Meet Val & Stone

This month we were lucky to steal some time from the gorgeous Renee, designer and creator of Val & Stone. We had so many questions to ask Renee and I am sure you will have a few after reading this. Feel free to leave any questions bellow. Enjoy x Tell us a little bit about yourself and how you came to start Val & Stone It all started when I was living in Bondi after arriving home from my 2-year travels around the UK & Europe. With hardly any money left in the bank account I started making little gifts for friends and family instead of buying them. After making a necklace for a friend, she happened to wear it to work one evening and to my surprise got 3 orders for me from complete strangers. It was from that day I thought, maybe I should turn my hobby into a career. Not long after that I moved up to Byron Bay and...

Meet Sonia Orts

SONIA ORTS BOTANICAL ALCHEMY  We had the opportunity to catch up with Sonia Orts and ask her some questions about herself and her business, Sonia Orts Botanical Alchemy.  Tell us a little bit about yourself and how you came to start Sonia Orts Botanical Alchemy I have always been Mademoiselle Parfum (Miss Perfume)— I went to a French school. My favourite hobby was to guess the perfume that others wore. I never bought the same perfume twice as there were too many new scents to be discovered, too many stories to be unveiled. But I always felt that something was missing in mainstream perfumes. In addition, in my late teens I was working as a fashion model, and as a consequence of having to wear heavy makeup regularly, and living the lifestyle of a model, my skin suffered badly. ...