There’s definitely an art to the perfectly layered necklace…. And there’s definitely not just 1 rule! But our Miami based pal Rachael from the blog ‘Summer of Diane’ has got a pretty great knack for getting it right. Read on for her tips on how to create the perfect necklace stack - including her favourite La Luna Rose charms & layering style.
Shannon Fox aka Foxy aka (previously) a radio presenter, DJ and music writer. With all that fun life experience in her bones it's no wonder she has created one of the coolest boutiques in Western Australia! The store is a culmination of her two loves - music and style and houses an eclectically cool selection of Australian & Kiwi labels. We took 5 and caught up with her over some emails... Read on & get inspired
Ever since launching La Luna Rose 3 years ago I have been working on a way in which we can support the community that we work in and give back to our environment. To date we have supported Not for profits such as R U OK DAY and Bali Wise which run close to our heart however we were also interested in making more of a commitment. After watching the incredible Documentary ‘PLASTIC OCEANS’ and living on the island of Bali that references this documentary so much, we knew we wanted to lock hands with a strong environmental group. That’s when we learnt about 1% For the Planet.
We caught up with Rach, one of our favourite tropical beach babes across the globe in Miami. We chatted all things sunshine, travel, adventure what a day in the life of a blogger looks like and of course, her hot spots and must visits around Miami and the Southern Florida area. Without further ado.... let's escape to Florida for 10! Enjoy x
It’s hard to believe but it’s almost here! Christmas is approaching at a rapid rate (24 sleeps in fact!). But stress not, we have some pretty rad little gifts lined up for the ladies (both young & old) to sort your shopping woes out.
The Lunacita's is our girl gang, a select bunch of rad chica’s doing what they do best and living life to the fullest. Endless adventures and a love for the sunshine and being outdoors, is everything our Lunacita gang is about. Sharing a passion for life, always planning new adventures and not knowing where the next journey will take us – And doing it all in style of course!
The best beaches in Bali
The beautiful island of Bali is a haven of coastline. Ranging from deep dark black sand that will burn the bottoms of your feet off to the stunning white sand beaches of the South. Whatever your flavor of sand & salt combination , we’re pretty sure Bali has their version of it. Read on for our favourite of the 100’s of beaches here on Bali.
Less of a ‘Best Eats’ and more of a ‘Best eats with a vibe’, the renowned old mans bar/restaurant in Canggu has become a locals savior over the past couple of years.If you're visiting Canggu or staying in the area for a couple of nights, a drink (or 3) at Old Man's is a must.
Meeting a kiwi as cool as this on one of your first days in Bali? No words can explain. Moving in with her days later and bonding over our shared street cat Squeak? Priceless. A true ladyboss, Dani now resides in beautiful Byron Bay where she continues to dominate the female surfwear scene with her killer designs and ethical manufacturing processes. Read on to find out more about what inspires the ladyboss behind the beautiful brand Salt Gypsy.
Serving up the best smoothie bowls on the island of Bali, find out more about our favourite Nalu bowls and where to get your Smoothie bowl fix on your next visit to the island! Trust me, it's worth it.
Alyssa from AKR Photography reached out to us on social media a while back, sharing her love for the tropical lifestyle and our Summer-infused jewels. A quick flick through her social media page(s) and we were hooked. This girl may only be 19 years of age but she sure knows how to take a photo. She has created a beautiful style of her own that is constantly capturing and showcasing a unique view of her Hawaii through her lens. Lucky for us Hawaii lovers!
We took 5 and caught up with Alyssa on all things Hawaiian, adventure and of course - her passion for photography.
Hawaii has been on my travel hot list for a while now. And while I patiently wait until the time is right to pop my Hawaiian cherry, there's no stopping me researching what my upcoming holiday on the islands might look like. Local Hawaiian babe Casey Evansrecently got the pallet warmed up and excitement flowing for a visit to Oahu. It was after chatting with her that the REAL research began. Here I share with you 4 unique experiences that I have penciled in for my trip to Hawaii, discovered over on my favourite Air Bnb!
Let's be honest. Smoothie Bowls are basically dessert for breakfast.
And since our arrival back to the tropics last month, I have been absolutely loving making my morning Smoothie Bowl. Here in Bali we're pretty spoilt for fresh, delicious tropical fruit (Dragonfruit, Mango's, Papaya's, Pineapple and Bananas are on every street corner!) it's rude not to make the most out using them.
I'm not going to lie, if breakfast isn't a quick whip easy to make situation (ie Weetbix) I'm probably going to skip it. That's why I have been making a solid routine of hitting the local fruit markets on a Sunday morning and prepping the fruit in advance. With a big fat stash of frozen fruit in the freezer ready for a week-long of delicious and nutritious breakfasts, your smoothie bowls are only a blend away!
