Karen Radley catches up with Wendy Dunne founder of Lilly Pilly for our latest edition of “My City” Interviews

Favourite neighbourhood in Byron bay:

Bangalow town. It’s a heritage conservation town in the hinterland of Byron Bay. Beautiful and quiet.


Favourite place for brunch:

Sunday Sustainable, Byron Bay


Best coffee in Byron bay:

Roadhouse Cafe, Byron Bay


Favourite gallery or museum:

Retrospect Gallery, Byron Bay


Tell us a secret:

Cape Byron is the most easternly point of Australia and gets the first rays of sunlight each morning. From the point you can see lots of whales spouting water and splashing around every morning during winter and early spring.


Favourite place to shop:

Love driving up to the Gold Coast for a girl’s shopping trip to Pacific Fair mall, and also browsing around Byron and Bangalow’s beautiful local boutiques.


Favourite place to find inspiration:

Running along the beach at first light while watching whales and dolphins playing in the distance.


Best Byron bay destination for a date:

Capiche restaurant on Ballina beach


Favourite park in Byron bay:

Cape Byron parklands, near the lighthouse


Favourite food market:

Bangalow Fresh Food Markets every Saturday


Your sanctuary in Byron bay:

Running along the beach & trails from Wategos Beach up to Byron Bay lighthouse.


What inspires you?

  • A more sustainable world where people, planet and businesses co-exist in a sustainable way.
  • A life close to nature.


This season I’m loving:

  • Flowing and well considered minimal dresses like our Frida Linen Dress and our Azul Linen Dress
  • Earth colour palette with a summer pop, like our Lemongrass in this new collection