Stories from the Studio: Ellen & Jess from Bandicute
Step into the world of creativity at Ellen and Jess’s unique shop called Bandicute, nestled in the heart of Gunning. A visit to their charming space is not just a shopping experience; it’s a journey into the vibrant tapestry of their mother-daughter duo’s creative magic. From the moment you enter, you’re greeted by the essence of Australia, reflected in every carefully hand-printed fabric and thoughtfully designed product. The inspiration behind their venture began with a desire to break away from the generic and often imported baby clothing flooding the market. What started as a quest for unique attire for Jess’s two beautiful girls, Lilly and Hannah, has blossomed into a thriving business that goes beyond clothing, offering hand-printed homewares, whimsical earrings, and educational resources.
Ellen and Jess understand the challenges faced by fellow mothers – the juggling act of family demands, the quest for personal identity, and the aspiration to provide the best for their children. This understanding is the driving force behind their designs. Every product is a testament to the duo’s commitment to enhancing the lives of their customers, be it through a touch of Australian warmth in a tea towel, educational resources that make learning enjoyable, or a pair of vibrant earrings that add that extra pep to your step.