Huski began in 1956 as a manufacturer of eather jackets for motorcycle riders and enthusiasts. In 1972 Simon Kessel, the company's present day owner and Managing Director, acquired the business after working as an employee for six years. Under Simon's leadership, the company quickly expanded by establishing new networks and importing a variety of rain and ski jackets. The company's major brands are Palazzi and Huski
Palazzi was introduced in 1972 and rapidly grew in recognition to become, and still is, a leading ladies brand in Australia.
The company's menswear division has distinctive summer and winter ranges branded under the Huski label. In winter, the company distributes jackets through the major department stores as well as through specialty camping and outdoor retailers. Industrial or work-wear clothing is similarly distributed throughout Australia. In summer the Huski brand of clothing is distributed across Australia through the major department stores and boutique outlets"