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We Might Be Tiny x Kollab Collection

We Might Be Tiny x Kollab Collection

Introducing our latest collaboration with We Might Be Tiny. . . . FEBRUARY 19, 2024 We're delighted to announce our newest exciting collaboration with We Might Be Tiny, the award-winning baby and kids’ tableware experts.

Embrace Pantone's Colour of the Year: Apricot Check Print Spotlight

Embrace Pantone's Colour of the Year: Apricot Check Print Spotlight

Integrating the trendiest colour of the year into your life has never been easier than with our Apricot Check Print collection. . . . FEBRUARY 19, 2024 Since 1999, The Pantone Color Institute has been setting the tone for design trends, eagerly anticipated by designers, creators, and color enthusiasts worldwide.

Share The Love 2024

Share The Love 2024

  At Kollab, our mission is to leave the world better than we found it. As February rolls around, we ditch the traditional hearts and flowers of Valentine’s Day and instead focus on something bigger – sharing the love. This year we are partnering with the Starlight Foundation, pouring our hearts and resources into causes that truly matter. This year, in alignment with our commitment to making a positive impact, we are actively involved with the Starlight Swim challenge by donating to their cause. Participants have the opportunity to win one of five packs provided by us and many other donors! Additionally Mick, Hayleys husband has eagerly plunged into the Starlight Swim.   CLICK HERE TO DONATE AND SPONSOR MICKMick is a devoted surfer, father of 3 girls, an ocean enthusiast, and a proud resident of the Mornington Peninsula. For him, supporting the Starlight Foundation is a no-brainer. The opportunity to brighten the lives of seriously ill children and teenagers across Australia is something that resonates deeply with him.     Starlight’s mission is simple yet profound: to infuse joy and laughter into the lives of those who need it most.Every minute, somewhere in Australia, a sick child is admitted to a hospital. It’s a sobering reality, but one that drives us to do more. That’s why we’re diving headfirst into the Starlight Super Swim Challenge – because every stroke we take brings us closer to making a difference.   How Can You Join Us? DIVE IN  Whether you’re a lone swimmer or part of a team, set your own challenge. Whether it’s 2km or 30km, every stroke counts. With your registration, you'll gain access to exclusive resources and support to help you along the way.MAKE WAVES Your efforts don’t stop in the water. Rally your friends, family, and colleagues to support your cause. Every dollar raised is a beacon of hope for sick kids and their families.MAKE A SPLASH  Throughout February, hit the pool, swim school, or even the open sea. Let each stroke remind you of the impact you’re making. Celebrate as you hit your goals and surpass your expectations.  Find out more about the registration here Or alternatively, you can Donate to Mick's swim here      If you're looking to win one of our donated prize packs, make sure you sign up before Saturday and stay tuned for details from Starlight about the flash challenge. And if time’s running short, fear not. The Starlight Super Swim Challenge welcomes swimmers of all abilities. Whether you’re aiming for a casual 2km or a challenging 32km, every lap brings us closer to a brighter tomorrow. Join us as we dive deep into the Starlight Swim, spreading love, joy, and hope with every stroke. Together, we can make waves and create a sea of change for those who need it most.   REGISTER HERE  

Elevate Your Outdoors: Discovering Uncommon Picnic Gems with Kollab and Merry People - Kollab Australia

Elevate Your Outdoors: Discovering Uncommon Picnic Gems with Kollab and Merry People

