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Australian Fashion Council

Australian Fashion Council

Bianca Spender is a member of the Australian Fashion Council (AFC) and was a guest speaker at the AFC Fashion Roundtable for 2020 – Marrying Commerciality, Sustainability & Creativity.

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Internships

Internships

Design Director Bianca Spender is passionate about nurturing the craftsmanship of up and coming designers. With a background in pattern-making and commerce, as well as a long family history in the industry, she shares her expertise on many elements of the business.

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Sydney Dance Company

Sydney Dance Company

Bianca Spender's enchantment of dance and the arts has long been reflective in her designs and creative process. Explore the ongoing creative collaboration with The Sydney Dance Company and head choreographer Rafael Bonachela.

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The Social Outfit

The Social Outfit

For many years, Bianca Spender has donated fabric and materials to not-for-profit The Social Outfit. A fashion label with a difference, providing employment and training to people from refugee and new migrant communities in clothing production, retail, design and marketing.

READ MORE

Thread Together

Thread Together

Bianca Spender is proud to partner with the social enterprise Thread Together in their extraordinary efforts delivering unsold designer clothing to Australian communities in need, both promoting dignity and reaping environmental rewards, saving over 2.5 million clothing items from landfill to date.

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Woolmark

Woolmark

In 2015, Bianca Spender was named the Australian regional finalist winner for womenswear for the 2015/16 International Woolmark Prize.

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COLLABORATIVE

Australian Water Stewardship

Australian Water Stewardship

Working in partnership with the Australian Water Stewardship allows us to assess and reduce water consumption and river pollution from mills and suppliers.

Ethical Clothing Australia

Ethical Clothing Australia

Bianca Spender is 100% Made in Australia and Ethical Clothing Australia Accredited.

All garments are designed and manufactured in Sydney, Australia.

Learn More

MTK

MTK

MTK knitwear in Melbourne is both a cloth supplier and garment manufacturer. MTK have developed a reputation for mixing different yarns in ways other businesses do not seem to think of. Secondly, the machinery in their factory is almost as old as the business, so they are able to produce fabrics that simply cannot be created on high volume machines. These two factors working together result in the creation of their beautiful and completely original fabrications; of which help to set them apart in the marketplace.

Rado Pleating

Rado Pleating

Rado-Pleating Pty Ltd is one of the last remaining fabric pleaters in Australia. The company was established in 1962, and remains a family led business based in Surry Hills, Sydney. Bianca Spender works with Rado pleating to produce unique styles that use pleating to enhance inherent design drapery.

Selvage Cloth

Selvage Cloth

Selvage Cloth are a New Zealand owned fabric supplier. Selvage finds new buyers for rescued deadstock fabric, sourced from Europe and the USA, giving them a new purpose.

Wall Fabrics

Wall Fabrics

Wall Fabrics is an Australasian based fabric wholesaler, providing high end solution to Fashion designers and clothing manufacturers. Offering a diverse range of fabrics, with a heavy focus on natural fibers including wool suiting and coating, silk, cotton and linen, along with merino knit products and a range of triacetate items from Japan.

VISIONARY

Carbon Neutral 2020

Carbon Neutral 2020

Our current goal is be certified Carbon Neutral as an organisation for 2019, 2020 and each calendar year thereafter. This action requires approval and assessment by the Australian government’s Climate Active team that we have accounted for, reduced and offset our organisations’ carbon emissions retrospectively. This includes Scopes 1, 2 & 3.

Read More on Carbon Neutrality

Local Manufacturing

Local Manufacturing

Bianca Spender clothing is manufactured in Sydney, Australia by a select team of garment makers. These relationships have matured over many years, and Bianca Spender proudly supports keeping this important industry onshore in Australia.

IMPACTFUL

Remnant Fabric

Remnant Fabric

The creation of raw materials is one of the biggest environmental impacts of the fashion industry, and as such, is of considerable concern in the procurement process when designing a new collection.

Bianca spender is committed to using deadstock fabric for more than 50% of each collection, this is quality fabric which has been overproduced and would otherwise by destroyed.

Sustainable Packaging

Sustainable Packaging

Bianca Spender Packaging is sustainably produced and environmentally friendly. Our Shop bags and Ecommerce Shipping Cartons are made from 50-80% post consumer waste, use soy based inks and are 100% Compostable/Recyclable.

Our next goal is introducing Recycled post-consumer garment bags and sustainably produced garment hangers for our retail stores.

