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Fable Meets: Sophie

Presenting our Fable Meets series. This is our chance to introduce you to the Fable team and the women who inspire us. The heart of The Fable is to tell stories and we want to be able to introduce you to some incredible women who we know are doing incredible things around the world.


First up, The Fable's Director: Sophie Doyle.

After working in Melbourne for four years, Sophie packed up her life and headed to India in search of some adventure. A series of chance encounters lead her to a textile factory in Jaipur and the idea of The Fable was born. With her vision to create the best silk shirt on the market, Sophie launched her first collection in October 2015.


Favourite Season
I’m a sucker for Summer – especially in Sydney. Can’t beat the beaches and mangos!


Latest book
All the light we cannot see by Anthony Doerr. A lovely story set in France.


Best holiday
That’s a hard one! I recently spent three weeks in Mexico and absolutely loved it. The food, culture, people and beaches are something else over there.
 
Invention you admire
I have a device called a Tile on my keyring. If I ever loose my keys (which does happen) I can make them ring from my phone and track them. Genius invention for those of us prone to misplacing things!


Flower or plant of choice
I love indoor plants and we have many at The Fable HQ. Tropical orchids and succulents would have to be my favourite.


Coffee or tea
Always coffee – extra hot skim latte.


Favourite colour shirt
Current favourite is The Sailors. I wear it with white denim or a leather mini and pair and sandals.

The Sailors

The Sailors shirt


Your signature fragrance
Issey Miyake has been a long time favourite.  Super fresh and for day and night wearing.

 

 

If you'd like to be featured in our Fable Meets series or know someone who loves their silk shirt, contact chloe@thefable.com.au

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Sizing chart

Size XS S M L XL XXL XXXL
Equivalent of AU 8 10 12 14 16 18 20
Bust 91 96 101 107 112 117 122
Waist 89 94 99 104 109 114 119
Hip 94 99 104 109 114 119 124
Shoulder 39 40 41 42 43 44 45
Length back 67 67 70 70 72 72 73
Sleeve 52 52 54 54 54 54 54
Size XS S M L XL XXL XXXL
Equivalent of AU 8 10 12 14 16 18 20
Bust 91 96 101 106 111 116 121
Waist/Hip 99 104 109 114 119 124 129
Shoulder 40.5 42 43.5 45 46.5 48 50
Length back 60 61 62 63 64 65 66
Sleeve 21 22 23 24 25 26 27
Size XS S M L XL XXL XXXL
Equivalent of AU 8 10 12 14 16 18 20
Bust 84 88 92 96 100 104 108
Waist 92 96 100 104 108 112 116
Hip 100 104 108 112 116 120
Length back 37 38 39 40 41 42 43

* For Australian standard sizing
** All dimensions are in centimetres for the shirt laid flat