We're all about hooking you up with ideas and inspiration for an epic holiday getaway and local North Shore Hawaiian beauty Casey Evans is here to let you in on her island hot spots - Yuss!
For me, just the word Hawaii is a huge weak spot. Although I am yet to travel to this island paradise, in my mind, 10 years from now I will be curled up in a rad little beach shack that has epic views our over the ocean, our vege patch growing on steroids from the lush humid weather and the beautiful crystal clear warm ocean just across the road.... To me, Hawaii seems like the perfect mash of NZ and Bali, my 2 'homes'. (Did I mention I have yet to visit this 'Hawaii'? I'm not even sure if these paradise's exist!?) Anyway when we recently connected with beach beauty Casey Evans, she kind confirmed everything I have pictured in my dreams. And, well, she's living it! Grab a coconut / Cuppa Tea & dive in (Warning, may provoke Holiday planning... just sayin')
With the launch of our latest BON VOYAGE collection of charm jewellery, we've put together a few photos from Behind the Scenes on shoot day. Always a crazy mad and slightly stressfull day, we managed to overcome the 37degree mid-day heat and produce some pretty rad photos!
Our latest collection BON VOYAGEis the second addition to our 'Essentials' range - Collectible keepsake charms as a way to remember life’s endless adventures and unforgettable moments.
Serving up mini-sized travel themed charms as a way to share adventures you have been on or wish to go on together in the future, these pint-sized momento's will have you weak at the knees and adding to your charm collection in no time at all.
Designed with the travellers and adventurers in mind BON VOYAGEalso launches with 2 new additions of chains to stack your charms onto. Our Everyday chain is, well, perfect for your everyday outfits will our Ball Chain adds both texture and luxe to your necklace game.
Book your plane ticket Chica's - keepsake jewellery has never looked so fine (Even in the tropical sunshine HEAT!) x
On holiday from Melbourne but still can’t quite kick your craving for a perfectly poured mid-morning Latte? I feel you.
And this is where I can confidently say – we’ve got your back! Introducing to you, the Bali institution and world-class-coffee offerings of Revolver Café. Conveniently located in the heart of Jl. Laksma a.k.a the main strip of Seminyak, this tiny door located down a back alley can be a bit of a trick to find. (Look for the tiny Black ‘REVOLVER’ sign about 20 metres down an alleyway, on the left as you head to the beach and opposite Seminyak Square). But once you’re there, you will be glad you made the mission – sweat, tears and all!
The Tropical Traveler: Our ultimate guide on what to pack on your next tropical holiday
Whether you are preparing for your first trip to Bali or consider yourself a seasoned traveler, packing for a trip to the tropics can feel like a pretty fun-sponge activity. From the "Say what, I'll be wearing a bikini in 48 hours?!" overwhelming realisation to the "I'm pretty sure I'll need 2 pairs of jeans" thoughts....we hear you. Every day leading up to your holiday should bring excitement and eager anticipation, not stress and 'WTF do I pack-do-I-even-own-an-appropriate-bikini thoughts!
Five years ago before I moved to the tropics for good (ish) I too was having one of those 'ARGH, 10 days in the tropics what the hell do I pack!?" kinda meltdowns. Living in a world where temperatures barely fall below 25 degrees and the sun shines 340 days a year can be a tricky one to navigate through the ol' 20kg limit of a suitcase when your everyday brain is still in four-seasons-a-day winter mode.
In this guide, we've put together our tropical traveling tips to make a good list to help you navigate what's getting into your suitcase straight away (hey, they may even fit in your hand luggage!) and what can stay at home and keep the dog company while you holiday. And because I am a supporter of anything and anyone heading off on an adventure, we've put together a Free downloadable packing list for you to help you on your way. Click here to download yours.
Western Australian based bikini brand Ete Swimwear fell into our lives like many good things have - through instagram. I was deep in the 'gram one day when one of their gorgeous bikini designs with lacy detailing fell under one of my frantic thumb taps. Since then, I have been following the brands journey and seeing increasingly must-haveof her beautiful swimwear brand develop - most recently, joining her on an epic Summer Giveaway (You can enter to win here, competition ends this Sunday so skip to it!) We caught up with Jess and heard a little more about her life in Western Australia and how Ete Swimwear came to be.
When we first met Sophie back in 2012 it was like I met my future self in my younger body. Clear to say we had a fair few things in common. From launching her own label at just 21, to traveling the world by herself to NYC where she currently lives and works in the digital industry, Sophie is one go-getting lady that doesn't let anything get in her way of world domination. Between plane rides and cross time-zone messenger chats, we managed to catch up with Sophie for 5 minutes and hear more about what motivated and inspired the beautiful soul behind Sophocles Adventures.
