Monday’s raid triggered speculation that Australia’s largest department store chain is in play.
Strong growth at the group’s fashion stationery and premium sleepwear brands offset headwinds in the Australian retail market.
The free app was launched on the App Store and Google Play.
The startup aims to connect consumers with brands based on the latter’s policies regarding labor, the environment and animals.
The 28 year-old Sydney designer will be promoted by the David Jones department store chain in Australia and by the Australian Fashion Chamber in Paris.
The Australian operator of Westfield said it is seeing the results of jettisoning off-strategy malls to focus on a higher-quality offer.
The seven month-old San Francisco-based company, which is backed by Boston growth equity firm Summit Partners, has acquired a majority stake in Quay Australia.
The investment company is valuing the retailer at 134 million Australian dollars or $102 million at current exchange.
H&M, Zara and Uniqlo are all showing strong sales growth in the country.
The award was presented by Australian prime minister Malcolm Turnbull.