Lee Mathews is proud to support a collection of like-minded local and international homewares and accessories brands, alongside our in-house mainline and homewares collection. Discover our range of brands through the A-Z glossary below.
Araks is a sustainable swim and lingerie brand born out of the simple intention to make women feel beautiful beginning with the most intimate of layers. Creating environmentally conscious pieces that last season after season, founder Araks Yeramyan infuses her love of art and colour thoughtfully into each one, while keeping the Araks woman in mind -- A woman who puts as much care into the world around her as she does herself.
Inspired by the study of the revered Vedic scripts, Ayu was born from a belief that intention imbues the soul of a scent. Sourced globally and hand blended locally, Ayu's scented oils are made and measured with the ancient art of perfume, combined with the knowledge of balancing the mind, body and spirit.
Baina is an Antipodean brand of curated towelling founded by Bailey Meredith and Anna Fahey. Their contemporary, organic cotton towels celebrate the daily bathing ritual, softening into the moments that begin and end the day. Made in Portugal, Baina works with GOTS certified organic cotton and produces with one of Europe’s most established mills to develop their considered offering.
Designed by Faris Du Graf in Seattle, Washington, FARIS celebrates the space between the levity of play and the gravity of embodiment. Each collection builds on a vocabulary of bold, sculptural statements that aim to elevate the everyday and the rare occasion. At the heart of her work is the sincere desire to imbue wearers with artfulness and audacity.
Finlay is a British eyewear brand born with rebellious spirit when it comes to designing frames. Their collection is inspired by a desire to create frames which celebrate the individuality of their wearers. Adopting the long established techniques of eyewear artisans located in the foothills of the Italian Alps, they work with expert craftsmen and women to lovingly create each frame.
In 1995, Saskia Havekes opened a small flower shop, Grandiflora, in Sydney's Potts Point. Today, while the shop still flourishes its founder has an international reputation not only as a florist, but as an author and now a creator of fragrances.
HANSEL FROM BASEL
Los Angeles-based artist turned designer Hannah Byun created Hansel from Basel in 2007 as a way to apply a sense of much-needed zest to everyday legwear. Originally inspired by her childhood nickname, "Hansel", and her fascination with Switzerland ("from Basel"), the collection is forever and always finding inspiration in every nook and cranny of life, form the mundane to the magical.
Founded in 2013 by stylist & entrepreneur Pip Vassett, IN BED is driven by the creative space; the type of home or studio that is so full of warmth and character that you never want to leave. Producing timeless, utilitarian and beautiful products for the everyday, that will be lived in and loved for years to come. IN BED products are sourced and made with love from all over the globe using only high quality, natural materials.
Jasmin Sparrow is a catalogue of classic adornments that celebrate precious moments and acknowledge devotion. Sculptural metals intersect classicism and modernist forms, created to be passed down through generations. Created for women who appreciate style with empathy, Jasmin Sparrow works with ethically-sourced stones and recycled metals, producing sustainable, environmentally conscious jewellery.
Meaning ‘at home’ in Korean, Jibè was born from a place of reflection while bonding with family during the recent self-isolation period. Handmade using crochet techniques learnt from her mother, creator Julie Song's bags can be used all year round; as an elevated evening accessory or for every day wear. Crafted from recycled t-shirt yarn, each bag has a different thickness and shape, making each bag unique and one of a kind.
KAZUMI TAKIGAWA FUNAGATA
Kazumi Takigawa's line of dyed and waxed canvas bags take their inspiration from the plain brown craft paper bag. Emulating the look of an ordinary brown paper bag while creating something re-usable and long lasting, Takigawa's experiments led her to a process that includes a traditional dyeing technique and the use of tea and coffee as dyes. Each bag is handmade in limited quantities and unique.
Cruelty and chemical-free, it was founded by Northern Beaches native Tash Scutts, who drew inspiration from her background in fashion, art and design to devise a product which isn’t only good for you, but which looks good too, thanks to its distinctive packaging design by local artist Bruce Goold.
Maison Balzac is a collection of perfumed candles and delicate objects created in Sydney, Australia. Each product is developed as an ode to memories from founder Elise Pioch's childhood in the South of France. Working with makers and perfumers in Australia, France and Mongolia, she has created a range of signature objects that evoke olfactive memories or experiences.
MAISON LOUIS MARIE
As a young girl, Marie du Petit Thouars grew up in Belgium making candles and experimenting with scents in her mother’s green house. With the creation of Maison Louis Marie, she has built upon the rich botanical history of her family with luxury candles, perfumes & skincare that focus on illustrious scents imbued with unique floral fragrances. Maison Louis Marie composes delicate creations to enchant your lifestyle; a floral tradition since 1792.
Danish skincare brand Nuori bring you fresh, organic skincare products blended every 10 to 12 weeks in Denmark. Freshness makes NUORI skin care formulations unique in two distinct ways: It means that active ingredients are not weakened by time-related breakdown. And it allows NUORI products to be extremely pure – 100% natural and free from synthetic preservatives, colourants, and fragrances, as well as other chemicals.
R+D.Lab combines the workmanship of noble artisans with a new prospective, to create highly distinctive products that are functional, sustainable and meaningful for modern life. Each piece is handmade in Italy using traditional mouth-blown techniques, from 100% Borosilicate Glass, known for its pure and resistant quality.
Founded in Britain in 1881, Solovair has been hand-making high-quality footwear for over 130 years. Crafted from European Bovine leather, Solovair combines traditional craftsmanship and tooling with the latest technology and materials.
Sphaera is inspired by the everyday rituals of bathing and cleansing, and the opportunities these afford for quiet moments of self-care. Founded in 2015 by visual artist and complementary health practitioner Ali Johnson. Sphaera offers simple, utilitarian objects for everyday use with accessible depth and purpose.
Stansborough are a brand creating a collection of sustainable woollen textiles, traditionally woven by craftsmen in New Zealand. The Stansborough Grey, now the only sheep breed of their kind in the world, have grey lustrous fleece which Stansborough use to create their textiles.
Established in 2006, Suicoke began making hand-painted 'Matryishka Dolls' but has since become known for its selection of technical sandals. The cult Japanese brand creates out of durable neoprene, Italian-made Vibram outsoles and German-made EVA footbeds, producing high-quality and practical footwear.
Olivia Thorpe established her skincare label in 2016 when she couldn't find products that were effective and used the highest-grade of natural ingredients. Centred around the use of oils, Vanderohe creates with strict quality control, a background in science and with an aroma-centric approach to skincare.