STOCKIST FILE | DRIFTLAB

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Your store name: Driftlab

Where is your store located: We have two stores one in the heart of Byron Bay and the other in the quaint Byron hinterland village of Newrybar.

Tell us a little about yourself and your store? Driftlab is an environment that supports creative endeavours from artisans near and far.  Accessories, art clothing, gifts, homewares and everything we feature is carefully considered, has a unique point of view, inspiration and charm.

What are three words to describe the aesthetics of your stores? Authentic, Unique, Rustic.

What are your favourite Lilya pieces? We are massive fans of the Lilya shearling vests as well as her signature shape dresses such as the “Roni” and swim.

Where to stay and why? If you’re travelling to our Newrybar store and after an indulgent experience we would recommend Gia Retreat where you can be pampered and relax and experience some of the finest local culinary delights.

Where to eat and why? The Harvest Restaurant is located next to our Newrybar store and recognised as one of the best restaurants in the Byron Bay region.  If you’re in the centre of Byron we wouldn’t go past Light Years for some very tasty Vietnamese and a great atmosphere.

Where to enjoy a drink? If you’re around the hinterland make sure you stop by Cape Byron Distillery for some Brookie’s Gin and if your in Byron town we suggest the Mez Club for a cocktail and tapas.

What should we pack in our suitcase? Swimmers, lightweight linen or cotton relaxed dresses that can be thrown over your swim, leather slides, a wide brim hat for those sunny days and a little party dress to take you into the night …

Live like a local and…. Jump in the ocean. A light house walk in the morning is always a great way to start the day, grab a coffee from the roadhouse, wander through the shops, lunch at Raes overlooking the pristine Wategos beach where you can take a dip or have a quick surf.

A must do while in Newryby… Explore the hinterland, there are so many beautiful pockets to the area and tucked away towns and flowing waterfalls and water holes.

Where to watch the sunset? Head down to main beach and look out towards the wreck, whilst listening to the sounds of the local bongo drums.

@driftlab

www.driftlab.com.au

STOCKIST FILE | OLIVE BOUTIQUE

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Your store name: Olive Boutique

Where is your store located? On the Island of Oahu in Kailua, HI

Tell us a little about yourself and your store? My name is Ali, I was born and raised here in Kailua. I moved away at 19 to go to CA for two years, then moved to Seattle for ten years to go to school and work in the Fashion Industry! I worked in Window and display for 8 years after school. But always knew from a little girl that I wanted to own a store! So after 10 years in Seattle I decided it was time to move home and make my dream a reality!

What are three words to describe the aesthetics of your stores? Coastal, Bohemian & Open

What are your favourite Lilya pieces? I am a big fan of Lilya! The reason I love the brand is for the light, simple material and beautiful patterns. They are perfect for our climate here in Hawaii!

Where to stay and why? I think our part of the Island is the best place to stay! It still feels like the ultimate beach town! Find an airbnb.  It is also fun to do a night or two in Waikiki for some city life! I would stay at The Surfjack where our other location is J It’s a fun boutique hotel and we have a coffee bar in our shop!!

Where to eat and why? Kailua: Buzzs (best fresh fish and margaritas!), Chinatown: Fete, Tchin Tchin, Pig and the Lady, Waikiki: Herringbone, Buho

Where to enjoy a drink? All of the above

What should we pack in our suitcase? Bathing suits and light pieces! Once you’re here you don’t were much clothing!

Live like a local and…. Go to a supermarket and buy Poke!

A must do while in your town… Bike around town, go the the Sunday morning Farmers market, pack a lunch and sit on the beach all day, until its cocktail hour and you head to Buzzs! Don’t forget to shop at Olive and Oliver!!!

Where to watch the sunset? Drive out to Makaha or the North Shore and sit on the beach!

@olive_boutique

@oliveandoliverhawaii

www.oliveandoliverhawaii.com

THE VOYAGE Spring 2018

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An exploration of land and sea. This collection was conceptualised on a boat trip through South East Asia. Inspired by rocky terrain, lush green foliage and deep ocean. This collection was made for the modern woman. She is strong, free willed with an innate sense of adventure. We invite you to explore the collection where we pay homage to female pioneers and adventurers. The collection focuses on natural fabrications and botanical inspired prints. An offering of classic linens, utilitarian drill and romantic sheer cottons in a colour palette inspired by a natural landscape.

We travelled to Nevada, California with the Wallcandy team to shoot our latest campaign with beautiful Rose Gilroy in a Mojave Desert ghost town.

View the campaign below and shop The Voyage here.

Credits:

Photography and Styling @wallcandyco

Hair and Makeup @fernmaddenmakeup

Model @rosegilroy

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LILYA AW18 | APOLLO

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“APOLLO one of the great divinities of the Greeks; the
God of music, truth and prophecy, healing,
the sun and the light.”

The beautiful Swiss model, Carmen Bründler is the face of Australian label LILYA’s Autumn Winter 2018 “Apollo” campaign. Photographed in the idyllic streets of Paros, Greece, the sultry brunette is captured by photographer Amberly Valentine. Carmen stuns in new season looks adorned with ladylike ruffles, exaggerated sleeves and feminine day dresses while biker style outerwear and knitwear suggest a more utilitarian feel. The collection features a classic neutral colour palette with dusty pink and rust orange highlights made in luxe fabrications including linen, silk and cotton.

