Upmarket Behind The Scenes- 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...

Dedicated market for Perth artists

We are excited to be holding our very first Art Upmarket on 25 August 2018.  The reason behind this new event is that we know that the target customers for these type of businesses (artists) are a bit different to those for our regular Upmarket.  We have had feedback from local artists that many galleries are closing down and they...


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...

From the Paddock to your Plate

Do you know what is really on your plate - where it was grown, what processing has happened along the way, what has been added to it? For Jenine O'Brien it is important, where possible, to know exactly what is in the food that you are eating and feeding to your family. A chef for over 20 years, Jenine started...

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...

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...

Le Petit Cadre – Keepsakes for kids (that you will love too)

One of our favourite local kids décor designers, Cha Higginson has a unique story behind her brand Le Petit Cadre. She draws inspiration from her life adventures, career and motherhood experiences and these are all reflected in the bespoke and elegant wooden keepsakes she creates… not just for children but for the whole family. Sailing from South Africa to Europe...

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...