Wow. after seven shows across four countries, we’re absolutely blown away by all who attended! Every show was packed with hundreds of beautiful souls ready to leave everything at the door, get sweaty and feel empowered. For those who couldn’t attend, read on to hear the fitness marshall’s important message…
South African health & fitness expert Lisa Raleigh can’t get enough of this choc hazelnut spread. It’s a scrumptious yet nutrient-rich treat that’s worth having on hand in the fridge. Enjoy on top on strawberries, fruit, crackers or Greek yogurt!
Sarah Stevenson is the health & fitness YouTuber behind Sarah’s Day. For the past three years, she’s trailed different fitness routines and workouts to find out what style of training gave her the best results. And now, she’s shared her findings in an eight-week active lifestyle eBook ‘Sweat it to Shred it’. We supplied the activewear for her eBook shoot & had a chat with the fruit & nut mix lover…
Lisa Raleigh is a well-known health & fitness expert in South Africa & Mum to little Bella. She’s been an exercise specialist for more than 15 years, with specialities including wellness, digestion, stress management, obesity and fitness technology. We spoke to her about what exercises are beneficial to do during pregnancy.
Five years ago, Sarah Stevenson was suffering from severe hormonal acne, was unhealthy, bloated & sick. She was determined to become the best version of herself the natural way, with food and exercise. Now, she has 350 thousand people following her health & fitness journey on YouTube & has just released an eBook called Sweat it to Shred it. Get to know the bubbly, down to earth girl behind Sarah’s Day…
Lisa Raleigh is a well-known health & fitness expert in South Africa. She’s renowned for her TV roles as a trainer on SA’s The Biggest Loser & as health & wellness consultant on a daily morning show. She’s an early riser (4am start to the day!), is a Mama to little Bella & loves weights & running.
According to The Fit Foodie, there’s nothing better than a freshly baked scone straight from the oven – and we agree! They’re super tasty, high in protein & make the perfect afternoon pick-me-up. Swap the cream for homemade chia jam for a healthier version. Enjoy The Fit Foodie’s flourless cherry & cashew super scones…
As a part of our 10th birthday celebrations, we’re acknowledging the people who have made Body the brand it is today. Olivia McCraw started with Body 10 years ago and is still with us today, as Visual Merchandising Specialist. We asked her what drew her to Body & what her most proud moment has been.
We’re super proud that our prints are designed in-house at Body HQ by our very talented designers. Our latest print featured is the pink camo design for The Fitness Marshall’s world tour. Graphic Designer Sarah-Jayne Kerr is the creative behind it. We ask her what it’s like seeing her work come to life in store & of course, what her fave Fitness Marshall dance is…
It’s our 10th birthday so we’re celebrating our categories that have made us who we are today! In 2007, we started with intimates & sleepwear but it wasn’t long before we introduced activewear to the brand. Read on to find out our most iconic active pieces…
Our partnership with The Cotton On Foundation is a special part of our brand journey and a relationship we’re extremely passionate about. Together, we’ve marked 10 years of making a difference by empowering women in remote communities around the globe. To date, we’ve raised more than 5 million dollars for the Foundation.
The Fit Foodie is a nutritional medicine student who is passionate about health. She wants to inspire others to lead a nourished, happy life through sharing her deliciously healthy recipes. Her frozen choc banana pops make the perfect pre-workout snack…
It’s our 10th birthday this month so we’ve been reflecting on the past decade. Our Health & Wellbeing team at HQ has taken a dive back to look at the fitness trends from 2007 to now. From personal training to pilates and now the sleep recovery trend… Read on for six fitness trends from the past 10 years.
Many coffee lovers are now ditching their morning cup for an antioxidant-boosting Matcha. Made from ground green tea leaves, it has more than 137 times the antioxidants of regular green tea. The very clever Fit Foodie has added them to some healthy popsicles. Enjoy!
Cotton On Group Executive Julie Christy was involved with the creation of Body from day one. While working in Cotton On ladieswear, she was looking for new product lines to introduce. A new range of underwear proved extremely successful. Cotton On Group Founder & Managing Director Nigel Austin then came to her with the idea of starting a new brand centred on intimates… and Cotton On Body was born. Since then, we’ve expanded into sleepwear, activewear and swimwear. But one thing has remained the same: it’s all about our Body girl. We ask Julie what those early days were like…
Nadia Bartel & Michelle Coppolino are sisters who share clothes & a love for fashion. The duo launched The Con-Nection two years ago; it’s an online shopping platform with a curated selection of must-have pieces for every season. We speak to the stylish sisters on business, their biggest fashion mistakes & tips for transeasonal dressing…
For Mother’s Day, we collaborated with stylist Aimee Tarulli & our friends at KIDS for a super cute photoshoot. The interior designer, stylist and Mum of two styled our sleepwear while we asked her tips for refreshing your bedroom. With the seasons changing, it’s the perfect time to give your room the lift it needs!
Mariah Fox is our Social Media Specialist at Body HQ. She’s got her finger on the pulse when it comes to all things social, influencers, online trends & random facts (legit, she knows something about everything). This documentary-loving & meme-sharing vegetarian is the brain behind our collaboration with The Fitness Marshall. We speak to her on all things social, how she identifies social trends & how she knows so many random facts…
Sally O’Neill was born in the UK but relocated to the sandy beaches of Bondi six years ago. The passionate health foodie is a blogger, author, photographer and nutritional medicine student. Her mission is to inspire others to lead a nourished, happy life. Warm yourself with her fragrant porridge, which is delightfully low in sugar and super delicious!
