About Cassia Essentiels

Cassia Essentiels is a Melbourne based design label which has been created to fulfill some of our needs that have evolved in the modern world.Centered around practical and stylish essentials that we use everyday, Cassia Essentiels work to simplify our lives through blending design, intuition and the modern world.Cassia’s products range from small essentials for both women and men such as electronic accessories (ipad sleeves, phone sleeves, laptop sleeves) to travel bags, laptop bags and everyday bags for women.Cassia Essentiels focuses on contemporary, thoughtful design. With a strong focus on colours and playful graphic prints on cotton canvas, combined with other sustainable materials. Clean lines and classic designs set off with a creative twist become a strong point of design, and let each type of material, speak itself.The label is dedicated to utilising sustainable materials to reflect a love of natural sources without compromising on style or design. The materials used come from numbers of hand selected, sustainable sources such as Australian merino wool felt, genuine leather, and 100% cotton canvas. These materials are then brought to life with our own playful prints. Each Cassia product is handmade, with love, to be unique and original.Each of Cassia’s product is made ethically in small batches in Melbourne, and some in a boutique, home industry in Jakarta.About the DesignerDesigner Fonny Meilia grew up in Jakarta and Melbourne. She translates this cross-cultural upbringing into her unique collections of eclectic essential bags and accessories with a strong focus on individually designed prints.A mixture of influences from humble Chinese and Javanese culture, and modern Western art combined with inspiration from such diverse sources as her travels around the world, architecture, textiles, culture and landscape.Fonny has a creative media, fashion and textile design background. Her family was in the textile design and manufacturing industry. Cassia Essentiels was born from her appreciation of nature, arts, cultures, all things cultivated by hand and her passion for textile design.