CAMILLA and Alison See
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Rhino Sculpture Location:
King & Pitt Street - near MLC Centre
Our collaboration with Alison See for our Pacha Rhino was inspired by CAMILLA’s current Spring Summer collection PACHAMAMA, a collection born directly from Camilla's personal journey reconnecting with Mother Nature, or as the Incas called her - Pachamama.
"My wanderings took me to South America where I found myself immersed in a culture where the people’s spiritual connection to Pachamama was profound, a complete way of being. Each morning we woke to give our first sip of tea to Pachamama, a ritual known as chulla; the prayer of giving back and worshipping her. As the year grew so did my awareness of how other cultures connect to this great artist. There has been much time camping, always rising with the sun and retiring with her sunset. I feel that there is a movement taking us back to mother nature, back to where we belong. This collection of prints Alison has recreated with me has been inspired by this awareness, this feeling, and this genuine love and respect for Pachamama."
CAMILLA is one of Australia’s most loved fashion & lifestyle labels.
CAMILLA is the namesake label of designer & artist, Camilla Franks. With a background in theatre costume, Camilla’s sense of free-spirited confidence & colour that defines her personal style provided the inspiration for the initial & incredibly successful kaftan collection, launched in 2003.
Launched during the early stages of Camilla’s theatre career, she took the initiative to design and create flamboyant costumes to represent her characters. Her ability lies in telling a complex story with each piece. Playful & sophisticated, Camilla infuses her signature women’s, men’s & children’s fashion and homewares’ with lush colour & intricate embellishments.
Her luxurious & unconventional creations has seen CAMILLA World rise to an iconic status amongst the fashion and design set worldwide. CAMILLA has gained an international reputation for creating a unique fashion & lifestyle brand. CAMILLA is worn by women, men & children the world over such as Beyoncé Knowles, Kate Hudson, Lily Allen, Oprah Winfrey, Nicki Minaj, Jennifer Lopez, Miranda Kerr (and son Flynn).
Camilla lives in Sydney & is a global wanderer, inspired by travels far & wide. CAMILLA is internationally recognised as a brand with a unique approach to making women look & feel sensational.
The heart of Camilla’s collections are born from Mother Nature. Camilla’s travels enable the discovery of cultures, artists, muses….the very best inspiration. The CAMILLA collection expands on themes explored from Camilla’s travels with influence from independent spirits of iconic cultural muses such as Verushka, Talitha Getty, and Jade Jagger, along with Frieda Kahlo’s unique artworks.