Originally from Florida, Ali Collier moved to LA to pursue her dreams when she was 18. It was a daunting move as she knew no one but it now stands as one of her biggest personal milestones to date. Ali stars in our Body Turns 10 campaign so naturally; we asked her how she spent her 10th birthday. She also shares her favourite recipe & glowing skincare secrets with us.
Before we take The Fitness Marshall on a world tour, we want you to meet his back up booties, Haley & Bria. They first started out as friends and now work & travel full time together. Back up booty Haley Jordan has been dancing for 19 years, can’t live without her two beautiful cats & is obsessed with avocado toast & acai bowls. Meet Haley…
To celebrate our 10th birthday, we’re collaborating with The Fitness Marshall. We’re taking him on a world tour with his two back up booties, Bria & Haley. First up, meet Bria Nachele. She’s been dancing since the age of 3, loves floral designing & can’t live without hair conditioner.
Belinda Norton-Smith is the fit Mum behind B.Live.Wear. She has a Bachelor of Education in Health & Fitness, is a certified Personal Trainer and Mum of two. We asked for a warm up to get you ready for a run, walk or bike ride this winter.
With Mother’s Day fast approaching, it’s time to start planning how you’ll spoil Mum. We collaborated with Aimee Tarulli who is an interior designer, stylist and Mum of two gorgeous little ones. Read on for her expert tips on how to style the perfect brunch for Mum. Aimee’s favourite colour theme: white and gold!
We're taking The Fitness Marshall on a world tour, he'll make seven stops across four countries. At each stop, he'll lead a one-hour cardio dance party that'll leave you sweaty & empowered. It's the first time The Fitness Marshall tour has left the USA. Read on to find out his ultimate dance playlist.
Mother’s Day is a chance to thank Mum for the warm hugs, the hard lessons, the fun memories and the endless love… We asked South African fitness blogger Katelyn Barkhuizen to style our sleepwear with her Mum. Meet Katelyn.
Hippie Lane has created a raw version of your beloved breakfast granola. It’s based on one of her favourite gluten-free superfoods, the humble buckwheat seed. Make Mum a healthy breakfast in bed on Sunday May 14.
Nadia Bartel is an entrepreneur, fashion blogger & Mum to gorgeous little Aston. We collaborated with her for our Mother’s Day campaign. Nadia, her Mum Cathy and sister Michelle joined us in a cottage nestled among Macadamia trees in Byron Bay where we spoke all things motherhood.
The Fitness Marshall's career started from humble beginnings: teaching his dances during college. Now, he has more than 120 million views & it's his full time job! Read on for his tips to YouTube success.
With Mother’s Day just around the corner, we surveyed Body HQ to find out what they’ll be spoiling Mum with this year. From plush gowns to novelty sleepwear, and active tights to accessories – we’re certain Mum will be happy with her haul on May 14!
Hailing from South Africa, fitness blogger & model Katelyn Barkhuizen is passionate about health. Super close to her Mum, we asked the duo to style our latest activewear range together. We ask Katelyn what the best advice her Mum has ever given her is & find out about her Mother’s Day plans. Hint: it involves activewear!
Aimee Tarulli is an interior designer, stylist and Mum of two gorgeous little ones. We collaborated with our friends at KIDS for a Mother’s Day shoot featuring the adorable clan. With a passion for colour, creativity and interiors, no two days are the same in this family. But on days off, you’ll find them sipping babycinos & playing at the park. Read on for their Mother’s Day plans…
Zoe Cross has always been creative. As a kid, she’d dress up and dance around the house to Kylie Minogue & NSYNC. Now she forges a successful career in the creative industry. She credits her creativity to her Mum, who doesn’t take herself too seriously and loves a laugh. Read on for the best advice Zoe’s Mum has given her…
Hippie Lane doesn’t know what she was eating before she discovered rice paper rolls… The passionate foodie is obsessed with them! From her latest cookbook, these rainbow summer rolls are sure to please at your next event.
When Caleb first started The Fitness Marshall, it was for his own enjoyment. But now it's much bigger than him. It's for the thousands of women around the world who are being empowered by his dance routines. Read on to hear his touching stories…
Belinda Norton-Smith is the fit Mum behind B.Live.Wear. She has a Bachelor of Education in Health & Fitness, is a certified Personal Trainer and Mum of two. We asked her tips on how to make kids fall in love with exercising…
Over Easter weekend, Instagram was full of chocolate, egg hunts & of course novelty Easter photos. Our bunny printed pyjamas made a few appearances so we’d love to share with you the design process behind it. Our prints are designed in-house at Body HQ, which we’re super proud of. Read on to find out the process & see our fav snaps from happy customers.
The Fitness Marshall is changing the face of fitness with his workouts more fun and uplifting than your average sweat sesh. We asked for his 5 best dance tips so you can get inspired & make your own dance video at home. From song choice to vibes… you’ll nail it with his advice
Hailing from Indiana, USA, The Fitness Marshall has gained global attention for his hip-hop workouts choreographed to today's hottest songs. To celebrate our 10th birthday, we’re taking him on a world tour! But before you head to your local cardio dance party, meet The Fitness Marshall...
Connie Cao is an adventurer & sushi addict from Melbourne. She’s the brains behind blog K Is For Kani and sells floral headpieces on Etsy. We collaborated with the creative to give us a DIY tutorial for Mother’s Day. Add an extra special touch at home by hand making a decorative garland in Mum's favourite colours.
