RawAssembly's exhibitors are both domestic & global producers, who are forward-thinking, produce responsibly and are united by a desire to bring change & awareness to the fashion industry.

Melbourne Exhibitors

Lenzing

Innovation by nature

Stand No.1

Fibers for life 

Fashion, home textiles, sports and outdoor wear, protection wear, cosmetic and hygiene products, high-tech applications: You’d be surprised how much of life can be improved with Lenzing fibers.

Austria

PT. Harapan Kurnia

The future generation of sustainable circular knitting

Indonesia

Michael Watson Design

Quality & performance fabrics for the 

Outdoor industry

Australia

Diyang Merino

Ultimate fabric & garment manufacturers.

Circular knitwear & Flatbed Knitting.

Renowned for their renewable, natural, biodegradable performance fabrics.  Ultimate Merino also has knowledge and experience of meeting the requirements of the  Greenpeace program “Detoxification of the textile pipeline”.

Ultimate Merino is also able to offer traceability and knowledge of the entire supply chain from “farm to fashion” or from “Sheep to Shop”.

China

MTK

Bespoke Innovative knit fabric 

design & Manufacturing

The Victorian mill has been servicing the local and international industry for the past 87 years, with an assortment of clients from Dion Lee, Cue through to Dries Van Noten, Balenciaga, Proenza Schouler, Lanvin, Tory Burch,

Zac Posen, Thakoon, Opening Ceremony, Vince and See by Chloe among many others.

 A testament to the capability and quality of our local Australian textile industry

Australia

Lucky Textile Group

Integrated Textile Manufacturer

Stand No.2

Indonesia

Full Circle Fibres

Beautiful - Ethical - Traceable

Satellite Stand

Know the true backstory of every fibre you use

Australia

Glenwood Merinos

Glenwood Merinos

 Exceptional Quality Fibres

Australia

Bao Lan Textiles Green Yarn

W.ELL fabric

Satellite stand

Making green choices in textiles possible

Vietnam

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Südwolle Group

The world of yarn

We are yarn

Stand No.3

The Südwolle Group consists of 

 Biella Yarn, a producer of yarns for flat knitting;

Yarn In Motion, a specialist producer of circular knitting yarns in wool for the production of outdoor and functional clothing;

Richter a leading supplier of speciality yarns for hosiery; Stöhr, a specialist supplier of technical yarns for the automobile industry, for upholstery and other specifications;

Südwolle, a specialist in the production of weaving yarns; and Soey, a supplier of OE rayon yarns

Germany

PT. Kahatex

Integrated Textile Manufacturer

producing responsible circular knitwear fabrics & finished garments

Indonesia

ABMT

ABMT Textiles is a global leader in natural fibre performance, lifestyle and fashion textiles

Australia

The Institute for Frontier Materials

IFM

Re-designing materials for a circular economy

Imparting materials with extraordinary functionality

Australia

MelbournE SHOWCASE Exhibitors

Ananas Anam

Pinatex

 

Piñatex® is an innovative natural textile made from pineapple leaf fibre.

The leaves are the byproduct of existing agriculture, and their use creates an additional income stream for farming communities.

Piñatex® is a natural, sustainably-sourced, cruelty free material.

"Piñatex ® is one of those rare products of design thinking that hits all the sustainability buttons at once: it is a material that is completely cradle to cradle.

“Design is not just about product.
Design is about responsibility.”

Dr. Carmen Hijosa

London, UK

Barktex

The most ancient textile of mankind and UNESCO World Cultural heritage Tree bark fleece from Uganda is said to be the most ancient textile in the history of humanity.

The permanently renewable bark of the East African „Mutuba“ fig tree is harvested every year without felling the tree. It is the basis for a wide range of textiles and composites, which are manufactured in low-energy, partly CO2-emission-free-processes. They are distributed under the brand name of BARKTEX®.

 In 2005, UNESCO declared the artisan production process of bark cloth a “Masterpiece of Oral and Intangible Cultural Heritage”, followed by its admission to the list of Immaterial World Cultural Heritage in 2008.

Uganda & Germany

Original RePack

 

Upgrade your Unpacking

A super simple solution to 
an ever growing problem

 

RePack is a reusable and returnable packaging service.

It's an investment to your customer experience.

Finland

AB Linas

 

Est. 1957

Linas produces a variety of linen fabrics including natural, dyed, printed, and jacquard for fashion and interiors.

