About Us


Finding A Permanent Solution Is Our Ultimate Goal!

Fashion Initiate is a proudly Australian owned and operated company dedicated to supporting emerging designers in the fashion industry. Our mission is to simplify the process of sourcing and manufacturing, making it easier for fashion designers and owners to achieve their desired outcomes.

We understand that many individuals have a burning passion and dream to become a fashion designer, own their own label, or introduce fresh concepts to the world of fashion. However, not everyone possesses the industry background, knowledge, or contacts necessary to navigate the complexities of establishing a successful fashion brand.

That’s where Fashion Initiate comes in. Led by Chamila, who brings over 27 years of industry experience as a Product Development Manager for renowned clothing labels, we are committed to helping aspiring Australian fashion designers turn their ideas into reality.

From the inception of your creative collection idea to the final product ready for sale, Fashion Initiate handles every step of the process. We understand that not every designer may possess all the skills and expertise required to bring their creative vision to life. If you have the passion and willingness to succeed, you can leave the rest to us.

Our team at Fashion Initiate is dedicated to providing comprehensive support throughout your fashion journey. We assist with the outsourcing process, connecting you with trusted suppliers and manufacturers who align with your specific needs and aesthetic.

At Fashion Initiate, we believe in empowering the next generation of fashion designers by providing the necessary resources, guidance, and industry insights. We are committed to nurturing talent, fostering creativity, and helping you establish a thriving fashion brand.

Whether you need assistance with pattern making, fabric sourcing, sample development, manufacturing, or any other aspect of the fashion production process, Fashion Initiate is here to help. We ensure that the journey from concept to the finished product is seamless, allowing you to focus on what you do best—designing.

With Fashion Initiate as your partner, you gain access to a wealth of industry knowledge, expertise, and a network of professionals who are passionate about supporting your success. We take pride in our collaborative approach, working closely with you to bring your creative vision to life while maintaining the highest standards of quality and craftsmanship.

Our commitment to the Australian fashion industry extends beyond providing exceptional services. We aim to foster a vibrant and thriving community of designers, where ideas are shared, collaborations are formed, and innovation is celebrated. Fashion Initiate serves as a catalyst for the growth and development of the Australian fashion landscape, ensuring that emerging designers have the support they need to flourish.

Whether you are an aspiring fashion designer or an established brand seeking reliable manufacturing solutions, Fashion Initiate is your trusted partner. We invite you to join us on this exciting journey and let us help you turn your fashion dreams into reality. Together, we can bring your creative ideas to life and make a lasting impact in the dynamic world of fashion.

Experience the highest level of craftsmanship and expertise with our comprehensive sewing and manufacturing services. Whether you require Australian-based production or offshore capacity, we are your trusted partner in bringing your fashion designs to life. Our skilled team of seamstresses and manufacturers meticulously handle every step of the production process, from fabric cutting to final stitching, ensuring exceptional quality and attention to detail. With our extensive network of suppliers and manufacturers, we offer flexible options to meet your specific needs and budget. Trust us to deliver superior garments, whether locally manufactured or offshore, and take your fashion brand to new heights.

If you are looking to manufacture in Australia please find details here on our Local manufacturing page.

You can read about all the services we offer here on our services page.


specialty trimmings

Fashion Initiate can help you with special items too

Specialty fabrics

Unique fabrics sourced big or small yardages

fabric stretched out from a roll. pic by fashion initiate

End of line fabrics

For special projects we can source the end of line fabrics too