In Conversation with Lee Mathews: ‘Growing Independent Fashion Brands’ Book Launch


Thu 30 May 6:00pm - 7:30pm




13 Gertrude Street, Fitzroy VIC, Australia


Berlin-based Advance Copy launches ‘Growing Independent Fashion Brands’, a book of over 30 interviews with fashion brand and boutique owners across the globe who are challenging industry preconceptions and bringing wholesome models of success to life.

To celebrate, the publication’s creative director Beth Wilkinson will be joined by one of the book’s guests, Lee Mathews, for an intimate conversation and Q&A. Join Lee and Beth for drinks around the long table in the centre of the Lee Mathews Gertrude Street store for an expansive evening of shared ideas, as Lee reflects on her dos and dont’s in navigating a financially stable independent company.

Presented by Oak Park Studio and Lee Mathews
Oak Park Studio is a Melbourne-based design practice and publisher focused on developing brands and cultural publications. Lee Mathews is an Australian womenswear brand.

Beth Wilkinson Presenter

Beth Wilkinson is a creative director, designer and publisher. She is the founder of Lindsay magazine and runs her own publishing and design practice Oak Park Studio where she works with clients and collaborators internationally on editorial and brand projects, including the latest book by Advance Copy, ‘Growing Independent Fashion Brands’.

Lee Mathews Guest

Lee Mathews is the CEO and founder of the eponymous Australian designer brand.