About Cat's Pyjamas Sleepwear
We make luxurious, handmade sleepwear in our atelier in the Australian Capital Territory. Our essentials range covers sleepwear and loungewear wardrobe staples (Jet Pants, camis, Boyfriend shirts, Tee shirts and robes) in pure cotton, linen and jersey which can be worn casually or with pieces from our seasonal and/or luxury prints range.
We stick with natural fibres and everything is made in accordance with the principles of the ‘living wage’. Ethical manufacture and dedication to the beauty of the art of handmade is pivotal to our practises.
Business Directors John and Cheryl Dellavedova founded the business in 2016 to provide a stylish alternative to the fast fashion brands. Seeking to provide long lasting wardrobe pieces which are elegantly designed to last as classic pieces. Our love of dress making and fashion are at the heart of our dedication to seeing handmade pieces appreciated by our clients.
Our Head of Design is Huynh Hoa Rusk-Tieu – fully qualified fashion designer with over 25 years experience in the fashion industry. Huynh was awarded with the CIT medal for her skills and quality garment construction. Many awards have followed since then. A dedicated perfectionist with passionate enthusiasm for her work.
Kirstie Russell is fully qualified, holding a Diploma of Fashion Design. Kirstie has worked in the fashion industry for the last twenty years. Her skill is demonstrated by recognition as Student of the Year (each year) during her Diploma. As our Creative Production Manager, Kirstie is committed to the quality finishes required for each piece in our range and is dedicated to managing the production of our collection.