Archive for September, 2013

More Spring Drops at Made590!

When we get new season deliveries from our favourite designers it is like Christmas! This week we have received some brand new gorgeous pieces from Pol and Leonard Street. With bright spring colours and gorgeous prints there is sure to be something to brighten up your day!

There isn’t many things we like more than gorgeous colours and illustrated prints, so when the latest drop of Leonard St. arrived instore at Made590 yesterday it was smiles all round! Our first drop for the season from Leonard St. includes some gorgeous tops and dresses!

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Leonard St. Raindrop Dress in Pink Rope Print $210

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Raindrop Dress in Blue Squares $210

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Raindrop Dress in Navy Cats $210

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Deery Me Top in Grey $90

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Scoop Top in Foxes $90

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Scoop Top in Lions Den $90

 

 

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With bright citrus colours and flowy cuts, the Spring Summer Pol range is Summer all over!

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Kelly is wearing the Eva Shell Top in Cornflour Blue (also available in Mint Green) for $121

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Kelly is wearing the Astrid Kite Knit in Green (also available in black) for $130

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Kym is wearing the Eva Shift Dress in Mint Green (also available in Cornflour Blue) for $130

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Kym is wearing the Accent Kite Tunic $99

Our racks are bursting with lots of great new pieces, so why not stop by this weekend and take a peek! If you can’t get instore you can always give the shop a call on (02) 9550 1020 to speak to one of the girls and place a phone order!

Huge Online Last Chance Sale – Thursday Only!

We love a sale at Made590 and with the change in the seasons we thought it was the perfect time to hold our Last Chance Sale! This ONLINE ONLY sale is for ONE DAY ONLY on Thursday 26th September. You can head over to preview what we are going to have on sale, but sale prices wont show up until our sale begins on tomorrow! But get in quick, because with prices like these our Last Chance pieces won’t hang around for long!

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Get to Know the Designers at Made590!

You asked and we listened! We love all of our designers at Made590 and are super excited to start bringing you our Meet the Designers at Made590 interviews! First up is the lovely Sonia from Dandelyne.

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Hi … I’m Sonia Lyne of “dandelyne”

What do you create?

I create embroidered delights in a unique miniature embroidery hoop frame. My designs include cute little animals through to a celebration of colourful stitches and everything in between. They can be worn as brooches or necklaces.

How long have you had your business?

Nearly 2 years now … and I feel like it is still early days. Happy days!

 

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What is your number one favourite thing about being a designer?

The feeling you get when an idea/visual comes to life … and it looks even better than you expected.

Who are your favourite designers/artists?

I swoon over Kirra Jamieson’s artwork – love love love.
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What do you love most about having your own business?

Simply knowing that I am doing something that lights me up every day.

Where do you do your best work?

I work from a little space off the side of our lounge room. It is a great sun lit little space. I also tend to take over the kitchen table at times. For now it works perfectly.  I can be working and still be a part of the action with my 3 crazy boys. In saying that, I do also love night time stitching, when it’s quiet.

 

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Would you like to share with us your pets and/or children?

I am surrounded by BOYS. 1 big … delicious bearded hubby, 3 small … high-spirited Phoenix and fearless Anderson (twins) and super cool Austin. We have a beautiful pooch named Falkor who is a dingo, whippet, kelpie cross. He is stunning and is named after the luck dragon in The Never Ending Story.

What is your favourite afternoon treat?

Honey on a crumpet … YUMMO!

What is your most prized possession?

The first little stitched piece that I ever did. It’s of a little, blond girl wearing a red dress, and holding a green umbrella. My mum bought it for me when I was 7, hoping it would be a project that would keep me busy for the entire holidays. I finished it in an hour … my love affair with embroidery began.
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What has been your biggest challenge so far in relation to your business?

Managing my time. I always need more time, I dream about someone selling gift vouchers for extra time … now that would be awesome.

Are you Australian made and if so why is it important to stay Australian made?

Yes I am … including my little hoops. To be honest it just feels right. I want to continue producing my little hoops here, and hopefully one day soon, be able to employ some peeps to help make Dandelyne even bigger and better. This way I/we can proudly say they are Australian made when they hit other countries too.

 

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What is your favourite music to listen to when you work?

On high rotation at the moment is Clare Bowditch, The XX, Florence and the machines, Beth Orton, Regina Spektor, ONCE soundtrack and my favourite tune at the moment is “In Your Hands” by Charlie Winston. It’s not on iTunes yet but you can check it out on YouTube.  It will honestly set you up for the day.

What is your favourite thing at made590 at the moment?
I am in love with the new Dolly Top in Navy Floral and I have been eyeing off the Ramona Reversible Dress – Kitchen Kitsch. They will be mine soon ^_^.