Australian Fashion Council

Australian Fashion Council

Bianca Spender is a member of the Australian Fashion Council (AFC) and was a guest speaker at the AFC Fashion Roundtable for 2020 – Marrying Commerciality, Sustainability & Creativity.

Learn More

Internships

Internships

Design Director Bianca Spender is passionate about nurturing the craftsmanship of up and coming designers. With a background in pattern-making and commerce, as well as a long family history in the industry, she shares her expertise on many elements of the business.

APPLY NOW

Sydney Dance Company

Sydney Dance Company

Bianca Spender's enchantment of dance and the arts has long been reflective in her designs and creative process. Explore the ongoing creative collaboration with The Sydney Dance Company and head choreographer Rafael Bonachela.

Learn More

The Social Outfit

The Social Outfit

For many years, Bianca Spender has donated fabric and materials to not-for-profit The Social Outfit. A fashion label with a difference, providing employment and training to people from refugee and new migrant communities in clothing production, retail, design and marketing.

READ MORE

Thread Together

Thread Together

Bianca Spender is proud to partner with the social enterprise Thread Together in their extraordinary efforts delivering unsold designer clothing to Australian communities in need, both promoting dignity and reaping environmental rewards, saving over 2.5 million clothing items from landfill to date.

Learn More

Woolmark

Woolmark

In 2015, Bianca Spender was named the Australian regional finalist winner for womenswear for the 2015/16 International Woolmark Prize.

See More

Australian Water Stewardship

Australian Water Stewardship

Working in partnership with the Australian Water Stewardship allows us to assess and reduce water consumption and river pollution from mills and suppliers.

Ethical Clothing Australia

Ethical Clothing Australia

Bianca Spender is 100% Made in Australia and Ethical Clothing Australia Accredited.

All garments are designed and manufactured in Sydney, Australia.

Learn More

MTK

MTK

MTK knitwear in Melbourne is both a cloth supplier and garment manufacturer. MTK have developed a reputation for mixing different yarns in ways other businesses do not seem to think of. Secondly, the machinery in their factory is almost as old as the business, so they are able to produce fabrics that simply cannot be created on high volume machines. These two factors working together result in the creation of their beautiful and completely original fabrications; of which help to set them apart in the marketplace.

Rado Pleating

Rado Pleating

Rado-Pleating Pty Ltd is one of the last remaining fabric pleaters in Australia. The company was established in 1962, and remains a family led business based in Surry Hills, Sydney. Bianca Spender works with Rado pleating to produce unique styles that use pleating to enhance inherent design drapery.

Selvage Cloth

Selvage Cloth

Selvage Cloth are a New Zealand owned fabric supplier. Selvage finds new buyers for rescued deadstock fabric, sourced from Europe and the USA, giving them a new purpose.

Wall Fabrics

Wall Fabrics

Wall Fabrics is an Australasian based fabric wholesaler, providing high end solution to Fashion designers and clothing manufacturers. Offering a diverse range of fabrics, with a heavy focus on natural fibers including wool suiting and coating, silk, cotton and linen, along with merino knit products and a range of triacetate items from Japan.

Carbon Neutral 2020

Carbon Neutral 2020

Our current goal is be certified Carbon Neutral as an organisation for 2019, 2020 and each calendar year thereafter. This action requires approval and assessment by the Australian government’s Climate Active team that we have accounted for, reduced and offset our organisations’ carbon emissions retrospectively. This includes Scopes 1, 2 & 3.

Read More on Carbon Neutrality

Local Manufacturing

Local Manufacturing

Bianca Spender clothing is manufactured in Sydney, Australia by a select team of garment makers. These relationships have matured over many years, and Bianca Spender proudly supports keeping this important industry onshore in Australia.

Remnant Fabric

Remnant Fabric

The creation of raw materials is one of the biggest environmental impacts of the fashion industry, and as such, is of considerable concern in the procurement process when designing a new collection.

Bianca spender is committed to using deadstock fabric for more than 50% of each collection, this is quality fabric which has been overproduced and would otherwise by destroyed.

Sustainable Packaging

Sustainable Packaging

Bianca Spender Packaging is sustainably produced and environmentally friendly. Our Shop bags and Ecommerce Shipping Cartons are made from 50-80% post consumer waste, use soy based inks and are 100% Compostable/Recyclable.

Our next goal is introducing Recycled post-consumer garment bags and sustainably produced garment hangers for our retail stores.

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