Fabulous and Functional Lifestyle Tote Bags for Wild Women

Bernadette, Helena, Florence and Phoebe are the names of our Australian designed and beautifully crafted Lifestyle Totes.

These bags are the first of our products.

They will be your constant companions wherever you go, be it the beach, gym, mall, office, or airplane.

These water-resistant canvas bags are strong, versatile, roomy, lightweight, and chic. Waterproof linings allow for transporting of damp items. A detachable cross-body strap allows for hands-free carrying. An external zip pocket is handy for quick access to phones, passports etc., and internal pockets include a zip pocket and a pocket for a water bottle.

Don't leave home without one.

OPEN FOR PRESALES. STOCK ARRIVES MID-WINTER

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  • BERNADETTE Our Protea Lifestyle Bag

    These magnificent flowers are endemic to South Africa, and are now grown throughout the world.

    Proteas are named for the Greek God Proteus, known for his bravery. The flowers represent diversity, courage, daring and transformation, as does the name Bernadette.  These character traits perfectly describe us Wild Things

    Keep Bernadette by your side wherever you go.

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  • HELENA Our Pincushion Lifestyle Bag

    Pincushions are native to South Africa. These unique flowers are sought after globally.

    This yellow pincushion symbolizes new beginnings, radiance and happiness, and the name Helena means 'bringer of light."

    Like Helena, we Wild Things shine brightly, dazzling others with our brilliance. 

    Helena is your perfect companion for overnight stays, carrying baby gear or catching a flight to an exciting destination.

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  • PHOEBE Our Wild Iris Lifestyle Bag

    This gorgeous Iris flower is also called the Australian flag.

    The blooms are delicate and beautiful, yet tough and robust as they can grow in the harshest of conditions. Iris is the name of the Greek goddess of the Rainbow.

    The name Phoebe means bright, sparkling and wise, and together with delicate, beautiful and tough, she possesses a formidable array of qualities, just as a rainbow has many colors.

    We Wild Things love her, as she is a kindred spirit. Phoebe will be your best friend in any situation.

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  • FLORENCE Our Wildflower Lifestyle Bag

    This bag is a medley of Australian native flowers. It is bright and colorful and perfect for all occasions.

    The Latin meaning of Florence is blossoming, flowering and flourishing; perfectly describing the best attributes of us Wild Things.

    FLORENCE will be your best friend, as she is both Chic and Stylish, meaning you can switch from the gym or the beach to the mall or the office in a heartbeat. She is also perfect for overnight stays, carrying baby gear or catching a flight to an exciting destination.

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  • WE ARE OPEN FOR PRESALES.

    STOCK ARRIVES IN MID-WINTER. ORDER NOW TO AVOID DISAPPOINTMENT

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A headshot photo of a lady who is the founder of Wild Things Lifestyle. Her name is Jean Hattingh and she is wearing a black top with hooped silver earrings. She is smiling. The background is completely white.

About Us

Hello Fellow Wild Things

I am Jean and my passion is adventure. I am a hiker, birdwatcher, photographer, spear-diver, and traveller.

My background includes a degree in the life sciences, a fashion design business, an interior design business and an art welding business.

Wherever I may be, I spend as much time as possible in nature, and have produced a range of lifestyle products featuring designs using my own flower photography.

Australian designed, our products are carefully crafted for ultimate quality and longevity.

Wild Things Lifestyle’s vision is to inspire mature women to get outdoors and enjoy life, thereby nurturing their Wild Side.

Our long-term goal is to expand our product range, build a global following, and automate the business to run from anywhere in the world.