The SQ Studio is an advocate for the global “Slow Fashion” movement! What does this mean? They knowingly and carefully produce and hunt tirelessly for quality, ethical and authentic Fashion and Lifestyle wares. With a strong focus on Tasmanian and Australian made goodness, we invest in small and local makers, by collaborating with them to make the world of fashion and lifestyle wares a better and fairer place.
“Wild at heart, ethical by nature”; that is the motto of The Spotted Quoll Studio, and it’s one they are proud to uphold since their inception in 2009, where they design and produce a range of size inclusive ethical fashion, homewares and jewellery using sustainable resources from Australia and beyond.
“I often get asked why The Spotted Quoll? That’s easy, I wanted to create an authentic and memorable brand, infused with earthy Tasmanian tones, that not only makes our customers think of our precious endangered species, but also promotes curiosity about our treasured environment. If I was asked what animal I feel I relate to, I would have to say, a Spotted Quoll, due to its cunningly wild and tenacious nature” explains Tamika.
Founder Tamika Bannister was born in Tasmania, living most of her childhood in the small rural town of Caveside, located under the shadow of the Great Western Tiers. Without a doubt it is this picturesque location that has influenced her inherent love of all things Tasmanian and her fierce desire to protect its natural wonders. Tamika has a very practical side to her infectiously enthusiastic personality, one that must create: Create jobs, create work for makers, create beautiful things and therefore creating a better and less selfish world....Read Less