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Shadows and Dust

When it comes to making an entrance, nothing says rock star quite like a pair of leather pants. If you’ve tried this look at home, you’d know that finding a flattering leather statement piece is much harder than it looks. So it’s lucky for us that leather is Melbourne label Shadows & Dust’s specialty. Designer Stephen Jones sources skins from all over the world to create butter-soft ruffled jackets, skinny trousers, vests and shorts. And what makes this label stand out from the rest is that it takes three workers an entire day to create each unisex leather garment. In a society of mass manufacture, that’s what we like to call a rarity.

About the author

When she’s not writing ads in Sydney, Laura can be found indulging her love for all things Summer-related on her blog, This Island Life. If she could, she’d spend her time following the Summer to every exotic corner on earth. Until then, she’ll continue working on her ever-expanding bikini collection while living on the biggest Island in the world.

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