26 October, 2016

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Female Leader, Gemma Lloyd, Diverse City Careers

Gemma Lloyd is one impressive female leader. She’s an award winning entrepreneur whose business is focussed on making workplaces better for women. Gemma’s background is in IT consulting. After 10 years of working in an industry under-represented by females, she co-founded Diverse City Careers (DCC) with the goal of making a difference. DCC...

26 October, 2016
Erica Stewart founder hardtofind

Female Leader, Erica Stewart, hardtofind.

Erica Stewart, or Eri, founded hardtofind, a mecca for unique, quirky, stand-out quality fashion items and gifts. Hardtofind celebrates fun, innovative design from the best small creative businesses in Australia and globally. How did Eri start hardtofind? When Eri was working in the media industry, she saw an opportunity to monetise premium brands...

21 October, 2016

Festive Season Party Fashion

We know you are probably in the downhill slide to the frantic festive season so here’s the entire BNKR package wrapped up all nice and neat. C/MEO Collective Heart Commands midi dress ivory Finders Keepers Begin Again dress in red stripe Keepsake Escape dress in turkish blue Keepsake small talk dress in...

21 October, 2016

Feature Brand – BNKR, Fashion Bunker

You’re heading into the time of year when invitations to celebrate the festive season start flowing thick and fast. This means work outfits often have to pull double duty and transition from serious work to cocktail function attire within the day. It’s also a time of back to back weekend social catch...

19 October, 2016

David Jones vs Myer

These two retail heavy weights go head to head. Variety of products? Check. Central locations? Check. Well-known model to spearhead advertising campaign? Check. Black and white logo? Check. However, there is one stark difference. David Jones meets the Australian Institute of Company Director’s target of 30% women on the Board...

17 October, 2016

Which Big 4 Bank is Femeconomy friendly?

[We are pleased to provide an update. At April 2018, 3 of the Big 4 banks are Femeconomy approved – CBA, ANZ and NAB.] The Commonwealth Bank meets the Australian Institute of Company Director’s target of 30% women on the Board of Directors. Why should you care? We’re all busy....

13 October, 2016

That’s a wrap Birdsnest!

We are all time poor these days, so we have pulled together our Birdsnest favourites into one post for you. Enjoy! Stella Dress Maggie Wrap Dress The Famous Pant Sabina Skirt Linen Pant Jungle Fruit Dress Swing Tee Florence Dress Reverse Wrap Dress The Everyday Shirt Arki Skirt Karlie Frill Cami Emperial...

13 October, 2016

Feature Brand – Birdsnest

Birdsnest was started by Jane Cay in the tiny 8,000 person town of Cooma, NSW in 2004. The women’s clothing business has grown from a small town boutique to a more than $20 million annual turnover Australian success story through the introduction of online sales. They literally ran out of...

8 October, 2016

Gender Equality – International Day of the Girl

Why do we celebrate the International Day of the Girl Child? Good question. Some months ago I explained Femeconomy to a well known male television personality. His immediate reaction was to loudly exclaim, “not another women’s thing! I hate all those women’s things! I suppose it’s all our [men’s] fault...

4 October, 2016
Halloween blog feature


Halloween’s popularity has surged in Australia over recent times. Initially I was perplexed by the rapid adoption of trick or treating. I also found the tiny monsters running around the neighbourhood quite disturbing. My sentiment changed when we moved to Murwillumbah, Australia and lived on a cul-de-sac with wonderful neighbours. Halloween...