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How To: Wash Your Cashmere

How To: Wash Your Cashmere

Luxurious investment garments are created for many years of wear and love. And ensuring these garments reach their long-wearing potential is key to the socially and environmentally responsible slow-fashion movement.
May 23, 2018 — Alex
Mother’s Day Luxury Love List

Mother’s Day Luxury Love List

From the grazed knees and night-time monsters of childhood, to the challenges of first-time motherhood or other momentous life achievements, mums are always there to love, guide, support and encourage. And for those of us fortunate enough to navigate life with our mum by our side, Mother’s Day is an opportunity to show just how much we appreciate their everyday contributions, large and small.
May 03, 2018 — Amy Jones
Tags: Gifts
Sneak Peek ~ Behind the scenes

Sneak Peek ~ Behind the scenes

 We spent a beautiful afternoon with our toes in the sand down at Aspendale Beach, Melbourne, shooting our Mother’s Day mini campaign last Thursday. It was a true Mother’s Day affair with our 27 week pregnant photographer Fracesca Laude @francescalaude_photographer.
Shooting our stunning model Natalia Kalinowski @natkalinowski and 3 1/2year old Alexandra Laude.
April 24, 2018 — Access Amy
An Overview: Our Story

An Overview: Our Story

Mia Fratino is a company built on the ideals of quality over quantity, forging our way as a force in the ethical fashion movement.  We're passionate about slow fashion and we always strive to deliver the highest quality goods, that will continue to last and offer value with time. 
May 10, 2017 — Aviva Payne
European Adventure: Normandy

European Adventure: Normandy

After our recent adventure in Normandy, we thought it would be the perfect time to share some of the fascinating cultural etiquette specific to the region. Every culture has their own set of rules and this rural region of France is no exception. Many of the bizarre cultural etiquettes are steeped in years of history and, as some would argue, superstition.
April 12, 2017 — Aviva Payne
Tags: Wellbeing
Mia Fratino's Transeasonal Style Staples

Mia Fratino's Transeasonal Style Staples

 Every season has its standards, from spring dresses to summer shorts, but as the cooler weather begins to kick in all wardrobes need some transeasonal style staples. These are the garments that carry you through the cooler months.  Just because daylight savings is over and the temperature is cooling off doesn't mean your wardrobe can't start heating up.
April 04, 2017 — Aviva Payne
3 Secrets To Boost Your Daily Wellbeing

3 Secrets To Boost Your Daily Wellbeing

Wellness shouldn’t be an effort.  It’s a simple as that.  Anything that adds or requires you to add to your already overfull lifestyle is going to do the opposite of what it preaches.  That is why we have come up with the three tips below that will allow you to add to your daily well-being, without taking up time.  You won’t even notice you’re doing them.  

March 22, 2017 — Aviva Payne
Tags: Wellbeing
What is Cashmere and Where Does it Come From?

What is Cashmere and Where Does it Come From?

The word ‘cashmere’ invokes thoughts of luxury and softness for almost everyone, but what about thoughts of breath-taking faraway mountains, and the rare, beautiful textiles produced there? Because, although the end product we see is usually soft, delicate and refined, each of those fibres has taken a long and arduous journey characterised by meticulous care, collection, sorting, spinning and weaving.
February 22, 2017 — Access Amy
Tags: Slow Fashion
3 Unique Ways To Spend Valentine's Day

3 Unique Ways To Spend Valentine's Day

Valentine's Day is around the corner, so whether you are in a relationship, single or married to your work we have some suggestions on how to have
February 08, 2017 — Aviva Payne
Tags: Gifts
Behind the Name: Mia Fratino

Behind the Name: Mia Fratino

Mia Fratino is a direct translation from the international language Esperanto. The translation literally means, my sister, and is significant within the Mia community as it reflects a commitment to the environment as well as a commitment to women, both our customers and the wider community and our global awareness. This commitment can be seen through the works of the Mia Fratino Foundation.  
January 18, 2017 — Aviva Payne
3 Achievable New Year's Resolutions

3 Achievable New Year's Resolutions

As each new year rolls in, it seems like the perfect time to pull out old ideas and rehash some resolutions.  After the holidays dropping carbs or starting a daily morning run.  It seems like such a great idea, but the inevitable guilt that creeps in after the third day of cake, or the ‘why bother’ after you’ve skipped a weekend of running ends up conning you out of keeping your resolve.  

January 04, 2017 — Aviva Payne
Tags: Wellbeing
How To Wrap Gifts Like A Pro

How To Wrap Gifts Like A Pro

From Birthdays to Christmas, there is always a reason for wrapping to be done and it certainly isn’t always easy.  Sometimes you look at other people’s gifts and they always have that extra something that just makes them, special.
December 21, 2016 — Aviva Payne
Tags: Gifts