Welcome to 2024! A New Year is upon us and to kick things off, we've teamed up with the fantastic crew over at Merry People to bring you some fresh inspiration for getting out and about. Together, we've curated a collection of lesser-known picnic spots around Australia, adding a dash of adventure to your list of places to explore in the great outdoors this summer! Our products are your go-to companions for embracing nature while maintaining that effortlessly relaxed and chic vibe. We always have our eyes out for picturesque spots—close to amenities, far from noisy roads—creating the perfect atmosphere for a memorable outing. So, whether you're headed to a sandy beach, a lush park, or a serene riverside retreat, don't forget to pack your Kollab picnic essentials and slip into your Merry People Boots and Clogs for a luxe AND comfortable experience. We’ve added some tips and tricks as well to help ensure your day out is easy, breezy and beautiful! So, let's dive into some must see picnic spots across Australia! NEW SOUTH WALES Centennial ParkSydney's Ultimate Urban Oasis! Dive into lakes, stroll through gardens, and embrace all the recreational vibes—it's like nature's playground in the heart of the city. This gorgeous spot was chosen by @eloisejaksic to have a picnic with friends! Nellie’s Glen Picnic AreaWhere Waterfalls and Wonderland Collide! Nestled in the Southern Highlands, this hidden gem is your ticket to a secluded paradise. Picture lush landscapes, the soothing sound of waterfalls, and the perfect spot for your dream picnic. AUSTRALIAN CAPITAL TERRITORYUriarra CrossingDive into riverside picnics and discover hidden swimming gems along the scenic Murrumbidgee River. Nature's playground in the heart of the ACT! Cotter Dam ReserveSurround yourself with picnicking delights, water adventures, and nature trails in this gem near Canberra. NORTHERN TERRITORYLitchfield National ParkSpectacular park featuring waterfalls, swimming holes, and magnetic termite mounds near Darwin. Robin FallsHidden gem offering waterfalls, rock pools, and bushwalking opportunities in the Northern Territory. QUEENSLANDBunya Mountains National ParkMajestic parkland with ancient bunya pines, walking trails, and wildlife in the South Burnett region.  Cape HillsboroughKnown for its sunrise kangaroo encounters, this beach in Mackay offers unique opportunities for picnics while watching kangaroos and wallabies on the shore at dawn or dusk.SOUTH AUSTRALIACleland Conservation ParkNatural parkland showcasing native wildlife, bushwalking trails, and panoramic views in the Adelaide Hills. Onkaparinga River Recreation ParkRiverside park perfect for picnics, kayaking, and bushwalks along the Onkaparinga River.VICTORIATurpins Falls ReservePicturesque reserve featuring cascading waterfalls and swimming holes in Central Victoria.Cape ConranSituated in East Gippsland, Cape Conran Coastal Park has beautiful, unspoiled beaches such as Pearl Point and East Cape that are ideal for a peaceful seaside picnic. Fun Fact – This is where Dani, Merry People’s Founder is from! Pictured below :) TASMANIA  Hartz Mountains National ParkMountainous park with scenic vistas, alpine lakes, and hiking trails in southern Tasmania. Trowunna Wildlife SanctuaryWildlife sanctuary providing encounters with native Tasmanian animals in a natural setting.WESTERN AUSTRALIAJohn Forrest National ParkHistorical parkland with waterfalls, walking trails, and heritage sites near Perth. Penguin IslandPristine island reserve famed for penguins, sea lions, and stunning coastal scenery near Perth.   Kollab's Ultimate Picnicking Tips For The Every Outdoor Adventure 1. You Can't go Wrong With Water Resistant EverythingOur Picnic Mats are water resistant so make for the perfect base if the ground is damp, and Merry People Boots and Clogs ensure your toes stay dry when perusing lakes or waterfalls. 2. Pick & Pack Your Bags With PurposeOur Mini Cooler is the ideal size for a platter for two plus drinks. The Picnic Bag is supersized for a day out, accommodating full-sized bottles (insert champagne here). The classic Cooler Bag is the OG for toting everything and anything, perfect for low-key park dates or taking goods to a friend’s backyard. Throw in a Lunch Box each for the kids with some pre-prepared snacks to avoid little hands in the perfect platter!   3. Gourmet Feast Ideas On-the-Go For All The FamilyMake sure you’re packing snacks galore for the kids! For the adults, indulge in a cheese or charcuterie board perfect for sharing. A cold pasta salad is our go-to crowd-pleaser—filling and mess-free. Don't forget utensils! Spoons for serving, knives for chopping, and, of course, a bottle opener - all neatly packed in our Clutch or Wet Bag along with an extra bag for rubbish. We keep this in our bag year-round for those occasions when you just need to grab and go!   4. Choose Your Outfits WiselyMerry People Clogs make for the perfect footwear choice for a beach or riverside Picnic Spot. Easy to slip-on, slip-off, and dip your toes in! And, always pop in a sweatshirt and pack a cozy blanket!   5. Make It A Little Luxe With AccessoriesPop some fancy napkins in your Picnic Bag, some cute plates or bring some flowers or citrus because even picnics deserve a touch of elegance. Head over to Merry People’s blog to discover their themed set up ideas and see more ways Kollab and Merry People work to elevate your outdoor adventures!   We are thrilled to be teaming up with our friends at Merry People to share these ‘off the beaten track’ spots, but anywhere with family, friends, good food, music, and drinks is going to be a good time. Throw in a coastal view for extra points! Kollab and Merry people are the perfect partners to get you out and about and enjoying the great outdoors. shop online via kollab.com.au and merrypeople.com   Read the Merry People Blog Shop Kollab Picnic Essentials Follow us on Instagram

