JOURNAL


Hello, Newtown!

Newtown is a go-to location for some of Sydney’s best counterculture, so it's a natural place for a Bailey Nelson store. Nestled among the distinc...
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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...
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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...
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Luen Jacobs

If throwing parties, creating zines, playing Sydney’s DJ circuit and digging for new tunes at Triple J and FBi Radio sound like your idea of sweet...
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WalterG

Walter and George are real though. ‘The name [WalterG] comes from our grandfathers, Walter and George. They both passed away within a...
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New Home in the Small City

Like a neighbour popping next door for some sugar, we've shifted around the corner in the Canberra Centre. We left our old digs near the food cou...
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BN People - ACME

Sydney’s epicurean scene has been through some tumultuous years, but ACME, a restaurant serving Italian Asian fusion dishes, has thrived. We spok...
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Gang of Youths

We met Gang of Youths at the studio where The Positions, their acclaimed first album, was recorded. Joji, who plays lead guitar, was missing — stuc...
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The Bondi Guide

Two guys, the Bondi markets – that’s where we begin. We’ve been incredibly fortunate to be able to bring Bailey Nelson to locales around Austra...
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Style Guide: The Windsor Collection

Forgive the forthcoming history lesson, but we’re really passionate about round metal eyewear. Invented in 1880, round metal frames remained p...
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Big Design Market: Melbourne Edition

    We're back at it again this weekend, for the Big Design Market Melbourne.  See you soon!  Melbourne – The Royal Exhibition Building in C...
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Big Design Market: Sydney Edition

Yeah, there’s something special about markets. It’s where we let our hair down. You can’t have a bad time with so many craftsmen, artists and d...
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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? Ar...
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BN People: 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...
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Spring Carnival Style : A Poor Man's Millions

We’ve spotted Jared Acquaro of cult menswear blog A Poor Man’s Millions (APMMillions to those in the know) pairing Bailey Nelsons with his immacu...
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Our 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 probab...
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Boutique Feature : Paddington

If you didn’t know already, 33 William Street, Paddington is home to Bailey Nelson’s very first (and arguably most iconic) boutique. Opening ...
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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...
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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 p...
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Toowoomba Store Opening : Behind The Scenes

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