Meet the Artists of Bazaar 2018

Published on November 29, 2018
Categories - Blog, Events, Featured, Q&A, The Creative

Support local artists this festive season with a visit to Bazaar, Perth’s longest running makers market, at Fremantle Arts Centre from Friday 30 November to Sunday 2 December. Kira caught up with Bazaar vendors Gaelle Beech from The Anjelms Project, Amy Eaton from Oh Happy Home, Julie Ramsay from Bed Tonic and Peter Milligan from Peter Milligan Ceramics to talk about their festive style, wish lists and best sellers.

Shop Local this Christmas: 2018 Christmas Market Round Up

Published on November 6, 2018
Categories - Blog, Events, News, Read About

What do you want when you’re Christmas shopping? I’ll bet unique gift ideas, thoughtfully produced goods and a one stop shop for everyone on your list are right up there. What about supporting Western Australian creatives in a friendly, laid back environment? That too I’d say. This is what you get when you stop by any of Perth’s regular, handmade markets.

Christmas Day Dining

Published on December 14, 2016
Categories - Blog, Events, Read About

Hosting Christmas lunch or dinner is not for everyone. While some people relish in having the family over for a feast, for others it causes way more stress that it should. If thats you, why not take the pressure off and eat out this Christmas? Here are some fine local establishments that would love to host you on 25 December.

Christmas Gift Guide – For the Kids

Published on December 2, 2015
Categories - 2015 Christmas Gift Guide, Blog, Read About

For today’s Christmas Gift Guide, we have pulled together products for kids of all ages! Here is a mix of fun, educational and creative treats for the little people in your life, all available to purchase through local retailers and designers.

CGG15 - KIDS - underwater camera from corner store CGG15 - KIDS - inflatable flamingo from pigeonhole CGG15 - KIDS - Sean E Avery book from Found FAC CGG15 - KIDS - cushions from Kate and Abel CGG15 - KIDS - Beau est Mien stamps CGG15 - KIDS - spray cans from The Butcher Shop CGG15 - KIDS - penguin onesie from Ruck Rover CGG15 - KIDS - Happy as Larry Rug CGG15 - KIDS - bamboo dinner set Mr Sparrow CGG15 - KIDS - Kyle Hughes Odgers skeleton book from Butcher Shop CGG15 - KIDS - Future Shelter whale shark artwork CGG15 - KIDS - shark rucksack from Ruck Rover

Christmas Gift Guide – For the Ladies

Published on December 1, 2015
Categories - 2015 Christmas Gift Guide, Blog, Read About

It’s day two in our 2015 Christmas Gift Guide series, and the theme for today is Gifts for the Ladies! Your sister, your mama, your boss, your bestie, your grandma, your daughter and the nice lady that serves you with a smile at your favourite café. Enjoy this collection of lovely items from some of our favourite local retailers and designers, gifts that are sure to be received with much delight!

CGG15 - WOMEN - Peri necklace from Mr Sparrow CGG15 - WOMEN - Perth mug from Future Shelter CGG15 - WOMEN - Kip and Co nightie Ruck Rover CGG15 - WOMEN - St Saviours hats from Kate and Abel CGG15 - WOMEN - Stephanie Hammill cups at Found FAC CGG15 - WOMEN - Susan Midalia UWA Publishing CGG15 - WOMEN - Nylon Sky earrings from Kate and Abel CGG15 - WOMEN - tins from Corner Store CGG15 - WOMEN - Kookery teapot tea towel CGG15 - WOMEN - Beau est Mien calendar CGG15 - WOMEN - Timothy Cook book UWA PublishingCGG15 - WOMEN - Happy as Larry hearts and crosses

Christmas Gift Guide – For the Fellas

Published on November 30, 2015
Categories - 2015 Christmas Gift Guide, Blog, Read About

Okay guys, it’s time you started thinking about Christmas shopping. Yes, really! We are only three and a half weeks out from Christmas day. But don’t stress – this week we are bringing you our CHRISTMAS GIFT GUIDES.

With four guides being published this week – Gifts for the Fellas, Gifts for the Ladies, Gifts for Kids and $20 and Under Gifts – we can help you tick everyone off your to-buy-for list. What’s more, all the amazing products featured are from local, Perth retailers or designers.

Today we kick things off with a collection of goodies that are perfect for the fellas in your life. Your best mate, your dad, your main squeeze, your brother, your nephew, that office intern you don’t know too well but you need a good pressie for. And hey, these rad products are not just for men really, it’s just that sometimes dudes are so hard to buy for, that they need a category of their own. So enjoy these gifts from some of our favourite shops and be sure to come back tomorrow for more gifty goodness.

CGG15 - men - beau est mien workshop CGG15 - MEN - Kate and Abel Hypergrand watch CGG15 - MEN - Mr Simple Wallet from the Butcher Shop CGG15 - MEN - Letter from kalangadoo from UWA Publishing CGG15 - MEN - Gin Kit from Pigeonhole CGG15 - MEN - Simple Watch Co The Butcher Shop CGG15 - MEN - Kookery Caffeine tee shirt CGG15 - MEN - Clean Slate beard oil from FOUND CGG15 - MEN - Sticks tee from Future Shelter CGG15 - MEN - Cactus neon light Corner Store CGG15 - St Saviours mens hats from Kate and Abel CGG15 - MEN - The Southwest book by Victoria Laurie from UWA Publishing

What’s Open Over the Holidays

Published on December 23, 2014
Categories - Blog, News, Read About

As we sign off for another year and take a couple of weeks to rest and catch up with family and friends, we know that a lot of other local businesses will be doing the same. So where can we all go during our holidays to eat, drink, (shop,) and be merry? Here is a handy guide of some businesses who will open their doors between Christmas Day and the new year.

Merry Christmas to YOU, our fabulous readers! Thanks for being with us throughout 2014. We wish you and your families a safe and happy holiday season.

Treats for Your Thursday

Published on December 18, 2014
Categories - Blog, Read About, Treats for your Thursday

1. Watch Ashbeclee

Ashbeclee is a web series about three Perth girls, and it’s pretty darn fun! It’s set over one weekend and you’ll spy places like Kings Park, Piccolo’s Corner and Ascot Racecourse.

The Foodies: Christmas Treats

Published on December 10, 2014
Categories - Blog, Read About, The Foodies

With the silly season well and truly upon us, we are all feeling extra time poor at the moment. It’s difficult to eat properly when you’re pulling long hours at work, attending Christmas parties, catching up with friends and family and just working through your December to-do list. Here are a few local businesses that are making things easier for us and helping us embrace Christmas and summertime. There are entertainment packs from Dinner Twist, summer BBQ and party packs at Meat Me in the City, Christmas dinner boxes from This Little Pig Went to Market and summer juices from Made Juice to keep our bodies full of the good stuff while on the run!

Christmas Gift Guide: $20 and Under

Published on December 4, 2014
Categories - 2014 Christmas Gift Guide, Blog, Read About

In the last of our 2014 Christmas Gift Guides we have a stack of ideas that cost just $20 or less, all from local Perth stores or designers. These items are so fun – handy for your office Secret Santa gift, or for your friend that always hosts Christmas drinks insisting on no presents, or even to have on hand in case an unexpected guest turns up for Christmas dinner with nothing to unwrap! These ideas are all pretty special, I’m sure you’ll agree.


View all our 2014 Christmas Gift Guides here, or jump direct to our Gifts for Women, Gifts for Men and Gifts for Children.

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