For our Mother’s Day campaign, we collaborated with Nadia Bartel, her sister Michelle and her Mum, Cathy. The three have a very close bond & were a dream to work with on location. Cathy taught both daughters that family always comes first & to never give up on their dreams. We quiz Cathy on her two intelligent & beautiful daughters
One look at Nina Marie’s Instagram account will leave you wondering how her colourful dishes are all vegan… The creative shares beautiful vegan recipes in the hopes to inspire others. Her guacamole & sweet potato fries are the perfect dish to whip up when friends are over.
Josilyn Williams was born in a small town in Alabama & recently moved to New York to pursue her career. Her Mum is really active, from yoga to running & instilled healthy habits into Josilyn from a young age. We ask our campaign star what makes her Mum unique & the best advice she’s ever given her…
Hailing from South Africa, fitness blogger & model Katelyn Barkhuizen is passionate about health. Super close to her Mum, we asked the duo to style our latest activewear range together. Meet Kateyln.
Nina Marie is a creative vegan living in New York. She shares colourful vegan recipes via her blog & Instagram to inspire others. These stuffed jalapeno peppers are perfect appetizers for parties however, be sure to wash your hands well while cooking… as they are HOT! Enjoy.
Nina Marie lives in New York where she follows a vegan lifestyle & creates recipes to inspire others to do the same. She’s a photographer, digital compositor & web designer by trade so her blog is extremely aesthetically pleasing. Her Nonna inspires her, she’s a yoga lover & her favourite meal is anything Indian… Meet Nina!
An expert in women’s training, Belinda Norton-Smith has created this full body workout for us. It only requires body weight so can be done from the comfort of your own home. Targeting upper & lower body & helping to stretch & lengthen.
Hippie Lane has done it again… with cherry and chocolate. You won’t be able to keep your hands off these treats! Made with a combination of dried cherries, coconut, cacao powder and creamy nut butter, then coated in homemade chocolate. It’s a densely satisfying sweet and sour sensation, perfect for when you get that chocolate craving this Easter.
Taline Gabrielian is the founder of Hippie Lane; a blog, App and now cookbook. The passionate foodie creates amazing, plant-based recipes to share with family & friends. We spoke to her about her first cookbook & tips for people new to cooking!
Entrepreneur & Fashion Blogger Nadia Bartel is a Mum to one-year old Aston. Nadia openly blogs about her motherhood experience which she describes as ‘amazing’ and ‘absolutely life changing’. We collaborated with her for our Mother’s Day campaign, as well as her Mum Cathy & sister Michelle. First, get to know Nadia & hear her priceless advice for new Mums…
Nina Marie is a photographer, web designer, savvy cook & proud vegan. She creates recipes that’ll leave your friends wondering if they are vegan at all. She’s shared one of her favourite snacks to eat while binge watching her favourite TV show, The Office. Treat yourself with these Broccoli Quinoa Fritters...
Belinda Norton-Smith is the fit mama behind B.Live.Wear. She has a Bachelor of Education in Health & Fitness, is a certified Personal Trainer, Author, Motivational Speaker and Mum of two. We got to know the inspiring woman at our Easter shoot in Byron Bay. You’ll want to read the book that changed her life…
Belinda Norton-Smith of B.Live.Wear is an expert in women’s training. She has a Bachelor of Education in Health & Fitness and is a certified Personal Trainer. Target your legs and booty with this at-home workout!
Miniature Co is a small business that sources and makes 1:12 scale on trend miniatures for you to create your dream dollhouse. The miniature trend has blown up on social media, with fan pages, artists & small businesses getting their mini on. We asked Kate from Miniature Co for a DIY Macrame Hanger tutorial, so you can jump on the trend from home.
Tess Vockler has joined the Body team as our resident DJ for store openings and events. Hailing from Melbourne, her craft has taken her all around the world for gigs. She describes her style as European, can’t live without her diary & she has a dorky side. Meet the lovely Tess.
Gail Platt is one of our dedicated Merchandise Planners at Body HQ. She also has one of the biggest hearts in the building. Through the Cotton On Foundation, many team members sponsor one child in Southern Uganda, but Gail sponsors six children! The Cotton On Foundation Ambassador was recently taken on a trip to Uganda to meet her sponsor children & see the important work Body x Cotton On Foundation are doing on the ground. Hear what that moment was like…
Dajana is one-half of Mali & Wolf; a small business that creates unique handmade cement planters. It was born from Dajana’s love of architecture, geometry and greenery. The young Mum believes each planter has a personality of its own & provides an array of positive benefits to the home. It’s the latest small business to feature in our instore pop up space at Geelong Westfield…
At Body, we’re proud of the life changing work we’re doing on the ground in Uganda, in partnership with the Cotton On Foundation. We were recently lucky enough to receive a visit from our Chief Operating Officer, Grace. She’s passionate about making a positive difference & believes strongly in empowering girls and providing them with every opportunity to succeed. We spoke to her about our #NutritionMission & what importance it plays in the lives of women & children in Uganda.
Los Angeles, yoga & new activewear… is there a better combination? We recently combined the three to hold an event at Playlist Yoga hosted by the lovely Melissa Eckman of MelisFit. Media & influencers were given an exclusive peek of our latest range before a lively, beat-driven vinyasa flow class. We spoke to Mel about all things yoga, including her message to those who’ve never tried it…
We collaborated with the ever so talented Connie Cao for our Easter campaign. She’s the clever brains behind the blog K Is For Kani. As well as travel blogging & producing beautiful content, she also sells handmade floral headpieces on Etsy. Make this egg-stra cute Easter basket with Connie!
