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Blog Archive

Every few weeks we put out a great blog post to share insightful interviews with many of the makers who take place in our market!

PopUp Scent Lab: A Scent-sory Experience

March 14, 2023

The Upmarket team sat down with Tracey from PopUp Scent Lab - the newest scent sensation to hit the market!

Magnolia Designs: Timeless Pearls for Every Occasion

March 7, 2023

Magnolia Howard is a Broome resident with a passion for Broome Pearls which runs deep within her veins. Magnolia's preference for pearls has seen her work almost exclusively with stunning Australian pearls. Magnolia brings over 15 years of experience to working and designing her statement pieces.

Health and Wellbeing with Liquid Green WA

March 1, 2023

At Perth Upmarket we are passionate about healthy living as well as sustainable products. Liquid Green WA ticks both of these boxes with their organic and sustainable hemp oil, with products ranging from soaps and balms, to full spectrum hemp oil. We sat down with Shaenie Wintle from Liquid Green WA to hear all about how the business got started, her goals for the future, and her passion behind the establishment of Liquid Green WA.

Art as Therapy: An Interview with Creative Zara Avila.

Feb. 27, 2023

Here at Perth Upmarket we are big believers in using art as a form of therapy. Unleashing your creative side not only allows you to slow your mind and focus on the task at hand, it can also lead to a fabulous business! We asked Hooked On You owner Zara Avila to take us through her journey from art therapy to full time business.

Creating Magic at the 2023 Wedding Upmarket Styled Shoot

Feb. 23, 2023

There’s a certain kind of magic created when like-minded passionate individuals come together on a shoot. And there was certainly something special in the air when our Wedding Upmarket team collaborated on a dreamy romantic styled shoot in January.

The Glasses Lady: A Clear Vision for Style

Feb. 9, 2023

Tracy Murray is known throughout Perth as “The Glasses Lady”, bringing her personal styling service to the Optical industry. What began as an idea, a desire to deliver the best complete Optical service, grew into a full time business guiding women and men to select the best frames to suit their unique styles and personalities.

Shenae Lange Inspired by Nature Handcrafted in Western Australia

Nov. 22, 2022

As an incredibly talented resin artist, Shenae quite literally pours her heart into her work. She looks to the beautiful, diverse and vast natural surrounds of WA as her inspiration and it shows in her work. You can almost hear the ocean waves lapping the beach as you look at one of her beautiful resin boards.

Tender Lovin’ Kraut Packed Full of Delicious Wellness

Nov. 22, 2022

“Running a small business is no mean feat but I enjoy what I do especially when customers give me their verdicts saying it's the best fermented veg they have ever tasted.”

Two Birds Dehydration: Healthy, Beautiful and Delicious Dried Fruits

Nov. 21, 2022

Rita and Rebecca Pittorino are the brains, hearts, and hands behind the brand Two Birds Dehydration. Their handmade dehydrated fruit is both beautiful and delicious, managing to be a healthy snack and a stunning cocktail/mocktail garnish.

Bahru Leather: "A table for three please - you, me, and my handbag".

Nov. 17, 2022

Some businesses are born from paperclips and spreadsheets but not Bahru. The Bahru brand was born of opportunity, creativity, friendship and a love of handbags.

Majesteas: Beautiful Organic Loose Leaf Tea

Nov. 16, 2022

After a meditation retreat in 2021 where Jeromine Chevalier had plenty of time to think, she felt a calling to do something for the world and its people. She had been searching for a good quality organic tea shop in Perth for years, without finding anything up to standard. Jeromine saw this as a sign – she had always loved making her own blends at home, now it was time to share her love of organic loose-leaf tea with the world!

Alit Cosmetics: Back to Basics to Enhance Your Beauty, Not Cover it.

Nov. 9, 2022

Alit Cosmetics is a 100% Australian-made & owned natural makeup and skincare brand that is real, down to earth, pure & honest, with a passion for creating natural products with no nasties or fillers. Just the good stuff for real women.