Getting to know the Bailey Nelson team.

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The days are getting longer, the sun is getting hotter and our need for the beach is getting stronger! Think of Auckland summer beaches, and you probably think of the North Shore, right? So we thought this is the perfect time to introduce you to our Bailey Nelson team based on the Shore. Have a read and get to know our amazing team that work in our Albany and Takapuna stores!

Lisa 
Albany Store Manager

Whats your favourite BN frame? 
Ooooh so many but I'd have to choose the classic Bronte in Cherry Tort.

What is your favourite part of working for Bailey Nelson? 
The culture! Support is offered, mistakes are not shamed, succession planning is encouraged and individuality is preserved! I have made amazing friends and my team works so hard!

What is your summer hot spot? Do you have any plans for summer? Madagascar!! But this summer i'll be here in NZ working away in store! lets call it a stay-cation!

Cass
Eyewear Stylist
Whats your favourite BN frame?
My very first BN frame, the Malto in walnut fade! Always my go to.

What is your favourite part of working for Bailey Nelson?
The people for sure, the ones I work with and the ones walking in ! Love it when people come in collecting BN glasses for the first time. The smile on their faces when they can see the world clearly again and the confidence they feel in their new look!

What is your summer hot spot? Do you have any plans for summer?
I Love going back to the Philippines when I can during summer to visit extended family, its always hot, the people are so warm and food is amazing and doesn't break the wallet! My current summer plan is Melbourne, to visit the bestie and eat my heart out at cafes and restaurants.
Amanda
New Zealand Online Manager and Takapuna Eyewear stylist

Whats your favourite BN frame?
The Harrison in the rose gold  definitely! Its so delicate and feminine.

Favourite part of working for Bailey Nelson?
My co-workers are definitely my favourite, we jam out to music, Its just a great store environment. Seeing customers really step out of their comfort zones with glasses is also such an amazing experience.

What is your summer hot spot? Do you have any plans for summer? Anywhere north of Auckland, Orewa, Mangawhai! Its great to get away from the hustle and bustle of busy Auckland! I will be enjoying my summer being newly engaged!

Maria
Albany and Takapuna Eyewear Stylist

What is your favourite BN frame?
The Carrie in rose crystal. They were the first pair of BN's that I ever picked up!

What is your favourite part of working for Bailey Nelson?
Definitely my co-workers! BN as a company is so supportive and I love getting to work with such motivated people.

What is your summer hot spot? Do you have any plans for summer?
My fave summer hot spot would be Waihi beach where my Nana has a bach, it is so peaceful down there. Im going to America (L.A and San Fran) for part of my Summer and I cant wait to rock my BN sunnies around.


Vanessa
Albany Store Optometrist

What is your favourite BN frame?
The Thomas in Indigo - such a cool minimalistic shape and radical colour.

What is your favourite part of working for Bailey Nelson?
Lovely, supportive team members in store, always willing to help out.

What is your summer hot spot? Do you have any plans for summer?
Zanzibar - Would have to be top of the lot! Amazing beaches and wonderfully warm water. My summer plans are on hold for early next year! I'll be off to Singapore and Fiji for my friends weddings - definitely worth the wait.


Babra

Eyewear Stylist

What is your favourite BN frame?
You can't beat the August in cherry tort - Love that colour way!

What is your favourite part of working for Bailey Nelson?
The PEOPLE! And also how sustainable and environment friendly the company is. Keeping it green team!

What is your summer hot spot? Do you have any plans for summer?
My deck with lots of summer fruits (mostly cherries - big fan)  I'll be spending a majority of my time with family and friends in the summer sun.


Cassie

Albany store Assistant Manager

What is your favourite BN frame?
The oh so classic Theodore in Silver!

What is your favourite part of working for Bailey Nelson?
I have a genuine love for the people. Everyone that works for Bailey Nelson is so amazing in their own way and it's just incredible to see how the individuality creates such an accepting culture!

What is your summer hot spot? Do you have any plans for summer? 
Te Arai surf beach is where I will be this summer - when I'm not at work!


Gisela
Eyewear Stylist

What is your favourite BN Frame? 
It definitely has to be the silver Harrison, I never thought I could rock a metal frame but as soon as I put those on i felt like they belonged.

What is your favourite part of working for Bailey Nelson?
The friendly team, the environment of the workplace, but most importantly being able to help people find the perfect glasses that fit their personality!

What is your summer hot spot? Do you have any plans for summer?
My favourite holiday spot has to be Matakana its just so chill and the vibes are great! My plans for the summer are to rest up before the craziness of university starts again next year.


Rasha
Senior Eyewear Stylist

What is your favourite BN frame?
The Bronte frame - I Love it!

What is your favourite part of working for Bailey Nelson?
The friendly team and wonderful customers that are always looking for a new styles.

What is your summer hot spot? Do you have any plans for summer?
My favourite beaches within New Zealand are Browns Bay and Mission Bay. The next holiday plans are Thailand and Singapore. I can't wait!


Cara
Eyewear Stylist

What is your favourite BN frame?
The Malcom frame in dark mahogany of course!

What is your favourite part of working for Bailey Nelson?
Such a good team to work with and the customers are always soo nice!

What is your summer hot spot? Do you have any plans for summer?
The Coromandel and the Mount are my two absolute summer faves. This summer will definitely involve a lot of road tripping and festivals - its going to be amazing.

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