About

The Great Beyond creates bamboo clothing for the stylish and confident woman. Designed in Queensland, Australia referencing the classic styles you know and love to fit into your everyday lifestyle. Our vision is to create eco-friendly fashion through luxury fabrics and staple pieces that complement the modern woman and the environment. Learn More about the amazing benefits of bamboo clothing here.

Classics Collection

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Montana Lower & Rachele Edson for The Classics collection, Photographed by Demi Cambridge

Our debut collection lays the foundation of our stylistic approach. It references the iconic shapes that form the basis of contemporary clothing.

Featuring a trans-seasonal array of t-shirts, singlets and long sleeve tunics available as crop tops, tops and dresses in our favourite colours; black, white, deep blue and heather grey.

The Great Beyond has reimagined the classics as a cohesive range of refined, eco-friendly garments. To be cherished by all who enjoy quality basics and seek to support the shift towards environmentally conscious fashion.

Orbit Collection

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Jazmin for the Orbit Collection, Photographed by Azar Image

Orbit is the second collection from The Great Beyond, expanding our range of reworked classic styles. Showcasing relaxed eco-luxe simplicity in each new design inspired by the elegant and environmentally conscious woman.

Introducing the Helene long sleeve button up shirts and dresses, Bianca short sleeve shirts and dressesPortia pants and Elara wrap skirts, made 100% from luxurious woven organic bamboo.

Bringing back our popular colour palette of blue, black, stone and white tones add a timeless element to these versatile and much sought after designs.

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Rachele Edson for the Orbit Collection, Photographed by Azar Image

 

 

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Our Vision

We aspire to bring into harmony the love of beautiful clothing and environmental awareness. To advance the lofty pursuit of style and comfort while promoting sustainable textiles and socially responsible business practices.

The Great Beyond is dedicated to the ideal of benefit for all; to nurture our relationships with customers, distributors and suppliers; to collaborate with young creatives and to deepen our commitment to the environment.

Want to know more? Read about the environmental benefits of bamboo and unique features of our textiles here.

Behind The Great Beyond

The Great Beyond is a fusion between Australian fashion designer Nicolas Azar and fashion blogger Aicha Robertson from The Fashion Heist.

Designer & Co-Founder – Nicolas Azar

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Argentinian born Nicolas Azar crosses the line between head designer and fashion photographer.  An electrical engineering by profession, turned to fashion design to fulfil his lifelong creative passion. Currently based out of Queensland, Australia the fashion duo aim to project into the world how the relationship between eco-friendly practices and stylish design can work harmoniously together.

Brand Manager & Co-Founder – Aicha Robertson

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Aicha has worked within the Australian fashion industry with noted Australian stylists such as Christie Nicolaides and Kimberly Gardner. Noticing a gap between fashion bloggers and eco clothing, Aicha and her partner Nicolas came together to create The Great Beyond.

Who Made Your Clothes?

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Dongguan Ocoo Apparel & Fashion in China, they were a small team who manufactured women’s wear, headed by Irene and Ms. Coco Guo. They were a team of 50 and their motto was “quality is life, style is soul” who valued happiness between all their employees and who practiced safe and ethical trading. Unfortunately they closed their doors in early 2016 due to the economic crisis in China. They shared our passion for environmentally friendly clothing and produced our material using the closed loop system, which ensures that the chemicals used in producing bamboo viscose and our organic bamboo fabric did not harm their waterways. This team created our Classics and Orbit Collection.

Manufacturing Team Leader
Fanny Lam, an Australian designer and clothing manufacturer who works with her sister & team of garment makers in DongGuang. She has been in the Australian fashion industry for over 25 years and we are excited to have her on board with our up coming collection!

Fabric Production Team
Wujiang Tuoxin Fabric, based out of Jiangsu China – a 50 people team who create all our sustainable fabrics from woven organic bamboo to recycled PET.