South West Artist Uses Art to Send Environmental Message at Sculptures by The Sea

For over 50 years, Neil Turner has farmed the WA Wheatbelt, where he experienced everything about the land - sparse rainfall, soil erosion, wind, fire. Then, moving to Stratham, the now Bunbury resident has exchanged farming tools with woodwork equipment to share important messages about our environment in an artistic manner.   “My mother was an artist, so growing up, oil...


Perth Christmas Market – Christmas decorations in the making with Robin Wells

At each Perth Upmarket we always get to see the fabulous finished pieces created by our  very talented retailers but often we don't have any idea of the blood, sweat and tears that go into creating these designers pieces! For instance, have you ever wondered what go's in to bringing Perth Upmarket Ambassador Robin Wells intricate Christmas decorations to life? Well...



Winter layering with thoughtfully designed pieces by Kristin Magrit

Kristin Magrit maintains a traditional approach to creating her unique clothing label, emphasising the value of an authentic connection between the customer and the whole process, not just the final garment. The designer will be exhibiting and meeting customers at Perth Upmarket at UWA for the first time on Sunday 24 June. Kristin said that every decision she makes in...





Fragrances inspired by Margaret River lifestyle

For Jade Worall, creator of Luminessence, her range of candles, reed diffusers and soaps are about more than just beautiful fragrances. To her, they are about capturing the essence of the relaxed coastal lifestyle she enjoys with her family in Margaret River, WA and sharing it with others. Jade and her husband have always been obsessed with the ocean and...

Cliveden: luxury clothing celebrating slow fashion

You may have seen the term "slow fashion" being used a lot but have you wondered what it really means? Cliveden designer Olivia Burridge explains that it is about both creating and buying quality over quantity. Investing in thoughtfully crafted pieces that are made to last rather than cheaper, short term garments. Olivia started her luxe lounge and sleepwear label...