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Meet the Team: Dr. Vangie

Meet the Team: Dr. Vangie

  Meet the Team: Dr. Vangie With 48 countries and countless adventures under her belt, our resident Robson Street optometrist, Dr. Vangie Tsui, br...
The Ladies Network

The Ladies Network

You might be easily deceived into thinking that The Ladies Network is a lucrative creative agency judging by its 50K strong social media following,...
Elliott Routledge x Bailey Nelson

Elliott Routledge x Bailey Nelson

At Bailey Nelson, we’re pretty big fans of individuality - so who better to bring our Newtown store to life than Elliott Routledge, a contemporary...
TomMarkHenry

TomMarkHenry

The name TomMarkHenry may evoke images of a dapper businessman, but the Sydney-based interior design and architecture firm isn’t run by one, or eve...
Sam Fitzsimmons - Broad Bean Cafe

Sam Fitzsimmons - Broad Bean Cafe

Rich browns and warm hues give the cafe a sense of homeliness on even the gloomiest Melbourne day. I was welcomed with wide eyes and even wider smi...
Meet our Co-Founder: Nick Perry

Meet our Co-Founder: Nick Perry

Nick Perry’s journey from Australian Farm Boy to world-travelling Bailey Nelson Co-Founder , all sparked from a less-than-stellar experience buyin...
Everything is different and nothing has changed

Everything is different and nothing has changed

We’re expanding our stores and our collections so we can give you the best possible eyewear experience. That means you’ll see a broader selection o...
Core Values

Core Values

We’re huge fans of acetate. As a natural, flexible material it can be moulded to suit any face shape but when it gets hot, acetate feels the he...
Meet the Team: Volume 12

Meet the Team: Volume 12

Phuong is our superstar optometrist down in Adelaide, at the Rundle Mall boutique. Come for a whirl through 12 questions for volume 12 of our 'Meet the Team' series.
Meet the Team: Volume 11

Meet the Team: Volume 11

Andrew didn’t have a burning desire to be an optometrist, when he started studying in the mid-1990s, but a talent for maths and a family backgrou...
Meet The Team: Volume 10

Meet The Team: Volume 10

Shub (short for Shubhneet) is the exuberant optometrist at Bailey Nelson Ponsonby. She sat down on a quiet January afternoon to talk with the Jour...
BN People: ACME

BN People: ACME

Sydney’s epicurean scene has been through some tumultuous years, but ACME, a restaurant serving Italian Asian fusion dishes, has thrived. We spoke...
Style Guide: The Windsor Collection

Style Guide: The Windsor Collection

Forgive the forthcoming history lesson, but we’re really passionate about round metal eyewear. Invented in 1880, round metal frames remained p...
Meet The Team: Volume 9

Meet The Team: Volume 9

Despite its reputation as a sleepy city, Canberra is coming to life. Lonsdale Street has gone from car yards to cafes and we’re doing our bit too...
Our Craft: Riveted Hinges

Our Craft: Riveted Hinges

Above: A rivet is carefully hand hammered through the acetate arm of a Bailey Nelson frame.  What do the two metal dots on our glasses mean? Ar...
BN People: Angie Pai

BN People: Angie Pai

It’s both easier and harder to be an artist today than ever before. Instagram lets anyone display their craft before an audience of millions, bu...
Meet The Team: Volume 8

Meet The Team: Volume 8

Name: Blake Dillon Role: Store Manager   Store: Edward Street, Brisbane CBD How long have you been with Bailey Nelson: Almost two years. What do ...
Our Sun Lenses

Our Sun Lenses

  Our sunglasses aren’t just designed to look the part – they're a functional tool to protect one of the most vital organs; your eyes.  You probab...
Meet The Team: Volume 7

Meet The Team: Volume 7

  Name: Harriet Merrony Role: Store Manager  Store: George Street, Sydney CBD How long have you been with Bailey Nelson: I've been with BN si...
Spring Summer 2016

Spring Summer 2016

“You look good you feel good, you feel good you play good, you play good they pay good, they pay good you live good”, or so says the straightfor...
Meet The Team: Volume 6

Meet The Team: Volume 6

  Name: Shell Bissell Role: Store Manager Store: Camberwell, Melbourne VIC How long have you been with Bailey Nelson: About two-and-a-half ye...
Meet The Team: Volume 5

Meet The Team: Volume 5

Photo by Jaala Alex Name: Renee Michaels Role: Optometrist  Store: Edward Street, Brisbane CBD   How long have you been with Bailey Nelson: Around...
Style Guide: Browline Glasses

Style Guide: Browline Glasses

Designed to mimic natural eyebrow shapes, the aptly named browline can be identified by a thick upper section (usually made of acetate), thin met...
Introducing: The Beta Titanium Collection

Introducing: The Beta Titanium Collection

They said we were foolish. They said it wouldn’t work. They said it’d cost too much. Lucky for us, we stopped listening to them years ago… ...
Style Guide: Round Glasses

Style Guide: Round Glasses

Originally designed for use on U.S. Navy submarines, round metal frames became a military staple during WWII. The circular shape and slim...
Meet The Team: Volume 4

Meet The Team: Volume 4

  Name: Jaz Hodge Role: Store Manager Store: Chapel Street in South Yarra, Melbourne How long have you been with BN: I've been with Bai...
Stay In Style

Stay In Style

  From research meetings in Hong Kong to trade shows in Paris, our design team can sometimes be found living out of suitcases for weeks at a time....
Time To Ski

Time To Ski

image: @thesharoncheung   Did you know that our entire range of sunglasses come standard with polarised lenses? Famous for their ability to r...
Meet The Team: Volume 3

Meet The Team: Volume 3

  Name: Mike Bradley Role: Optometrist How long have you been with BN: I’ve been on the team for 6 months now.  Store: Melbourne Central What ...
Meet The Team: Volume 2

Meet The Team: Volume 2

Name: Scott Triana  Role: Store Manager Store: James Street, Brisbane How long have you been with BN: I’ve been with Bailey Nelson ever si...
Meet The Team: Volume 1

Meet The Team: Volume 1

  Name: Cathy Wang Role: Optometrist  How long have you been with BN: I started as a locum optometrist in August 2014 at the Paddington sto...
The Bailey Nelson Process

The Bailey Nelson Process

Castiglione Olona is a small town in the Italian province of Varese. This village is home to Mazzucchelli 1849, the family run business p...
Whats Your Flavour ?

Whats Your Flavour ?

Bailey Nelsons “What’s Your Flavour" campaign celebrates the launch of our best selling Joyce frames in five new sign...