Happily homegrown and still based in Melbourne and Ballarat, curvy label Hope & Harvest is one of Australia's greatest claims to the fashion industry. Built up by the extremely talented Harvest Powell, the brand creates fashion for women from size 12 to 26. Shop their collection of separates, dresses and jeans on THE ICONIC now.
Powell grew up alongside the runway, assisting in shows from the age of 9. She held her first runway show at the age of 18, and had won several industry awards before graduating from design school. Her label features designs by curvy women for curvy women, giving Hope & Harvest a competitive edge via their own understanding of the market. The brand have encountered exceptional success, having opened shows at the New York Fashion Week Plus in 2016, and participating in campaigns with world-class jeweller John Calleja, and the extravagant car company Aston Martin. Hope & Harvest also pride themselves on being at the forefront of the body positivity movement, making sure to style their clothes on models that look both realistic and identifiable to the women who buy their clothes.
Clothing by Hope & Harvest are for the modern woman living an urban lifestyle. They create simple designs through clean lines that come into delightful contrast with their statement prints and feminine styles. Their pieces are staples for the curvy everywoman, and can most often be worn across a work to weekend rotation. They are committed to ethical production, being sure to manufacture locally and via fair-trade agreements with their offshore manufacturers. They complete all patterning, grading, sampling, fitting and sizing in their Melbourne and Ballarat studios, maximising on the talent and skills of local people.
The Hope & Harvest collection available on THE ICONIC features peppy floral designs, relaxed-looking kimonos, stunning blouses and dresses, and vintage-inspired jeans. You will find simple, classy styles appropriate for your desk to dinner wardrobe when you shop Hope & Harvest with us.