Mies is a Melbourne-based dress label founded by Andrew Letts and designed by Sara Lim and Adriana Santelices in 2016. Our aesthetic is an ode to the feminine and to the intelligence and simplicity of mid-century design. We believe in the everlasting value of just a few great things, so we focus on creating individual customised pieces that add to the richness and joy of a good life. Each dress is meant to integrate easily with your personal style.

We encourage you to be involved in the design process to own something special and unique to you. We make all of our dresses on a made-to-order basis, to avoid making a surplus of garments that sit in a warehouse and never be wanted or worn. It’s our way of reducing waste and improving the product life cycle.

 

The way we do things

Because we strongly believe in the value of being ‘Australian made’ and all of the benefits that local production brings, Mies is proudly designed and made in Melbourne.

For us at Mies, the biggest benefit of local production is to have a close relationship with the people who create our dresses. In a world where it is still common practice to have a long and distant supply chain, we want to make a change and we take great pride in this philosophy. Our local team is an incredible group of people and we are very fortunate to have them working alongside us. We appreciate their skills and commitment and we want to take care of them.

Behind every dress at Mies there is someone special who made it for you.