Kuwaii – Proudly made in Melbourne

Established in 2008 by designer Kristy Barber, Kuwaii is duly esteemed for making beautiful, intelligently designed clothing and footwear for women. Kuwaii is an inimitable alternative to mass-produced fashion. Made in Australia, Melbourne to be precise, each article is meticulously designed to last, and to be cherished.

Refined, detailed and romantic, form and function find accord in modern shapes, clean lines and impeccable tailoring. Kuwaii collections are characterised by masterful technique, quality fabrics and materials. Inspiration is drawn from stimulating theorems and natural beauty—whether hidden or plain to see. Musings come to life with innovative design and considered production.

Immaculate, light-filled Kuwaii stores can be found in Brunswick, Fitzroy and the Melbourne’s Cathedral Arcade, in the foot of the iconic Nicholas Building.

Our Vision

Kuwaii pieces evolve from environmental reflection and contemplation about everyday life, to become sartorial staples—classic pieces that evoke effortless sophistication, innate beauty and confidence, and are made to last.

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