Interview #4 - Liam Bowden from Deadly Ponies
Can you tell us a little about yourself and your journey with your brand
I am a Graphic Designer turned Handbag Designer and I’ve been fortunate to
spend the last decade doing what I love. Deadly Ponies started in my garage as a
side project but quickly developed into a full time gig. Last year was a big
milestone for the brand as we celebrated our 10-year anniversary! We have an
incredible, passionate team who has been invaluable in our achievements to
How long have you been stocked at PALM BOUTIQUE?
Jane and Palm boutique have been...
Interview #3 - Karen Walker
Can you tell us a little about your journey with your brand Karen Walker?
Well over a decades-spanning career there are millions of small successes failures and I’ve loved every moment of it.
How long have you been stocked at Palm Boutique?
Describe Karen Walker in 3 words -
Chic meets eccentric
You have a strong following at Palm, why do you think your brand performs so well with us?
I think you have a lot of interesting people looking for interesting things and they relate to what we do.
What is your favourite new look for...
Can you tell us a little about your journey with your brand Twenty Seven Names?
Rachel and I met at primary school. Since then Rach has taught me an appreciation for Manet, Picasso, and Kruger, while in turn I’ve taught Rachel an appreciation for Outkast, Lauryn Hill, and Mobb Deep. After studying art and fashion respectively in Dunedin we began working on small scale projects before launching our brand ‘twenty-seven names’. The label name is a homage to the list of 27 people who helped to get the label off the ground. Each...
Interview #1 - Jessie Wong of YU MEI
Hi there! Thank you for taking part in our new I Love Palm Boutique interviews -
Hi Jane + Julia. No problem!! Congratulations on 10 years of Palm!! No mean feat.
Can you tell us a little about your journey with your brand YU MEI?
For sure. Yu Mei is my Chinese middle name and loosely translated means young and beautiful. I started Yu Mei in the summer after my first year of my degree at Otago Polytechnic. I produced small lines of garments for both Slick Willy's in Dunedin and Harry's Boutique in Auckland. I always used...