About Cathy Carew

Cathy Carew is a designer, pattern maker and stylist.

Cathy’s eye for style evolves from her constant interest in what is trending on the world stage from designer fashion week updates, street smart blogs, future colour trends, eco-couture ideas, economic outlooks, current affairs, what’s hot in art, vintage styling, current documentaries, books, movies and theatre trends.

Cathy has worked with designers in London – Bella Freud & Elaine Oxford; for designers in Brisbane – Kristin Kavanagh & Bianca Steffini; followed by a lengthy stint working in the uniform division of King Gee under the Pacific Brands banner.

Cathy has also successfully sold her own designs under the Shanahan label and recently under the Take Cover label.

Cathy has lived in a variety of cities and climates: Sydney and Brisbane, Australia; London, UK; Milan, Italy.

Cathy has also traveled extensively from trekking in the Arctic Circle in Sweden, through the Dolomites in Italy during Summer, walked around Maria Island in Tasmania, throughout Northern Italy in all weathers, enjoyed Paris and the South of France, Ireland, Scotland & Wales, Hong Kong and Singapore and also the East Coast of USA – New York, Chicago and Washington.

Cathy lives in Brisbane, Australia with her husband and two children.

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