Kollab x Halcyon Nights - Kollab Australia

Kollab x Halcyon Nights

Kollab x Halcon Nights Collaboration is here! Little ones will love the Halcyon Nights x Kollab brand new limited edition prints as part of the Kollab Kids Collection of picnic mats and lunch boxes.      Halcyon Nights has a fresh, creative take on baby and children's wear and believes in the power of imagination to help children learn to solve problems, create new possibilities & even change the world!     Featuring three gorgeous Australiana-inspired prints, the Halcyon Nights x Kollab Collection is the perfect collection to introduce Kollab Kids - A curated range of adorable prints and practical shapes designed especially for the littlest people in your life. Whether it’s a day at the park, a beach adventure, backyard playtime, or lunch box schoolyard fun, Kollab Kids is designed for all their outdoor adventures!           SHOP THE COLLABORATION

Your Best Summer Accessory | Tablecloths - Kollab Australia

Your Best Summer Accessory | Tablecloths

Looking to add a little something extra to your hosting game? Our Fringed Tablecloth is here to make every meal a stylish affair. Whether it's an outdoor dinner at home or a picnic in the park, this versatile tablecloth is your go to this summer! Generously sized for all feasting needs, this tablecloth is quick drying and offers a luxurious soft hand feel. And as a cherry on top, it arrives with a handy bag. Hosting alfresco just got a whole lot easier!     Available in seven loved Kollab prints, ensuring there's a design to suit every style and occasion.   SHOP ALL TABLECLOTHS

Kollab 2023 Christmas Gift Guide - Kollab Australia

Kollab 2023 Christmas Gift Guide

The Holiday Gift Guide It's here, and we've wrapped up something for everyone! From Kris Kringle treasures that are not just run-of-the-mill to those extra-special gifts for friends and family, check out our handpicked, merry and bright, Kollab top picks for the season!   PICNIC MAT The ultimate present to bring joy to outdoor adventures. SHOP PICNIC MATS WINE COOLER The best party guest, just add your favourite drinks! SHOP WINE COOLERS     PICNIC BAG Tis' the season, make it a whole lot merrier! SHOP PICNIC BAGS   On the hunt for the ultimate Kris Kringle or Teacher Gift?  Check out our top picks under $30! SHOP GIFTS UNDER $30 1. Clutch Bags $17.95  2. Lunch Boxes $22.95  3. Gift Cards  4. Market Bags $22.95     Or, discover the perfect gift for him with our range of practical block colours for work, lunch & play. SHOP GIFTS FOR HIM   Still can't decide? Explore our specially curated bundles featuring our best selling prints & products! SHOP ALL BUNDLES

kikki.K x Kollab - Kollab Australia

kikki.K x Kollab

Meet the all-new kikki.K x Kollab Collection     We're delighted to introduce our exciting collaboration with the chic organisational experts at kikki.K.      This partnership brings you two essential products that will enhance your picnic and beach outings: the iconic Picnic Mat and the ultimate Picnic Bag.     Shop the delightful Garden Party print across these two signature Kollab shapes for the picnic set up of your dreams!         Shop the collaboration

