“Through research and development we can do better by educating ourselves on best practices to create more durable and less wasteful wardrobes. When we know more, we can design more consciously and with more consideration.”
WHO WE ARE
We are a contemporary brand with an artisanal focus. Cultivating a spirit of adventure with social, environmental, and ethical issues at heart. We respect traditional craft and techniques so that we can preserve a part of history. Alemais celebrates an eclectic mix of unique natural textiles, hand crafted embroideries and exaggerated shapes. Inspired by historical references redefined for a contemporary wardrobe.
ALEMAIS is a brand with purpose. It is a brand of integrity. A brand striving for more responsible and sustainable practices within a changing industry. It is about creating and curating collections that feature artisanal communities and reduce negative environmental impact. ALEMAIS is concerned about the future of our world, wherever possible choosing low impact fibres such as Hemp, Ramie, Organic Cotton and European Linen.
ALEMAIS is the creative expression of Australian designer Lesleigh Jermanus. A Graduate in Fine Arts, Lesleigh has been designing and collaborating within the industry for over 20 years.
Under the Creative Direction of Lesleigh Jermanus, the Australian based talent, draws on her Lebanese heritage delivering a contemporary wardrobe of optimistic prints, patchworks and embroideries. Alémais, is a brand striving for transparent and sustainable practices, that celebrates artisanal techniques and natural fibres. It is about creating and curating a collection that supports artisanal communities, that reduces environmental impact and treats its suppliers with honesty and respect.
OUR FOREST PROJECT
We recognise that our wonderful planet needs a helping hand and with your support we plant a tree for every garment sold, for every subscriber to our community,amongst other initiatives. Trees are one of the best tools we have in removing carbon pollution from our atmosphere.
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We believe in building a brand that champions environmental and economic development through meaningful relationships that foster and empower artisans and suppliers. Through this approach we aim to build long lasting associations.