Stories from the Collection
Local cookbook author Julia Busuttil Nishimura is all about good food, made with simple ingredients in her small Melbourne kitchen. A lover of proper, uncomplicated food that is made by hand, the author of Ostro's food fulfils and nourishes. Here, we share one of her many beautiful recipes that bring joy, whilst keeping us slow and steady.Read More
In the salon, our directors Charlotte Archer and Amanda Berry are often asked for tips and advice on natural and sustainable products for the home; from the kitchen, to the laundry, and everything in between. Here, Charlotte Archer shares her favourite sustainable and natural products and home rituals.Read More
Growing up in a household where minimising unnecessary waste and engaging in sustainable practices was the norm, Ahimsa Collective Co-Founder Tessa Carroll's education in and care for the environment started early.
It comes as little surprise then, in the wake of the launch of her sustainable bag line, that making elaborate garden composts and designing handbags out of old denim jeans was commonplace for the creative Tessa.Read More
As you take a seat in your salon chair for an hour (or three) of you time, it’s a fair assumption that the last thing on your mind is, ‘where does all my hair lying helplessly on the floor there go?’ And that’s fair enough, too; when most hairdressers start out in the industry, it’s certainly not at the top of their list of questions, either.Read More