A weekend away with Luka McCabe - Kollab Australia

A weekend away with Luka McCabe

Luka McCabe's Kollab camping must-haves! Luka McCabe is a mum of three who wears many hats, including being a registered nurse, midwife, and certified nutrition consultant specializing in postpartum and baby nutrition. She's the creative mind behind Boob to Food, an Instagram account turned small business offering practical advice and resources for parents transitioning their babies from breastfeeding to solid foods. She also loves going camping with her family! Luka took our stunning Northshore print on her latest camping adventure and here are her top Kollab picks for a weekend away.     Luka couldn't resist taking the Wine Cooler Bag on her camping trip because, let's face it, one bottle of wine just won't cut it when you're out in nature with friends. This bag was the perfect companion to keep her drinks cool on the move. The premium insulation, well, that meant her wine stayed refreshingly chilled for longer, making it a camping essential she and her friends could cheers to.     Shop Northshore Wine Cooler     Luka decided that the Picnic Mat was just right for her camping trip with her family and friends. This eco-friendly mat, partly made from recycled plastic bottles, made the practicality of folding a breeze with its adjustable strap. Not to mention, it's water-resistant, which is great when you have kids around, and the comfy foam lining guarantees a cozy spot for the little ones to sit and play on. It was the ideal choice for her family's outdoor adventure.     Shop Northshore Picnic Mat     Knowing how essential it would be, Luka, a mother of three, brought the Holiday Picnic Bag on her camping trip. She valued its practicality, as the insulation kept her food and beverages cool. It also provided ample space for her picnic essentials, and the user-friendly design was a big plus, especially when keeping up with her little ones. The additional pockets proved handy, and the stable base came in useful in various settings, making it a smart choice for her family camping adventure.     Shop Northshore Picnic Bag  

Lunch Box Vs Mini Cooler - Kollab Australia

Lunch Box Vs Mini Cooler

Choosing the perfect lunch companion:Lunch Box vs Mini Cooler When it comes to packing your lunch, deciding between a Lunch Box and a Mini Cooler can really change things up. Let's dig in and find out which one suits your lunchtime style best, as these compact heroes are your go-to Kollab shapes for transporting your most cherished cargo – your lunch!     Lunch Box: Compact Convenience for Fresh Meals On the Go Our Lunch box is thoughtfully designed to fit seamlessly into fridges at work, school, or home, ensuring convenient storage. Its compact shape (L 22cm x H 17.5cm x D 14.5cm) allows it to effortlessly slide into school bags, handbags, and various carry-ons. This versatility means you can take your homemade meals wherever you go. Ideal for those with busy, on-the-go lifestyles. It's all about practicality, making your daily routine smoother and your meals fresh and ready to enjoy. SHOP LUNCH BOXES     Mini Cooler: Spacious and Versatile Lunch Bag The Mini Cooler (L 23cm x W 23cm x H 24cm) offers a bit more space than our Lunch Box. Ideal when you need to pack extra lunch items or cater for more than one person or multiple meals. Perfect for carrying additional snacks, a full-size drink bottle, or lunch for two. Its larger capacity provides flexibility without compromising freshness and coolness.   SHOP MINI COOLERS       So, whether you're looking for compact convenience or a bit more space to accommodate your lunchtime needs, we've got you covered with our Mini Cooler and Lunch Box options. It's time to upgrade your lunch game and choose the one that suits your style and appetite best!    

What kind of shopper are you? - Kollab Australia

What kind of shopper are you?

