Florence + Threads

Situated in the beautiful seaside town of Ocean Grove, Florence and Threads is a clothing and homewares lovers delight. Stocking many locally designed products Florence and Threads is the place to go for unique gifts that support our local makers. Or if you're in the market for a little self indulgence head on in and peruse their beautiful selection for yourself. We spoke with owner Beth about how this wonderful shop came to be and what some of her favourite products are.

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Mayfield

Placed on one of Geelong's most popular and bustling streets, Mayfield is a fashion lovers delight.  Annie, who owns and runs the store, has curated the perfect selection of classic staple pieces within the walls of her beautiful shop.  With a generous heart and wealth of knowledge Annie greats and assists her customers the way only a true lover of fashion can.  We popped in recently to have a quick chat and find out more about Mayfield. 

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Live Eco

With Plastic Free July come and gone for another year we thought we would share a little Pakington Street gem that helped introduce us to new ways we can all live more sustainably.  Live Eco, run by Erin and her mother Heather, not only opened our eyes to new ways to reconsider the way we use and recycle everyday products, but also introduced us to local makers who re-imagine waste into incredibly beautiful products.

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Bell Frankie

A strong passion for fashion and jewellery design, Bell Frankie and Co. founder Amy Ardlie was destined to harness her inner creativity. Amy's designs have become a staple in every women's wardrobe with her jewellery appearing all across the spring carnival and even at the Logies.

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The Wellness Studio

Down a quiet unassuming street in Belmont lies a relaxation haven.  The Wellness Studio Geelong, which offers three different types of alternative therapies including floatation tanks, an infared sauna and salt room therapy is one of Geelong's top wellness destinations.  The friendly and knowledgeable staff at the studio are there to help you on your way to optimising your overall health and wellbeing. 

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Wonder Yoga

After opening up on Ryrie Street in Central Geelong just a few months ago, Wonder Yoga exemplifies the adage, 'all good things take time.' Having molded her vision for many years, founder and Wonder woman Sally Ferris takes us through the design and practice of this enlightening space designed by Folk Architects.

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That Place

A few weeks ago while one half of the team was soaking up the Parisian sun, I headed to the next best thing, That Place. This quaint corner patisserie is fast becoming the go-to for all things delicious. We sat down with Ashlea, owner, pastry chef and visionary behind the Belmont establishment. 

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The Herbal Apothecary

From the moment you step through the door of The Herbal Apothecary, you are transported back through time. Filled with an extensive range of curated herbal remedies, teas and natural oils, there is something to aid any ailment. Owner and naturopath, Michelle recently gave us an insight into the store and the benefits natural products can have for our bodies.  With winter on the way, now is the time to fine tune your health and immunity to survive the colder weather. 

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As Daisy Does

Nestled in a shed at the river end of Newtown, As Daisy Does is not your traditional florist. Owner Daisy Gubbins and her team specialise in wedding blooms and are known for their extensive range of indoors plants that are sure to suite any style.  

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Frankie Says Relax

From its humble shipping container days out the front of a local cafe, to now two delightfully filled locations, Frankie Say Relax is just that - a serene store to pot into for a friendly chat, get some expert advice and admire the collection of quality products. 

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Feather + Noise

From a facebook group to an ever growing online store, Feather and Noise keeps going from strength to strength having recently hit over 50k followers on Instagram.  

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