With a background in fashion, Celeste Kinkead-Weekes had a dream to create her own sustainable swimwear brand for children. Little Ray reflects the same value that she puts on family, connection, quality and sustainability.
Behind the Brand
We had the pleasure of talking to Elise Heslop, creator and director of Plyroom who has managed to create a business that aligns with her desire for a slower, simple life. Plyroom is focused on providing timeless design, sustainable materials and socially responsible practises at the core of everything they do.
The free movement philosophy, developed by Magda Gerber was something that resonated deeply with Leigh Holford of MOOV Baby. She was drawn to find out more about how it could facilitate her son’s play and physical exploration by helping him gain confidence and independence in his movement.
Simone Ryan has created her own brand of sustainable girls clothing inspired by her travels, vintage prints and of course her grandmother (and namesake), Peggy. With a strong focus on sustainable fabrics, manufacturing and thoughtful design, Peggy is a considered collection for girls made with love, to be loved.
Boori has made a name for itself by designing and manufacturing nursery furniture for over 25 years. Found in children’s bedrooms both in Australia and around the world, Boori is known for its timeless and classic style, with a contemporary edge.
Today we discuss the dilemmas that many of us experience after having a baby and share wardrobe tips for new Mums. It’s not uncommon to slip into a style rut, dressing to accommodate a post-pregnancy body shape. Many feel overwhelmed at the prospect of trying on clothes or simply lose interest in fashion altogether. Sound familiar?
Juno + Ace is a Sydney based homewares and jewellery brand that makes handmade kinetic mobiles, brass wall hangings and delicate jewellery. What started initially as a jewellery brand has evolved into a range of stylish brass homewares pieces.
Hands up if you have a kitchen drawer full of notepads and pens or a fridge covered in random post-it notes and party invitations? Well this busy Mum of three, Debora Shultz has designed an environmentally friendly family planner, to keep you well organised!
Alana and Chris are the friends behind the Australian brand Goldie + Ace. Their philosophy centres around sustainable clothing, and the mantra “buy less, wear more and pass it on”. They only use the best quality fabrics for their easy-to-wear range, and close attention to detail ensures clothing that will last.
Today we chat to My Little Giggles, owned by Tammy and Carla. The talented Mum’s met while entertaining their toddlers at a Gymbaroo class back in 2015. Little did they know that their friendship would lead to a business partnership.
My Little Giggles offer a stylish range of children’s furniture and accessories designed to enhance learning and education through playtime.
If you’re planning a birthday party for your little one, Alex from Ruby Rabbit Partyware shares the latest trends in kids party themes and the bestsellers that you must add-to-cart! We chat about the party biz, her secret to hosting a great party and her faves for Insta-inspo.
Jake Diaz is the brains behind this brand, handcrafting sustainable toys made in Australia. Designed for creative playtime that stimulates imagination and encourages learning.
When we first came across Round Palm we were instantly in love! Melbourne illustrator Nadia Pramudita of Round Palm creates unique and beautiful artwork of your little one.
At Minty Magazine, we are such huge advocates of the minimalist style. We are all about clever functionality and innovatively designed products on the market in the kids décor industry. Designstuff is an amazing platform with so many beautifully designed products ranging from kids, home and living, tech to even pet products.
Today, we are diving deep to find out more about Designstuff and why it is such a widely loved Australian brand.