Local Loves

Gift guide: Plants & accessories

Featured, Home & Lifestyle, Life, Local Loves

2019 is the year of giving consciously. We’re being careful to buy and give gifts that have longevity, are a sustainable product, or give life. Norwood Garden Centre ticks all of those boxes with their thoughtfully curated range of plant accessories and giftware. We’ve picked some of our favourites – they’re soon to be your […]

More Than a Hair Salon

Featured, Health & Beauty, Local Loves

An inspired award-winning hairdresser, a collaborative space in an arts-focused community, and state-of-the-art facial recognition technology – were talking about SJ Establishment. Words Yasmin Martin Photography Kirsty Burns  SJ Establishment, the brainchild of hairdresser Sam James, is a new kind of salon experience. Just recently opened on Prospect Road, the high-concept sustainable salon is steeped in art and styling expertise.   Gone […]

Top 5 celebrity engagement rings

Fashion, Featured, Local Loves, Weddings

As we head into wedding season, we look back at our favourite celebrity wedding rings from recent years, and match them with stunning rings by Wishart Jewellers. Get Hailey Bieber’s look with this handcrafted in 18ct white gold with a bead set halo and band. Cardi B’s ring is impressive, and you can get something […]

Steal the Style with Gepps X Home HQ

Featured, Life, Local Loves

The Australian Interior Design Awards recognise and celebrate interior design excellence through an industry-based program, backed by the Design Institute of Australia. Their shortlist galleries are a feast for the eyes and theres plenty of inspiration for your own home to be found. ‘Pacific House’ by Penman Brown made the Residential Decoration shortlist and topped […]

Marina Pier Markets

Featured, Life, Local Loves

Discover a fresh new market environment with waterfront views, relaxed coastal vibes, live acoustic sessions and full flavour culinary dining experiences across the upcoming season of Marina Pier Markets.  “Market goers can explore for that unique find and enjoy local produce all the while enjoying the atmosphere of a relaxed seaside marketplace. Coffee, cocktails, food […]

Whimsical Wallpapers at Abbode

Favourite, Featured, Life, Local Loves

Feature walls bring new life into tired spaces without the chaos of a full renovation. If committing to one solid paint colour proves too difficult, Abbode Interiors has the answer with their huge selection of rather charming wallpapers. Stocking papers produced for both residential and commercial applications, at Abbode you’ll find stripes, graphics, geometrics, organics, […]

Siam Retreat is your CBD Oasis

Featured, Health & Beauty, Local Loves

Experience authentic Thai massage in the heart of the city at Siam Retreat. Lili Harrison shares her thoughts as she puts their Royal massage to the test. Upon walking into Siam Retreat, the aroma of lemongrass fills my senses and I feel an overwhelming calm. Owner, Princy Diaosurin, welcomes me and I’m showed to the luxurious couple’s room, half of which is fit with a beautiful open […]