July Is Bringing The Sights Of Overseas Travel Into Your Home!

This time last year, Melbourne-based start-up July hit the market running, revolutionising the Australian travel industry with their slick range of innovative contemporary luggage and travel accessories. Named after the month that many Australians flee the Southern Hemisphere in search of sunshine and saltwater, its needless to say that July this year is looking a little different. While we won’t be jet setting out of the country anytime soon, July (the brand!) is bringing the sights of overseas travel into your home!

Enter July’s newest offering, Travel Editions. Created out of a desire to offer support to Australian creatives hit hard by COVID-19, July founders Athan Didaskalou and Richard Li are teaming up with a group of incredible Australian photographers to bring high-quality photographic prints of fabulous faraway places into the home. ‘In a moment where the world stopped moving, we wanted to find inspiration and bring the outside

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A Day In The Life Of Artist And Designer Rachel Castle

It’s the mark of a true creative spirit when they spend every spare second making something for the sake of it. This was how it all began for Rachel Castle, who picked up embroidery in the early hours of the evening when her young kids were in bed, the only time she had to herself during their childhood years. It was here that her true calling revealed itself.

But before she was an artist, designer, and the director of her own small business, Rachel’s professional life meandered from PR to marketing. She and friends Alex Willcock and Russell Pinch used to run a branding company in the United Kingdom, but when their second child was born, Rachel left the business to become a full-time mother. She considers this the best decision she ever made.

‘I believe you can definitely have everything in life, just not all at once,’ she

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