Jessica Bratich a former karate athlete with a Bachelor of Communications with a Minor in Marketing turned to a career in fashion after several years of experience in retail and wholesale and after completing cert IV in fashion at Central Tafe.
In late 2011, Jessica Bratich launched her first AW12 Collection of leather goods in Perth. Inspired by natural earthy colours, classic shapes and hardware. Jessica created an exclusive collection of chic leather bas in a variety of styles including clutches, handbags, travel goods and laptop bags.
Jessica’s second collection SS 12/13, launched at Perth Fashion week, included clutches, handbags and travel goods. This Collection took on a bright, edgy and more distinctive look. The Jessica Bratich Collection is a combination of classic shaping and design, with bold graphic elements. Created with today’s modern woman in mind, Jessica’s reinterpretations of classic shapes and unique detailing inspire woman to keep them coming back for more.
Jessica Bratich appeared on the Fashion Palette Runway in New York after accepting and invitation to collaborate with a fellow Perth Designer. Jessica made her mark on the international stage with her stand out pieces designed for the sexy, chic confident woman.
Following up on her success in New York, Jessica teamed up again on the Perth Fashion Festival Runway, which received and overwhelming response. During Perth Fashion Festival X factor judge and former Spice Girl, Mel B was spotted carrying 2 Jessica Bratich clutches. Mel B was quoted by the Sunday Times saying “This is a really cool bag, I love it. It’s different”.
Although this label is relatively new, it has managed to launch into the spotlight and catch peoples eye. There are many exciting things planned for this label and we hope you enjoy the journey....