suit.

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Swimbarre

Swimbarre explores active and swim styles that can move from swim to barre.  Eco friendly fabrics made with regenerated ECONYL® polyamide or recycled polyester, and eco inks for prints. From ocean waste to premium swim and active styles!

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Belle Le Chic

Belle Le Chic is a premium evening wear label featuring stunning fabrics and flattering cuts.

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Bird Tribe

Wearable artworks inspired by the colours of nature and created using natural fibres & plant dyes.

Mila
Bird Tribe
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Mila Creations

Mila Creations tailors every element of the design process to the client. Consultations & fittings combined with impeccable service are integral to creating a luxurious experience. Handmade in SA each piece is meticulously handcrafted from the finest fabrics. 

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Dijo

Founded in 2020, Dijo features exclusive designs & fabrics from Australian artist Sarah Turner. Resort wear with a healing twist, each piece is handmade in small batches in India using ethically sourced fabrics.

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LuMen

ArT CentriC clothing.

Custom, hand crafted.

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Holly Lulu

The ethos of Holly Lulu Intimates is to celebrate the multi-faceted personalities and lifestyles of the modern customer. ‘Self Care’ & ‘Self Love’ aren‘t just trends anymore, they are lifestyle choices.

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Pitra

PITRA is a Melbourne womenswear label that promotes timeless design that empowers every woman. The PITRA woman is determined, confident in her body and has a true passion for quality and fashion.

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Peloponnese

Peloponnese’s vision is to inspire confidence and empowerment for women to feel great in distinctive designs. Catering to all women’s body types by upholding core values of inclusion, empowerment, quality, and design execution.

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Why Mary

The Australian label Why Mary was established on the Gold Coast by owner and designer Janette Laver and is known for its artistic fusion of modern femininity, creative fabric selection with timeless style. 

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Tahitian Lime

With a love of the wilds in North Qld, Tahitian Lime Swimwear was dreamt up. Animal lovers & sisters Prue and Brooke in 2016 wove the two together to form a Swimwear line, whilst donating to street dogs and ensuring that Women rock their curves in!

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