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Five Minutes with Fashion Illustrator Jen and Jennifer

July 19, 2017
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For all its faults and frustrations, Instagram is truly a magical place. Over the last few years, I have had the opportunity to meet, connect and become “Insta friends” with so many interesting, talented and like-minded people from around the world, that perhaps I would never have been able to come to know without this visual and social portal that we all love so much. Artist and Fahsion Illustrator Jennifer Darr from Jen and Jennifer is one of those people…

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KARMME

November 8, 2016
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Unique, artisanal and functional, are the three words that best describe Sydney-based bespoke leather clutch brand K A R M M E. Founder Imby Langenbach always had a love and desire to create, but it wasn’t until after receiving neck surgery and trying to find an alternative to the classic shoulder bag that the idea of creating leather clutches, or as she likes to call them “her ladies” came to be. “K A R M M E is all about creating beautiful and…

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Five Minutes with Kamuka

May 30, 2016
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For the last year I have neglected my body and in turn my mind. I ate way too much take away food for lack of time and enthusiasm to cook and the little exercise that I did became a thing of the past. Needless to say this unhealthy lifestyle caught up with me, but a few months ago I had an epiphany and decided to make small changes like eating better through a vegan and vegetarian food delivery service that I…

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One Tenth – It’s time to Wear What Matters

May 14, 2016
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Imagine if one t-shirt could change a life and help break the poverty cycle. Turns out it can thanks to Perth based brand; One Tenth. They have created a line of ethically sourced and produced bespoke t-shirts and totes made from 100% organic fair trade cotton that not only look amazing but do great things for those who produce them. Most of you by now know that I have a deep appreciation for both sustainable and ethically sourced apparel and when I heard about One…

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Wholistically Healthy

April 20, 2016
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Those who know me will agree that I love food and the social aspect of entertaining but that I despise the cooking process, and sadly Mr.P feels the same. It’s time consuming, repetitive – for us as we stick to what we know is easy and tasty, and doing the dishes after all that is the ultimate chore! All in all I am the perfect target market for delivery meal businesses but being a pescatarian means there are very few…

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Five Minutes With Minima Handcrafted

February 3, 2016
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My love for handmade things comes from the fact that nowadays it is very difficult – and usually expensive – to find something that truly feels and looks unique! We’re lucky that Perth is slowly becoming more supportive of its creatives and in the process this talent is deciding to stay and establish their brands here, which means that we have increasing access to beautiful and innovative products. I first discovered Amanda Kaye’s brand Minima Handcrafted on Instagram and was immediately drawn…

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Five Minutes with Senskins

January 7, 2016
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I decided about two years ago that I would try stop buying fast fashion and start investing in a classic and timeless wardrobe. And so I started collecting pieces by local and independent retailers who share the same social and environmental ethos as I do. About a year ago I met Kezia Soedjono at a fashion show and absolutely fell in love with the wide legged culottes she was wearing. When I asked her where she got them from and she said she had made…

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