Photographer: Amberly Valentine
Model: Carmen Bründler @ Select
Stylist: Minna Attala
Hair & Makeup: Aura Arlauskaite
Production: We Are The Wild Girls

SHOP THE RANGE HERE

Stockist File | IGLOU – Orange NSW

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Our Orange, NSW stockist Iglou was started by owner Pip 11 years ago, starting in a small corner store in Bathurst. Since the inception of LILYA, Pip and her store has supported and stocked the brand, creating a special and long standing partnership. Over the past decade we have seen Pip and her business grow, so we are very excited to share with you our Stockist profile and guide to Orange with Iglou owner, Pip.

Pip opened JUMBLED 6 years ago, when a retail space became available next door to Iglou. Pip was pregnant with her first son so it wasn’t really the best timing, but it was too good an opportunity to pass up! She started selling an assortment of homewares and bedding – basically anything and everything that made Pip’s heart sing.

Two years ago Pip’s husband Nick was walking the dog and noticed a teeny tiny sign saying the old Masonic Hall around the corner was for sale. Pip definitely wasn’t looking to move the stores, and especially not to buy a building, but it was almost too good to be true!

The renovation began a year ago with Pip’s husband Nick (conveniently a builder) overseeing work and Studio Esteta from Melbourne helping bring the vision together. The aim was really to open up the space and to give both stores (JUMBLED and Iglou) their own styled sections whilst still maintaining a consistent flow. Jumbled was designed with fresh white and ply, serving as the perfect foundation for layers of art and bedding, while Iglou is a dusty pink with black metal detailing. The renovation took 9 weeks and the majority of the work completed by Pip and Nick. There were lots of helping hands through friends and family, and even Pip’s sons Digby & Barnaby helped (even if it was just sweeping up dust, dust and more dust!)

“We’ve now been open in our new space, The Sonic, for a little over a year and we couldn’t be happier! We also share the space with a cafe, Nimrod’s, so it is officially the best place ever to work!”

Pip’s Travel Tips for Orange, NSW

Where to Stay?

De Russie Boutique Hotel – 72 Hill Street
Dragonfly Cottages – 92 Heifer Station Lane
Black Sheep Inn – 91 Heifer Station Lane
Borrodell Vineyard – 298 Lake Canobolas Road
The Old Convent – 307 Convent Lane,
BorenoreSummer East Serviced Apartments – 399 Summer Street
Lakeview Luxury Cabins – 57 Stanford Road

Where to Eat?

The Old Convent – 307 Convent Lane,
Borenore (the best ever set menu brunch – Sunday only so bookings essential!)
Groundstone Cafe – 149 Byng Street (Located opposite the Regional Art Gallery)
Nimrod’s – At The Sonic of course! Also located on Lords Pl
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Salt – 116 Summer Street
Mr Lim’s – 282 Summer Street
The Grocer & Co Organics – 50 McNamara Street
The Lakehouse Cafe – Lake Canobolas (The perfect place for a nice walk too!)

Things to do?

I obviously LOVE a good winery, so that’s always at the top of my list, but I also love a good walk! Lake Canobolas is a great spot for walking and lately my family and I are really enjoying exploring Ophir and the Borenore Caves. We’re also a hub for lots of smaller surrounding villages, so it’s really fun to jump in the car and visit Milthorpe or Canowindra for example.

Where to Shop?

The Sonic of course! Homewares, fashion and coffee all in the one spot – what more could you ask for!

What to Do?

It’s no secret that we LOVE wineries – Philip Shaw and Heifer Station are top of our list!


33-35 Sale St, Orange NSW 2800
iglou.myshopify.com
jumbledonline.com

CASTAWAY | LILYA HIGH SUMMER

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On a secluded beach in Indonesia our high summer campaign took place with barefaced beauty Kyla. A castaway inspired shoot shot by Amberly Valentine with a focus on raw and natural beauty. View the entire campaign below and shop the range now here.

Credits: Model: Kyla Shay Photographer: Amberly Valentine Hair & Make Up: Kat O’Hara

LILYA X Kyla Shay

By | Travel

Earlier this year we headed to Thomas Beach in Bali to shoot the OASIS High Summer campaign with model Kyla Shay. Kyla is not only the face of our high summer campaign but also featured in our OASIS lookbook. The 20-year-old beauty with one of the hottest and fittest bodies around has just moved from her hometown of San Diego to Los Angeles California, where she gave us a list of all her favourite places explore in LA, some fitness tips and her go to travel essentials.

Meet Kyla and her guide to LA below and check her out in the High Summer campaign here.

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Philip Dixon House

By | Interior Design

When it came to shooting our OASIS campaign, there was no location better than photographer Philip Dixon’s Venice Beach home.

The coveted Californian home is a bi product of Dixon’s worldly travels over the past 20 years. The 6,000 square foot compound won us over with its enviable cacti collection, organic colour scheme and incredible natural light.

The Los Angeles retreat has been thoughtfully curated with heavy influences of Morocco in its décor and style and making it quite literally an ‘Oasis’.

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Images: Amberley Valentine, createandgather.com

LILYA SS17 featuring Marloes Horst

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Introducing OASIS, our first global collection which is available for preorder now and available in stores worldwide as of August.
Natural beauty Marloes Horst is the face of the season, exuding natural beauty and nonchalant elegance in a sun drenched campaign photographed by Amberly Valentine at Phillip Dixon’s famous residence in Venice Beach, California.

Marloes fronts this new season campaign in a tonal colour palette of barely-there swimsuits and feminine sundresses, wide leg pants and cropped blouses in luxe fabrications of linen, silk and cotton.
For the full campaign visit our website here or to buy pieces from the range visit our online store www.ilovelilya.com

Model: Marloes Horst / Photographer: Amberley Valentine / Stylist: Minna Attala / Hair and Make up: Lilly Keys / Support Production: Bounty Content LA / Photographer Assistant: Annabelle Maginnis /Location: Oasis House by Philip Dixon Venice Beach California