Bella Brennan

Bella is a writer and editor with over a decade of experience in women’s publishing and digital media. In her spare time, she loves making up dances to the Wiggles with her two little girls, swimming in the ocean and trying to sneak away from her family for a cheeky nap.

Articles written by Bella

Behind the brand
A ray of sartorial sunshine! Inside Kate Hunter’s adorable unisex kid’s clothing range, Sonny Label
Kate with her two boys, Banks and Zephr. Ask any boy parent and they’ll quickly confirm that boys’ clothing is nowhere near as fun as the girl stuff. Why is that? Why can’t boys rock all the colour and coolness of girls’ gear too?
Behind the brand
Amazing Grace: How Grace Brennan’s Buy From The Bush movement changed the way we shop
Three years ago, in a pre-COVID world, Aussie farmers were facing the most devastating drought in recent history. At the time, the mainstream media focused on the more sensational angles — think your stereotypical Aussie battler aesthetic, malnourished cattle and tumbleweeds blowing down a derelict town centre.
Real Life
Ready, steady, RUN! Inside Purple Wiggle Lachy’s marathon efforts for premature babies
Lachy Gillespie is best known as the Purple Wiggle but this month, the superstar singer is adding another title to his repertoire — athlete!
Pregnancy
“What’s a bump shot?” 20 things no one tells you about second-time pregnancies
The first time you fall pregnant, there is so much excitement. Planning the nursery! Picking the pram! Buying all the cute baby clothes! Collating names! Attending the classes!
Behind the brand
Hitting a holme run! How makeup artist Hilary Holmes is empowering women to back their beauty
There’s a revolution happening in the makeup bags of thousands of Aussie women and it’s all thanks to Hilary Holmes. After decades of decorating the faces of some of the nation’s most high-profile women, the makeup artist saw a huge gap in the market for products that don’t patronise the customer and instead, celebrate them.
Real Life
Samantha Brett is educating the next generation about skin cancer prevention, one book at a time
Getting our little ones to put on sunscreen can be SUCH a battle! The tears, the tantrums, the negotiations. It’s enough to make you not leave the house and skip the beach altogether.