One of the biggest linen textile producers in Lithuania and the Baltic State

Lithuania

Moral Fibre

MORALFIBRE brand stands for Clothing with a Conscience.  By using human energies, it has less negative impact on the environment.  Eco-friendly and socio-economically sustainable, MORALFIBRE provides work in a fair way to thousands of skilled and unskilled people.

India

Studio

Tjeerd Veenhoven 

PalmLeather

Studio Tjeerd Veenhoven is a product design studio, however in a very different way. They design value chains, from raw material all the way up to product and the consumer experience. Because their projects are so new, different and sometimes radical they like to experiment, test and design the entire value chain to finish with a Proof of Principle.

The Netherlands

Resortecs

Sustainable apparel: design for disassembly and recycling textiles thanks to dissolving stitching thread technology.

For brands that advocate circular economy, resortecs provides hot-fusing stitching threads to manufacture textiles products that are easy to recycle & repair

Belgium

Natural Fiber Welding

Naturally 

Uncompromising

MIRUM

Natural Fiber Welding® Is A Material Platform For The Circular Economy

PASSION BECAME PRINCIPLE, and the team at NFW knew there was a balance between creation and natural resources.

They conceived a scalable process that gives virgin and once-worn natural fibers attributes that were previously unimaginable.

By unlocking nature’s potential, they created a platform where once-used natural fibers could be fortified to use again and again and again.

Unlocking Nature's Potential

USA

BYSSHE

Partnership

Bysshe Partnership is an independent company producing high quality fabrics in the traditional textile heartland of the British Isles. They use natural and organic fibres, sourcing yarns from the UK and Europe, to provide a regional network of production where it is possible to oversee the entire process from seed to final creation.

Sustainability and regional autonomy are crucial to the way they work, ensuring they offer a fabric range that protects the environment and supports non-exploitative textile production. 

 

Sustainable textiles

United Kingdom

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Charle Berlin

Est. 2010

Sustainable, Eco & Organic

elastic trimming

CHARLE, was first established as a children’s wear brand, which creates garments using responsible materials and production methods that respect the environment, people and animals. Not being able to source sustainable elastics, the founder Mandy Geddert set up her own supply chain and developed a line of elastic made from a blend of orgnaic cotton and natural rubber.

Berlin & Austria

Modespitze Plauen

Organic Lace

The team at Modespitze believe in making a difference by shifting towards organic textile standards and caring more for people, planet and prosperity.

Modespitze ORGANICS is both based on the rich tradition strongly founded in our roots by making finest embroidery and lace since 1897 as well as supporting sustained and slow fashion. 

Their internal environmental policy takes care of several measures as regards reduction of waste, water and energy and is revised periodically. Modespitze works exclusively with 100% eco electricity from renewable sources with focus on hydropower.

Germany

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Dimpora

 

Dimpora believes in the preservation and conservation of nature. Compared to many current membranes theirs completely free of bioaccumulative toxins. They use high-end technologies to create new products for you to enjoy being outside.

A fully biodegradable option is under development.

Zurich

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Iris Textiles

The New Denim Project

 

Textiles do not refer to pieces 

of cloth — textiles are the framework of our second skin. They involve an artistic process, a transformation of fibres, evidence of the creative mind. Fabrics tell us stories, breathing history, telling us what is happening and where we’re going. 

 

Textiles make culture.

Guatemala

The Better Packaging Co.

Looking for more sustainable packaging?

So are we!

Home compostable courier satchels, biodegradable mailers, labels and more for sustainable. eco-friendly packaging - wholesale for eCommerce sellers.

New Zealand

Hallotex

Designing & manufacturing socially and environmentally responsible

One of their commitments is to work with a Zero Waste philosophy.
By starting the design process from recycled raw materials to create new garments.

Conscious design

A garment's impact is directly related with how it has been
designed. That is why their designers are using sustainable tools
from the starting point of the creating process.

Barcelona

ITJV

Circular Knitted Fabrics

Est. 1997

ITJV are a family owned circular knitting mill based in Portugal producing natural cotton & wool knits.

ITJV produce responsible & sustainable products such as recycled cotton fabrics blended with Tencel from Lenzing, Organic cottons and wools.

They also specialise in beautiful SUPIMA Cotton knits.

