Not everyone can cite Captain Planet and Freddie Kruger as their design inspirations but then again, not many are Anna Plunkett and Luke Sales. Romance was Born was born in 2005, through a friendship stemming from East Sydney Technical College. On their own, they are incredibly bold, creative and innovative. Anna never fails to look immaculately chic even when donning the most outlandish prints. And Luke, well, his teddy-bear sneakers say it all. With their artistic aptitudes combined, it is no wonder that the pair has received countless design awards including the Woolmark Australian Designer Award in 2009, and is capable of creating such fantastical designs in sublime prints. The key to their huge success also lies in their attention to detail, unrestrained imagination and being able to construct wearable pieces of art. The duo have accomplished countless collaborations, including creating a capsule collection for Sportsgirl in 2008, are guest curators of the Johnston Collection in Melbourne, they have designed for the Sydney Theatre Company and musicians including Cyndi Lauper, Debbie Harry, Lilly Allen and many more.
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