Nestled down Ghuznee Street in the thriving creative heart of Wellington’s Cuba Quarter you’ll find CAUGHLEY - an ever-changing hub of independent high-quality fashion, timeless accessories, exceptional shoes and sought-after jewellery. Founded in 2015 by Rachael Caughley, the store is home to carefully selected pieces from coveted international brands and emerging New Zealand designers.
We sat down (virtually) with owner, Rachael Caughley, to find out her dream destination to escape to as well as her favourite hidden gem in Sydney...
B&K: Your favourite destination to escape to and why?
Rachael: Lake Okareka and Lake Tarawera just outside of Rotorua. My family is from a farm there and a big bush walk followed by a swim in the lake is my fave thing to do on holiday. With friends & family of course!
B&K: Your favourite piece from the current Bird & Knoll collection at the moment?
Rachael: The Apollo Dress Mindful Escape in Navy!
B&K: The last thing you’ve listened to?
Rachael: I love a podcast. And specifically Wall Street Journal the secrets of wealthy women.
B&K: What is your favourite local or international hidden gem?
Rachael: Bar Topa in Sydney will always have a special place in my heart because it's where I drank Martinis with my girlfriend after buying my wedding dress! I don't think it's very hidden, but I love that bar.