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What’s New at Made!

We have had an exciting week of new arrivals at Made590 this week, with skirts, dresses and tops galore! With the weather warming up and the days feeling a little bit longer it is the perfect time to get into a new Spring wardrobe!

Three new Sunset Skirts arrived this week in some of our favourite fabrics! This Sunset Skirt is pretty much the perfect combination of 2 of our favourite skirts – the Side Pocket Skirt and the Kelly Skirt (with a cute scalloped hem!) and is part of our Golden Apple range. The Ed Emberley lions fabric is one that we were eagerly awaiting to see and it didn’t dissapoint! It reminds us of some of our favourite picture books from when we were kids!

Have you ever wished that you could get away with wearing a grass hula girl skirt in day to day life? Well now you can! Our Grass print Sunset Skirt would look perfect worn to a picnic – just don’t blend in too much to the grass!

Our third Sunset Skirt arrival features our very special Vintage Trims print, with trims from our very own Kelly’s collection made into  gorgeous fabric! With so many great colours in this skirt it goes with everything and is oh-so-special to wear!

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Sunset Skirt in Lions Print $115 Available in sizes Extra Small to Large.

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Sunset Skirt in Grass Print $115 Sizes Extra Small to Large.

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Sunset Skirt in Vintage Trims Print $135 Sizes Extra Small to Large.

Another great new top arrived at Made590 this week, her name is Dolly and with her cute frilly shoulders and amazing organic cotton fabric, we think that Dolly will become your new best friend!

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Dolly Tee in Geometric $88 Sizes XS-L

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Dolly Top in Navy Floral $88 Sizes Extra Small to Large

The Vera Dress is back this week in a great mix of Denim and Chambray Polka Dots! This Vera Dress features lightweight denim flutter sleeves and bodice with a perfect Chambray spot skirt! With her cape like flutter sleeves and contrast bodice details the Vera Dress is sure to become a favorite in your wardrobe. Topped off with the perfect amount of Navy Ric Rac and with a gathered full skirt, Vera is ready to be taken on a twirl with you!

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Vera Dress in Denim $135 Available in sizes Extra Small to Large.

That’s all from us this week at Made, hope you have a great weekend and get out and about to enjoy this perfect weather! See you next week!

Springtime Flutter Tees!

Spring is in the air and with the change of seasons the weather is starting to warm up! Celebrate the warmer weather with our new Flutter Sleeve Tees! Available in six great colours there is sure to be one (or more) that is perfect for your Spring wardrobe!

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Available instore and online now in these colours (clockwise from top left): Magenta, Grey Marle, Black, Antique Pink, Navy and Charcoal for $50 each in sizes Extra Small to Large.

 

Win a $150 Voucher + Made590 Spring Picks

Our Spring Picks Competition has now ended. Congrats to Tijana who won our $150 Voucher! Thank you for all of your great feed back and suggestions!

Megan’s Picks: 1.McKean Dress in Neon Pink Brocade $135 2. Emily Green Cindi Necklace $70 (instore soon) 3. Omm Design Pocket Circus Nesting Dolls $22 4. Florence Skirt in Yellow Roses $130

Jess’ Picks: 1.Stevie Dress in Seersucker and Daisies $130 2. Each to Own Horse Brooch $20 (instore only) 3.Mozi Olive Oil Decanter $45 (instore only) 4. Florence Skirt in Cranes $130

Kelly’s Picks: 1. Indigo Tee in Chambray Spots $77 and Florence Skirt in Plushies $130 2. Woodland Doll $30 3. Emily Green Necklace in April $80 (instore soon) 4. Kirbee Shirt in Floral $88

Christina’s Picks: 1.Ena and Albert Necklace $45 (instore only) 2.Indigo Tee in Geometric $77 3. Bear Tumble Doll $39 4. Weekend Dress in Navy $99

Kirbee’s Picks: 1. Beatrix Dress in Summer Floral and Stripe $135 2. Dandelyne Cat Brooch $30 (instore only)

3. Lawn Flamingos set of 2 $45 4. Jemima Jacket in Denim and Floral $105

Paul’s Picks: 1. Darth Vader and Son Book $19.95 2. Men’s Blindwear Tee in Made590 and Surrounds $35 3. Ryan Berkley Black Squirrel Framed Print $38 4. Jane Jenni Papa Bear Print $13

Beck’s Picks: 1. Cadet Dress in Dada Geometric $99 2. Omm Design Fox Plate $13 3. Made By White Donkey Cart Brooch $35 4. Sail Dress in Geometric Owls $120

Kym’s Picks: 1.Thelma Button Dress in Spot $105 2. Motex Labeller $19.95 3. Not Tuesday Necklace $45 (instore only) 4. Lattice Skirt in Black Denim $110

We are working very hard to get as many products onto our website as possible, however there are some products mentioned that are not available as yet. If there is a product that you desperately want or would like more information on please feel free to email us or phone on 02 9550 1020.

