Bedford & Grove

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We speak with Laura from Bedford & Grove about her New York state of mind…

Tell us a little about yourself using a Haiku.
Candles made with love
Delicious scents of New York
Hand poured in Melbourne

Tell us a little about the origins of Bedford & Grove.
It’s a very new business of mine, a few months ago I closed down my clothing store. I went to New York for a holiday and came back inspired to start a new business venture. I have always loved soy candles so I decided to teach myself how to make them at home. I started an online store and it grew from there!

Describe your creative process.
Choosing fragrances, choosing the name, designing the labels. And then the actual process of making of the soy candle.

What inspires you the most?
NEW YORK. Fashion, magazines, online blogs and interior styling.

Name some of your most favourite local artists and designers.
I have been in fashion for the last 5 years so my favourite designers would have to be Kelli WhartonMaya Clemmenson and Jesse White.

What are your ultimate dreams for Bedford & Grove?
To expand my online business and maybe one day grow big enough to have my own space instead of taking over our kitchen and bedrooms!

What will we find from Bedford & Grove at our September Bend and Snap Market?
All the usual candle fragrances plus some new scents for spring…
West Village (White Tea), Meatpacking District (Mandarin & Mimosa), Manhattan (Fig & Melon), Yankee Stadium (Lime & Sandalwood)

Hello Spring! IT IS OUR 2ND BIRTHDAY THIS MONTH!!! Check out a little bend and snap retrospective of our first year here and come celebrate our second fabulous year of creation and wonder and feast on a big delicious banquet of art, design, fashion and vintage. Play with us in our steamy Crafternoon Corner presented by the MELBOURNE ALT CRAFTERS see the steamy deets here), binge on sweet treats all day with us and let your inspiration burst with all the wonderful wares on display from all of our darling stall holders: AGNES & I, BEDFORD GROVE, BIND I FOLD, BOHO BIRD JEWELLERY, BONNIE BIX QUALITY SHORTBREADS, THE CANARY PRESS, THE CREATURE WORKSHOP, CRITTER CLAWS, THE DESIGN COURT, EELAV MCBEE, FORGET ME KNOTT, FORGET ME NOT ENGRAVING, FUTUREKIND, THE GIRL & HER NIGHTINGALE, HANNAKIN, HANDMOOD, HELEN FLEUR DESIGNS, HONEY & VINEGAR, JUX, LORETTA D’ONOFRIO, LOW GLO LUMINAIRES, M’AGAPI, ME-U, MELBOURNE ALT CRAFTERS, MONTAGE MOSAICS, OF WOOD AND ASH, PRECIOUS LITTLE SAKURA, RUBY LOUISE, RUN WILD HORSES, SAHAURA, SEBO-HANDMADE JEWELLERY, SCRABBLE KITTY, SPOONFULS OF LOVE, TOM CARTOONIST & VERA CHAN.

RSVP here.
See our sneaky peek album here.

Follow us on Instagram @bendandsnapmarket and use hashtag #bendandsnapmarket

See see you all for our market birthday bash this on Sunday 29th September 11:00am to 4:00pm at 1000 £ Bend 361 Little Lonsdale Street in the city.

* Please note the for the month of October our market date will be held on Sunday 20th October 11:00am to 4:00pm, be sure to pencil it in!!!

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