Gold sponsor case study: Meeting City of Subiaco’s strategic vision & increasing community engagement

The three year City of Subiaco sponsorship of Perth Upmarket resulted in valuable community engagement within Subiaco as well as cross promotion of events and branding. Each quarter, Perth Upmarket coordinated and funded workshops involving our creative retailers to support existing City of Subiaco events or new initiatives. These included: A workshop for ratepayers on “taking your hobby to market”...

A piece of home on unique textiles

For Amy Hawkes, having a good creative outlet is a must. So one that combines her love for photography and quality textiles into her own small business is the perfect thing. Scout Textiles is Amy's unique range of iconic local imagery printed on beautiful homewares, created in her small studio in Perth ("very small!" Amy adds). Her pieces are all...

Natural care for our most faithful friends

[caption id="attachment_20267" align="alignleft" width="300"] Belinda and Piper[/caption] When speaking with Belinda Mason, the genuine love she has for animals is immediately obvious. She describes dogs as her “favourite ‘people’… running partners, swimming partners, late night stroll partners” and her mission is to do what she can to help them live their longest and healthiest lives. When Belinda launched Organic Pet...

Underwater photography that celebrates marine life

Imagine diving and photographing beautiful marine life at every opportunity for work... Well, that's exactly what award winning duo Bert and Chandy de Wit from WOW Underwater Photography do - and according to Chandy it is every bit as magical as it sounds.  Both experienced divers, Bert started shooting underwater in 2007 followed by Chandy in 2013. After living in Bali for almost...

Creative Conversations: Susan Moss Photography

Susan Moss of Susan Moss Photography is an Upmarket favourite, known for her unique nature photography printed on items perfect for gifting such as tea towels. We caught up with her for her top tips on capturing the perfect photo... Susan Moss will be at our Christmas Upmarket on Sunday 26 November 10am-4pm at the University of Western Australia's Winthrop...

New to Upmarket: Abstract Art Inspired by Nature

One of the things we love most at Perth Upmarket is discovering Perth’s best creative talent, such as Fremantle artist Courtney Jane ArtLife, joining us for the first time at our November market. We caught up with her to find out the story behind her unique art pieces. Courtney has been painting for the past four years, which has provided a...



Fresh Spring designs at Upmarket

Spring is here and we are excited to see a fresh and vibrant colour palette featured across stalls at Upmarket this September. Whether your home décor could use a lift ahead of summer or you just need a simple way to brighten up your wardrobe, get some colour therapy at Perth Upmarket. Hues of blue are trending this season, as are statement floral...

Meet the Makers- Sunbella bringing back the parasol

Hat-hair or great hair? A cool strappy dress or hot long-sleeved shirt? Flawless makeup or oily sunscreen?  It can be hard to protect your skin from the rays while also looking your best. Thanks to Casey Bryden and Jillian Intini, sun protection CAN be stylish. By blending fashion with function, Perth Upmarket retailer Sunbella has created a unique sun protection option that is also both stylish and convenient. Comfortable to...

Your Fathers Day last minute gift guide

Fathers Day is this Sunday and there's probably a few of us doing a last minute scramble to find an appropriate gift for our hard-to-buy-for dads / father-in-laws / husbands / stepdads! (Or you could be one of those who has gifts sorted well in advance - good work if this is you!) To help you out, we have put together a list of talented...