As a small business we love to show our support to other small Australian businesses.  Here are just a few of our favourites that we'd like to share with you....

Bristle By Melissa Simmonds - Paddington, Brisbane

Bristle by Melissa Simmonds is on Latrobe Tce in Paddington, Brisbane.  

Here you'll find a collection of Mel's own original artworks and prints along with a carefully curated collection of products from artisans and creatives from around the world.  

Downstairs is Mel's studio and workshop area she runs workshops and individual lessons for students aged 16 years and over.

Mockingbird Lounge, Glenelg South, SA

Mockingbird Lounge is a cosy secondhand book shop and cafe with four rooms of seating all lined with books for sale; a great range all in near-new condition, including fiction, non-fiction and children’s books.

Mockingbird Lounge is also a valued community space with monthly art exhibitions from local artists, book clubs, creative writing classes & more.

Empire of Bees

Founded in 2012, Empire of Bees is a sustainable and ethical leather goods brand specialising in handcrafted bagspursesclutches and wallets.  Their designs are timeless and made with time and care to ensure they last a lifetime, not just a season.  Their best-selling Maggie WalletPenny's Purse and June Clutch are just a few of our favourites!  Read about the Empire of Bees makers and you'll soon realise that this is a label that is truly doing good things for people and planet!

Zao & Co

Zao & Co are best known for their beautiful, handcrafted personalised dummy clips and teethers.  They do however also offer a range of silicone tablewarerattan nursery furniture and the cutest handmade animal dolls!  If you have a new baby or baby shower gift to buy, you can't go past Brisbane based Zao & Co.

Minimal Manimal

If you're a man (or shopping for a man) who loves quality, natural and organic products that are designed to last, then this is the label for you!  With leather goodsskin products and clothing, Minimal Manimal has crafted a range of products that are good for you and good for the earth (you can read more about their morals here).  They are the perfect go-to if you're looking for a gift for him with their gift bundles and you'll feel good about your purchase knowing that MinMan donate 1% of their profits to WWF!  Our stand-out personal favourites are the leather overnighter in onyx, the organic face oil and organic cleansing oil

Plant Folk Store

If you're a plant lover or need to find a gift for someone who is, Plant Folk Store is for you!  This boutique online store is Brisbane based and a place where fellow Plant Folk can discover plant care, plant gifts and unique plant-related wares.  Specialising in Australian labels, Plant Folk Store features independent artisans and suppliers with sustainability at their core.  Find your next plant book, plant care kit, gardening accessory, seed gift or plant greeting card for the plant lover in your life, at Plant Fok Store.