Living Locally #5 Lily Hahn-Stevens, Washington & Co.

Quietly residing in the CBD of Orange, the small but homely bar Washington & Co. brings you an array of different whiskeys from around the world as well as a variety of interesting drinks and cocktails. The bar gives you a feeling of the city nightlife while also remaining intimate with dimmed moody lighting and…

Living Locally #4 Ellie Hampton, The Grocer & Co Organics

Run by the very cool and energetic couple couple Guy and Ellie, The Grocer & Co is situated on the one way street of McNamara Lane, it has become a hot spot for everything healthy and delicious and caters for those in Orange and surrounding areas who believe in using organic produce and products. The Grocer & Co…

Living Locally #3 Madeline Holborow, The Corner Store Gallery

Nestled amongst residential homes in East Orange, The Corner Store Gallery has become a vibrant and artistic hub for local and interstate artists. Situated on the corner of Autumn and Summer streets (East), the renovated shop invites the public to venture out and experience the many creative minds that exhibit their work. Exhibition’s are held on a…

Living Locally #2 Willa Arantz, Racine Restaurant and Bakery

If you are yet to dine at Racine Restaurant, I recommend you book yourself a table. The food is divine, the restaurant overlooks a picturesque vineyard just on the outskirts of town, has won too many awards to mention and is run by super talented chef Shaun and his wife, creative mastermind, Willa. In addition…

Living Locally #1 Monique Lovick, Tough Love Personal Training

Welcome to our first Living Locally blog post where we’ll be catching up with one local business in Orange per month. Businesses that inspire us, are innovative or businesses that we think are just exceptionally cool. First off the ranks is Tough Love Personal Training, a relatively new business to Orange, set in an uber chic studio space in the…

Our 5 Spring fashion tips

1. mix it up Mixing prints isn’t anything new but it’s definitely a trend to continue with this Spring. Think stripes, polka dots, florals and leopard. 2. wear more white Replace black and navy with white and you’ll add a whole lot of ‘fresh’ to your outfit. 3. be body ready The better you feel…

Lots of Culottes

Oh Paris, you never cease to inspire me. I could wrap myself up in your beauty forever…. I fell in love with this city six years ago and every time I visit I find it just as exciting as the first. There are always new streets to be walked, new patisserie’s to be discovered and…

MLM – Meet Julia

When we had the idea to open Belle Armoire around 4 years ago, we sat down and starting listing emerging Australian labels that we just had to have at our boutique. That’s when we came across Millie Loves Min (now known as MLM). We traveled down to Surry Hills in Sydney to meet with owner…

The Love Affair Continues

I’ve always had a soft spot for anything lace. I’m not sure where in particular this love of lace stemmed from, but I do know that this is one love affair that won’t be ending anytime soon. It brings so much femininity to any outfit and I love how it can transform a simple outfit…

IXIAH – Meet Krystel

We are always searching for emerging Australian labels and when we discovered IXIAH, we knew we’d found something special. We were particularly impressed by it’s innovative design and rich textures and we knew we just had to have the label at Belle Armoire. We recently had the pleasure of interviewing creative director Krystel Davis and…

two in a million plus us

What do you get when you take two fabulous bloggers, an awesome photographer and a shop full of amazing Australian labels? Some sweet styled outfits and photos to prove it! Here’s just a few from our recent collaboration with two in a million. You can also check out more images and outfit details on their blog…

Hello MBFWA

We received an invite to Cameo’s runway show at Mercedes Benz Fashion Week and we couldn’t make arrangements fast enough. We needed to get to Sydney to view some upcoming collections for Cameo, Keepsake, Jaggar (coming soon to Belle Armoire), Finders Keepers, MLM, The Fifth Label (coming soon to Belle Armoire) and Elliatt so we…