Living Locally #10 Pip Farquharson, Photography By Pip

We have many regulars here at The Collective – one of whom is local photographer extraordinaire, Pip Farquharson of Photography by Pip. With camera in hand, Pip creates a visual feast capturing the colours and contrasts of her surroundings, painting a picture of life and its special moments. Pip’s love of photography certainly shows – you’ll constantly find…

Belle Armoire Star Players – Emma Patterson

Meet out marketing guru Emma Patterson. This beautiful soul joined the Belle Armoire team earlier this year and we couldn’t be happier to have her as part of our team. She has been in the drivers seat steering our social media platforms, blogs, promotions and e-newsletters…and totally nailing it might I add! Emma took a…

Living Locally #9 Libby Spencer, Botanica Flora

There are some new kids on the block here at 187 Lords Place! Of course, we are talking about none other than Botanica Flora owned by the lovely Libby Spencer. Botanica Flora initially started out at the boutique nursery ‘Anything Grows’ on Summer Street, previously owned by Libby and her husband Ren. Ren also runs Botanic Landscapes, so…

Belle Armoire Star Players – Kimberly Belmonte

Kimberly Belmonte is the other leading lady of Belle Armoire. After a short stint living in Europe, Kim approached her sister in law Bec to open a clothing boutique in Orange. Bec was in and a few months later, after a lot of planning, Belle Armoire was born! Almost six years on and Kim now…

Living Locally #8 Fiona Schofield Millinery, Fiona Schofield

Fiona is not only a regular Belle Armoire customer but like us runs a successful fashion business. Making the most beautifully unique hats you will ever see, with styles ranging from straw hats, soft felt fedoras and that simple elegant cap that you can wear all year round. Brought up in the Central West, Fiona…

Belle Armoire Star Players – Tessa Rochelli

If you’ve had the pleasure of meeting Tessa (AKA Tess) in store you’ll know that she’s one sweet and fun spirited gal who probably gets just as excited as you do when she finds you that perfect piece to add to your wardrobe.  What you might not know is that she is deeply connected to…

Australian Blogger Series – Caity Says

I stumbled across Caitlin Johns on Instagram while stalking some brands we stock at Belle Armoire. I was drawn to this brunette beauty, with her niche taste in fashion, beauty and lifestyle, plus her love for food, travel and everything in between. Situated in Adelaide, Caity portrays a connection, on her blog, of her home…

Living Locally #7 Good Eddy, Maddy Howell

We are lucky enough to share a delightful space with two other businesses. One of which is Good Eddy, run by husband and wife duo Maddy and Toby Howell. 187 Lords Place was once home to one of Oranges printing businesses. It was family run from the 1930’s right up until Toby and Maddy took…

Belle Armoire Star Players – Rebecca (Bec) Hammond

Bec Hammond is one of the leading ladies who own and run Belle Armoire. She has worked in the fashion industry for a number of years now and knows whats up in the world of fashion. With her fabulous styling techniques you won’t be disappointed when you visit in store on a day that she’s in….

Living Locally #6 Emma Bacon, The Union Bank & The Lord Anson

The one and only Union Bank (known by locals as the UB) has always been an iconic place for people to flock to when celebrating an event or to simply enjoy a glass or two of their favourite vino. The menu provides a selection of the finest wines around the region, the atmosphere evokes a laid…

Australian Blogger Series – Stylendipity

It’s no secret we LOVE Instagram and stalk numerous fashion bloggers.  It’s so fun to get lost in their world and draw inspiration from their individual styles.  We got to thinking and thought why not share with you some of these gorgeous women, so welcome to the first of our Australian Blogger Series! Let us…

Belle Armoire Star Players – Kelsey (Kels) Dean

Meet Kelsey (Kels) Dean! She is our most recent Belle Armoire gal and has now been with us for four months. Kels is an all round gorgeous chick who brings a great attitude when she walks in store. Her smile is contagious and she definitely knows how to help you out when you are in…