The Kerrin label will make its debut runway show at the 2020 Virgin Australia Melbourne Fashion Festival as the youngest brand to be invited to show at this year’s consumer-facing fashion event. Kerrin will take to the runway at 6pm on March 12 as part of Studio Edit 2 — a line-up that celebrates the re-establishment of the bespoke process and a custom approach to menswear design.
Kerrin embodies the Australian lifestyle and the juxtapositions that the culture presents: hard-working yet laid-back; irreverent yet humble; embracing tradition and modern technology all at the same time.
A matrix of influences on the brand form the starting point for pieces which come together for an overall Australian aesthetic that the designer believes will translate well both at home and overseas. Natural forms and landscape patterns influence shirt and short prints, while resort and nautical elements can be seen in the choice of colour palette and design details.
Added to that are clean, preppy vibes that overlap with gritty surf, skate and moto references to create an overall rolling collection that walks the balance of displaying modern Australia as a land of compelling contradictions.
Garments are responsibly made in Portugal, and quality, traceability and attention to detail are paramount, using best-in-class fabrics, finishes and construction to produce pieces of great care and inherent value.
Schuppan loves outdoor pursuits such as enduro motorcycling and sailing, and finds these activities along with the technical and function-specific gear that is associated with them a source of inspiration that informs his design approach for everyday gear. “For these sorts of outdoor activities, you will often combine a base layer, a mid layer and a weatherproof shell outerwear layer - this is such a versatile, light-weight and functional way of dressing,” he says.
Stylist: Kim Payne | Photographer: Sean Fennessy | Model: Geron Nord
Stylist: Kim Payne | Photographer: Sean Fennessy | Model: Geron Nord
Travel and photography are integral in the creative process, serving as key inspiration when developing mood boards and a clear aesthetic for the brand. Cornerstones of the design approach are the zen-like principles of simplicity — a focus on what’s left out over what’s put in; and naturalness — showing appreciation of natural forms while remaining distinct from them.
The concept of the range is a rolling collection where new products are designed and developed to work with existing pieces, creating an overall wardrobe that gets better with time. “I believe the way clothes function technically: how a material performs over time, or the tactile nature of a button and how it feels to fasten, for example, are important considerations during the design process,” Schuppan says.
“It’s equally important to think about clothing design on a visceral level in relation to the way clothes can make the wearer feel and how style is related to communicating identity.
“It’s my hope that Kerrin gear becomes part of the wearer’s story, providing a reminder of travel, adventures and pivotal life moments at each wear,” he says.
Utility and functionality anchor notions of exploration, adventure and a love of the outdoors among inspired pieces that combine to create a clean and cohesive range that conveys a relaxed Australian way of life. Weighty loopback jersey kangaroo pocket sweats layer over linen holiday shirts or t-shirts with function specific polyamide button-fly swim shorts or boardies rounding off one of the many resort-style outfits featured in the range. Referencing a by-gone Australian surf scene, corduroy bucket hats and shorts are being introduced alongside Japanese flannel overshirts and cotton nylon zip-up windbreakers in clean colours for when the hot days turn to fresh nights.
“My intention for the Kerrin label is to display a lot of what is so fundamentally part of our lifestyle manifested in a menswear range: Our natural affinity with the outdoors; our appreciation for nature; enjoying and enduring the elements; our ability to work hard and also enjoy a laugh with mates; I believe all of this can be communicated in what we wear,” Schuppan says.
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Shipping & Returns
SHIPPING Same day dispatch for orders received by 9am AEST Monday - Friday following credit verification. Orders made on weekends or public holidays will be processed on the following business day and dispatched within 24 hours.
Slight delays might be experienced during peak times. Please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org if you do not receive your order in a timely manner.
DOMESTIC DELIVERY RATES (AUSTRALIA) Free shipping on all orders over AU$100. A flat rate of AU$10 will apply to any domestic orders under AU$100. All domestic orders will be distributed via Australia Post. Tracking information will be provided on dispatch.
INTERNATIONAL DELIVERY RATES Free international standard shipping on all orders over AU$300 A flat rate of AU$50 will apply to any international orders under AU$300 All international orders are shipped with standard Australia post unless DHL express is specified.
Customers are responsible for their own import and/or customs duties on orders and are responsible for paying these duties to release their goods from customs on arrival.
RETURNS POLICY We want you to enjoy life knowing your KERRIN items will keep you looking and feeling laid back and collected. So we’ve been pretty meticulous about the design and quality of our clothes. But we understand that there might be times when you will want to return an item. This policy applies to all purchases made online at KERRIN.CO and via the KERRIN mobile pop-up stores.
TIMEFRAME Returns must be returned to KERRIN within 30 days of the purchase having been received. Any discrepancies or issues with your KERRIN purchase need to be reported via email within 14 days of receiving your order.
FULL-PRICED ITEMS Full-priced items purchased from KERRIN.CO may be returned and then a refund or KERRIN gift card will be issued, provided that the conditions in this Policy are satisfied.
SALE ITEMS ‘Sale’ items purchased from the KERRIN.CO website or via KERRIN mobile pop-up stores may only be returned for a KERRIN gift card, provided that the item(s) meet the conditions for full-priced item returns.