We aim to make every shopping experience more enjoyable and hassle-free which is why we offer a wide range of different reusable shopping bags to cover everyones needs. Whether you're the 'The Organised Queen' who is always over prepared, The 'Chuck It All In' gal who shops on a whim. The 'Market Maven,' dynamic and ready for her weekly shop, or Cool, Calm & Collected, an insulated bag lover who keeps all her shopping crisp and fresh.  Whatever shopping style you have, we've got you covered!     THE ORGANISED QUEEN  Loves planning every detail The right bag for every instance  Always prepared Market Bag, Shopper Tote & Cooler Bag, she has them all      Shop Ultimate Shopping Essentials     THE 'CHUCK IT ALL IN' Shops on a whim Not afraid to throw everything in The bigger the bag the better, which is why she loves the Shopper Tote or even the extra roomy Beach Bag She's an Aldi pro No fuss kinda gal   Shop Beach Bags & Shopper Totes      THE COOL, CALM & COLLECTED Insulated bag girlie Keeping her refrigerated goods crispy and fresh from the shop to the fridge Happy to peruse as her perishables are taken care of        Shop Insulated Bags       THE MARKET MAVEN A true believer in our humble Market Bag Has 3 on hand at all times Dynamic and ready for a weekly shop, essentials top up, and everything in between       Shop Market Bags

Find your perfect size Picnic Mat - Kollab Australia

Find your perfect size Picnic Mat

Struggling to Choose the Perfect Picnic Mat? Discover Kollab Picnic Mats!   When it comes to unwinding at the beach, hosting a picnic in the park, relishing a festival, or simply lounging in your backyard, Kollab's Picnic Mats have got you covered. Featuring our signature prints and a variety of sizes, there's a perfect fit for every occasion!   Large Picnic Mat Looking for extra space to relax? Our Large 2x2m Picnic Mats come in two price tiers: $109.95 and $119.95. The difference? Our higher priced premium RPET fabrication, made from 100% recycled plastic bottles. This material is not only eco-friendly but also durable, lightweight, wrinkle-resistant, and quick-drying, making it the ultimate choice for outdoor use. Note that there's no compromise on style or feel – the variance is solely in the materials used. So, you can be confident when purchasing either mat of getting the best performance and ultimate comfort. Extra-large size perfect for 4+ Water-resistant for easy spill cleanup Open size: 2m x 2m Folded size: 37cm x 27cm x 9cm   SHOP LARGE PICNIC MATS      Medium Picnic Mat Our Medium-sized 1.45x1.45m Picnic Mat strikes the perfect balance between comfort and functionality. Ideal for couples or small groups, it's the "in-between" size that retains all the beloved design features of our original 2x2m Picnic Mat. Price: $89.95 Ideal for 3+ Partly made from recycled plastic bottles Water-resistant for easy cleaning Open size: L 1.45m x W 1.45m Folded size: L 36cm x W 24cm   SHOP MEDIUM PICNIC MATS     Fringed Picnic Mat For those who crave both function and fashion, the Fringed Picnic Mat is the epitome of luxury. With our signature water-resistant fabric and a convenient pack-away design, these Picnic Mats feature premium cotton fringe and pair perfectly with the matching Mini Cooler. Price: $119.95 Partly made from recycled plastic bottles Open size: L 1.45m x W 1.45m + Fringe (10cm) Folded size: L 44cm x W 30cm       SHOP FRINGED PICNIC MATS     Mini Picnic Mat Share your outdoor adventures with someone special! Our Mini Mats, like all Kollab Picnic Mats, are water-resistant, easy to fold, and their compact size makes them ideal for sharing with your little one, furry friend, or for packing on your travels. They're also a thoughtful gift for occasions like Baby Showers, Birthdays, or just because. Price: $69.95 Travel, pet, and baby-friendly Open size: L 1.2m x W 1.2m Folded size: L 30cm x W 21cm x D 6cm     SHOP MINI PICNIC MATS Now that you're armed with all the information about our diverse range of Picnic Mats, we're confident you'll find the perfect match for your outdoor adventures. Happy shopping! 🌞   SHOP ALL PICNIC MATS

