Sarah Watanabe says Monster Alphabets is focused on producing garments for longer-term usage. Photo: Attila Csaszar.

Offshore, onshore success by design

Local fashion designers and clothing manufacturers are showing they can find opportunities on the global stage, amid tough competition from international production and retail chains.

Perth-based designers that have won contracts with international stockists in the past year, include three with major players in the Chinese retail space.

In May, Business News revealed three local brands had garnered interest in China, after Fashion Council WA signed a partnership with China Fashion Week and took local designers to the event.


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