To The POINT with EMMA CHALLEN
EVERY week around Sydney a group of entrepreneurial women come together in the community to showcase a variety of bespoke products at what they call A Day of Beautiful Things.
Next Wednesday they come to show their beautiful things at Hunters Hill.
Their show on May 4 will be held in All Saints Church Hall, 2 Ambrose Street, Hunters Hill from 10am to 5pm.
Jill Nazar of Jill Nazar Pashminas stocks a unique and exquisite collection of top quality pashmina shawls, stoles, baby blankets and throws all hand loomed and in some cases hand embroiled in Kashmir or Nepal.
Hand embroiled woollen stoles and embroiled jackets, 100 per cent pashminas, all are exclusive to Jill that travels to India twice a year to hand pick her collection.
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CATHERINE Reynolds of Mistie Mountain Designs has a new and exciting range for 2016 of New Zealand Possumsilk knitwear, 50 per cent merino lambswool, 40 per cent possum fur, 10 per cent silk. Men and Ladies zip jackets, vests and jumpers, scarves, shawls, capes, gloves, fur trim hats throws, socks and more.
Yours truly of duChalon Jewellery has worked for many large jewellery companies.
duChalon jewellery is my own range which consists of locally designed jewellery made from freshwater pearls and semi precious stones all in 925 sterling silver settings and magnetic clasps.
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EASTBOURNE Art is the creation of Trish Fraunfelter.
A unique range of Australian made Homewares in a colour palette of soft muted quality linens and bright complimentary furnishing fabrics.
Both classic and modern in style. There are garden accessories, laundry and kitchen essentials and ironing board covers like no others plus stylish and durable canvas with padding, drawstring and toggle.
They fit all sizes. You can check out the quirky doorstops, cushions and draught excluders plus hand towels/tea towels printed in thirty different designs including Christmas, garden, country and Australian themes or boxer shorts for that ‘hard to find a gift for a male.’
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SALLY Gulson of Alive with Style has been sourcing and selling leather and fashion handbags for over eight years with a range of Australian, European and Asian designers including Sassy Duck, Modapelle and Pierre Cardin.
The collection includes Italian leather and both stylish statement colours as well as a classical range.
It features the elegant new grey, blush and porcelain seen on the catwalks of Europe and the featured Australian brights of red, yellow, blue and green in either a classic shoulder bag, stylish handbag, functional cross body bag or casual tote……..elegant, stylish, functional and affordable.
Sue Aldridge of Personality Stationery offers beautiful writing papers and cards, some ready for personalising with your address details etc.
Stationery is sourced locally and abroad with monogrammed cards, writing papers, bridge cards, soaps and pocket notelets – specialising in invitations for all occasions.
EMMA CHALLEN and JILL NAZAR are convenors of Hunters HillÕs A Day of Beautiful Things.