Belinda Norton-Smith has a Bachelor of Education in Health & Fitness, is a certified Personal Trainer, Author, Motivational Speaker and Mum of two. She’s an expert in women’s training so we asked the Gold Coast trainer for an at-home workout to targets abs.
Zoe Cross counts herself as a tomboy at heart. The creative grew up with four older brothers near the beach. Keeping fit is a way of life for her, from surfing to 80’s aerobics and boxing - she does it all! We spoke to Zoe about all things Easter eggs & exercise. Because life is all about balance…
Aside from being a savvy cook, Nina Marie is also a talented photographer & web designer. She creates vegan recipes that will leave your friends and family wondering if they’re even vegan… You’ll love her easy-to-make raw strawberry tart. Delicious & packed full of protein.
DJ Tess Vockler hails from Melbourne but her craft has taken her from Australia to Europe, Asia and the US. Most recently, she’s joined the Body team as our resident DJ for store openings and events. Her favourite exercise is running… so we found out what artists & songs feature on a DJs playlist!
Taline of Hippie Lane’s fondest memories are of her mother creating a feast for family & friends. Now, the passionate foodie continues the tradition by sharing beautifully presented dishes via her blog, App and new cookbook. You’ll be hoping the Easter bunny leaves this treat behind… Raw Hazelnut Brownies!
Olympic athlete Aisyah Gala wakes up at 5am every day because she doesn’t like to waste her mornings. She has a quick meal then heads to training straight away. She looks up to women like Serena Williams for exuding self-confidence & strength. We asked the inspiring rower to style our star printed activewear.
She Leads Africa is a community that helps young African women achieve their professional dreams. With engaging online content and pan-African events, their vision is to become the #1 destination for smart and ambitious young women. They’ve picked out 5 leadership books every #girlboss needs to read.
Gail Platt is a beloved part of the Body family & was recently chosen to be a Cotton On Foundation Ambassador. The Foundation holds a special place in Gail’s heart, as she sponsors six children in Southern Uganda. This month, she was flown over to meet them & also see the impact that Body’s #NutritionMission is having on women & children. We’re on a mission to raise a further $110,000 to expand the nutrition program. Read on to find out why it’s so important…
Connie Cao is a creative, adventurer & sushi addict from Melbourne. When she’s not blogging from Instagram-worthy locations around the world, she sells handmade floral headpieces on Etsy. We collaborated with Connie for our Easter campaign, where she gave us these cute DIY floral bunny ears.
Born in a small town in Alabama, Josilyn Williams now lives in The Big Apple. The passionate foodie is the middle child, with 3 brothers & 3 sisters. She was studying culinary arts before her career took off & aspires to be a chef one day. Meet Josilyn; a lover of travelling, cooking & reading.
Five years ago, Makaia Carr mentally burnt out in the corporate world. It was a huge wake up call to take better care of her health. So the mother of two started eating clean, exercising regularly and sharing her journey on Facebook. Her personal progress started to inspire others and then, Motivate Me was born. We asked what changes she’s seen in herself since day one…
Tori Brooke is a plant-based dessert hustler from the south coast of Australia. She aims to inspire more people to eat locally, live simply, love internally and feel amazing. Tori has shared a few of her favourite plant based delicacies with us, including this raw berry tart full of antioxidants.
Rochelle Fox moved from bustling Sydney to Coolangatta on the Gold Coast to focus on building a meditation course for the next generation. She removed herself from distractions & poured her soul into Mindspo; a program aimed to make meditation digestible. We spoke to her about what meditation training was like while she styled our Supersoft range.
Leila Thomas has grown by the beach in Hawaii. When the free spirit isn’t surfing or kayaking in the ocean, you’ll find her exploring. We asked the adventurous soul about Coachella… her best moment & her must-pack items for the festival season!
We’re obsessed with the mini trend. Whether it’s a mini chair, mini fridge or an entire mini room set-up – we’ve been hitting that electronic heart on social media. Kate from Miniature Co spoke to us about where the trend originated & why it’s on the rise again.
Rochelle Fox is a digital nomad. She could pack up tomorrow and work from anywhere in the world. We caught up with the entrepreneur, DJ, vlogger & meditation teacher on our latest shoot in Byron Bay. She tells us who inspires her & her best piece of life advice. Oh, and she verified our love for one-piece swimsuits as outerwear. Insert heart eyes emoji here.
When you walk into Combi, you can’t help but feel relaxed. With vibrant décor & a rustic beach vibe, it’s easy to just sit and watch the world go by. The raw, organic café recently opened doors in beautiful Byron Bay. We caught up with co-owner Penny Loughlan…
A good night's sleep is just as important to your wellbeing as being active & eating a healthy balanced diet. Our new Premium Sleepwear range is made from super soft, moisture wicking bamboo viscose fabric to enhance comfort & relaxation. We launched the range in Sydney at a cocoon meditation class, while sharing our sleep insights with media and influencers. 47% of you admit to not getting enough sleep…
She Leads Africa is a community that helps young African women achieve their professional dreams. With engaging online content and pan-African events, their vision is to become the #1 destination for smart and ambitious young women. We absolutely love their empowering mission so collaborated for our March campaign. Here are their top 5 things you should be doing after work hours…
Rochelle Fox is a trained meditation teacher & has released Mindspo; a program to make the practice relatable for the next generation. We shot the modern day entrepreneur on location in Byron Bay where she styled our mesh active crop. At the moment, she’s obsessed with Tabata training & skipping. Meet Rochelle.
