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Celebrating Excellence: The Mainie Commitment to Quality, Ethics, and Customer Satisfaction

Posted on April 12 2024

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As we express our gratitude for the loyalty of our customers, we remain steadfast in our pursuit of improvement. The Mainie team continually seeks ways to enhance the customer experience, recognizing that complacency has no place in our journey. We welcome and encourage suggestions from our valued patrons, inviting them to be an integral part of our ongoing evolution.

Mainie's Merino Wool Collection: Luxurious. Authentic. Unique.

Posted on March 26 2024

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A Mainie pure wool scarf is more than a fashion piece; it is a celebration of our 65,000-year-old Indigenous cultural heritage and a tribute to our shared Australian story, says Charmaine Saunders, Mainie Founder.

A Mainie Aboriginal Art Silk Scarf Is So Much More Than Just Beautiful Fashion

Posted on February 19 2024

A Mainie Aboriginal Art Silk Scarf Is So Much More Than Just Beautiful Fashion
The Mainie silk scarf collection represents a beautiful fusion of two ancient cultures: Warlpiri women artists from the remote Tanami Desert region of Central Australia and the skilled artisan silk-makers from the historic Silk Road city of Suzhou in China.

Mainie: Ethical & Sustainable Fashion

Posted on October 04 2023

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Mainie is committed to applying sustainable fashion principles and practices across our business operations and at every level of our supply chain.

Australian Merino - The Finest Wool in the World

Posted on August 26 2023

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Australian Merino wool producers prioritise sustainable and ethical farming practices. These practices not only benefit the environment but also contribute to the overall quality of the wool produced.

Top Reasons to Wear a Silk Scarf

Posted on August 22 2023

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Silk scarves are known for their luxurious look and feel. Wearing a silk scarf can instantly elevate an outfit, adding a touch of elegance and sophistication to your look.

The History of Silk Making

Posted on August 17 2023

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The history of silk making is a fascinating journey that spans thousands of years and encompasses multiple cultures.

Why scarves are an essential travel accessory

Posted on August 14 2023

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Scarves are incredibly versatile travel accessories. They can be worn in various ways, such as around your neck, as a head covering, or even as a shawl or sarong. This versatility allows you to effortlessly adapt to different weather conditions, cultural norms, or fashion preferences in the places you visit.

What do the shapes and symbols in Aboriginal art mean?

Posted on July 26 2023

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One of the most recognizable styles in Aboriginal art is dot painting, where fine dots are used to create intricate patterns and forms. Dots can represent various things, such as ancestral tracks, waterholes, ceremonial sites, and even the stars.

The Mainie Story - Who we are, what we do and why we do it

Posted on July 21 2023

The Mainie Story - Who we are, what we do and why we do it
Every Mainie we make gives back to the Aboriginal woman artist who created the original design, to elevate and empower her, her family and her community.

Fashion with Purpose

Posted on July 12 2023

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Mainie is a unique melding of authentic Aboriginal art and luxurious fashion.

Style Story: The White Shirt

Posted on April 04 2023

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A unique melding of authentic Aboriginal art and luxurious silk.

Keeping Culture Alive

Posted on March 28 2023

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“Tradition is not to preserve the ashes but to pass on the flame.”
Gustav Mahler

Mainie: A unique melding of authentic Aboriginal art and luxurious fashion

Posted on March 20 2023

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"I like painting ‘cause it's my Dreaming. I like to teach kids my Dreaming. I want everyone to know my Dreaming from all over the world. I know and they can know." - Bessie Nakamarra Sims

Seven Sisters Dreaming

Posted on March 10 2023

"I want my art to tell the story of my ancestors and be able to 
show the world my culture and my traditions"
Alma Nungarrayi Granites 

Simply Tops

Posted on February 14 2023

Simply Tops
Mainie Silk Kaftan Tops: Water Bird, Desert Journey, Women’s Journey,  Journey of a Woman’s Strength Loved by stylish women around the world, our gorgeous Mainie kaftan tops are a fabulous fusion of authentic...

Mainie: The world's oldest art brought to life on luxurious pure silk

Posted on March 08 2022

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The Mainie silk scarf collection features authentic Aboriginal art designs  Each exquisite wearable art piece in the Mainie silk scarf collection is a unique melding of two ancient artisan cultures -...

Mainie: Timeless, Versatile & Meaningful Fashion

Posted on February 01 2022

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At Mainie, we lead by example as "Slow Fashion" advocates. Every one of our exquisite wearable art pieces is consciously designed to be a timeless, versatile and meaningful fashion garment. ...

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