Deep blue summer sky…


Portuguese coast and magnificent majolico bring a fresh breeze into your wardrobe.
Italian linens, long casual shirts and linen trousers in store now. 



Newsletter Spring 2013

Spring Collection

A fashionable flower, hand-picked from an Italian garden…

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Our Spring Collection has landed! Inspired by silver grey mornings with dashes of zesty lemon and bergamot, you’ll find soft colours in even softer fabrics.
Mixed back with a revival on the classic and striking combination of black and white, this collection is truly stunning.

These new season pieces are conjured out of a magical imagination and hand picked for your delight. .




Friday August 23rd in the Market Building

Join us as we present the culmination of four weekend workshops as part of the Art Fields program.
The artists taking part in these workshops have created Wearable Art in the form of latex skin dresses, enhanced by the addition of their own materials and objects.

These sculptural dresses will be shown on the catwalk at 6pm on Friday 23rd of August in the Castlemaine Market Building.

This is a free event and we look forward to seeing you all there! .








Traditional Austrian Fashion at the Melbourne Master Class
Traditional Austrian Fashion at the Melbourne Master Class



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Open Mind Installation

Open Mind is an installation by Ulrike as part of the Art Fields program in the Market Building in Castlemaine. The installation is located at Mostyn street entrance and will be running until the 31st of August.

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Student Workshop at Lot 19!

Wearable Art
Be a part of ART FIELDS! Showcase and present your work in a fashion show and construct a sculpture dress.
Created under the guidance of Rike-Design and Nici Wright, this 3 weekend course and art workshop will help you to create a sculpture dress without sewing. Adding your own fabrics and materials to the latex sculpture will allow your dress to tell a story.
Your final work will be presented in a catwalk parade at the Market building and the Gallery, Lot 19.
No experience required, however you will need to bring your imagination and creative ideas!
Create a semi-transparent Skin Dress
Within the transparent latex skin, we can incorporate fabric, flowers, paper, fibres, wool or anything that helps to tell the story.
The project covers the following:
·        Constructing a wearable Art dress
·        Showing the sculpture on a catwalk
·        Exhibiting the sculpture as part of Art Fields

Workshops will be held at the Rike Design Studio (Lot 19)
Weekend 1:                       
Saturday 27th July, 11am – 4pm
Sunday 28th July, if required
·        Discussing materials, skin and body
·        Body Casting
·        Casting a model
·        Preparation and first construction
Weekend 2:                       
Saturday 3rd August, 11am – 4pm
Sunday 4th August, if required
·        Creating the sculpture
·        Finishing the project
Weekend 3:                       
Saturday 10th August, 11am – 4pm
Sunday 11th August, if required
·        Final finish on sculpture
·        Rehearse on the catwalk
·        Prepare the exhibition
·        Fashion show/opening of exhibition as part of Art FieldsCost per student:  $150
To bring:                   Work clothes, scissors, disposable gloves
To register:    or click here


Greetings from Venice!

Uli is currently in Italy, sourcing the latest trends and of course dropping in to the Venice Biennale to enjoy the best the modern art world has to offer.
She will be sending some new designs back in the next weeks so make sure you pop into the shop for your dose of European style!

Ai Wei Wei work, Venice
New arrival from Europe
New arrival from Europe
Campo de Color, Venice





Winter Fashion Show Success!

BrigaA huge thank you to everyone who helped make last night’s fashion parade such a success. So much fun! xx Baskiri .


Winter Fashion Shows!

fashion show May 2013Warm colours and cool climate, enjoyed with a glass of sparkling…

We are excited to announce two fashion events to introduce our winter collection.

On Friday the 17th of May at 7pm we will present a fashion parade in our Mostyn street boutique. We would love it if you could join us to preview the new season and enjoy a glass of sparkling!

A second event will be held on Saturday the 18th of May at 4pm. This will be a more intimate, salon style show where Uli will be talking about the new season and offering styling advice.

Places are limited for both events so please book early to avoid missing out.

Please RSVP by Wednesday the 15th of May.
You can book through our website here or if you prefer, call the shop on (03)5470 6014 or email to reserve a spot.

The cost for each event is $10

The fashion shows we have held in the past have been so much fun, we really look forward to seeing you all and we hope you are as excited as we are!



Register here!




Autumn has really taken hold here at RIKE-DESIGN. The shop is warm and full of new season knits, jackets and furs. Drop in and let us help co-ordinate your autumn/winter wardrobe!

Make sure you check out our new website and our online store where you can now buy a range of our accessories and jewellery

Looking forward to catching up with you all soon!