Just when you thought avocado couldn’t get any better… Tori Brooke turns it into ice cream with ginger coconut & vanilla bean. This plant based, refined sugar free treat is the perfect guilt-free treat!
Libby Birch has played netball for Australia and Victoria for more than 6 years so competitive sport isn’t new to her. However, it was only last year that she picked up a football for the first time. Just months later, the young gun was signed to represent the Western Bulldogs in Women’s AFL. We spoke to the inspirational athlete about all things sport & what it was like running onto the field to make history for women in sport.
Motivate Me NZ Founder Makaia Carr is a huge advocator of self-belief. Her personal and business mantra is “believe, belong, become.” You’ll find the fit Mum sweating it out in a boxing class, getting bendy in yoga or simply walking. She spends a lot of her life keeping fit so we asked the activewear guru to style our latest range!
At 16 years old, Aisyah Gala took up rowing competitively and dreamt of competing at an Olympic level. With hardwork & determination, she achieved her dream and became the first Singaporean rower to make it to the Olympics. We asked her advice for other girls wanting to reach an elite competitive goal...
At Body we’re proud of the fact that our very talented people illustrate our prints in-house. it’s not unusual to walk through body hq and see inkpots & paint sprawled across workspaces as our designers create our upcoming apparel prints. we spoke to one of our stars, sarah trotter, to find out the process & where she draws inspiration.
Netflix and Cheesecake? This delicious caramel butter popcorn treat is the perfect addition to any movie night. It comes guilt free too, being plant based and free of refined sugars. It’s one of Tori Brooke’s recipes - a plant-based hustler living on the south coast of Australia. She wants to inspire people to eat locally, live simply, love internally and feel amazing. Enjoy!
It’s hard to browse Pinterest and Instagram without stumbling across an adorable miniature item. Whether it is a mini chair, mini food or a complete mini room. We love the trend at Body HQ so got in touch with the Founders of Miniature Co for some mini tutorials. But first, meet one half of Miniature Co, Kate…
Afua Osei is the co-founder of She Leads Africa, a community that helps young African women achieve their professional dreams. With engaging online content and pan-African events, their vision is to become the #1 destination for smart and ambitious young women. We got to know one half of the movement, Afua…
Aisyah Gala grew up in Singapore and has always led an active life. Growing up with four brothers, she was the sporty one in the family. From netball, football, gym and running. At 16 years old, she took up rowing competitively and dreamt of competing at an Olympic level. She had doubters, and proved them wrong. Meet the first Singaporean rower to compete at the Olympics, Aisyah.
Jaz Ellery is the brains & smile behind Live Laugh Lunge. The Byron Bay Personal Trainer has been helping clients achieve their goals for the past 5 years. She’s obsessed with her cruiser bike and dances in the mirror every morning. Meet the super passionate Jaz!
Combi is an organic, raw café that was born in Melbourne, and which recently opened up in Byron Bay. Named after a Kombi van, it has a relaxed environment where customers are encouraged to kick back and eat. This green smoothie has all of the essentials; from chia seeds to spirulina. It’s the boost you need. Enjoy!
For the ultimate fat blast, Jaz Ellery says you need to sweat & strengthen at the same time! The Byron Bay PT has provided us with this workout to do just that. It’ll burn calories, strengthen your cardio and get you extra sweaty.
Motivate Me NZ Founder Makaia Carr is on a mission to empower women to lives healthier lives. She started the movement 5 years ago after she was completely burnt out from a busy corporate job. Now, she spends her days motivating women to eat clean, exercise and encourage each other along the way. We asked Makaia to style our Supersoft Collection, talked empowerment & got her sleep hacks!
Get the ultimate burn and work every angle of the legs and bum with this Booty Burner Workout. Personal Trainer Jaz Ellery from Byron Bay takes you through each move to make your booty tight & toned.
Jess Thomas founded Health Lab two years ago, a clean company that produces protein balls with no added sugar or syrups, beverages and blends. Their guilt-free products are designed by busy women, for busy women. We’re collaborating with Health Lab for International Women’s Day (March 8). 1000 co-branded gift boxes will be given away across our 10 Flagship Stores. Why? To celebrate women & give you something special. Meet the inspirational Founder behind the business, Jess Thomas.
Growing up in Coolangatta on the Gold Coast, Zoe Cross loves surfing. The creative feels most empowered when she has a support network around her pushing her in the right direction. Her hobbies include playing musical instruments & dancing to 80s music in a high cut leotard. We asked Zoe to style our swimwear.
Combi is a raw, organic café that started in Elwood, Melbourne in 2008. Its menu is full of colourful concoctions bright enough to impress any foodie. They recently opened doors in Byron Bay where their smoothie bowls are proving extremely popular. You’ll love this Peanut Butter Acai Bowl…
Makaia Carr hails from New Zealand where she’s empowering thousands of women to lead a healthier life. Her mantra is ‘Believe, Belong, Become’ which is the backbone of Motivate Me. She’s a wife, mother of two, Founder of MMNZ & works in the corporate world as well… Meet the inspirational Makaia.
Rochelle Fox is a modern day entrepreneur with many passions: DJing, vlogging and acting as a brand ambassador. Aside of all that, she studied to become a meditation teacher after the practice changed her own life. Her mission? To make meditation relatable for the next generation through her newly released Mindspo program.
Black Salt Co. was founded by a mother and daughter duo in Torquay. Sharing a love for homewares & traveling, Jenny & Amber source coastal luxe homewares & décor both locally and globally. Each item is one-of-a-kind with a touch of bohemian. Black Salt Co currently features in our Geelong Westfield popup space. Meet one half, Amber.
