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Super Summer Salad Recipe

Super Summer Salad Recipe

  We have been digging into a variety of salads this summer and wanted to share one of our favourite recipes with you. For some extra pizzaz dress your table in our French Flax tableware and serve up on our enamelware!   Serves: 2 Salad Ingredients: 2 cups of cooked Brown Rice Handful of Pumpkin Seeds Handful of Sunflower Seeds Handful of Toasted Almond Flakes Handful Desiccated Coconut Toasted Handful of Goji Berries 2 Fresh Tomatoes Diced 1/2 cup of Sun-dried Tomatoes Fresh Mint 1 packet of Rocket   Orange Dressing Ingredients: Juice of 1 Orange Pinch of Salt Pinch...

NZ Travel Guide with Superette

NZ Travel Guide with Superette

We recently caught up with the legends behind New Zealand Kip&Co stockist, Superette. With six stores across the country we couldn’t think of anyone better to give us the lowdown on some local tips for our next visit!   Bored with the thought of a ‘nine-to-five’ job, Superette owners and friends, James Rigden and Rickie Dee set out to create a collection of curated goods from all over the world to sell in an industrial space on Drake Street. Almost eighteen years on, Superette aims to cultivate a unique vision of effortless lifestyle and redefine the idea of luxury living....

Stockist Spotlight - Family Love Tree

Stockist Spotlight - Family Love Tree

We recently chatted with Katie, the beautiful gem behind interiors haven, the Family Love Tree!   It’s no secret we’re big Family Love Tree fans, but this new venture has us fan-girling on a whole new level. What was the catalyst for the move to Prahran?   Well.... our lease came up at our Hawksburn store, so went on the hunt for a new dig, and found this amazing double-storey Victorian building that I literally fell instantly in love with, much just like the love you feel when finding a new home... In addition to creating a much-needed destination homewares...

Our Top 10 Cocktails for 2020

Our Top 10 Cocktails for 2020

We’ve been slaving away sampling cocktails all summer for this list. Hard work, but someone’s gotta do it. Here’s the Kip&Co team’s top 10.   1. LYCHEE CAPIROSKA This crowd pleaser is SO easy, fresh, and got the thumbs up at the Kip&Co Christmas party. Lychees, we love you. 2. OLD FASHIONED Sometimes life calls for a stiff drink. This is our go to when we wanna put some hairs on our chest. 3. PINA COLADA Because we are children of the 80s. 4. PEACH & WHITE CHOCOLATE WHISKY COBBLER Stepping up the difficulty factor a bit, but you’re ready...

Insider's guide to a long weekend on the Mornington Peninsula

Insider's guide to a long weekend on the Mornington Peninsula

Thinking of heading down to the Mornington Peninsula for the long weekend but not sure where to wine, dine, and soak up the sunshine? Alex gives us her locals guide to a weekend on the “Ninch”.   FRIDAY Many LittleWelcome! Ease on in with dinner at Many Little in Red Hill, the casual bistro in the ever-growing Polperro empire.  Try the fish tacos – you can thank us later.   SATURDAY Hot Hut Start the morning off right with a yoga sesh. Our favourite is Hot Hut yoga studio – a wee little spot that will get you to slow...

20 Podcasts to sink your teeth into this Summer!

20 Podcasts to sink your teeth into this Summer!

Here at Kip&Co we have well and truly jumped aboard the podcast bandwagon. From pop culture and art, to crime and politics we truly believe there is a podcast out there for everyone! Whether you're a podcast junkee or wanting to dip your toes into the audio world, we have something for you. So pop in your headphones and sink your teeth into our top 20 for 2020 Podcast roundup. (Click on each image for a link to the podcast!) 1. The Design Files Talks TDF Talks is a fortnightly podcast, featuring conversations with noteworthy Australian creatives,  from designers, artists and...

Christmas Styling with Chyka!

Christmas Styling with Chyka!

We sat down with the original interior styling icon Chyka to get her tips on creating a colourful bedroom for the holidays ahead of her style workshop in Melbourne.  Chyka really needs no introduction, if you’ve been out to a party in Australia in the last couple of decades and it looked awesome, one of Chykas companies was probably behind it.  1. It’s well and truly the silly season. What trends are you loving for Christmas entertaining this year? Christmas to me is all about celebrating with family and friends. It’s about making your house look festive and happy and...

Christmas in the Kitchen with Alex

Christmas in the Kitchen with Alex

It’s not Christmas in my house if I don’t whip up my fam favourite egg nog! This is Jamie Oliver’s recipe and my long time favourite (after testing many!), I like to freestyle a bit by adding things like star anise, and maple syrup! Ultimate Eggnog Recipe Serves 8 3 cups (700ml) whole milk 1 cup (240ml) heavy or double cream 3 cinnamon sticks 1 vanilla bean pod, split and seeds removed 1 teaspoon freshly grated nutmeg, plus more for garnish 5 eggs, separated 2/3 (130g) cup granulated sugar 3/4 cup (175ml) Bacardi Dark Rum, or bourbon In a saucepan,...

Kip&Co X Hunting For George Q&A

Kip&Co X Hunting For George Q&A

Kip & Co Q&A with Lucy Glade-Wright of Hunting For George   1. We’re so excited for the next chapter of Hunting for George. You and the brand are the like an amazing chameleon, morphing from destination online homewares store, designers and product developers, to straight-up addictive content creators. How did you plan for and find the time for these transitions and what was the lure of each?  Yeah we sure do like to tick a few boxes! My background is Communication Design so I have always created content and crafted stories to build or reinforce brand identities throughout my...