EXCHANGES OF KERRIN PURCHASES Unfortunately, due to items selling out quickly, exchanges cannot be guaranteed on KERRIN purchases as your requested item may sell out prior to us receiving your return. If your purchase meets the return conditions, you are able return your item and purchase an alternative item.
RETURN CONDITIONS Returns may be refused if the item is assessed to be unfit for resale. This clause does not apply where an item has a manufacturing defect which has been brought to our attention within six months of the purchase date.
The conditions of KERRIN providing a refund or credit are that the goods are returned to the original purchase location within 30 days of the original purchase date.
Returns outside these time frames may be accepted at the sole discretion of KERRIN in which case only a KERRIN credit voucher will be offered: - proof of purchase to KERRIN’s satisfaction is provided, in the form of the KERRIN transactional receipt or invoice; and - the items are in their original condition, meaning that: - all tags are still intact; - the items are in their original packaging; and - the items have not been worn, altered, damaged or washed. KERRIN RETURNS CONDITIONS AND EXCLUSIONS Full-priced items purchased from KERRIN may be exchanged or returned for a KERRIN credit voucher or refunded provided that the conditions in this Policy are satisfied.
‘Sale’ items purchased from KERRIN cannot be returned for reason of change of mind.
Return of faulty items: We can assist you with your return of a faulty item by offering you a number of solutions: - if the fault is minor (as determined at the sole discretion of KERRIN), we may elect to repair the product, where possible; - if the fault is major (as determined at the sole discretion of KERRIN), you may elect to receive: a replacement product (if possible); or credit; or a refund of the original purchase amount (except if the original purchase was made using a credit in which case another credit voucher may be issued). In the case of the return of a faulty item, KERRIN will only offer a repair, exchange, credit or refund if: - the goods are returned within a reasonable time, being six months from the date of purchase; - proof of purchase to KERRIN’s satisfaction is provided, in the form of the KERRIN transactional receipt or invoice; and - upon assessment by KERRIN: the item is considered faulty; or the item is considered to hold a manufacturing fault; or the item varies significantly to the KERRIN description and/or images; or the item delivered is not the item that was ordered. KERRIN will not offer a repair, exchange, credit or refund of any item where fault or damage has been caused by the wearing of, or incorrect caring for, the item. However, if you believe the item is faulty please follow our return procedure.
HOW TO RETURN The items for repair, exchange or return must meet the requirements set out in this Policy.
Step 1: Please email email@example.com to request a Returns Authorisation Number (RA#).
In your email, please provide the following information: SUBJECT: Requesting RA for return of KERRIN item DATE: CUSTOMER NAME: ORDER NUMBER: EMAIL ADDRESS: YOUR CONTACT NUMBER: PLEASE SPECIFY: 1. I WOULD LIKE A REFUND 2. I WOULD LIKE A KERRIN.CO CREDIT VOUCHER
REASON FOR RETURN: NUMBER OF ITEMS BEING RETURNED: DESCRIPTION OF ITEM(S) BEING RETURNED: REASON CODE: ______ REASON FOR REFUND: 1. LOOKS DIFFERENT FROM IMAGE 2. ARRIVED TOO LATE 3. POOR QUALITY/FAULTY 4. DOESN’T FIT PROPERLY 5. DOESN’T SUIT ME 6. INCORRECT ITEM RECEIVED 7. PARCEL DAMAGED ON ARRIVAL 8. ORDERED MORE THAN ONE SIZE 9. OTHER, PLEASE DESCRIBE
Step 2: When you receive your Returns Authorisation Number from KERRIN, send the item(s) with your Returns Authorisation Number clearly marked on the package to:
KERRIN CO PO Box 908 Market Street South Melbourne VIC 3205 AUSTRALIA
Returned items must be received by KERRIN at the address above within five business days of KERRIN issuing the Returns Authorisation.
ORIGINAL SHIPPING CHARGES AND RETURN SHIPPING Original shipping charges are non-refundable and charges for returned items are the responsibility of the customer. KERRIN takes no responsibility for missing incoming deliveries of a return. We encourage you to return your item(s) via registered or traceable postal services as return parcels remain the responsibility of the customer until received by KERRIN. Returned items must be sent by a prepaid method of shipping.
REFUND TENDER If you are entitled to a refund, your refund will be returned in the same manner as the original payment method or as a KERRIN credit voucher. Returns are processed in accordance with our processing procedures. Processing of refunds can take up to five business days to show on your account due to varying processing times between payment providers. You will receive an email from KERRIN when you refund has been processed.
If you are a consumer as defined in the ACL, the following notice applies to you: "Our goods come with warranties and guarantees that cannot be excluded under the Australian Consumer Law (Consumer Guarantees). You are entitled to a replacement or a refund for a major failure and for compensation for any other reasonably foreseeable loss or damage. You are also entitled to have the goods repaired or replaced if the goods fail to be of acceptable quality and the failure does not amount to a major failure.”
AMENDMENT This Policy may be amended from time to time by KERRIN, without prior notice. Any purchase from us following any such amendments will be deemed to be confirmation that you accept those amendments. We recommend that you check KERRIN’s current Terms, before making any purchase. Our agents, employees and third parties do not have authority to change the Terms.
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