Portugal

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Eastman Naia

From Nature to Fashion

Made with sustainably sourced wood, Eastman Naia™ cellulosic yarn brings the richness of nature to comfortable and effortlessly luxurious fabrics.

With Eastman Naia™ cellulosic yarn, you don’t have to compromise.

Eastman Naia™ cellulosic yarn is the perfect choice for fabrics in womenswear, intimate apparel, and linings. Designers can be comfortable choosing Naia™.

The yarn transforms into luxurious, soft, and easy-to-care-for fabrics, giving designers more freedom and choice.

USA

High Society

High Societys' focus is to create plant-based objects by upcycling post-industrial waste such as hemp, grape and tobacco. 
Through the exploration of new production processes that combine technology and craftsmanship, it aims to underline the importance of evaluating waste as a primary resource.

Italy

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Carolyn Raff

Carolyn Raff studied Textile Design at the state academy of fine arts and design in Stuggart and at the KADK Copenhagen. The main focus of her work, within the field of materials research, is sustainability. 

Carolyn's recent work 'A sea full of possibilities'.

resources from the sea have been applied to textile design by experimenting with the production of bioplastic, based on gelling extract 'Algar' from various species of red Alga.

Copenhagen

Mozartex

Our commitment to using sustainable fibres and materials begins with the founder of our company, Mozart Tseng, who was one of the pioneers of TENCEL™ Dyeing and Finishing in Taiwan 1992 for the Lenzing Group.  Mozartex has been working closely with Lenzing Group since the launch of TENCEL™ Lyocell 25 years ago. 

Innovation is at the heart of what they do. The dyeing process in the textile industry places a huge demand on our resources, so their team is continually searching for advanced technological processes that conserve water, energy, and electricity. 

Taiwan & China

WeAreSpinDye

We aRe SpinDye® offers the most sustainable polyester yarns and fabrics in the fashion and apparel industry.

 

Colors are great, but they can be challenging to produce. At We aRe SpinDye®, we believe in abandoning the harmful practice of water dyeing and leading by example, inspiring the textile world to instead choose a more sustainable method of modern coloring.

Their easy accessible coloring process is certified and fully transparent, it delivers fabrics with excellent color performance and a long-term awesomeness.

Stockholm, Sweden

Living Colour

From Nature to Fashion

Living Colour is a biodesign research project exploring the possibilities of natural textile dyeing with bacteria that produce pigment.

They explore an alternative to toxic synthetic textile dyes. The pigments found in some bacteria are biodegradable and friendly to humans, animals and the environment. Together with scientists theyinvestigate optimum growth conditions for bacterial pigments, ways to speed up the growth process and the possibilities of growing bacteria in patterns by subjecting them to sound frequencies.

Growing bacteria as a dye factory can lead to a more sustainable way to colour the world.

Amsterdam

For Ever Soles

'If you dream it, we can make it'

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For more than 40 years that we make soles for some of the most recognized shoemakers of the world. Despite we have, nowadays, an extensive collection we have specialized ourselves in tailor made projects, because we believe that creators’ imagination cannot be limited by the sole. Daily we surpass the limits of technology and materials to make the dreams of our clients a reality

Portugal

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Pure Waste

 

The roots of Pure waste's business come from the Nordic tradition of recycling, and the clean and pure environment of their native Finland. They first began experimenting with industrial leftover materials with their first-born Costo – a company that specialises in sustainable textile accessories. They were committed to make only ecological and otherwise ethical choices, and without compromises. So when they couldn’t find a fabric that was 100 % recycled, they decided to develop it themselves.

Finland

Iluna

Green Label collection, the Iluna dedicated range featuring a new responsible approach in respect of the planet and people, able to deliver innovation, beauty and quality, at 360°.

This season, in addition to the all over, jacquard, double jacquard and mesh offer, the line is also featuring new stretch Galloon laces fully made with GRS certified recycled materials, including the stretch thanks to the introduction of the unique ROICA™, sustainable yarn part of the ROICA™ Eco-Smart family. 

Italy

DESSERTO

'pelle di cactus'

Innovation | Quality 

 Environmental Awareness

Desserto is a high-end fashion brand made in Italy & originates from Mexico which uses a unique & exclusive sustainable material made of cactus.

