My mother purchased A Green Batik Skirt for herself in the early 70’s from some family friends on the mountain who had embarked on an exciting venture of designing and importing clothing from Indonesia and India called 'Bali Sky'. She elegantly graced the mountain with her luscious auburn hair, and her natural style.
I was intrigued, this was my first encounter with the textile known as 'batik'.
Discover Paradise Road
Come with us to tropical islands where the rainforest meets the emerald green sea, meander through the tropical laneways of Kerala, wander under golden-drenched sunsets and the midnight blues of the desert night sky. Paradise Road brings all the colours of our beautiful world to you.
Today a happy golden glow resides within me, as I introduce myself to you and share with you my love story behind my brand Paradise Road, globally inspired luxurious bedding.
My name is Mehera, I’m the creative director and founder of Paradise Road, Byron Bay. I’ll give you some insight into what has inspired the Paradise Road brand and how my love of cultural textiles, colour, pattern, design and travel is the intrinsic essence of my exotic bedding.
We all have a memoir of experiences, impressions and memories that have guided us to where we are today and what we do.
1973, my parents owned an Indian handicraft store called East - West Bazaar in Balmain, a harbourside suburb on a peninsula west of central Sydney. Balmain, a visionary place at the time for the creative, experimental and spiritual life. As a newborn, my domain was the store floor, absorbing my surroundings: fabrics, vibrant colours and Indian artefacts. These first impressions carry power, assisting my passions and life path.