To celebrate our #changeitup campaign, we asked our community how they plan to change it up this year. The response was overwhelming! Thousands of motivated women told us their 2017 goals, from overcoming fears to learning to surf, starting a business and even swimming with the sharks. There could only be three winners but read on to be inspired by our other favourites…
Wardah Hartley is a South African TV Sports anchor & radio personality. After making a drastic lifestyle change, she started her blog FabuFit to help other women become the healthiest, happiest version of themselves. Wardah is now in her final stages of pregnancy, and styled our beautiful maternity range. Meet the super-talented woman behind FabuFit.
Jaz Ellery is a Personal Trainer, Health & Nutrition Coach and resides in beautiful Byron Bay. She specializes in body toning and weight loss to help girls achieve a lean body without a restrictive diet or long hours in the gym. Jaz has given us this Full Body Toner!
Growing up with four older brothers, Zoe Cross counts herself as a tomboy at heart. When she’s not being creative, you’ll find her sweating it out in a retro 80’s aerobics class, surfing or playing the drums. She’s inspired by her friends & loves to start her day with some meditation. Meet Zoe.
Leila Thomas starts her day simply: with water and deep breaths. The Hawaiian believes walking is the best exercise you can do, but you’ll also find her surfing or getting bendy with yoga to keep fit. She feels most empowered when she’s doing something on her own, whether it’s exploring a foreign city or watching a sunset at the beach.
We recently moved into our bright new office at geelong hq, which is full of natural light, desk succulents & motivational quotes. It also has an upstairs wellness space to take time away from digital devices, a commercial kitchen for cooking demonstrations and a mother’s room for breastfeeding. We spoke to our much-loved store experience coordinator jen byrne on the inspiration behind the design… and what we can expect next!
South African LeAnne Dlamini’s goals for this year are simple: to keep working hard while chasing her dreams, and to be the best wife, mum, sister & friend she can be. We asked the inspirational singer & songwriter to style our slip nightie & kimono.
Everything is better with Sriracha! To celebrate Chinese New Year & the Year of The Rooster, we’re hot for Sriracha at Body. The Rooster sauce is on everything from our PJs to socks. If that still isn’t enough spice for you… get your hands on The Sriracha Cookbook. It has 50 recipes that pack a punch. Including this Fire Roasted Corn Chowder…
Hannah Rogers is a lifestyle blogger and self-love advocate. The brains behind The Modern Girl made the decision to put herself first and since doing so, she’s noticed a huge difference. While she styled our kimono, we got to know the fitness lover
The Barefoot Housewife is a blogger, food photographer & stylist. The mother to 3 approaches food simply: eat more plants with family & friends. Get your nutrients boost with this simple, colourful Goodness Bowl!
LeAnne Dlamini is a multi-award winning singer & songwriter from South Africa. She’s opened for a range of artists including Kanye West, Akon & Pharrell Williams and is now pursuing becoming a headline act herself. Aside from her blossoming career, LeAnne founded the End Girl Hate movement. It’s dedicated to uplifting women and encouraging the sisterhood movement. We spoke to her about End Girl Hate & asked what message she has for all women…
If you’re the type of person who carries hot sauce in their bag… then these sriracha buffalo wings are for you. glazed with honey and your favourite rooster sauce, they’re best served alongside celery and carrot sticks with blue cheese or ranch dressing.
Hannah Rogers is a 20-something blogger who lives from Auckland in New Zealand. She started The Modern Girl 5 years ago, which covers beauty, fashion and all sorts of topics a modern girl would love. Hannah is obsessed with smoothie bowls, can’t live without pizza and loves training glutes.
To celebrate our #changeitup campaign, we asked our community how they plan to change it up this year. The response was overwhelming! Thousands of motivated women told us their 2017 goals, from overcoming fears to learning to surf, starting a business and even swimming with the sharks. There could only be three winners but read on to be inspired by our other favourites…
When you meet the BUF Girls, you’ll notice a few things straight away... Their infectious personalities, their huge smiles and their toned abs. Alicia took us through this ab’tastic workout to strengthen your core just in time before summer ends…
Sarah Holloway & Nic Davidson have travelled to more than 40 countries together. The super active, entrepreneurial couple recently went to Boracay to celebrate their 7-year anniversary. After opening Matcha Mylkbar early last year, it was the perfect getaway to unwind, reconnect and rejuvenate… Read on for their top spots on the tropical island
The Barefoot Housewife’s approach to food is simple - eat more plants and enjoy them surrounded by friends & family. The talented food stylist shared this delicious recipe with us. Behold the vegan Chocolate Mint Slice, which is both gluten and dairy free…
Melissa Koh met her fiancé James when she was 14 years old. The couple met in Church so it was only fitting that James proposed to her in the same place they met. We talked all things love, Valentine’s Day and wedding bells with the ever-so-stylish blogger.
