Why I love being a Nanapreneur

- October 28, 2017 5 MIN READ

HatAcademy.com is the first educational website in the world to offer hat making courses via online video streaming. This unique small business based in Queensland, is owned by master milliner, Elaine Mergard and her husband Graham. Their son, Matthew, a graphic designer specialises in video and web design, is also an integral part of the… Read more »


Spotlight On: 10 fashion businesses

- March 20, 2017 4 MIN READ

These ten fashionable homegrown small businesses have created unique brands and are making a name for themselves both here and overseas. Don’t forget to email us to let us know about your latest project in your small business. URBBANA Brisbane-based brand founder and designer, Sam Abi, launched URBBANA in 2009. Sam’s tailoring is combined with styles influenced by… Read more »


“I spotted a big gap in the market”

- February 27, 2017 4 MIN READ

When eeni meeni miini moh founder Elizabeth O’Connor-Cowley embarked on a trip to Europe in the late nineties, she never imagined returning with a life-changing concept. Elizabeth and her husband Philip found themselves inside European children’s boutiques and were captivated by the products on offer. “Australia had nothing like this at the time. There truly… Read more »


Dynamic Duo: “We did compete. Now we create.”

- January 11, 2017 5 MIN READ

Starting off as competitors who both owned independent women’s fashion businesses, Alexia Spalding and Sophie Toohey joined forces three years ago to create Good Day Girl, an Australian made to order women’s fashion business. The made to order fashion brand offers customers seasonal capsule collections with styling know-how and advice. The duo cover the entire… Read more »