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JARDAN X Cargo Crew Up-Cycle For Apron Perfection

Exclusive design to Jardan + Cargo Crew A passion for original Australian design is at the heart and soul of the latest apron collaboration between Jardan and Cargo Crew. Needing no introduction to any style hunter, Jardan knows how to deliver an exceptional design aesthetic across all of their product categories, whilst Cargo Crew leads the contemporary workwear industry bringing quality, craftsmanship & design to over 12,000 workplaces, globally. The second powerhouse collaboration with Jardan sees Cargo Crew introducing the Ollie Apron which has come to life through like-minded design experimentation, delivering something truly bespoke. The leather detail on the apron straps are crafted from Jardan leather furniture off-cuts which supports both businesses considered approach to product creation and sustainability. “We love the idea of up-cycling tangible elements from other product lines and giving them a fresh life in another form.” said Felicity Rodgers, Founder & Creative Director of Cargo Crew. The sustainability focus of the collaboration also crosses over into the packaging design. Made from recycled paper and sewn locally to create a beautiful …

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The Latest Uniform Trends

As industry disruptors Cargo Crew aim to be the first in responding to emerging uniform trends. To gain an insight into the thinking behind our current work, take a look at some of the key movements we’ve identified as being relevant to our world. From the new dress code redefining corporate Australia, to popular fashion classics like Denim that “Dominates” all the trend-setting cafés, not to forget timeless Black & White and the recurring Utilitarian, we’ve collated the latest uniform trends to make finding the right look for you and your business easy. The New Corporate Dress Code The days of needing to don a suit nine-to-five have had a thorough shake up, with an HR-approved movement to relax dress codes sweeping corporate Australia. Whilst the change of pace doesn’t signal free reign to trade trousers for jeans, it does place more choice in the hands of the individual to make dressing choices that best reflect their style and needs. Firm rules or not, modern wardrobe decisions should still be well considered. We see this topic addressed in …

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Cargo Crew Interview on Switzer TV

In July 2016, our Creative Director, Felicity Rodgers and Operations Director, Paul Rodgers were invited to Foxtel’s head office in Sydney to talk business on Switzer TV! Flic and Paul loved sharing the Cargo Crew story with Peter Switzer, from its humble beginnings as a boutique Melbourne fashion label, to a Telstra Small Business Award Winning and ever-expanding Modern Uniform wholesaler, that has seen the company grow in two years from a staff of 8 to 20 employees. In the interview, they discuss business insights and company growth, and the evolution of the Cargo Crew brand which has attracted the attention of both national and international businesses. After five years of developing a label in the fashion industry, Felicity saw a gap in the uniform market, and “realised the idea of using my design abilities and taking that to a corporate offering”. The rest, as they say, is history. Watch the full interview on Switzer.com.au.