Meet the Maker

Carl will be onsite from 1:00 pm Tuesday 3, Wednesday 4 or Thursday 5 September at The Marketplace.

Located in the heart of Melbourne’s fashion precinct, Carl Navè’s Bourke Street studio offers a unique made-to-measure experience. Combining the art of bespoke with fashion design and textile expertise, each piece is carefully crafted with an emphasis on style, fit and comfort.

Born in Williamstown, Melbourne to Italian parents, Carl Navè comes from a family of tailors, and has been sewing since the age of six. Honing his craft with over twenty years of experience, Carl takes tailoring to an exciting new level, offering a contemporary approach to bespoke work in his Bourke Street based studio.

5 Tailoring Tips with Carl Navè
Would you like to know the difference between Bespoke, Made to Measure and Off The Rack suit? Come in and listen to Carl’s 5 Tips, a 15 minute discussion that will improve you knowledge on suits and how to wear and care for them.

Festival of ST/EVE x Melbourne Fashion Week offer
Make an appointment for a bespoke consultation and receive a complimentary Made to Measure Shirt to the value of $240.00 when you purchase a Made to Measure Suit. Offer valid until September 30.

Presented by City Precinct, Festival of ST/EVE is an annual celebration of the Modern Melburnian. This year, the Festival of ST/EVE is being held at the Melbourne Town Hall for Melbourne Fashion Week.

The Festival of ST/EVE gathers independent designers, retailers, purveyors of classic merchandise, stylists and outfitters to celebrate their unique Melbourne style. These independent curators and creators of Melbourne style and traditionally located high above the city streets in bespoke studios and ateliers, some are tucked away in heritage buildings, and some you will find beautifully located on Flinders Lane, Little Collins or Little Bourke Streets.

Join us at the Festival of ST/EVE in the Marketplace during Melbourne Fashion Week, to meet the maker, understand their craft and shop their collection.