Richard Jarman - Designer of COMMAS Resort & Swim - "A purposeful pause, a reminder to catch your breath, to recalibrate"
In this episode Elizabeth speaks with Richard Jarman, the designer and founder of COMMAS
COMMAS is a swim and resortwear label based in Sydney, launched in 2017.
Richard has always drawn inspiration from his unique Australian seaside lifestyle.
The name COMMAS implies a purposeful pause, a reminder to catch your breath, to recalibrate, and take pleasure in the moment.
The brand serves as a catalyst to find calmness in the spaces between life's clutter.
Ricard shares how "It all started with the goal to create the perfect pair of swim shorts."
From there, Richards's quest grew to create a completely original resort wardrobe comprising of "pieces that create a feeling of confidence and calm."
Shortly after launching, Richard was invited by Woolmark to represent Australia at Pitti Uomo in Florence, to showcase his SS18 collection.
In Florence, COMMAS caught the eye of luxury e-commerce platform Matchesfashion.com, who launched the brand globally in January 2018.
Commas have since expanded to partner with Major retail partners globally in addition to their own e-commerce business.
Amongst incredible milestones, COMMAS was awarded the winner of The 'National Designer Award' At The 2021 Melbourne Fashion Festival
I was inspired by this conversation with Richard and in awe of his calm nature, business acumen and passion for his seaside Australian Lifestyle and I'm sure you will be too!
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