Hiding in the industrial streets of Woolloongabba is my favourite of all the coffee shops! I am almost tempted to not give away the address for fear that all the hipsters of Brisbane will travel far and wide just to get a taste of one of Brisbane’s most perfectly extracted espresso. Black Sheep is more than a coffee shop. It is an iconic, right of passage for all coffee lovers…or tea lovers, or hot chocoalate lovers or chai lovers…[the staff at Black Sheep are a very inclusive bunch]. Continue Reading
Fancy going to a chocolate degustation? Hold the gosh darn phone… What is a chocolate degustation I hear you ask? Well it is only one of the most fabulous food experiences of your life! I know, I know huge call… but once you sink your lips around BASIK Chocolates you will never go back to the old ‘favourites’ again… #TRUSTME
As someone who has got more than her fair share of curves post children I am thrilled to have discovered Lilly + Lime! Swimwear that is stylish and supportive… yes please. Now I will be honest it has taken me, oh I don’t know 32 years to feel comfortable in my own skin. Ok maybe not 32 years… but I am going to say a good 20 years. I am finally ready to embrace ze curves that ‘make me me’ and make me fabulous if I do say so myself. I am so stoked to have some Lilly + Lime in my life. Today we’re chatting with Emma & Amy co-founders of Lilly + Lime; about all things swimwear, curves, embracing your body and a few cheeky Friday afternoon topics.
In the hipster end of town in West End you will find the most modernistic and chic little café. This space goes by the name of Morning After by day and for a limited four weeks, by Night Before at night. With crisp white washed brick walls, rich moss green furnishings and gold trimming it’s a feast for all the senses. Continue Reading
Here at Brisbane Threads we love functionality and we’ve stumbled across the most genius of inventions; Cart-A-Lot!
Cart-A-Lot is Australia’s first foldable cart and is a start up company run by an Australian family from South Australia. Rebecca & Anthony Keain had the idea on an overseas holiday in 2o14 when they saw a woman with her three children at a restaurant pull out what looked like folded stroller from under their table. The Keain’s watched the woman “unfold it in one easy action, load it up and leave the restaurant with her children and her belongings all simply in tow.”
They looked to buy their own and when they couldn’t find one in Australia- they built it themselves.
The cart can hold up to 70kg, meaning it can be used to cart children, dogs, beach gear, shopping, sports equipment; you name it! Some of their added accessories can convert the cart into an esky, shopping trolly and much more. It’s quick and easy folding action is one the cart’s best features, meaning you won’t spend half of your trip having to assemble it.
It has solid, rubber wheels and a powder coated steel frame with a durable polyester fabric meaning the Cart-A-Lot is ready for anything. The Cart-A-Lot also comes in an off road model too! It folds down to a super compact size (79cm H x 51cm W x 19cm D) and can fit in most car boots, or even be hung on a wall at home.
For families, Cart-A-Lot is a saviour and can save you so much time and hassle when on the go. No more juggling kids and toys and whatever else there may be- just pop it all in the cart. Even if you don’t have a young family, Cart-A-Lot is just as handy for beach trips, barbecues, strolling through a market or carrying sports gear around.
Accessories and add-ons compliment cart use and include a cover, a waterproof liner and even an umbrella!
ATTN: Brisbaners! It. Is. Cold.
Every year we are unprepared and downright shocked when the sun leaves our little slice of paradise and goes on holiday to the Northern Hemisphere, leaving us to freeze our little butts off. This year will be different! Say goodbye to your trakky-daks and hoodie (not forever, just leave them at home) because we’re here to help you stay toasty warm and fashionable too! Take that Melbourners…
Grown up fun at Dendy Portside
You know those mornings when you wake up, vague memories of the night before, way too many drinks and the late night pizza (or maccas dash) on the way home? That ‘rough night’ we all try to forget, where we were just letting our hair down and having fun out with fiends? Yeah that night. Well… Rough Night is the new #LMAO R-rated comedy about just that… a group of girls having a weekend renion-turned rough night… which may or may not include killing a stripper (by accident of course). Continue Reading
Recently I had the privilege of trying the Inna Bliss Six-Week Beginner Yoga Course. Full disclosure; to say I am a beginner at yoga would be a bit of lie. But then it would also be telling the truth, because in some ways I feel like yoga is one of those things that no matter how much you do there is always more to learn.
My very first experience of yoga was watching a video cassette (not a DVD, so that might reveal my age #AnyoneElseAn80sChild) back in the early 2000’s… I then tried class after class; hopping between studios and yoga styles for the next ten years.