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Conversations with Cassie

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Conversations with Cassie

Mel caught up with Melbourne media personality and music journalist Cassie Walker for to discuss dressing up to stay home, the inspiration behind Run To Paradise and heaps more.

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Mel had a Mother's Day chat with Ema at HEW Clothing

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Mel had a Mother's Day chat with Ema at HEW Clothing

Run To Paradise co-founder Mel had a Mother's Day chat with Ema at HEW Clothing.

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Run To Paradise and Kate Ceberano

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Run To Paradise and Kate Ceberano

While working as a stylist at Myer, I had the opportunity to dress Australian singer Kate Ceberano for a few ad campaigns.  Around the time of our soft launch for Run To Paradise, Rich suggested that I get in touch with Kate and offer her gifts! 

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The Coconut Connection, and some of my favourite places in Samoa

The Coconut Connection, and some of my favourite places in Samoa

Despite my heritage, I’m what’s affectionately known in Samoa as a ‘palagi’ (pah-langi), meaning a person who is not from there (and possibly caucasian in appearance and demeanor).

Our last trip in 2018 was most significant because we got to experience the place as a family with both our Mums present. Here were some highlights, as published originally on The Garb Wire (my other baby). 

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The beauty of creating bespoke fashion pieces

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The beauty of creating bespoke fashion pieces

The best thing about starting your own fashion label is having the ability to create beautiful objects that bring joy to the lives of others. I recently made my sister Tania a very special gift package for her birthday, which included one of our signature clutches, a vintage style wooden ring, and a one off leather 'coin purse', which we both agreed could be handy for all manner of secret lady's things for ladies. The pink and purple leather is finished off with cream raffia and a very special opal pendant. I also sent a shell necklace to add to my sister's...

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