Meet Isabelle, a Swedish-Australian living in New York who keeps on the sunny side of NYC life by keeping Aussie traditions alive from afar. AWNY spoke with Isabelle about starting her business Nord Blooms during the pandemic and advice for other Aussies missing home.
Author: Tarley Jordan
Meet Selene, an Australian living in New York who keeps on the sunny side of NYC life by gathering a group of friends at her ‘local’. AWNY spoke with Selene about starting her ever expanding group of Aussie friends and the things she misses most from home.
Meet Kim, an Australian living in New York who keeps on the sunny side of NYC life by practicing her Aussie slang at F45. AWNY spoke with Kim about her performing arts background and the things she misses most from home.
Samantha Wills moved from Sydney to New York in 2010 when the Samantha Wills jewelry brand started to gain traction after Patricia Field selected a pair of her earrings to appear in the second Sex and The City film. That placement—celebrity factor aside—was a huge milestone and the move to New York allowed her to start the foundations of building the brand in the US market.
Designer Lucy Tupu fell in love with New York while visiting her brother here in 2002. After moving here permanently in 2004 she has built a successful creative studio where she designs and produces custom rugs, carpets, furniture and lighting. Lucy tells AWNY how she manages homesickness and navigates the city with her young family.