TOTE-ALLY GOOD CAUSE
Christian Louboutin’s latest treasure tote celebrates the zest of Mexico while benefiting vulnerable artisans in the Yucatan Peninsula with 10 per cent of profits from the Mexicaba ($1895) going to Taller Maya. Pacific Fair Boutique (07) 5676 5488.
Each shoe from Australian footwear label Rochessa is handcrafted with signature metal work and additional cushioning in the heel to give the feel of walking on ‘very stylish clouds’. The Addison Mule ($260) pictured is crafted from supple kid leather, with a set-in circular metal silver heel. www.rochessa.com
SEXY AND SUSTAINABLE
New Australian swimwear label Le Buns creates high-end pieces that don’t harm the environment. How? The label uses a regenerative nylon made from discarded fishing nets. Now that’s clever. www.lebuns.com.au
The Queen of the Night collection from Romance Was Born was inspired by the austere romanticism of the Victorian era and Pre-Raphaelite mysticism. Moving portraits are set on a dramatic black backdrop of glamorous silks digitally printed on velvet, satin, crepe de chine and pure cotton poplin.