One of the first brands that I got excited about when I started working in magazines was Elk Accessories. They were - and essentially still are (although on a larger scale) - two designers based in Melbourne who create affordable yet stylish fashion accessories. At every trade show Marnie and Adam always have one of the most impressive stands. Everything they do is thorough and thoughtful. (Read...
For many of my styling shoots this year I've stopped off at shelf/life in Sydney's Surry Hills. The shop, run by Jess Ibbett, has a great mix of gifts and homewares, all with an eye towards sustainability. It's also just a beautiful space to be in.
There is a talented designer in Melbourne called Emily Wright (read her Daily Imprint interview here) who comes from a fine arts background but is now a textile designer for her label Nancybird, which had its genesis in 2001. Most of her wares are handprinted in Melbourne and she sources custom-made leathers in Italy. There is a distinct Australian influence in Emily's work, such as the bag she's...
Today Daily Imprint is pleased to offer an EXCLUSIVE giveaway in conjunction with the site's newest sponsor - Boyac, a leading Melbourne-based distributor of textiles and wallpaper.
Today's giveaway is from Wholistic Harvest, a company set up by two sisters in country Victoria who are passionate about living a simpler, more fulfilling life. Mandy Leigh, pictured, and Melissa Branagh want to encourage you to get back to nature and are offering 2 readers a 2011 wall calendar printed on 100% post-consumer recycled paper using vegetable-based inks. Value $25.
For a chance to win...