Sunday, 23 August 2015
The weather is starting to warm up here in Sydney!! I love every season....but it has been so cold this winter by Sydney standards (I am a wimp in winter!). I am looking forward to the warmer weather which means lots of long coastal walks and time spent at the beach and around the swimming pool!!
Friday, 31 July 2015
Tuesday, 14 July 2015
I recently popped into Sibella Court's fabulous showroom, a space I have been meaning to visit for a while! It was bursting with creativity so I could not help but take a few pics of some of the details! Artfully thrown together, every item emits gypsy traveller/free spirited vibes and left me feeling inspired for upcoming projects and adventures.
If you get the chance, make sure you visit to soak it all in ........just remember - you may want to buy everything!!
Sunday, 5 July 2015
I love supporting local Australian designers – there is just so much creativity and fabulous ideas out there to discover! I recently stumbled across a great new initiative called The Wild Collective – a soon to be launched shopping event that combines creativity, new ideas and plenty of space for fresh inspiration. The two day event is somewhere between an exhibition/market/festival, but on an entirely new level!
Their website describes the event as a “curated collection of hard to find high-end products that are standouts in their industry, complemented by superb entertainment.” Basically it is the perfect space to spend a day gathering inspiration, purchasing some new additions and enjoying yourself! Unfortunately, the event is so far only in Melbourne (I might need to book myself a ticket!), but hopefully it will also spread to Sydney in the near future. In the meanwhile, have a scroll through their campaign imagery, inspired by the modern whimsical fairytale – think frothy tutu’s running through the forest with bare feet. These are the kinds of contrasts founders Amy and Renee hope to bring to the contemporary shopper through this highly curated event;
“With hectic lifestyles, we know all too well that going shopping can sometimes be a chaotic stressful experience due to busy schedules or juggling so much responsibility. The Wild Collective is transforming the retail experience, celebrating creativity in all its forms.”
Have a browse through their website and check out some of the gorgeous brands on offer – Terrariums by Ella, Bijoux the Label, Little Puddles, 2Scrubs Thermomix and The Little Things is just the beginning!
Foodies will be spoilt for choice with luxurious Melbourne dessert fave LuxBite (yum!), as well as food trucks such as Round the Way and Billy Van Creamy.
Shoppers will definitely also appreciate the dedicated kids zone, giving parents the much-needed chance to relax and leisurely browse – perhaps even with a glass of champagne in hand! From homewears, to fashion to instagrammable food and everything else in between, it will be like your feed has come to life! Save the date in your iPhone now, and don’t forget to share all your lovely photos onto Instagram and tag @thewildcollectiveau.
Here are the details for all you lucky Melbournians!
What: The Wild Collective
When: Saturday 15 to Sunday 16 August 2015
Where: Royal Exhibition Building,
9 Nicholson Street, Carlton VIC 3053
Time: Doors open 10am to 4pm
Tuesday, 30 June 2015
Wednesday, 24 June 2015
Last Saturday I visited a cool new space - Wild Koubucha by Ballsy. It's a combined kombucha bar/ workshop space/art/food/medicine collaboratory on Parramatta Rd Leichhardt.
I first heard about it through The Locals Market, a fruit, veggie and flower bounty which I usually pick up from the Paramount Coffee Project in Surry Hills. When I heard orders could now be collected from Wild Koubucha, I thought I would check it out!
The space is an all white remastered warehouse that has been beautifully restored, with plenty of hanging plants and science beakers aplenty. The main focus is the Koubucha bar, where I tried this drink for the first time. It is an ancient Hawaiian probiotic brew that has amazing health benefits. I walked away with 3 bottles - orange coffee, cayenne/tumeric and and ginger. They have a rotating roster of flavours, so I will definitley be back soon! I also picked up a beautiful hand poured candle in the lovielst lemon myrtle scent, plus organic tea leaves made in Byron Bay.