Natalie Mason, AKA Natalie Encarnita graduated from BA (Hons) Fashion in 2006 with a First Class Degree and has gone on to become a successful womenswear designer.

Natalie had designs going in to ASOS and Topshop when she was just in her early twenties and recently graduated. Returning from a short break, she has recently launched a new collection from her own Designer Fashion brand Natalie Encarnita, after moving back to Melbourne.

Natalie started selling her designs to independent stores while she was still a student at Leeds Arts University. During a short break from designing, Natalie became the production manager for the UK label, Aqua from 2010-2011. After travelling and returning to Australia, Natalie has returned to designing her own label and has launched a 2013 collection which has been well received and is now stocked in Melbourne and Brisbane.

To read more about Natalie including her advice about starting out in Fashion and the inspiration behind her designs, click here to read an interview on The Weekend Edition.

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