I sit across from Rosie on the daily and her constant flow of ideas and inspiration continues to blow my mind. Never a dull moment, nor dull design, Rosie is always coming up with new initiatives or design ideas centred around sustainability. It’s obvious that her passion to run Luna & Rose in a ‘Sustainable & maintainable’ fashion runs deep and the constant desire to learn, create and act is her true passion. I grabbed her for a quick cup of Tea and asked her about her inspiration behind these new Tote Bags.
What inspired the launch of your new organic Dyed tote bags?
To offer something cute and almighty practical for our customers. As we thought about Christmas a few months ago, both me and my design assistant instantly thought about the over consumption that occurs during this time. We’re so proud to offer jewellery that is made with zero waste and in a completely closed loop production and we wanted to offer something else for our customers to wear and share during this time. By launching these totes now, we are not only inspiring and reminding people to be cautious of the excess packaging involved around shopping but also keeping top of mind that there are SO MANY ways to ensure you have a sustainable Christmas. Watch this space for my tips on this as I am currently writing a blog post on this too.
What was the design process?
What is the process of making these bags?
Where can we find you with your Tote bag?
If I am not using my tote as my main handbag (it has seriously become a main feature in wardrobe!) it will definitely be rolled up in my Matt & Nat handbag at the ready should I hit the markets, supermarket or library to take home a few extra books.
You will often find me heading out for a meeting with my laptop, wallet & keep cup all sitting pretty in my Tote.
I also find it’s a regular heading to friends houses filled with some wine & a few baked snacks! It really is the perfect size & piece.
Lastly, what is in your tote right now!
Shop the new LUNA & ROSE Tote Bags below or online by clicking here.
We've been mad girl crushing on Kathryn from 'Going Zero Waste' since we discovered her incredibly inspiring blog earlier this year. So much so that we recently got in touch and wanted to learn a little more about her journey of 'Going Zero Waste'. Oh and did we mention she is the spokesperson for National Geographic on Plastic-Free Living?! The girl know's her stuff in this 'sphere' and we absolutely love learning from her and following her journey. Step this way my fellow sustainable lifestyle lovers...
Our necklaces come in a variety of lengths from 15" (Petites & almost a Choker length) to 23". Our 15", 16" and 18" length necklaces all come in our Fine Chain with the 20" and 23" length chains in our 'Everyday' Chain which is slightly heavier in weight. All items in the La Luna Rose shop clearly label the length of the chain used for that design. Unless otherwise stated, all necklaces are adjustable by 1"/2.5cm in length. Below is a diagram of how our chain lengths sit on a body. If you have a large breast area, you may find that the 23" length chain sits in between your boobs...a good thing or bad, I'm not sure, that's up to you!
|CHARITY & SALLY T-SHIRT MEASUREMENTS||SMALL (Size 6-10)||MEDIUM (Size 10-14||LARGE (Size 14-16)|
It is important to note that different countries have different sizing methods.
Most of the world goes by number sizing which is the easiest and most accurate.
Because we sell our jewellery all over the world, we have decided to stick with number sizing and have put together the below chart to help you out. The most common size for ladies is a size 7 and size 10 for man. If you are unsure of your size you can measure the inner diameter of one of your own rings and refer to the below measurements.
Feel free to email us at email@example.com if you have any further issues.
Please also note that if you are ordering a wide band ring, its usually a good idea to go up a size.
Size 6 = Ring Sizes L, M, N. Inner Diameter measures 16.5mm
Size 7 = Ring Sizes N, O, P. Inner Diameter measures 17.3mm
Size 8 = Ring Sizes P, Q, R. Inner Diameter measures 18.1mm
Size 9 = Ring Sizes R, S, T. Inner Diameter measures 18.9mm
If you require a ring in a different size in any of the designs offered, please send us an email here and we will see what our clever silversmiths can do for you.
La Luna Rose chain bracelets fit much like the beaded bracelets with an adjustable clasp. Therefore they have two/three size options for you. They sit at a total circumference of approx 15cm & 17.5cm
LA LUNA ROSE PETITES SIZING
Petites Bracelets - We have a number of options for our bracelets for little girls - they're our top seller and little girls just love them! Our Beaded tassel bracelets have an adjustable sizing system and comfortably fit a little girl from aged 3 - 14. Girls 14 and upwards are recommended to fit our Adults collection however if they have small wrists they will still fit the Petites range. To measure a little girls wrist, please wrap a piece around their wrist with 2 fingers underneath. Mark the paper, and lay flat to measure with a ruler.
Our Petites Sideshow Sally Bracelets are adjustable in length and open up to 18cm in circumference. If you don't have a direct wrist to measure, this bracelet system is almost fail safe and accommodates almost all wrist sizes.
Our Petites Sunday Sandy Bracelets measure 12cm in length with 3 options of length within the clasp system.
Our La Luna Fiesta Bracelets measure 14cm in length/circumference and all have the ability to have any of our La Luna Rose charms added to them.
Our Petites Chain Bracelets measure 15cm in length with an smaller loop at 12.5cm. If you need larger, feel free to order an adults size.
Petites Rings - Our Petites range also offers rings for little girls. Please measure your childs finger first to ensure you are ordering the correct size. We would recommend a size 3.5 for girls 6-8 and a size 4.5 for girls 8-13 and a size 5-6 for 14-17year olds. However - every finger and body is different! Any questions, just send us and email here and we would be happy to help.
Petites Necklaces - Our La Luna Rose Fine Chain Necklace measure 15" in length with an extra size loop at 14". Our La Luna Fiesta Necklaces measure 34cm in length and all have the ability to have any of our La Luna Rose charms added to them.
If you require any other sizes for any of our items, please just let us know and we will see what we can whip up for you! You can contact us here.