Ryan Lobo and Ramon Martin met in 1998 whilst studying Fashion at the University of Technology Sydney. Martin went on to develop his design aesthetic with spells at Alberta Ferretti, Jean Paul Gaultier Haute Couture Atelier, J Mendel and Derek Lam. Lobo work as a designer buyer, stylist, journalist and brand consultant in Australia. 2011 saw the birth of TOME, an every woman brand where purity is the cornerstone. Based in New York, TOME sees the pair’s collective experience expressed in a range that is practical and straightforward – clear cut, essential dressing.