JOURNAL


A Different Look At Vancouver

  We’ve championed looking different since 2012, when the first Bailey Nelson opened as a stall in Bondi Beach, Australia. In fact, since then, ou...
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Sam Harvey - Atomic Coffee Roasters

What do Bailey Nelson, coffee and country-wide road trips have in common? Well, thanks to New Zealand-based Atomic Coffee Roasters, we’re playing a...
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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...
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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,...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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, but...
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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 ...
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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...
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