As millennials, social media has been a must for most of our lives. Unfortunately, for many, these platforms promote unfair comparisons, the pressure to be larger than life, and the idea of being in others’ lives without really being in their life at all.
MARAYNA BAKER – KENZIE COLLECTIVE
“Being a WAHM (work-at-home mum) is challenging but knowing I’m changing people’s lives, one accessory at a time, is a dream come true. I’m determined to show people that wearing statement accessories to the grocery store is A-OK!”
KYLIE MAHER – PARKER MAY and ONE SILVER LINING
Fashion-forward mother of two (Amelia 5 and Thomas 2) Kylie Maher runs handmade businesses Parker May and One Silver Lining from her home in Jensen.
KYIA AND MATHEW HARM – AKOYA PEARLS AUSTRALIA
“I love opening each oyster, not knowing what colour pearl and how many will be inside. My most exciting find to date was twin pearls that were a stunning ocean blue.” Kyia says.
TANNYA BROUGH – SHH QUIET BOOKST
“I’ve had customers buy Shh Quiet Books for their children as they’re great for calming children who are anxious or over-stimulated.”
JANELLE BEASLEY – LONGDOG CREATIONS
“I grew up renovating Queenslanders with my parents, which is where I learnt a lot of my skills, and my godfather also restores furniture.”
JENNY LISLE – SAY IT WITH A BISCUIT
“I didn’t expect the massive response so soon. To keep up with demand I’ve needed to employ a staff member.”
Focused on inspiring women to realise their self-worth and pursue the lives they aspire to, B.L.A.Q. Diamonds hosted their Glamour US Event, limited to a small number of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women who took part in a full day of pampering and inspirational talks.