Our Spring Picks Competition has now ended. Congrats to Tijana who won our $150 Voucher! Thank you for all of your great feed back and suggestions!

We Love Fridays!

We love Fridays at Made590! Fridays mean the weekend is almost with us and it also means lots of new things instore and online! We have had a very busy week with gorgeous new fabric and clothes arriving, as well as the very popular Woodland Dolls arriving. Here is a bit of a re-cap of our week!

New Pol Spring pieces have arrived instore, with gorgeous citrus tones that are sure to brighten up your day! You can see some of the range we recieved over on our facebook page! Below are some of our favourites.

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Pol Aster Dress $174

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Pol Lise Tunic in Yellow $64 (also available in orange)

 On Tuesday we were eagerly waiting the arrival of the Liberty of London Fabric and it certainly did not disappoint!

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Stay tuned for the amazing new pieces that are coming really, really soon in these amazing Liberty of London fabrics!

On Wednesday we had a an exciting arrival of some new pieces to the Made590 wardrobe as well as some favourites with new twists!

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The Florence Skirt is a brand new style at Made 590 and is a part of our very special new Golden Apple range. Available in five gorgeous prints in sizes Extra Small to Large, the Florence skirt is a great knee-length skirt that will take you through spring into Summer for $130 each.

Another new arrival was the Calypso Tee in Foxes Print! The Calypso Tee features contrast stretch panels on the sleeves, side and along the bottom with a  gorgeous fox print fabric to the front. Great for warmer days paired with your favourite skirt or shorts for $77 each.IMG_6344

Some of your favourite Made590 dresses are back with a bit of a new twist – just to keep things interesting! The Cadet Dress is back with a great V-neck detail and side panels. In two great colour ways they are sure to be great additions to your wardrobe!

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Cadet Dress in Dada Geometric $99

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Cadet Dress in Blue and Red Stripe $99

The Thelma Dress is also back, with great new cuff and button detailing! Available in a gorgeous Floral and Bright Spot, they are sure to put a smile on your face!

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Thelma Dress in Floral $105

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Thelma Dress in Spot $105

 On Thursday some new little cuties arrived instore and are available online now! We are talking about the gorgeous Woodland Dolls! These super adorable mid-century collectables have charming appeal for the young and young at heart! They were first produced in Japan in the early 1970’s as a squeaky toy.

The company that originally made these has been tracked down and are now making these unique collectables again! Amazingly, the Woodland Dolls are now manufactured by one old gent, with each one hand sprayed by him, so each one is one of a kind, painted with love.

These wonderful dolls are highly coveted and it’s hard keeping up with demand, get one (or two!) while you can!

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This brings us to today! We have had another very exciting new arrival to the Made590 wardrobe today – we would like to introduce you to the Stevie Dress. The Stevie Dress features a fitted bodice that has a gorgeous draped contrast overlay that flows into a very flattering flutter sleeve. The Skirt is A-line with contrast pocket detailing. The Stevie is perfect for the spring weather, wear it to a picnic on the weekend, to work or dress it up for dinner. Available in three gorgeous prints for $130 in sizes Extra Small to Large. Instore and online now!

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That was our week in Made590 land! With lots of new arrivals and exciting things on the way we will call that a great week! The store is open from 10.00am tomorrow morning, so once you have voted make sure you pop in to take a peek of all the new things instore. If you can’t get instore our online store is full to the brim of all our new things! Have a great weekend!

Surface Art Spring Range Instore Now!

We love recieving new season stock at Made590 and we are super excited to have the great new Spring range from Surface Art instore now! Below are some of our favourites and you can take a peek at the whole range we have instore over on facebook!

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Surface Art Chloe Dress in Denim $140 Sizes XS-XL.

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Surface Art Aline Skirt in Navy in Short Length $115 Sizes XS-XL.

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Surface Art Betty Dress in Black and Rose $185 Sizes XS-XL.

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Surface Art Summer Tunic in Red $175 Sizes XS-XL.

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Surface Art Spring Denim Skirt $115 Sizes XS-XL and Surface Art Short Sleeve Tee in Smoke and Coral $58 Sizes S-XL.

Surface Art is an in-store only brand, it is not stocked on our website, but if you can’t get into the shop please feel free to give us a call on 02 9550 1020 and we can place a phone order for you!

 


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