Gift & Life Instyle Finalists Announced

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We’re excited to announce the finalists for the 2018 Gift & Life Instyle Awards (GALA)! A big congratulations to the following shortlist, for their stellar entries across both exhibitor and retailer categories … now one step closer to claiming their crown at a sparkling awards ceremony on Saturday 24 February 2018.



Body, Bath & Fragrance

Catelo & Co. – Catelo & Co. – Spongellè

Inoko – Refillable Candles & Diffuers

Living Light Candles / RML Australia – The Dream Collection

Noelle Australia – FOREST LUXURY Bath & Body

Noelle Australia  – MARINE LUXURY Bath & Body

Urban Rituelle –  Scented Offerings

Books & Stationery

Baby Made – ‘All About Me’ Baby Book

Carte Blanche Aust. – Hotchpotch Hello Neon Stationery

NGT Marketing – Wattle Notebook Range

Renniks Publications – LEUCHTTURM1917 Bullet Journal

Fashion, Accessories & Apparel

Gibson Importing Co. – Sock Society

Best In Store – Booze Bangle™

Pastiche – Into the Forest Set

Gadgets & Novelties

Baby Made – Milestone Baby Backdrop

Independence Studios – Smart Phone Karaoke by is gift

Best In Store – Booze Bangle

Jasnor Australia XXRay – 4D Batman Large Interactive Dissected Vinyl Art Figurine


Arnott’s Of Australia – Sensor Bag Light

Bendo – WOOF

Explore+Engage+Enjoy – Koala Neoprene Back Pack

HButler – Orbit Card

Independence Studios – Smart Phone Karaoke by is gift

Luminous Distribution – Aloka Colour Me Lamp

Noelle Australia – Australia Wilderness gift/ travel sets

Smart Toys Trading – LaQ Construction Toys

Home, Furniture & Interiors

Bendo – MAG

By Living – Dome Geometric Concrete Pendant Light

French Bazaar – Beija Floor vinyl mats

Horgans – Lavani Cabinet

Rikaro – Allen Designs Pot Planters

Until – IXXI


Firucci – Marine Tone Crystal Chandelier Earrings

Pastiche – Gentle Breeze Set

Super Amazing  – Fashion Jewellery Collection

Kids, Toys & Games

Big Balloon – Ty  Ty Mini Boos

Carte Blanche Aust. – Dinky T

Gibson Importing Co. – Freckles Accessories

Huckleberry – Make Your Own Eau de Unicorn / Mermaid kit

Luminous Distribution – Aloka Colour Me Lamp

Smart Toys Trading – LaQ Construction Toys

Wise Elk – Wise Elk Plaster Constructor

Kitchen & Dining

Davis & Waddell (Albi) – Infusion Smoker

Independence Studios – CounterStore™ by Joseph Joseph

Jasnor Australia – Pusheen – Stoneware Mugs, Tea Pot, Rice & Snack Bowls

MDI – Beach Glass

Oceania Trade Link – Grissini Roller

The Pantry Label Shop – Pantry Labels


Best Retailer Marketing Initiative

Kreo Home – Airbnb Property, Mornington Peninsula, VIC

The Commonfolk Collective – Soul Session’,

Yellow Octopus – ‘Kris Kringle Kings’,

Best Retail Display

Biome Eco Stores – Brisbane, QLD

Serpent & the Swan – St Peters, NSW

The Pantry Label Shop – Perth, WA

Best Online Retailer

Beyond Sunflowers –

Flora & Fauna –

LUXAH Gifts & Homewares –

Pamper Hamper Gifts –

The Cullt –

Yellow Octopus –

Retailer of the Year (1-5 employees)

Hamptons At Home – Dural, NSW

Happy Valley Shop – Collingwood, VIC

Home with Grace – Kilara, NSW

Little Paper Lane – Mona Vale, NSW

Little Renegade Company – Gold Coast, QLD

LUC. Homewares and Design – Hobart, TAS

Mind Over Manor – Camden, NSW

The Vignette Room – Paddington, NSW

TheSuperCool – Melbourne, VIC

Retailer of the Year (6+ Employees)

Biome Eco Stores – Brisbane, QLD

House of Orange Design and HK Living Amsterdam – Armadale, VIC

Minimax – SA & VIC

My Christmas – Surrey Hills, VIC

OPUS Design – Paddington, NSW

The Party People – Drummoyne, NSW

Yellow Octopus – Moorabbin, VIC


Australian Made

Bubba Organics – Bubba Organics Kakadu Plum & Marshmallow Natural Baby Skin Care

Capucine / Poids Plume – Poids Plume

DAN300 Group  – Cheeky Lip Rouge

Eco Bling – Accessories made from upcycled materials

Have A Nice Day – Victoria & Edward the Terrace Houses

Natural Wonders Australia – Good Riddance Mozzie & Midgie Mousse 500ml pump bottle

One Thousand Lines – Hand crafted textile designs – ‘Gathered’ patterns

Studio Elwood – Artwork

Urban Rituelle – Harvest: Wellness Cleansing Bars 150gm


Apiary Made – Illustrated Apiary – Sustainable Beeswax Food Wraps

Bubba Organics – Bubba Organics Kakadu Plum & Marshmallow Natural Baby Skin Care

Good and Clean represented by ECOnation Collective™ – Good & Clean Natural Deodorant

Heaven in Earth – Vega Brush Range

Milligram Studio – Terrazzo Cork Collection

Societe Audouin – BOSABO Collection: Wooden Soled Clogs and Sandals

Sugarcane Trading Co – Naya Rug Collection

The Linen Press – Australian Certified Organic Cotton Wild Wren textiles

Urban Greens Co – Urban Greens Grow Kits


Eco Bling represented by ECOnation Collective™ – Accessories made from upcycled materials

FRANK Stationery – To Do | Daily Lists & notes

Loobylou Candles – I am…More Than This

Mooi – Lulu Ostrich Feather Clutch

One Another – Handmade Homewares

Sienna Byron Bay represented by ECOnation Collective™ – Sienna Nail Polish Spring collection w seasonal display stand

The Dharma Door – Bhola Jute Runner


Atolyia  – Square Jakar Towel

Capra Designs – Banjo Pot

Casa e Cucina – Zafferano

Darlin – Aboriginal Art Acacia

One Thousand Lines – Hand crafted textile designs – ‘Gathered’ patterns

Organic Merchant – Organic Merchant’s Tea Gift Sets

Rafia Chic – Rafia Chic La Plage Shoe

Shabana Jacobson Jewellery – Textured Swing Necklace

Tanora Design – The SandBag & its Clutch

The Toucan Shop – Mexican Frida hand embroidered dress


Afternoons with Albert – The Cord Roll

Bon Maxie – Bon Voyage Travel Earring Holder kit

Boomerang Baby – cooeee®

Girl + Boy – Inbetweenie™ Sleep Sack

HButler – ORBIT Card

Independence Studios – Titan Trash Compactor™ by Joseph Joseph

MACO Products  – MACO 2.0 + BIG MACO

Paper Saver – Paper Saver

Seedling NZ – Parker the Bear

The 2018 Gift & Life Instyle Awards (GALA) ceremony will be held at the Grand Ball Room at the ICC Sydney on the evening of Saturday 24 February 2018. Tickets now on sale – book your table today! Plus view the full shortlist, including the Life Instyle exhibitors, here.


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