Miss Moresby X Kollab - Kollab Australia

Miss Moresby X Kollab

Miss Moresby X Kollab   Kollab has teamed up with textile artist Sarah Rowe, better known as Miss Moresby, on two prints in our new collection. The inspiration for her abstract art, that plays on contrasting colours and intense tones, is drawn from the natural surroundings and characteristics of her hometown, Melbourne.   We asked Sarah some questions to get an insight into her life beyond the canvas! Talk us through a day in the life of you!? A typical day starts with getting my three boys to school and taking my two dogs Emmett and Cleo for a big long walk either around my suburb, East Brunswick, or to a park close by. After that I decide what to do with myself for the rest of the day. It could be going to the studio to work on paintings, could be stay home and do digital or collage work, or could be a bit of both. I’m not a big forward planner, anything goes! It’s the best thing about working for yourself! What sparks your creativity? I do find I’m inspired by nature, as a lot of artists are, but also being a process led artist, I’m often inspired by techniques I’ve picked up or by thoughts I’ve had to try a different way of making something.  What do you enjoy doing the most? Using colour is my favourite thing about being an artist. Combinations are endless and so that one element of colour alone is enough to keep me going for life! What does your ultimate Picnic Day look like? The best picnic day would include my favourite people and foods…like maybe Greek and of course my dogs would be there and we would sitting by a lovely babbling brook. Where are you jetting off to next? I’m hoping to jet off to Iceland one day soon! I’m fascinated by the landscape and traditional textiles. What do you love most about the Kollab x Miss Moresby Gardens of Spring and Moon Phases? Where did these designs inspiration come from?  When I set out to design Moonphases, the idea I had was to use a very painterly style digitally. I designed this on the iPad using Procreate. I wanted to play with big, bold brushstrokes intensely coloured in some areas and transparent and mingling in others. Spring Garden was inspired by a painting I did called Ballyhoo. Sometimes there are elements in my paintings that are calling out to be made into repeat pattern designs and take on a different life. What Kollab product is your go-to and why? My favourite Kollab products are the market bags and the clutches. I love organising my stuff! The beautiful clutches are perfect for sorting out my endless supply of weird art stuff! I’m also a big fan of the market bags, they’re roomy, great for family pool visits, everything fits!

Father's Day Gift Guide - Kollab Australia

Father's Day Gift Guide

We all know our Dad’s deserve the best. Here at Kollab we want to help celebrate the special people in our lives, so we’ve popped together our top picks for the guys who help make our world turn. In our New BLOCK colours we have something to suit everyone. Put the socks down and give them something they really want this Father’s Day.  1. Holiday Mini Cooler – This nifty shape holds 2 x 6 pack of beers 2. Holiday Travel Bag – Keep your essentials organised on the go 3. Holiday Wine Cooler – The perfect gift for lovers of wine 4. Holiday Lunch Box – Keep your food fresh in our stylish Lunch Bags   Kollab has you covered this Father's Day!

Introducing our newest shape: The Wine Cooler - Kollab Australia

Introducing our newest shape: The Wine Cooler

We’re here to make Wine Coolers cool again. Introducing the Kollab Wine Cooler. Our new shape is a fully insulated bag with a divider, making it an easy and safe way to transport your drinks on the go. Whether you’re off to a picnic, a housewarming, party or a date night, our Wine Cooler can help keep things easy breezy. Why bring one bottle when you can bring two? Or if one is enough, the second compartment easily fits cups, glasses and a corkscrew! Our Wine Cooler is the best party guest. Fill it with your favourite tipple or preferred beverage and keep it cool while on the go.

Sage x Clare ♥ Kollab Collaboration: Get to know Phoebe Bell from Sage x Clare - Kollab Australia