Entrepreneurial power couple Sarah Holloway and Nic Davidson have built their empire together, Matcha Maiden and Matcha Mylkbar, as well as managed to craft a lifelong bond that’s enough to make most envious. In their 7 years together, they’ve travelled to more than 30 countries, including running across the Simpson Desert and the Himalayas. We sat them down separately to talk all things love…
Peggy and Finn is a creative brand based in Torquay. It’s run by two friends Olly and Jarrod, who have a passion for creating high quality handcrafted pieces made from Australian Recycled Timber. They create accessories for the modern man, with the most popular being their unique wooden bow tie. They’re the latest local brand to feature in our Geelong Westfield popup space. We spoke to one half, Olly…
Sarah Holloway and Nic Davidson go together like wasabi peas in a pod. The entrepreneurial duo are soul mates, business partners, and parents of the most photogenic Golden Retriever, Paul. When they first met, they were shocked to learn that they’re both nerds at heart. While they were twinning in our unisex sleepwear range, we chatted to Nic. Read on to find out what 90s TV show is their guilty pleasure…
Preparation is key when it comes to leading a healthy lifestyle… But you can’t expect amazing results if you only improve your exercise, and not your nutrition. It’s this reason that fresh meal delivery services are exploding on social media - people want to meal prep without the hassle. We chatted with a Youfoodz spokesperson to find out what’s next for the fresh food company…
Hailing from South Africa, LeAnne Dlamini is an inspiration for girls globally. She founded the End Girl Hate movement, which encourages girls to support and empower each other. LeAnne was inspired to start it after her own experiences & also to set a great example for her daughters. We asked the boxing & pilates lover to style our activewear…
Every day, Tasha Franken does some sort of sporting activity. Whether it’s gym, a hip-hop dance class or skipping. She’s been travelling for the past 6 years for work and still fits in a workout every day. Her must pack items? A skipping rope, resistance bands, gliders & foam roller. Read on for her go-to workout & her favourite smoothie recipe…
LeAnne Dlamini is a South African singer, songwriter, mother and Founder of End Girl Hate. EGH is a movement that aims to break down barriers that women put up between themselves. After personally experiencing unsupportive women in the entertainment industry, she has devoted her time to change this – to create a world where women support and empower each other. Meet & be inspired by LeAnne…
Melissa Koh’s passport stamp collection is as impressive as her travel blog… In 2016, she visited 15 countries and 36 cities, and looked fabulously glamorous while doing so. We asked the dreamer, lover and change maker to style our latest activewear. Her choice? Pink & blush tones.
Kiron Jabour is Hawaii-born, a professional surfer and Leila’s boyfriend. Despite growing up close by on the North Shore, Kiron & Leila didn’t cross paths until last year. A typical date would be spent hiking, surfing, exploring or travelling together. We asked the adorable, active couple what they go together like…
Calling all peanut butter fans! This protein smoothie is packed with the good stuff & is completely guilt free. Our friends from Youfoodz have kindly shared this fresh recipe with us to maximise your workouts… Drink, then squat.
Canadian expat, mother of two & health coach student Ashley Collins leads a busy life. Educating herself and feeding her kids, delicious and nutritious meals inspired her to create Nourish Me Mum. Today she brings us her Simple Rocket Salad with Lemony Dressing (using avocado oil).
Hawaiian Leila Thomas recently celebrated her one-year anniversary with her surfer boyfriend Kiron Jabour. When together, the couple starts their day surfing in the ocean. And when apart, they collect stones from their travels to bring back to each other. Talk about #relationshipgoals. We spoke to Leila on all things Valentine’s Day…
With a new year come new healthy eating habits, and salads start to take a bigger presence in your diet. You heard it here first - salads don’t have to be boring and dull! Bella & Bhakti’s Glow Bowl will leave you fell nourished and sustained, while also looking bright enough for Instagram. Tick and tick.
No two days are the same in Sarah Holloway’s life, except her mornings stay consistent: meditation and a big breakfast. We talked all things routine and resolutions with her, while she styled our intimates range. One of the funtrepreneur’s favourite colours is apricot so it’s no surprise that was her pick…
Tina of The Barefoot Housewife is a wife, mother to 3 boys, Graphic Designer, food stylist, food photographer & blogger. Her approach to food is simple - eat more plants and enjoy them surrounded by friends & family. Tina’s plant based meals are nourishing, colourful and full of love. We couldn’t go past her rainbow hummus…
BUF Girls have provided this full body plyometric workout to kick off a healthy year. It’s time to gear up for this challenge because you’ll be working at a very high intensity for 60 seconds at a time… It’s time to sweat!
Everything is better with Sriracha… You’ll find the delicious hot sauce on our latest sleepwear and splashed on our socks. And if that’s not enough? There are 50 saucy recipes in The Sriracha Cookbook, including The Ultimate Sriracha Burger… Not for the faint-hearted!
Almost 4 years ago, Gigi Hopkins quit her corporate job in Sydney for a life on the road. The gypsy-hearted content creator thrives off finding and sharing stories from her travels. She recently road-tripped up the east coast of Australia with a friend. Think: pilates, poolside and a whole lot of paradise. Read on for her favourite Byron treasures…
Wendy Boddington is a Patient Services Officers at the Epworth Hospital in Geelong. She was diagnosed with breast cancer in 2015. During her battle, the breast care nurses of the McGrath Foundation helped her every step of the way. Wendy is now cancer free, and is now on a mission to raise funds for the pink angels who helped her. She is the Event Coordinator for the Pink Angels Race Day in Geelong. We were truly inspired by Wendy so jumped on board as a sponsor.
Melissa Koh describes herself as a dreamer, a lover, a change maker and a believer of the infinite. Her Instagram will give you some serious travel inspiration… Last year alone, Melissa visited 15 countries and 36 cities! While she's exploring the globe, she’s also kept busy blogging and running her own fashion line. Meet Melissa.
