- Jane Ziemons - Founder & Creative Director of Melaleuca Rise
In Jane's own words ... My whole process towards creating garments is based upon a longer-term commitment to living with purpose and intentionality. My focus is on fostering deep, authentic, and long-lasting connections.
I believe that if we have a meaningful connection with the people who make our clothes then we in turn hold a deeper connection to the cloth itself and are more likely to look for ways to care for our clothing and this way we will lighten the load on this beautiful planet.
My work is deeply narrative and so my starting point for a new collection always begins with a story that I want to further investigate. I use autobiographical experiences alongside shared stories that connect us. The visual representation of this research develops through constant mark-making experimentation and an openness to the process of making.