OHARA focus on using luxurious fabrics and quality craftsmanship, to design beautiful yet modern silhouettes. Creating subtly sexy looks, each piece in their clothing and accessory collections gives women style, confidence and class. OHARA, is the creation of Sydney sisters Kash and Clare O’Hara and since the brand’s inception in 2007, it has offered their customers affordable luxury.
With a loyal clientele and celebrity following, the O’Hara sisters have captured the attention of both the media and the fashion industry. In 2008 the duo were selected to showcase their accessory range at Rosemount Sydney Fashion Festival and were asked to show again the following year. It was here that the industry started to notice the emerging talent.
At the end of 2009 OHARA, launched their first Nautical inspired Ready to Wear ‘Resort’ Collection called ‘Travel the World by Sea’ at the Ivy Pool Club and the launch night was written up in the Sun Herald as “A Nautical but nice collection by the gorgeous O’Hara sisters.” The stunning designs by OHARA have seen the sisters awarded winners of the 2011 Australian Wool Fashion Awards and runners up of the award in 2010; runners up in the Best Fashion Accessory Designer Award at the 2009 Fashion Palette; and a finalist in the 2010 Australian FTV online Designer Awards.
More recently, OHARA were selected as one of Australia’s best emerging talent to show their ‘Moonlight’ collection in New York as part of G’Day USA in January 2011. Despite the youth of the brand, the extensive industry exposure and positive reception has caught the attention of Sydney’s famous glitterati, including the likes of Dannii Minogue, Jackie O, Kate Ritchie, Kate Mac and Lizzy Lovette, who are all fans of the label. As well as US celebrities including actress Electra Avellan, and singers Mya and Chloe Wang. Their client base is continuing to grow amongst women who appreciate real style.
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