BUF girls are on a mission to make working out as fun and colourful as possible. Grab your brightest crop and loudest tights for their Minute To Sweat Sets workout. It’s a heart rate raising, fat blasting, goal-based workout. And you will be feeling it from the first minute…
Melissa Ambrosini is a bestselling author, speaker and self-love teacher. She runs a business, is a wife, a step-mama, a friend and a team leader. On top of that, she moves, meditates and eats well every day. How does she do it? She has 8 daily non-negotiables for supercharged productivity…
Tasha Franken has been globetrotting for the past 6 years. She currently resides in the Big Apple but has a soft spot for LA as well. You won’t find her without turmeric and greens powders, which she credits as the key to beating jetlag. We asked Tasha to style our intimates range. She kept it sleek and simple…
Kelly Fielding is a gypsy at heart and a lover of nature. The foodie finds inspiration in the world around her, which she translates into edible creations. Her website Bella and Bhakti offers information about plant-based living and vibrant, nourishing recipes. Enjoy her raw mango cheesecake…
Hawaiian born Leila Thomas is an adventurous free spirit. When she’s not jet setting the globe for work, you’ll find her with Mother Nature surfing or hiking. This past year, she’s most proud of taking time off to enjoy her present age. We asked her to style our swim bodysuit …
Stacked pancakes are what dreams are made of... We’ve brought you these deliciously layered Matcha Pancakes from Matcha Mylkbar. Between each pancake, you’ll find chocolate sauce and seasonal fruit. Enjoy, and regret nothing.
Matcha Mylkbar is Australia’s first matcha café, located in St Kilda in Melbourne. One visit to its colourful Instagram page will be enough to set off a serious case of food envy. With a 100% plant based menu, each meal comes with serious nutritional benefits. Including these Bliss Balls…
BUF girls are all about making fitness fun and what better way than grabbing a friend for an epic sweaty session in the sunshine? This workout will give you an all over body burn. Top tip: coordinate your activewear for an extra dose of motivation.
In January, it’s common for friends or family to drop by without warning… So this is the perfect dip to whip up at a moment’s notice. It’s nutritious, delicious and topped with fresh garnish.
Tasha Franken was born and raised in Spain. Her mother is Norwegian, her father is Dutch and she’s lived all around the world - so it’s no surprise that people confuse her accent. Her day starts with a lemon water, she’s obsessed with noise-cancelling headphones and loves skipping. We asked the cultured beauty to style our Slinky Nightie…
Hannah Rogers hails from New Zealand and is the brains behind The Modern Girl. The blog has grown with her over the last 5 years and has naturally progressed down more of a fitness angle recently. Last year, she trained for a boxing match and this year she’s working towards a fitness contest. Meet Hannah…
Ashley Collins is passionate about nourishing food. She focuses on simple, real food for her kids. We have collaborated with the healthy Mum for the New Year. We absolutely love this Creamy Avocado Dressing…
Sarah Holloway is a people person. She’s outgoing, creative and extremely intelligent. It’s been two years since she quit her job as a lawyer to be a full time funtrepreneur. From packing Matcha Maiden in her living room to a bustling café in St Kilda, she’s kicked some serious business goals. We collaborated with the almond butter enthusiast for the New Year, and found out the biggest lesson she’s learnt…
Libby Babet is a personal trainer, entrepreneur, health journalist and all-round positive girl boss. She’s founded various businesses in the fitness industry, including group training studio AGOGA, protein bar Chief Bar and a movement of Beautiful, Unstoppable & Fearless girls – BUF Girls. In between all of that, she’s recently been enlisted as a trainer on The Biggest Loser:Transformed. We caught up with the fitness lover to talk all things fitness & transformations.
Tasha Franken speaks four languages, is a qualified Health Coach and has lived out of her suitcase for six years. The avid traveller explores the world with work and likes to immerse herself in the local culture. She’s passionate about health so you won’t find her without Vegan protein powder or a skipping rope…
Melissa Ambrosini is the bestselling author of Mastering Your Mean Girl, a keynote speaker, an entrepreneur and self-love teacher. She has her goals written down on a piece of paper beside her bed, and reads them every morning and night. We found out her 2017 goals, and her tips to sticking to them…
Leila Thomas is from the North Shore in Hawaii. If she’s not surfing or kayaking, you’ll find her painting or exploring new scenery on a long walk. She’s adventurous, free-spirited and aspires to live off the land one day. Leila doesn’t travel without chia seeds and winds down with yoga before bed. Meet Leila...
There are five regions in the world where people live the longest. They’re called ‘Blue Zones’. One common link they all share is a high consumption of plant foods. It’s this theory that has inspired Matcha Mylkbar’s 100% plant based menu. Embrace summer with their Mango Smoothie Bowl…
Melissa Ambrosini is a bestselling author, speaker and self-love teacher. Her mission is to inspire women across the globe to live a fabulously healthy life that’s bursting with love. We collaborated with her for our Premium Sleepwear launch, and she shared her sleep hacks with us…
BUF Girls is a movement of Beautiful, Unstoppable & Fearless girls. They’re on a mission to help girls fall in love with fitness by making it outrageously fun, colourful and full of joy. We’ve teamed up with them for the New Year and first up is a workout created specifically for your booty.
When it comes to vegan burgers, you can’t go past Peloton Supershop’s Burn Out Burger. We stopped by when we were in Bali to refuel and this brilliant burger hit the spot. It comes with sweet potato fries… need we say more?
Peloton Supershop combines the co-owners’ two loves; vegan food & bicycles. The Vegan Café & Bicycle Store is a one-stop planet friendly shop. It’s a place for likeminded people to meet in Bali. You’ll leave feeling satisfied and full of life. Meet co-owner Madison…