🌵VEGAN LEATHER MADE FROM CACTUS 🌵

Italy & Mexico

Orange Fiber

Sustainable fabrics from citrus fruit by-products

Orange Fiber patented and manufactures the first sustainable fabric from citrus juice by-products. Exclusive, silky and ethereal, it is designed to meet the demand of innovation and sustainability of fashion brands, interpreting its creativity and visionary spirit.

Italy

Botanica Tinctoria

Naturally dyed trims & threads

Reviving historical practices and implementing current environmental research, Botanica Tinctoria offers a range of innovative and beautiful materials for the creative designer or maker. The harmonious palette of 14 naturally dyed colours is sourced from traditional dye plants such as indigo and madder.

Dyeing is carried out in a closed-loop system

Canada & India

Seidentraum

Peace Silk means non-violent silk breeding and harvesting. It allows the completion of the metamorphosis of the silkworm to the butterfly, so that no animal has to suffer or die for fashion. Peace Silk (Non-Violent Silk, Ahimsa Silk) is manufactured under the most stringent social and environmental standard in India

The rise of mass fashion is largely responsible for the destruction of the environment and social conditions in many parts of our world. Seidentraum is committed to a change in textile production that respects nature and man. It's the only way to keep our earth and the fashion industry alive.

Germany & India

The Sustainable Sequin Company

The Sustainable Sequin Company as an alternative to the current linear model of sequin production, which is polluting and unsustainable. Rachel, the founder of the Sustainable sequin company believes it is entirely unjustifiable to use virgin fossil resources, which take millennia to form, to make plastic sequins.

 

The Sustainable Sequin Company offers recycled PET sequin shapes in a range of sizes, colors, and finishes that use efficient cutting to avoid film waste. She also provides a design and cut service to allow designers to create bespoke sequins.

United Kingdom

Thygesen & Birk

Thygesen & Birk Fabrics, they are proud to be one of the only companies developing Sportwool, a unique and individual product developed by them, on the basis of “The Woolmark Company”, and their Sportwool Trademark.

Their Sportwool is specially designed to be used by the most elite athletes, that are looking for any advantage they can get in the sportsworld. Their proucts are therefore, highly sought after in the cycling world, where customers such as ”Rapha” use their merino and Sportwool in their cycling clothes and gear. Furthermore, their sportwool and merino is used by ”Ortovox”, whom are the market leaders in Outdoor and Ski Wear products, that are used in the most extreme condtions, where their products can isolate the coldest weather, and cool the body on the warmest days.

Denmark

Lebenskleidung

Finest fabrics in organic quality.

Fair & sustainable fabrics for your collection.

Their credo "More Than Fabrics" should sound not only beautiful, but essentially expresses what is important to them: They love and live sustainability and not only in the production of your fabrics."

They offer a wholesale fabric service, at Lebenskleidung it is of course all about fabrics. When you design your collections, you can count on them to be your trusted external sourcing department.

They are your fabric bank! This means that you get two collections a year from them – and can buy fabrics from a minimum of 1 meter

Berlin

Jamala

Jemala Pty Ltd is an Australian-owned family-company who has been at the forefront of ultrafine wool technology and its’ application in luxury garments and accessories for over 20 years. They produce the finest woollen knitwear in the World, bar none and the most fabulous ultrafine wool Ringshawls®. Their products are worn by European Royalty, Heads of State and “A-listers”, amongst others. They source ethically produced natural fibres and employ the best artisans in the World to process and manufacture their luxury products. All of their garments and accessories are designed and manufactured to be long-lasting and at the end of their long lifetime, all of their products are fully biodegradable.

Australia

OCC | Organic Cotton Colours

Natural Thinking

Natural cotton comes in a multitude of colours such as ecru, brown and green, which are the colours we grow.

Spain & Argentina

Pyratex

 

High Innovative & sustainable knit fabrics.

Run by Y-generation women, PYRATES smart fabrics develops and supplies its eco-responsible & quality driven PYRATEX®, elevated knit fabrics made with innovative natural fibres which make the final fabrics functional and rich in body benefitting properties.

PYRATEX®  luxury knit fabrics are made from either vegetal, upcycled or biodegradable fibres, of European origin in their majority. The vegetal fibres originate each from a different plant, which gives the fabric its unique body-caring properties · 

The active components of PYRATEX® fabrics are not injected nor added, they are embedded in the fabric and thus have no expiration date, nor do they wash away

Italy

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