About us

Let's spread the Flare-Love!

Our flares are vintage inspired and are hand made in Melbourne, Australia from quality fabrics. They sway, drape and flow with every step. 

It was hard to find the ideal pair of flares, ones that fit perfectly, are flattering and are made from awesome fabrics! After searching all over Australia, and the world, for the perfect pair of flares, I decided to make my own and make them for flare-lovers worldwide too. 

We source quality fabrics from everywhere and turn them into the funnest, vintage inspired pants ever! Focusing on buying from local and independent fabric stores is super important to our brand, we source factory ends and fabrics from local closing manufacturers to help keep the worlds waste down. 

It's been 5 years of searching for fabrics, sewing and watching my flares travel the world. I love nothing more than seeing the happy faces they end up strolling around with - don't forget to show us your Flare Street style via #flarestreet.

I've spent years in my home-away-from-home, Byron Bay, and am constantly being inspired by the personalities there, the lifestyle and surrounding natural reserves. Between that and my deep love and appreciation for the 1960's & 70's, our exclusively designed fabrics are a throwback and homage to these two major inspirations.

We're open to collaborations between brands or creatives, so feel free to get in touch!

Our studio in Brunswick, Melbourne is always open if you'd like to try on a pair. Just send us a message via the contact us page to arrange a time.
We're constantly updating our fabrics, so keep an eye out on Instagram or sign up to our newsletter for updates!

Spread the Flare-Love,

xx Nik

Nik Shimmin Flare Street

One of our favourite Australian based fabric warehouses sourcing new season prints.

Flare Street acknowledges the Wurundjeri people as the traditional custodians of the land where we work & manufacture, as well as their continuing connection to land, waterways and community. We’d like to pay our respects to their Elders, past and present, and all Kulin nations people past, present and future.