Kate Sylvester creates intelligent, timeless clothing that celebrates colour, honouring her craft and the makers and community who bring these garments to life. Created to be loved and lived in, Kate Sylvester garments are imbued with a thoughtful simplicity, with unexpected, elevated details and dynamic use of colour. Her collections are concept driven and storytelling is woven into each garment. Designs explore historical and cultural touchpoints, plucking details or characters from the past to infuse garments with a unique story or reference point. Kate’s designs balance the masculine and feminine and she is renowned for her contemporary, sophisticated silhouettes that fit and flatter a myriad of body shapes. Kate Sylvester takes a kind, considered approach to all aspects of business practice, recognising her responsibility to the people, the environment, and the community she lives in. Kate Sylvester is committed to supporting New Zealand’s garment production industry by producing locally-made, high quality garments that are made to last for a lifetime, not a season.