Brief background on you and your business journey My working background is in buying and stock management. I initially began Derby & Power as a hobby outside of work, and looked at any income as a bonus. Even as a child, I’ve always been interested in running a business, so I got a lot of satisfaction out of my side hustle. I took a few courses in millinery, again, as
Brief background on you and your business journey, what has your pathway been. I studied Medical Laboratory Science at Otago University, New Zealand, with the intention to undertake a Masters in the same field. However, as an intern in my placement year I realized that it wasn’t the direction I wanted to continue with. At the same time my father, Simon, had left his job and started to study for his
Brief background on you and your business journey, what has your pathway been? I worked in events for years (Good Food & Wine Show, Australian Health & Fitness show) then stepped into the ‘corporate world’ as the National key account Manager for Tissot with Swatch Group Australia. I always had a side hustle as a personal trainer and nutritionist, doing this outside of my 9-5. From here I took the
Pip & co. was started in Melbourne by two friends who share a love for travel, fashion and beautiful accessories. We source local and ethically made products from around the globe that are unique, sustainable and that our customers will cherish. We sat down with founders Cathy Bryceland and Rachael Harrison to discuss their small business journey and the story of Pip and Co. Brief background on you and your business journey: We
Shelly Collins is a French poster lover, and The co-founder of The Galerie Fitzroy. At our most recent event, Shelly shared her whole hearted journey and wisdom from 20 years of small biz life as we were surrounded by her beautiful space and works. Shelly encouraged us to ‘stay on our path and be who we want to be in our business’. Here to get to know more about this
Melissa Ayoubi & Eliana Esposito are the style queens who created Melbourne’s hip Boutique in Elwood village – Mad About the Girl We spent the evening with Mel and Eli and heard about their business journey, and with the help of their local community and our Herdrum tribe, raised funds for women’s charity ‘Fitted for work’. With wonderful unfettered honesty Mel and Eli told us how it is – Mel
Name: Claire Lane Business name: XM4 Brief background on you and your business journey: I’m originally from country Western Australia and moved over from Perth about 13 years ago now. I threw myself straight into Fashion Design studies which led me to open 2 fashion retail stores after my course. We specialised in Australian & NZ designers with a strong emphasis on great cuts & fabrics as well as
Better than a bib or smock, grubeze is an investment piece! The revolutionary boilersuit, onesie, design offers full body, waterproof coverage to protect little grubber’s clothing during messy meal times. Encourage baby led weaning and self-feeding without the mess and stress. No more wet and grubby sleeves, legs, laps and bums and no more stained clothes. Hurrah! The ultimate messy kids ‘hazmat’ – grubeze. What is your background?