You bought a garment
with this label on it?
That means you can be sure it's a quality item made right here in Australia by someone who earned a fair wage in decent conditions
officially Les is described as a knitting technician - he is much more than that he's - a manufacturer - designer - there's nothing that he doesn't know about knitting machines, knitting techniques and yarn
Why did you choose to work in fashion / textiles?
when he went to work his English was poor and he was able to learn and understand by watching - he gradually acquired a lot of skill and loved working with the machinery - he went into business at 23 year of age
Best thing about the job?
new challenges all the time
Favorite item of clothing?
beanies - loves making them
Best designer ever:
Lou Parisi, Metallicus
Wears: Otto & Spike made by Les
Matched with: a tweed winter coat
Wore it to: everywhere (when it's cold)!