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Meat Mates x Kip&Co Doggy Dates

Meat Mates x Kip&Co Doggy Dates

  Whether you’re still in the honeymoon phase or have been together for years, it’s always key to make time for your special someone. So, we’ve put together 10 date ideas for you and your four-legged friend. Check out the dog park It may be the canine equivalent of ‘dinner-and-a-movie,’ but don’t underestimate the fun you and your best mate can have at the dog park. Fresh air, lush greenery and tons of other dogs and humans to hang out with, it’s a date you can easily squeeze into a busy week. Head down to your local, or if you’re...

   Summer Reading Recommendations  From Penguin Books

  Summer Reading Recommendations From Penguin Books

   What’s your summer reading vibe? Languid hours in your favourite nook/hammock/chair/beach possie? Or stealing a few minutes here and there among chaos/kids/work/life in general? Whatever your reading habits this summer, the good people at Penguin Books have offered up six diverse titles to help take the heat out of choosing. Read on to discover an alternate history, septuagenarian detectives, a journey of redemption, a missing girl, and a glorious portrait of contemporary life. Or maybe you just want a book to wrap you up in its warm embrace. There’s one of them too. Here are six recommended summer reads...

At home with Lynda Gardener

At home with Lynda Gardener

We are LONG TIME fans of the inimitable Lynda Gardener. Can we have a moment for this gallery wall!?! Heaven. Today on the blog Lynda spills her best styling tips, so read on and get your interior happiness on!       We’ve been fans of yours for what seems like half our lives! In fact, Kate and Alex were together, (pre-Kip&Co!) when Alex bought one of her favourite vintage cane chairs from your old shop, Empire Vintage, back in 2007. So you’ve been shaping Australia’s interior scene for a LONG time. Can you tell us where it all started?...

At home with Ella Edwards aka @dreammonstar

At home with Ella Edwards aka @dreammonstar

    If you, like us are a lover of all things pastel, get ready to bill out in the dreamiest bedroom of interior designer Ella Edwards aka @dreammonstar. Ella's furniture and interior design marries vintage with modern in a way that makes our heart SING. We chatted with Ella to get her interior styling tips and a sneak peek of her beautiful home.   Your creamy, curvy, furniture blends vintage vibes with a modern aesthetic and we are ALL about it! But let’s take a step back, how did you go from business woman to furniture designer?   I...

We are carbon neutral!

We are carbon neutral!

  We. Are. Carbon. Neutral!   ***crowd goes wild, mother earth gives a little fist pump***   We really give a damn about what happens to our beautiful planet. We’ve spoken to you lots over the years (thanks for being such good listeners!) about the steps we’ve taken to minimise the harm in everything we do (ethical, social and environmental), but at the start of 2020, after Australia’s Black Summer that left us all shell shocked, we set ourselves an EPIC sustainability goal, to go carbon neutral by the end of the year.   We’ve partnered with a lovely bunch...

Kate and family take on the Great Ocean Road @hireakombistyle

Kate and family take on the Great Ocean Road @hireakombistyle

  For guaranteed fun with the kids, or a romantic getaway with the kiss’n’hugs we have 3 words for you … Hire A Kombie. Recently we hit the road, enjoyed the ride, popped the top and slept like a dream. Our mates over at Hire A Kombie can guide you on adventures throughout Victoria but for an easy fix The Great Ocean Road never fails to impress, (and hit the Bellarine guide by @_itsbeautifulhere for extra fun spots along the way), and enjoy the 70’s vibes of cruising around in one of these timeless legends. Honestly - best fun ever!!!...

It's Beautiful Here - Bellarine Peninsula Guide

It's Beautiful Here - Bellarine Peninsula Guide

  Get inspired by our favourite travel platform @_itsbeautifulhere who shares a sneak peek of her latest travel guide to the Bellarine Peninsula featuring some hot tips from our very own co-founder, Hayley, who has lived in Barwon Heads for over 15 years. For more from It's Beautiful Here you can visit them @_itsbeautifulhere and www.itsbeautifulhere.com

Interior tips and trends from Life Interiors

Interior tips and trends from Life Interiors

  We chat with Nicole Arvela, the gorgeous creative manager from Life Interiors to get the lowdown on how she’s styling her Kip&Co linen and what interior trends we should be looking out for this season.   So excited to be chatting with one of our favourite stockists and interiors gurus! Tell us your back story, how did your beautiful business start? Aww thank you so much! So a bit of background, our founders, brothers Geoff and Basil Karam first hit the furniture market via eBay in 2006. Sourcing and importing quality contemporary furniture from overseas, Life Interiors started from...

SCARLET - NO BS PERIOD GEAR

SCARLET - NO BS PERIOD GEAR

  Some of our very good friends Prue Frost and Ash Hipwood   have launched Scarlet - super duper awesome and wonderful, sustainable, no BS period gear. We chat to them about their start up story and why what they’re doing is so important. Scarlet’s cup and wipes right at home with our Big Stripes toiletry bag.   Congratulations on the launch of Scarlet! Give us the spiel: what’s the gap that you spotted and how are you guys going to fill it? Thank you! To put it simply - the menstrual cycle is one of the most important things...