JOURNAL

Olivia Scott - The Raw Kitchen

Olivia Scott - The Raw Kitchen

When you hear the phrase ‘health food’, you may be inclined to think of bland vegetables and protein shakes. But take one look at the menu of Auckl...
FlexMami

FlexMami

Unless you’re a total stranger to Sydney’s nightlife, have been actively avoiding social media or hiding under a media-resistant rock for the past ...
Meet The Team: Scott Triana

Meet The Team: Scott Triana

From selling Bailey Nelson’s first sunglasses at the Bondi Markets, to managing our Paddington store in its early days, to his current position as ...
Ngaio Parr

Ngaio Parr

Whether she’s illustrating ice-creams, designing books or organising large-scale events for creative women, Ngaio Parr is a creative all-rounder wi...
Nawato

Nawato

If there’s one thing we love here at Bailey Nelson, it’s well-crafted, high-quality designs – and Sydney label Nawato embodies this wholeheartedly....
Our Craft: Optical Lens Quality

Our Craft: Optical Lens Quality

If you haven’t taken the time to read an encyclopaedia about eyewear, chances are you might find the whole “choosing the right lenses” thing a bit...
Sam Harvey - Atomic Coffee Roasters

Sam Harvey - Atomic Coffee Roasters

What do Bailey Nelson, coffee and country-wide road trips have in common? Well, thanks to New Zealand-based Atomic Coffee Roasters, we’re playing a...
The Ladies Network

The Ladies Network

You might be easily deceived into thinking that The Ladies Network is a lucrative creative agency judging by its 50K strong social media following,...
Elliott Routledge x Bailey Nelson

Elliott Routledge x Bailey Nelson

At Bailey Nelson, we’re pretty big fans of individuality - so who better to bring our Newtown store to life than Elliott Routledge, a contemporary ...
TomMarkHenry

TomMarkHenry

The name TomMarkHenry may evoke images of a dapper businessman, but the Sydney-based interior design and architecture firm isn’t run by one, or eve...
Sam Fitzsimmons - Broad Bean Cafe

Sam Fitzsimmons - Broad Bean Cafe

Rich browns and warm hues give the cafe a sense of homeliness on even the gloomiest Melbourne day. I was welcomed with wide eyes and even wider smi...
Our Craft: Core Values

Our Craft: Core Values

We’re huge fans of acetate. As a natural, flexible material it can be moulded to suit any face shape but when it gets hot, acetate feels the heat...
Our Craft: Riveted Hinges

Our Craft: Riveted Hinges

Above: A rivet is carefully hand hammered through the acetate arm of a Bailey Nelson frame.  What do the two metal dots on our glasses mean? Are ...
ACME

ACME

Sydney’s epicurean scene has been through some tumultuous years, but ACME, a restaurant serving Italian Asian fusion dishes, has thrived. We spoke ...
Our Craft: The Bailey Nelson Process

Our Craft: The Bailey Nelson Process

Castiglione Olona is a small town in the Italian province of Varese. This village is home to Mazzucchelli 1849, the family run business produ...
Style Guide: Browline Glasses

Style Guide: Browline Glasses

Designed to mimic natural eyebrow shapes, the aptly named 'browline' can be identified by a thick upper section (usually made of acetate), thin m...
Our Craft: Sun Lenses

Our Craft: Sun Lenses

Our sunglasses aren’t just designed to look the part – they're a functional tool to protect one of the most vital organs; your eyes.  You probably...
Angie Pai

Angie Pai

It’s both easier and harder to be an artist today than ever before. Instagram lets anyone display their craft before an audience of millions, but t...