Introducing a new Tasmanian outerwear collection inspired by the raw beauty of the Tasmanian environment and it’s urban architectural landscape. Isla is a reimagining of our islands chosen garment for the modern, conscious wardrobe. Crafted from carefully sourced recycled fabrics and technical thermal insulation made from recycled plastic bottles, ethical and environmental responsibility is at the heart of our production. Isla creates fresh takes on climate dressing with minimalist designs, bold limited-edition colours and silhouettes that border the experimental.

Ethical Production Practices

Our manufacturers are based in Melbourne and accredited by Ethical Clothing Australia. We are taking steps toward our own certification. Ethical Clothing Australia (ECA) is an accreditation body who work collaboratively with local textile, clothing and footwear (TCF) businesses to protect and uphold the rights of Australian garment workers. To be ECA accredited, a business’s manufacturing operations are audited from design to dispatch to ensure that local TCF workers, including outworkers, are being paid appropriately, receiving all their legal entitlements and working in safe conditions. By supporting an ECA accredited business you are helping to strengthen the Australian TCF industry and you’re valuing the rights of our local garment workers.

We pay Super

We value our staff, and commit to paying superannuation for all staff including freelancers who we work with on a regular basis.

Sustainable Business Growth

We commit to growing mindfully and never at the expense of our people, our community, our environment and our planet.

The Designer

Emily Bye is the creative director / founder of Isla with extensive experience in the Australian fashion industry over 15+ years. With a background as a patternmaker, garment technician and experimental designer, Emily has worked mainly in the local manufacturing industry in Melbourne and for her own namesake brand exploring luxury leatherwear. Relocating to Tasmania in 2015, the designer couldn’t help but notice the islands ubiquitous chosen garment, the puffer jacket. From here a journey of development and functional design began to create a collection of high-end, sustainable and beautiful outerwear proudly made in Australia.