About us


'The Rag Trade' synonymous with the fashion industry, is built on a rich legacy of trading fabrics or 'rags'. The name is definitive with a very special man named Charles Smouha who was instrumental not only in this industry, but also personally as my grandfather.
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It's a simple philosophy, let's take it back to basics, let's curate a selection of beautiful brands that have beautiful stories, each one slow & sustainable or mindfully produced by families and individuals.
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Let's live a lifestyle that has a low impact on the earth, gives back to Mother Nature and work with her, not against her. Let's work with global citizens and small scale groups that work with transparent processes. Let's revisit slow fashion and localised trade.
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Some of our brands include; Kowtow, Braintree Clothing, Bibico, Funkis, Vege Threads, The Great Beyond, Sinerji Organic and many more local and emerging designers. 
Thanks for stopping by and supporting our local store.
 Drop by any time, our door is always open. xx

BRICKS & MORTAR STORE ADDRESS: SHOP 52, RICHARDSON'S ARCADE 195 BEARDY STREET ARMIDALE NSW 2350