Sage x Clare ♥ Kollab Collaboration: Get to know Phoebe Bell from Sage x Clare

Taking Maximalism to a whole new level, Sage x Clare ♥ Kollab collaboration is all about colour clashes and playful geometry creating an artful print remix for the perfect party, beach or backyard set up. This exciting partnership brings together Sage x Clare's signature prints and Kollab's iconic shapes to create a stunning collection that seamlessly blends style and functionality. Hayley Barrett, Kollab's co founder sat down with Sage x Clare’s owner, Phoebe Bell, to chat all things brand and life! She answered some of our rapid fire questions and including the one we all need the answer too, her fave picnic spot! Read on to find out... Where does the name Sage x Clare come from? Phoebe – So the name Sage x Clare comes from my middle name and my twin sisters middle name, so she’s Jemma Sage and I am Phoebe Clare. So its kinda born out of the two of us. Hayley – I didn’t know that you guys were twins?! Phoebe – Yeah a lot of people don’t know that we just forget to mention it. Which Kollab shape do you think is the most versatile? / What is your most loved shape? Phoebe – I do absolutely love the Mini Cooler but I think the most versatile is the Lunch Box. My daughter has one and she just wanders all around the house collecting things to go “on holiday” but I also use it for really practical purposes. I have a 7month old baby so it’s great for her bottles, puree and all the things she needs. It’s great for my lunch when I come into work. And I think you also mentioned it’s great for toys, cards and even Lego?! Hayley – Yeah it’s not just for food, so it’s a really good versatile shape to carry little things that your children need, or even for storage around the home. We shouldn't play favourites but what is your favourite print in the range? Phoebe – It’s a tough choice but I think it would be the Mini Cooler in our Portofino print. I just absolutely love it. I've got this on in our photoshoot and I think I had it worn across the body with the long strap, and I just adore it, it’s so sweet. Hayley – It’s my favourite also, I love green generally but the combination of the stripe and the floral really hits the mark for me. And I love it even in the Sage x Clare skirt, I wear it all the time, so to see it come to fruition on our products is so nice.  What do you love most about the collaboration? Phoebe – I think what I love about the collab is that it’s beautiful but also practical. I feel like sometimes you have to choose one or the other, and I just love that it is the most practical products that are so useful, so perfect for everything that you need every day, but they’re just beautiful and I love that it’s not a choice between the two. Hayley - Well that’s kind of why we started the brand, we just wanted really practical things that looked good! Phoebe – and you can never get the two! Hayley – It's been a really easy process I think to collab and when we contact brands, I feel like it needs to feel right, not be too hard and feel like a good fit, so that’s a bonus. Phoebe – Yeah it’s been very easy to work together. What does your ultimate picnic day look like? What is your favourite Picnic spot? Phoebe – I think my favourite place to picnic is probably down in Warrandyte. There’s a couple of swimming holes that the locals know, and I do love a picnic down there. But I have to say now that I have three kids, there is nothing more appealing than a picnic in your own backyard. We have just done a big landscaping project so I think that might be our new fave spot to picnic! And I think these new products will be perfect for out there.   Three things you don’t leave the house without on a family day? Phoebe – It might sound fairly obvious, but the three things I need to leave the house with on a family day are my three children! We have been known to forget one, so I usually try and make sure that we have Poppy, Ivy and Jude. They are the most important things that we leave the house with. Hayley – For me it’s food, something to drink and our Picnic Mat. What’s the one thing your kids always want in their Lunch Box? Phoebe – What do my kids really want in a Lunch Box? I mean I know I should be saying carrot or an apple but what they really want is those little Nutella snack packs, the ones with the little scoop. They are just happy if there's one of those in there.   What’s your favourite holiday destination and why? Phoebe – So obviously we haven’t been doing a lot of travelling the last few years, but I think my favourite place to go on holiday would be India. I think that’s what led to starting Sage x Clare too. It’s such a love affair with India. It’s an incredible place, I love travelling around, I feel like you go there and come back a slightly changed person for having gone. Which you don’t always get from every holiday. What do you love about running your own business? Phoebe – I think the favourite thing about running my own business is probably the diversity, every day is very different. Today, we’re here and chatting together, but yesterday was design stuff and planning for photoshoots, meeting with the team and working on contracts as well as finance. It is so many different aspects, so I do love that, as I am someone who can get bored quite easily, but running a business definitely keeps you on your toes. Photo of Phoebe Bell, Sage x Clare (left) and Hayley Barrett, Kollab (right)

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