In typical me style, we are off to Vietnam in just 2 days time and are still yet to book a something…anything…For our 10 day trip. If you know me, I’m quite confident that this will not surprise you. After a little last minute stress and a quick flick through the pages of air b n b, my anxiety has been put at bay. The accommodation on offer, served up by local Vietnamese hosts is next to nothing I’ve seen before. Team this with my love of Caffeine and Rice Paper Rolls and I couldn’t be more excited to jump on a plane and hit the streets of Vietnam later this week! With the launch of our new ‘Bon Voyage’ travel collection later this month, It felt only natural to get you Chica’s in the mood for a little travel adventure for yourself. Check out these super cute Air B n B’s located throughout Vietnam that I have found on my research - Did I mention they are all under $100?
We're at it again. Scoping out those 'Must Eat' places on this beautiful island of Bali! Today we're introducing you to Crate Cafe - If you havn't already seen it online already that is....
I'm constantly asked by my pals where they should stay and what that should do on their visit to Bali. And while that guide would take a few days (or weeks!) to write, I'm starting with here with my personal top 5 places to stay on the Bukit Penninsula - one of my absolute favourite areas of Bali.
Behind the Scenes Part 2, let's get stuck in.
We’ve taken you through our jewellery design process in our ‘Behind The Scenes Part 1’ blog post we wrote a couple of months back (You can find this here to refresh your memory) and now it’s time to introduce you to the dirty work – quite literally! When the pretty designs are all signed off, this is where the real stuff starts happening…
One lazy Sunday afternoon (let's be honest, it was probably more a mid-Monday morning I-don't want-to-start-the-week situation) we were 27 profiles deep in the instagram bubble and we discovered this beautiful soul. Ellie Gorgeous Hayden.
With her endless Summer-loving snaps, endless travel and carefree attitude oozing through every photo in her feed, we knew she was one of us. Next minute, we're chatting all things island life from tropical afternoons on Hamilton Island to working the seasons on Rottnest Island - we found our match!
|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.
All items in the La Luna Rose shop clearly label the length of the chain used for that design. Unless otherwise stated, all La Luna Rose necklaces are adjustable in length by 2" / 5cm. All necklaces in our Essentials collection have a finer chain and are adjustable y 1"/2.5cm in length.
Beaded Bracelets - La Luna Rose Sundown Sandy beaded bracelets are fastened with an adjustable clasp giving two size options for the 'average' wrist. One sits at a total circumference of approx 16cm and the other at 18.5cm. As all our pieces are individually hand-made, this may vary slightly. If you are concerned about your desired size, please feel free to email us & we can measure one up specifically for you in the design you will be ordering.
La Luna Rose Colour Creator Cuff Bracelets are also fastened with an adjustable clasp giving two size options for the 'average' wrist based on a wider design. One sits at a total circumference of 17.5cm and the other at 19cm. These fit slightly larger than ou As all our pieces are individually hand-made, this may vary slightly. If you are concerned about your desired size, please feel free to email us & we can measure one up specifically for you.
La Luna Rose Sideshow Sally Beaded Bracelets are constructed with a 'loop' system meaning that they do not open up completely but can be adjusted largely in size from a small wrist size measuring 14cm circumference to a larger wrist measuring 19cm circumference. To open them just pull at the end of the beaded section and to close them once on your wrist, pull the tassel heads gently. Again, if you are unsure please feel free to email us here & we can help you work out your size.
Solid Bracelets - Adults Our Solid bracelets are available in 3 sizes and measure 18cm in total circumference for a size SMALL, 19.8cm for a MEDIUM and 21cm for a LARGE. If you would like to check your wrist size, grab a strip of paper, string or tape measure and you can measure your wrist with 3 fingers underneath the string also. If you are still unsure and would like something smaller/bigger made for you, send us an email here and we will see what we can create.
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 17cm, 18cm and 19cm.
*For the Chunky Monkey bracelet we suggest a tighter fit. To be sure of your size here, measure your wrist circumference and use this to order the correct size as shown on the product page.
LA LUNA ROSE ESSENTIALS SIZING
All measurements are on the product pages. Our Essentials necklaces are available in 16" length with an smaller loop at 15" and 18" with an smaller loop at 17".
Our Essentials Bracelets measure 17cm in length with an smaller size loop at 15cm.
Our Essentials Rings are offered in size 6, 7, 8 and 9. We are more than happy to make smaller or larger sizes on request, please just email us here.
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 abiloity to have any of our La Luna Rose charms added to them.
Our Solid silver bracelets for little Petites (To add charms onto) are available in 3 sizes. Baby 4.5cm in diameter (Recommended age 3-5), Small 5cm in diameter (Recommended age 6-10) and Medium 5.5cm diameter (Recommended age 10-15).
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.