Month: September 2017

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Step into Spring with the Smith Oxford Shirt in White

Our NEW Smith Oxford Shirt in White has arrived, light and fresh in time for spring! This shirt is a favourite in our range for its soft fabric that keeps your crew comfortable & looking smart all day. A crisp white shirt is a must-have wardrobe item that speaks understated style. Our Smith Oxford Shirt is suited for any industry from retail, hospitality and corporate settings, and provides a more casual uniform appearance which can be dressed up as required. Features Made from a breathable cotton/poly fabric, the Smith Oxford has the look of a traditional Oxford shirt and is comfortable to wear for any work scenario. Pair with Slim Silk Bowtie and Watson Vest for sophisticated front of house style. Also available in Sky, Navy and Black in mens and womens so you can complete the set for every uniform need. cotton / polyester smart modern cut lightweight easy-care fabric matte white buttons left chest pocket button down collar

Cargo Crew Blog | Fashionista Foodie

Celenie Seidel – Fashionista Foodie

As the Consultant & Forecaster for Yasmin Sewell Limited, Celenie Seidel makes the perfect Fashionista Foodie as she travels the world to catch the latest trends in fashion and food. We interviewed Celenie to discover her journey to becoming a globetrotting fashionista. Tell us how you started your career in Fashion? At the very beginning I started out with part-time retail jobs and assisting stylists during Melbourne’s fashion festivals, while at university. I studied Fashion Design and then Fashion Journalism as I was keen to eventually get into fashion publication / magazines. To date, publication isn’t actually the path I’ve taken, but I did end up working for a luxury e-commerce company owned by Condé Nast… so I guess it relates?! You obviously have an incredible eye for style, what would be your advice for other aspiring Fashionista’s the world over? The industry has more competition than ever on many levels, especially living in the age of ‘the influencer’, where your professional currency is no longer necessarily linked to what qualifications or experience you have. …

Cargo Crew Blog | Wellness Within

Manoj Dias – Wellness Within

As a co-founder of Australia’s first multi-disciplinary drop-in meditation studio, A-Space in Melbourne, Manoj Dias embodies wellness everyday. Having learned from many of the great spiritual leaders of our time, Manoj hopes his studio and teachings will help others to ‘trade mania for pause’, and work towards wellness within for a more meaningful life. You have an incredible concept with the A-Space offering. Can you tell us how this came about? Like most stories worth telling, mine was unexpected.  Since meeting co-founder Josh Lynch, about a year and a half ago, together we’ve been running meditation and mindfulness workshops and programs, then we decided (with no money) at the end of last year to open up Australia’s first multi-disciplinary meditation studio. There were a variety of driving forces behind opening the studio, but we really wanted to see if we could answer this question: Can you slow down, be calm and stay connected in a fast-paced city like Melbourne? We know personally, anecdotally and through research that meditation and mindfulness, as practices, can help us …

Cargo Crew Blog | Man Made

Alejandro Saravia – Man Made

Alejandro Saravia, Chef of CHE & Pastuso, is our Man Made ambassador. Known for introducing Peruvian’s bold and flavoursome cuisine to Australia and sharing his passion for Latin American cuisine, we interviewed Alejandro to discover his trade secrets in perfecting perfect Peruvian dish. Tell us how you started your career as a chef? I have been exposed to good food from a very early age being the oldest grand child, helping my grandmother in the kitchen peeling broad beans or peas and then cooking with her. Being in her kitchen was always like an adventure, starting early in the morning with a trip to the local market to buy fresh ingredients. My grandmother has managed to establish a great relationship with most of the market vendors so it was an amazing place to learn how to choose your ingredients and when was the best time to source them. Following my grandmother’s passion for good food and hospitality I decided to study to be a chef at Le cordon Bleu in Lima which, at that time, was …

Cargo Crew Blog | Modern Foodie

Elise Bucholtz – Modern Foodie

Elise Bucholtz is the epitome of our Modern Foodie. As the Client Service Director for Time Out Australia, Elise rubs elbows with the who’s-who of the Australian Hospitality scene on a weekly basis. Planning and attending fabulous events and eating out at the latest on-trend venues is her life. We interviewed Elise to gain insight into her life as a modern foodie. Tell us about your position at Time Out Australia. As the Client Service Director I am responsible for managing our national partnerships, marketing activity and events. Anything that involves a fun physical experience, comes through my team which includes anything from our annual Food and Bar Awards, right through to the Sneak Peeks, Film previews, our Battle of the Busker or Burger competition series. We also produce a bunch of custom events for our clients. We predominately work across the Hospitality and Arts & Culture space, so an average day means everything from working across a new festival through to assisting with the promotion of a new venue or dining concept. I am also responsible for …

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Cargo Crew KIDS! Wear What the Real Crews Wear

Do you know a Future Foodie? Then our new Cargo Crew KIDS apron range is for them! Designed for Future Foodies looking for a real deal apron, our kid-friendly range offers genuine mini versions of our famous… Barkly and Boston Bib Aprons! These aprons are designed for some serious fun so you can make… Kids Boston Apron The Cargo Crew Kids Boston Bib Apron is crafted from washed mid-weight denim and features a soft neck strap, chic overall style bib pocket and distressed denim details that add designer cred. Kids Barkly Apron Our Kids Barkly Bib is the essential Indigo Denim Apron. Created with our signature cream herringbone strap the Barkly Bib equals effortless cool for any kid ready to make a mess! Adding further excitement to the Cargo Crew Kids apron range is the collaboration with award-winning artistic parenting magazine, Lunch Lady. Known for their kids’ creative food recipes and inspiring family stories, Lunch Lady is the go-to resource reminding parents to keep things in perspective and have fun! Each Cargo Crew kids apron comes with …

Cargo Crew Blog | New Henry Bluegrain Apron

NEW! Henry Bluegrain – Style Meets Functionality

Introducing Henry Bluegrain! 💙 Your staff won’t feel the blues in this premium apron that combines style and functionality with our hard-wearing re-engineered fabric. As an added bonus, this Henry is being released in a choice of six strap colours! Bluegrain Appeal Henry Bluegrain is the newest addition to the Henry apron family. Henry Bluegrain captures a linen-look with its grey-blue tone and grainy slub effect creating a soft and textured surface. But unlike linen, this apron is made from our newly re-engineered polyester/cotton fabric that offers durability and superior colour fastness. So, just like the Mocha, Charcoal and Pebble colour-ways, Henry Bluegrain has been designed to work just as hard as your environment demands. Henry is our lightest apron weighing 220gsm! However, it is also one of our most durable aprons with extremely high results against abrasion. This makes it a perfect uniform addition for fast paced retail or hospitality venues, whilst the textured look will suit cafes looking for effortless street style appeal. Henry Bluegrain is available in six different apron strap colours that are interchangeable with our …