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Meet Amelio, a true masterpiece inspired by the remarkable life of Amelio Robles Ávila. Born as Amelia Robles Ávila in 1889, in Guerrero, Amelio broke the mold as a colonel during the Mexican Revolution. He openly lived as a man from age 24 until they passed at 95, leading the way in transgender recognition in Mexico and being a true forward thinker for his time.

Amelio embodies the power of identity and transformation, just like its namesake. This coat isn't your typical piece of outerwear; it's a complete ensemble all on its own. It effortlessly elevates any casual city-day outfit and seamlessly transitions into a chic choice for a night out on the town.

With its timeless elegance, boasting an A-line silhouette, clean lines, and those graceful short cap sleeves, Amelio truly stands out. Not to mention the Mexican embroidery and lace embellishment that have been carefully hand stitched adorning the sides, which add a unique touch, reminiscent of Amelio's vibrant journey.

But what truly makes Amelio special is its versatility. It blends sophistication, simplicity, and just a hint of masculinity. The front straps, elegantly lined with a striking black print matte cupro, offer endless options. You can tie them for a dash of masculine charm or create an oversized bow for a subtle touch of femininity, or even as a scarf And let's not forget the convenient pockets for added functionality!

Just like Amelio Robles Ávila's multifaceted life, this coat is a style chameleon, celebrating your individuality and effortlessly mixing feminine beauty with powerful masculinity. Amelio defies categorization; it's not just a coat – it's a wearable work of art, capturing authenticity and adaptability.

Don't miss out on the opportunity to own this unique blend of stunning craftsmanship, timeless elegance, and powerful style. Get Amelio today and make a statement, showcasing your own transformative power.


Please note that every Amelio coat is a masterpiece. Each embroidery patch has been crafted by a family with three generations of artisans in Zinacatan Chiapas Mexico. This means each embroidery piece is a one-of-a-kind creation, displaying its distinctive and asymmetrical beauty. Therefore, every coat is unique, and made by order. The embroidery will be slightly different that the one showcased in the photos.

Amelio features an oversized fit and dropped armpits.

Keep in mind that due to their meticulous craftsmanship, the waiting time for your order is between 6 to 8 weeks. Don't miss out! 

Any questions? Get in touch with me NOW and I will help you out with sizing and fit.

Fernanda is 155 cm, model is 165 cm. Both wear Amelio in size Small. 

Size Guide: 

  • Small: Fits 8 to 12. 
  • Medium: Fits 14 to 16. 
  • Large : 18.

 Measurements FLAT for Small size:

-From shoulder to shoulder at the top of the armpit: 42 cm approx.
-From armpit to armpit - which due to the design is below the chest level: 55 cm approx.
-Total length from the centre front - down to the bottom of the hem: 130 cm approx.



  • Vintage Wool
  • Embroidery: Cotton thread over black cotton.
  • Ruffles: deadstock poly blend lace.
  • Bow lining: Cupro.

Care Instructions: 

  • Dry clean only.
  • Very light steam can be used to freshen up  between wears. DON'T IRON the embroidery and lace.

Frequently asked questions

-Can I get help with my sizing?

Absolutely! I create pieces that look amazing on different body shapes and sizes. and, I make sure you will find the perfect fit for you.

So, this is how it works:

Size S: for a piece that will fit form size 6 to 10.

Size M: for a piece that fits from size 12 to 14.

Size L: for a piece that fits from size 16 to 18.

However, I strongly recommend you to check the measurement on each product as the fit may vary depending on the fabric and on the specific design. If you need further assistance, please contact me at I'm happy to assist you to find the perfect piece for you

-I love, love one of your pieces but it is SOLD OUT! is it coming back?

When I say is a limited edition, I really mean it, so I strongly recommend you that if you see something that you love, you have to be quick and make it yours before is gone! specially with the one-of-a-kind pieces, as there are not, a there won't be two the same made!

However, making you feel amazing is my priority, that's why I work on costume pieces too, if there is any of my creations that you love. I can definitely make a One-of-a-kind piece just for you, in a similar material or similar style, depending on the materials I have available at the moment. For exact delivery times and costs please contact me at the and let's make that unique piece just for you!

-Do you have a physical store where I can go and check your creations in real flesh?

Yes, I do! I actually love receiving my clients! you can find my beautiful space Shop/Studio at the 389 Rathdowne St. Carlton 3053 VIC.

We are open form Wednesday to Saturday from 11 am to 5 pm.

However, for any special fitting or to talk about any piece you would like me to create for you, I strongly recommend you to book an appointment at

-What does the shipping cost?

Standard parcel post $16 AUD.

I use Australian Post, so please be aware that it may be delays depending on how busy the Australian post is. If you need your piece delivered via Express post, please contact me before you place your order before you place it.

Orders received on weekends and public holidays (for items that are ready to go, no made by order) will be processed on Tuesday/ Wednesday or the next business day.

-What if the fit is not right?

My "Love it" Guarantee.

I make clothes for women, and after doing it for as long as I have, I know what women love to see and feel when they wear my pieces.

So that's why I have a "Love It" Guarantee, which is -

If you don't love it the instant you see yourself in it, I will help you to find yourself a replacement that does make you feel that way.

Ts & Cs:

The replacement item has to be the same or a greater price as the piece you bought in first place, minor fitting for certain pieces (like the hem) can be included in the price.

Items damaged as a result of wear and tear are not considered faulty. However, where possible, I will be happy to repair your much-loved pieces for a cost according to the job that needs to be done.

To be exchanged, (within the first 10 days after you received your order) garments must be in perfect condition, unused, with tags still on, so be careful when trying on, particularly around strong scents or pet hair. Returned items that are damaged, soiled, altered or no longer with a product tag attached will not be accepted and will be returned to you.

All shipping costs for returning your pieces are your expenses and are non-refundable.

I strongly recommend using a trackable shipping service or purchasing shipping insurance as unfortunately I can’t guarantee that I will receive your returned item.

Colours may vary depending on your computer monitor, so we cannot guarantee your monitor’s display of any colour will be completely accurate.

-How do I know if my order was successful?

If you have submitted an order and are unsure if it was successful, please check your email for the Fernanda Covarrubias confirmation email. This email will be sent from

If this email is not in your inbox, please check your junk/spam. If you can't locate your order confirmation, please log into your account on our website and have a look at your order history.

-How do I track my order?

Once your order has been dispatched from my studio, you will receive a confirmation email with a link to track your order.

-Customer Service.

I'm committed to help you to be the best version of yourself with the most beautifully Limited edition, made in Melbourne pieces.

In the event that an item ordered is unavailable or unable to be filled you will be notified to arrange an agreeable alternative item, a credit to the same value to be used online or at our store, or full refund.

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