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On a recent trip to Bangkok, I was very inspired by the way the young local designers were using vintage dresses to create their own quirky new pieces to sell at the markets. They would chop, hem,Ā elasticisedĀ and re-style these old 1960's garments to create something...

Choo Yilin Artisan Jewellery is a fine example of a company which has set out to first andĀ fore-mostly nature the craftsmen which make it's pieces. Choo YilinĀ works with the hill tribe artisans in northern Thailand and by doing so,Ā the label helps sustain a centuries-old culture...

The fantastic concept of the Curious Oyster Shoppe in St. Kilda is spreading it's wings this week and opening a new store at 776 High St. Thornbury.Included in their new range are selected pieces by us (Mother MariaĀ ), along with lots of beautiful hand made...

Hoping everyone had a wonderful Christmas and great party season! Unfortunately for most of us, it is back to work for another year which can be a little depressing. I managed to pep myself up today by having a browse on the net at all...

Just opened is the gorgeous store, Green Bowerbird. With an eclectic selection of clothing, jewellery, bags and shoes, founder Veronica Rustica beleives in supporting young local talent. Most items available at the store are one off's and hand made with love.Labels available include Dames &...

Whilst having a lazy moment drinking hot chocolate and searching the net for inspiration, I came accross Kelsey GennaĀ 's beautiful creations.Kelsey is an 18 year old fashion student from New Zealand, and each of her pieces are hand made from a mix ofĀ exquisiteĀ fabrics andĀ embellishments. She...

Yes it's true. Underwear made from soy beans. What will us brilliant humans think of next?!!The very cheekily named Miami-based Uranus Apparel is a new eco-friendly company that has just launched its line of soy underwear for women. Soy is a fantastic alternative fabric choice...

I can't help myself when it comes to Sydney Label, "lover" . The elegance, innocence, and just plain prettiness of their garments sometimes overwhelms me with the urge to blow my savings account and invest in all of their ranges. I am literally in awe...

Finally we have our online shop all up to date and running smoothly! Check out our new range entitled 'little bow peep' for lovely little dresses such as this one....

Yum, wouldn't you like to get into this and never take it off? It's Bassike's Wool Panelled Dress from their new Winter 2009 range. Bassike is yet another Aussie label with amazingly beautiful eco friendly garments. A girl can only dream...

I can't stop looking at this beautiful piece of art Beci Orpin made to interpret Lisa Gorman's take on fashion. Beci made it by cutting up small hexagons from pieces of scrap paper around Lisa's office. The canvas was auctioned on ebay for beyondblue.orgĀ and I...

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