Bristle By Melissa Simmonds - 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 bags, purses, clutches 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 Wallet, Penny'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 tableware, rattan 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.
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 goods, skin 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.