Redefining bridal style, Saben introduces a collection of handbags that are sleek, understated and wearable beyond the wedding day. A capsule composed of iconic shapes in new ceremonial colours and new styles designed with defiant modernity.
We caught up with the ever so wonderful Saben Retail team and chatted about their favourite go-to handbags, tips and tricks on how to style them and more. We wanted to introduce the girls to show you the faces of the amazing women behind the exceptional customer service of the Saben brand.
A must-have for the warmer days ahead, Saben’s answer to the sandal trend that has taken over for summer is ‘Stella’. Featuring comfortable moulded foot-beds, rubber soles for durability and luxe comfort
We sit down with salon founder and director, hair stylist and mum of three, Zoe Clark to chat beauty, business and babies. Zoe candidly shares her thoughts on Covid, community, and the challenges that have come with 2020. We couldn’t help but be inspired by her edgy yet effortless style, along the way.
Meet Meg McMillan, owner and curator of independent homeware stores and lifestyle brand Tea Pea Home. Meg brings together the best of international design and local tactile goods of colour and quality in an edit that is both unique and inspiring.
We chat with the brains behind the creative and luxurious brand Good&Co, Lillie Toogood. Lillie founded her brand in 2011 after gaining experience from working on digital textile printing at Australian fashion house Camilla and Marc. Lillie combines her love for travel and photography to create her unique and timeless designs that you’ll see throughout each collection.
We chat to the luxurious boutique Coco Wellington owner and ESSK co-owner, Sophea, along with the woman in charge of keeping Coco Wellington current and fashion-forward, manager and buyer, Emily. Read more into how the lock-down has affected them and Coco, all things business, and the best places to eat and visit in Wellington.
We chat to Tash Stokes, a talented photographer who catches unforgettable moments through the lens of a camera, and the mother of two beautiful children Ruby and George. We talk all things parenting along with the highs and lows throughout lock-down.
The joys of living near the ocean are not lost on the Reids. Their saving Grace during lockdown. Kirsten also talks about the love from her own mother, what her children have taught her and how lockdown has irrevocably changed her outlook.
We chat to stylist, writer, producer, founder of SAUCE magazine, AND soon to be mother, Zeenat Wilkinson. Zeenat talks about being pregnant during the pandemic, childhood memories, and love long distance.
Helen is a humanitarian photographer and storyteller, wife and mother of three beautiful children. Recently relocated back to New Zealand after 6 years living, working, growing and raising her family under the African sun in Uganda.
When discussing the joys and complexities of motherhood with Tamarah, those words have never felt more pertinent. Her daughter Taya has Down syndrome and Stevie is bravely battling a brain tumor; thus Tamarah's journey as a mother is exactly that – a little more complex than most, yet insanely full of joy.
Naturopath and nutritionist Jess Blair is also doting mum to her energetic boys Taika and Harlem. Jess is the kind you can easily become fast-friends with, easy-going and lovely as ever! It’s a privilege to feature her this years Mother’s Day series and chat about her home, her boys and the learnings from motherhood in lock-down.
There is a lot we admire about Fiona, let alone her impeccable style and flawless beauty. She is an absolute honey, a home-maker; pouring all her resource into their 1910 villa renovations. So it is extra special to capture Fi with her daughter Billie on their front porch for this level 3 adaption of our Mother's Day portrait series.
Over lock-down we became addicted to following Jess’ family’s cooking roster; it had us not once, but twice licking the phone-screen. Jess knows how to throw a meal together! On the blog she shares with us, why it's meant so much more than cooking.
Business and the way we work has irrevocably changed. For some, working form home will become a thing of permanence. We talk to design curator Alana Broadhead; she shares her favourite home-office spaces that are both stylish and functional with tips on how to create your own.
Hailing from Hamilton we catch up with Little Mash boutique owner, pediatric nurse & midwife, mum-of-three, Renata. On the blog we chat about business beyond the lock-down, the importance of cultivating community and why Little Mash is SO MUCH more than a store.
Alariceis a brand strategist and web designer, she has worked remotely in Bali and now bases herself from home in Auckland. Often with multiple projects on the go, she has some great advice about space and productive strategies including her failsafe, the Pomorodo technique. Take note and enjoy her fantasticness!
Skye Rossis a creative strategist and host to The Motherness podcast (a must-listen, add it to your list immediately!) Based at home with daughter Albertine, and more recently her husband has started working from home too. (Precautionary practices thanks to COVID-19) – If you are in a similar situ, her honest and satirical advice might be helpful if your new co-worker’s work habits are cramping your style.
We catch up with Bazaar The Empire co-founders Nardine and Hayley to chat about fashion, business, friendship and they tell us all the good spots in The Bay. Naturally, we couldn’t help but be inspired by their style along the way.
Introducing 'Winter Garden' for A/W20. We welcome playful new silhouettes to the Saben family and re-imagine your favorites: These coveted staples have become a vehicle for colour, and the tones of ‘Winter Garden’ really speak up, whether they’re bold and brave or soft and subtle. “Inspired by the women who wear them.” Jacobson says.
Your favorite silhouettes re-imagined in new season hues; Raisin, rosewood and dusky rose. Styled and photographed by Tash Stokes with florals from Aster and Bloom Treat yourself to a new handbag, purse or wallet this Valentines Day.
Heralding from Mount Maunganui, we talk to friends, designers and co-founders of Blakchaos Beks and Teresa about fashion, friendship in business, and all the good spots in The Bay you must visit this summer.
We took a tour through Redcurrent’s organised and busy warehouse to sit down with warehouse manager Alex, we chatted about getting through Christmas and the tips and tricks that can help you last minute shoppers panic that little bit less!