Bringing your dreams to life... from conception to production
Specialising in the Fashion and Textiles Industry
A Fitting Connection has the expertise to direct and support you while you develop your product/collection. We are a strong team of passionate manufacturers, fashion designers, pattern makers, website/graphic designers, photographers and fabric suppliers that want to see you succeed.
No Project is too big or too small Whether you're a start up business or an established brand, looking to launch a new collection or add new products to your existing portfolio, we have the knowledge and resources available to produce and launch your garments and textiles in the most creative, efficient and cost effective way possible.
Connect, Style & Shoot
Having a great product just isn't enough these days, you need quality images! Regardless of whether you are a small start-up label or an established one, a photo-shoot is an expense that A Fitting Connection is dedicated to making more affordable with our Connect, Style & Shoot service.
Founder and Director Katrina Naish has over 20 years experience in the fashion and textiles industry across design and production, and a Diploma in 'Clothing Industry Studies.'
After working in the industry and seeing the challenges that companies experience trying to get their products off the ground, Katrina felt a strong desire to use the skills she had acquired over the years to offer assistance. Acting as ‘go to’ for whatever is needed to build a business from conception through to completion, Katrina and her team are driven to make sure your product is a great success.
"For me the excitement begins when I first start working with a client. I see their designs, hear their aspirations and can immediately determine where to go next. What I love the most is seeing the finished product and watching how they flourish in the Industry. But it doesn't finish there... I see every client as an ongoing project, offering them support throughout the entire journey."
Jewelz's career started in London where she was a machinist working on uniforms for hotels, before moving to the Netherlands where she had a position before I finally getting her foot in the door as a pattern maker for a Dutch distributor company. She has been pattern making for the past 10 years, 8 of which have been here in Australia.
Jewelz's loves fashion; it’s one of her favourite ways for personal expression and creativity. As a pattern maker she is always looking to create a perfect fit. Pattern making fulfils a personal need for a technical or mechanical perfection.
Tarmi Designer ~ Fashion Artist
As a multidisciplinary designer and artist, Tarmi has a number of feathers in her bow that include Creative Direction, Design, Fashion Art, Textile Print Design, Graphic Design and Visual Art Services. So it really depends on the project as to which feathers she pull out. She’s always up for a challenge!
With experience in many different areas of design she has settled in fashion for the past 11 years, where her art and design skills can come together to create a fabulous end product. Collaborating with fashion brands and wholesalers, she has created designs for many parts of the apparel market. These have included designs for the Womenswear, Menswear, Childrenswear and Newborn markets
Her life’s mission is to follow her heart creatively which is something that she is intimately familiar with because that urge to create never goes away.
Rashmi Production Coordinator ~ Fit Specialist
Rashmi completed her fashion degree in 2008 while working with the fashion industry in India. A hard worker Rashmi worked her way up within the home furnishing manufacturing company as assistant merchandiser and sample coordinator with her key responsibility being the account management for some of the companies biggest clients.
Early 2009 she joined high fashion manufacturing company. Where she looked after production sampling for USA based client accounts. In 2011 she started working with Europe based clients who produced leather garments and accessories. With her attention to detail and her dedication she progressed to senior department merchandiser managing each clients new collection from sourcing, sampling, production management, finishing, QA and packing.
March 2014 saw Rashmi migrate to Australia and settle in Western Australia. Volunteering for Telstra Perth fashion festival 2 seasons before working remotely for her past employer as an account manager.
2018 has seen Rashmi move to Melb where we welcome her to our going team.