Marg designed and created her own clothes from age 12 encouraged by her creative embroiderer mother. A love of dance influenced by visits to ballet performances and a passion for Paris after walking across Le Pont Neuf with her father aged 8. These early French influences led to living and working in Paris, France and in 2003 launched her first collection after a family and a teaching career in fashion and design-  but always remaining passionate about creating fashion.

Her achievements include representing Australia as a fashion designer: Paris Fashion Week 2003 and 2006,  sponsored by Malaysia Tourism to show at Kuala Lumpur, Asia Fashion Week 2005 after being spotted at Australian Fashion Week Sydney 2004, and showing at Singapore Fashion Week in 2006 with a fashion salon at Dubai Ritz Carlton sponsored by Department of trade gaining Export grants.

The Looks

Sensual, chic, feminine, flattering, wearable pieces for private clients. An outfit or garment to make the wearer feel special. Private orders from clients desiring an original design that will flatter them in quality fabrics and colours with a meticulous cut.

Specialises in bespoke/custom made, red carpet, bridal outfits, suits and pants.

Ready To Wear

A versatile resort wear collection with a European influence. A range of garments including bikinis, wraps , culottes, skirt and dresses for holiday activities including weddings.

Resort wear range inspired by the colours and contrasts of the Australian landscape. The colours of the outback. The fierce desert. Amazing ocean with its beaches Tropical rainforest with stunning water flowers. Other inspiration: dance and its movement, cultural contrasts and stirring emotions. A versatile resort wear collection with a European influence.

Exclusive global quality fabrics mostly natural: silks, linens and cottons with blends that enhance fibre characteristics. The designer enhances some designs with vintage fabric, hand embellishment including embroidery, hand painting and digital printing.

Highlights

2017

Exhibited her latest Resort Fashion Collection at International Salon de la Lingerie, Port de Versailles, Paris France. Several of her garments featured in fashion runway shows each day with other designers. A few outfits can be seen on You Tube Fashion Shows ‘Artists Studio’ or Dualism’ FW 17 Salon International De La Lingerie

2016 -2017
Sourcing latest fabrics at International Textile Exhibitions.   Launch of new label Tropice La Mode Online Store. Creation of new Resort wear Collection for 2018 Summer including Couture designs. Featured  her new Fashion Collection a mix of ready to wear and couture dresses at Centrestage, Hong Kong September,2016


2009 – 2016

Designing and making bespoke fashion garments for private clients in new showroom.

Exhibited  latest evening wear collection at Centrestage, Hong Kong in September, 2016


2004- 2011
Exhibiting artist for SALA. Designed traditional costume for Belgian Honorary Consul, she received an Award for the Best Dressed


2007 – 2012
Opened her first showroom in Adelaide Arcade. Designing high end fashion for private clients and selling ready to wear.

Exhibited at The Source May, Mercedes Fashion Week, Sydney. Celebratory Charity Fashion show 5th year in Adelaide Arcade showroom.


2006
– Exhibited at Singapore Fashion Week including runway Fashion show.
– Spring / Summer collections 06/07 at Prêt A Porter, Paris
– Presented a Fashion Salon, Ritz Carlton Hotel, Dubai, Arab Emirates to expatriates. Lisa, wife of Emirates Airlines Deputy President  chose designs later worn at Emirates Melbourne cup and meeting PM of NZ .


2005
– Exhibited at Preview for High End Labels, Exhibition Centre, Darling Harbour, Sydney Fashion Week
– Sponsored by Malaysian Tourism & Mercedes International Fashion Awards to exhibit as an Australian designer.
WGSN – Published in online Fashion Trends Magazine after showing at Kuala Lumpur – Asia Fashion Week


2002 – 2003
Completed Fashion Marketing Course – Paris Fashion Institute then worked in Paris for Designer Louanna Haseltine.

Exhibited as an Australian designer first Resort Fashion collection Pret A Porter, Portes de Versailles, Paris, France.


2001 – 2002
Solo artist: exhibitions of haute couture images Strike A Pose
Lombard Gallery