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September

Spring and don’t we love it!!  While we wait for our new shipment of baskets to arrive  we still have plenty of great baskets to enjoy getting out in the spring conditions.  All our rectangle baskets are great for picnics and our classic baskets just swing over the shoulder and away you go!!

We are lucky enough to be off to France at the end of September for a month. More work on our little country house, some sourcing of product and a bit of holiday. We are back 22nd October. Our online sales and wholesales will be continuing as normal with a little help from our friends.

 

Basket of the Month

Large double handle basket – one of our favourite classic baskets.  This and all our others over on the My Shop page.

 

 

Markets

We are in the season of spring fairs and special events – here is what is coming up this month!

Shore American Tea: Friday 8 September 8-2pm at Shore School North Sydney

Sydney Grammar Prep Family Fun Day:  Saturday 9th September 1.30-5

Wenona Fair Day: Saturday 16th September, 10 -3pm, Wenona School North Sydney

Cambridge Market  Sunday 17th  Watson Bay.

 

Regular markets: 

Moore Park Foodies market: every Wednesday and Saturday in the Showring at the Entertainment Quarter until Wednesday 20 September.

Carriageworks Farmer Market: Saturday  9th September 8-1pm At the Carriagework Precinct.

 

Away in France from 22nd Sept to 22nd October.  Back on deck 23rd October. Just in time to head down to Wagga Wagga for the annual CMRI Christmas fair 27th and 28th October.

 

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August

As plastic bag free July draws to a close how wonderful to see some movement from our large supermarket chains regarding single use plastic bags. I can’t believe it has taken so long!!

I lived in France in the 90’s and single use plastic bags had been phased out many years before, so that a visit to the hypermarche saw shoppers arriving with their baskets and a collection of reusable bags to do their large shop. Of course the use of baskets is very common at the markets and in many village and towns across France. We need to do the same here in Australia!  At 2 duck we are doing our bit!! Our baskets are very strong and do last – so you can shop at the super market or farmers market and carry all your shopping. You may need 2 baskets to fit it in!!   Make the change if you haven’t already and get a basket. Use it, help stop the use of unnecessary plastic.

 

Basket of the Month

 

 Stylish, strong and covered in a layer of jute – with long thick leather handles and leather trim – this basket is great. Perfect for a shopping. Fabulous rustic style!

 

Life Instyle Melbourne

We are exhibiting this year in the Royal Exhibition Building Carlton at the August top boutique trade event. We can be found at Stand 1554 – in a very similar spot to last year. We will be featuring our new range of baskets but will have our classics on show too.  The event is every day from Thursday 3rd to Sunday  6th August. For all our  wonderful stockists pop in and say hello and see the baskets.

 

Markets for August

 

  As we are in Melbourne we be back at the market from 9th August – every Wednesday and Saturday there after. From 9-2pm in the Show ring at the Entertainment Quarter Moore Park.

  2 duck with be in attendance at the Carriageworks Farmers market  12th and 26th August  from 8 to 1pm.

 

A day of beautiful Things

Club Rose Bay –  Thursday 10 August from 10 – 3pm. Join me and a small  collection of beautiful retailers with our wonderful wares. Find us just past the Lynne Park tennis on the corner of New South Head rd and Vickery Ave.

 

Rose Bay Farmer Market

15 August in Pannerong Park Rose Bay for this lovely market. From 8 til 2 pm.

 

  2 duck will be at Northside Produce market the 19th August. From 8 til Midday. Millar Street North Sydney.

 

Ascham Tennis Day Sunday 20th August – at Ascham school from 11 am until 4pm. School fete day and fair.

Loreto Kiribili Spring Fair Sunday 27th August – at Loreto School, Kiribili from 10 to 4 pm.

 

 

See you at the markets

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Vive la révolution!!

 

July will be a busy month in the  2 duck trading calendar. Normally we are in France but this year we are here get to be part of the Bastille Revolution Festival and we are soo excited. We have lots of new St James styles coming for the festival.  http://bastillefestival.com.au/bastille-festival-sydney-2017/

 

Basket of the Month

One of our favourite styles is our basket of the month. The medium rustic rectangle basket.  A perfect size for shopping or even a mobile office. This is the basket we use for all our market admin.  Made from the rarer dwarf palm leaf with short strong leather handles. This basket stands well and is the perfect size for daily shopping, a sport run or a trip to the bank. Visit this basket and the rest of the range over on the shop page.

 

Markets for July

Moore Park Foodies Market at the Showring at the Entertainment Quarter – this month we will be attending on 1st, 5th, 8th. Then 19th, 22nd and 26th July.

 

Carriageworks Farmers market

 Saturdays mornings 8th and 22nd July at Carriageworks from 8 to 1 pm.

 

Bastille Festival

  The festival is from 13th to 16th July in the whole Circular Quay precinct.  2 duck trading can be found at the French Emporium village in Scout Plaza right down near Circular Quay. We will bring our full range of baskets, St James tee shirts, hats, table linens and more.

 

Back to Newington Day:  At Newington school, Stanmore –  29th July from 8am to 4pm. For our full range of baskets, St James tee shirts, hand  crochet raffia hats and our beautiful table linens.

 

Up and coming:

August is coming around soon and 2 duck will be exhibiting once again at Life Instyle Melbourne. Visit us at our same spot Thursday 3rd to Sunday 6th August in the beautiful Exhibition building Carlton for our new range of baskets for this coming Summer.

 

Merci et à bientôt

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February is for lovers!!

The school went back this week and life slowly gets back to normal. Luckily the warm weather continues and it is so great to get out for the occasional swim. We always take a basket.

La fête d’amour Valentines day is nearly upon us!!

What better way to show some love and do it with a beautiful basket. We have a few options of you. Don’t forget our lovely St James tee shirt too.

Galathee r/n

Or maybe it is a little something gastronomic!! We have delicious foie gras, duck confit or fantastic pates available @mooreparkproductmarket on Wednesday or Saturday for any romantic tête à tête.

 

Basket of the Month

 

sliver heart

This sparking heart basket is perfect! Our wonderful classic double handle basket with a lovely silver sequin heart.  See this basket and several more perfect for Valentines day at My Shop.

 

Markets for February

 

MPPM

Every Wednesday and Saturday we are at Moore Park Produce market from 8am to 2pm. You can find us in the showring at the Entertainment Quarter. We have all our baskets, great French linens, stripy St James tee shirts, fine French food and so much more.

NB: Exceptionally we are away Saturday 3rd of February.

 

Carriageworks

This month we are at Carriageworks Farmer market – Saturdays 11th and 25th of Feb. Open from 8am to 1pm we have baskets only at this market.

 

Northside markets

We will be at Northside Produce market Saturday 18th February. From 8am to midday.  For baskets and lovely French linens.

 

Wholesales Baskets

We have a full range of baskets for wholesale – just drop us an email info@2ducktrading.com.au or send the contact form and we will send the code to view the collection.

 

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