A slow fashion label, ethically producing high quality, unique and adaptable women’s wear, made to last. Each limited edition garment is made to order, hand crafted and customised to fit, using the finest fabrications, artisan techniques and ethical local production.
Designer, Cary Aiken considers all aspects of sustainability, from the practical, to the more intimate. With a focus on ethical production, minimising waste and engaging the wearer with the practice of making.
"By sharing the creative practice behind Therefore, along with insights into the production process, I want to encourage an interest in, and an engagement with, the way our clothes are made. Hoping to help facilitate a more genuine appreciation of the making process, which may in turn transform the way we consume and discard clothing, leading to increased perceived value, and therefore product life"
Drawing from a wide variety of influences and concepts of sustainability, she reworks classic garment archetypes, using luxury fabrications and artisanal craft techniques, to create wearable luxury garments.
"Conceptually and physically I try to bring connection and empathy into my design work.
By connecting people to the practice of craft and the processes of manufacturing I aim to increase the value of the maker, the process, and the finished product."