Indian-Australian artist Ayesha Aggarwal hopes to inject a sense of her culture and inspiration from her upbringing in India into her beautiful pots and ceramics, which are made by hand and painted in fun and upbeat patterns that are bound to brighten anyone's day. Her pots are minimalistic and aesthetically pleasing beyond belief. Her ceramics-based jewellery has… Continue reading Ayesha Aggarwal – Interview
From hand-made 100% organic cotton fabric cushions that are stuffed with recycled plastic bottles to super cute and colorful tote bags and pencil cases that are decorated in eco-friendly water-based ink, Ashleigh Clark from Lil' Leigh Designs is all about creating screen-printed goodies that are sustainable and environment-friendly, in addition to being beautiful, quirky, and eye-catching statement pieces that can… Continue reading Lil’ Leigh Designs – Interview
With thanks to Neon Moose for the information Images by Fatema "Tema" Sitabkhan Guys, gals, and everyone in between - do you know what day today is? Hint - it's something to do with your oh-so-beautiful faces (yes, I'm talking about YOU)! October 5 (Sorry, no Mean Girls reference here!), which is also affectionately known… Continue reading Celebrate World Smile Day With The Aussie Smile Co.
With thanks to information supplied by Neon Moose and images supplied by individual food vendors Market season is upon us and what better way to make the most of this gorgeous weather than to step out and explore what small businesses across Australia have on offer!? The Bowerbird Design Market will be hosting a 3-day community affair… Continue reading Eat. Drink. Shop. At the Bowerbird Design Market
Information + images sourced from the official Adelaide Fringe website Matthew Clarke headshot image by Trentino Priori While the Adelaide Fringe (my favourite time of the year in South Australia) may still be a good 4 months away, the excitement never stops in the Fringe realm. The latest news that has made the rounds across… Continue reading Adelaide Fringe 2019 Poster Revealed!
Interview & photos by Fatema Sitabkhan A couple of months ago, I celebrated my 26th birthday with my boyfriend and best friend. Not one to make a deal about turning a year older, I was lucky enough to score a weekend getaway with my two special people in my life. However, I still did want to… Continue reading Absolutely Cake
Words & photos by Fatema Sitabkhan Vintage items and accessories have always been in fashion for their timeless appeal, unique designs, and the sheer pride in owning some memorabilia that keeps the golden years (way back to the 50s and onwards) alive and burning! One such store that I've recently found myself frequenting over the… Continue reading A Vintage Lover’s Idea of Heaven – Fox on the Run Vintage
Words by Fatema Sitabkhan Experience photos supplied by Port Noarlunga SNUBA Last year, upon visiting Port Noarlunga, I walked around the beachside and stumbled upon a tent that read "Port Noarlunga SNUBA". Having never heard of this water sport before and being an avid water sports lover, I decided to give it a go -… Continue reading SNUBA Diving with Port Noarlunga SNUBA (Take 2)
I've always been drawn to jewellery, particularly those with a silver or oxidized touch. However, I've recently found that it is the subtle items of jewellery that tend to create a powerful and bold statement - be it with casual or formal wear. A couple of months ago, I stumbled upon a friend's Instagram account… Continue reading Making a Statement with Minimalist Jewellery
Boutiques have been growing in popularity recently, but how many of them offer affordable fashion wear that is also authentically Australian? Coltish Boutique in Hyde Park is a classic example, where bohemian and chic styles of clothes, sunglasses, and footwear reside. Specializing in stocking local and interstate fashion labels without the hefty price tag, Coltish… Continue reading Coltish Boutique – Hyde Park