Designer Profile: We Are Submarine

Dec 3, 2013 | Designer Profile

A cool new kid is on the block at TVM.

Meet Emily and Monica Hall from We Are Submarine….



Tell us about how and when your label was created?

Our sister act combined creative minds in 2012 & we are submarine was born.

What pieces are included within your range?

Think mesh & lace, bright colours, high waists, bold lines & our brand new swimwear designs. . .Sub Swim!

What is your creative background?

Emily – Cert IV Fashion Design & Technology

Monica – Diploma of specialist make-up services.

Where is the label designed and made?

Designed here, there & everywhere, made in Indonesia.

What inspires you?

Past & present.

Latest collection consists of?

A whole lot of mesh, transparent leotards, twin sets, metallics, flowy skirts, high waist lines, things with frills, & neon bikini’s… It’s got a bit of everything, we call it Organised Chaos.




What's on your mood board?

It’s bold, bright, shiny, and chaotic.

What’s your creative space like?

It smells like sea salt and sounds like Fergie.

What music do you listen to while designing/creating?

Rodriguez , Devo! And…..Fergie

A day in the life of you consists of?

Forever growing our Submarine.

Favourite TVM stall (besides yours of course)?

Whoever sells us the best coffee (The Wandering Bean & A Ship Called Hummingbird) and/or sunflowers (Crystal Creek Flowers)!

Favourite reads/blogs?

How Two Live




What are we likely to find you wearing on market day? Any favourite labels?

Wear - We are submarine, pow!

Favourite – Romance Was Born

What can we expect from the next collection/what are your plans for 2013 and beyond?

We have some big, big plans for the New Year… but it’s all a secret for now.

Why TVM?

It’s a fantastic opportunity for local creatives of all kinds to share what they love to do with the public. There’s a cool, relaxed atmosphere at TVM we like.


What do you love most about attending TVM?

Fun Sunday vibez under the sun.


Visit We Are Submarine online, here.

Follow We Are Submarine on Facebook, here.

Images courtesy of We Are Submarine & The Village Markets.