TEAM

The Peach & Pineapple Co. works with a number of freelance consultants located around Australia and sometimes collaborates with other small agencies to work on large scale projects or clients. These people are the best in their field and we're thrilled to be able to partner with them when the occasion calls for it.


Caitlin Irving

CAITLIN IRVING

Director aka The Pineapple 

Caitlin has worked with a diverse range of entertainment, fashion, arts, beauty and lifestyle clients including Proctor & Gamble, Seafolly, Hair Expo,  Housewares International, Pacific Brands, Nudie Juices, Husk Boutiques, Max Factor, Covergirl, Bonds, IMAX and Marquise.

Since moving to Perth in 2010, Caitlin has worked with clients such as General Pants Co, Zara Bryson Shop, Melissa Harris Jewellery, Havaianas, Kailis Jewellery, Proctor & Gamble, Avon, Ellery, Jeep, Optus, Apple,  Red Bull International Air Race, Baci Chocolates,  Lancelin Ocean Classic, MAMMA MIA! The Musical, 10 Year Anniversary (National Tour), The Short Black Opera Company (Perth), Songs for Nobodies (National Tour), Tura New Music, City of Fremantle, Perth Symphony Orchestra, Perth Chamber Orchestra,  Agatha Christie’s The Mousetrap 60th Anniversary (National Tour), The Leeuwin Concert with Marina Prior and David Hobson, A Clockwork Orange (Australian Tour), Hairspray the Musical (Sydney Season), Fighting Fear: The Movie (Perth Launch), Matilda the Musical (Australian Tour) and The Fashion Institute (Sydney) to name just a few.

In her 'spare' time Caitlin worked for City of Perth as the Digital Content Officer for the award winning website VisitPerthCity, produced the Courtney & Eli show on Mix 94.5 FM and stepped in as the temporary Broome Electorate Officer for the former Minister of Agriculture and Fisheries, the Hon Ken Baston.

When time permits she writes on a freelance basis for different publications including reviewing theatre productions for Fairfax and interviewing the occasional rockstar, such as Jared Leto, for The Vine. A former professional dancer who graduated from the full time performing arts course at Brent Street Studios in Sydney, she still occasionally teaches tap dance classes and cherishes her volunteer work with the PCYC Fremantle Safe Space and DCP Mentoring Program. In 2016 Caitlin was included on The West Australian's 100 Influential People list. 

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ZARA BRYSON

Director aka The Peach

Zara is a sought after, respected and well recognised entrepreneur, stylist and creative consultant. Zara began her career in-house, working for iconic Australian fashion label Scanlan Theodore for 5 years in Perth, opening their first WA store and turning it into one of the highest grossing stores nationally. Zara was the youngest person in the company’s history to be appointed as a retail manager and was later also dispatched to spearhead the opening of the company’s first Brisbane outpost. 

After completing tertiary studies in Frontline Management, Marketing and Arts Management, Zara took out the Channel (V) V RAW competition and completed work placement at Sydney’s famed Premier Harbour Agency, she returned to Perth and worked inhouse as a graduate intern for Universal Music Australia. Zara then moved into the corporate world and for the next few years worked in some of Perth’s premier advertising agencies, excelling in the client services area on high profile brands including GESB, Dale Alcock Homes, BGC and the Perth International Arts Festival.

In 2012, Zara won Perth Retailer of the Year at the WA Fashion Awards for her unique retail concept Zara Bryson Shop, which launched in 2009 and had popular fashion destinations in Subiaco, Claremont Quarter, 140 Perth and online.

Zara co-founded the Peach & Pineapple Co with Caitlin in 2013 and continues to be in demand as a stylist and creative consultant for brands that include: Disney Australia, Chanel, West Weekend magazine, The Sunday Times STM magazine, South Australian Style Magazine, Solid Gold Diamonds, Telstra Perth Fashion Festival, Bowie Wong, Betts Shoes, Airflex, Betts Kids, L’Oreal Professionnel, Carillon City, enex100, Wesfarmers, Rosendorff, Target, Kmart, Workwear Group, Perth Symphony Orchestra, Patricia Field for enex, Reno’s Hair Care, Mirvac, Adrian Zorzi, Sweetwater Rooftop Bar, The Cottesloe Beach Hotel, Empire Rose and The Mangrove Hotel. 

 


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ANGELIQUE

Account Executive

Angelique is the newest recruit to the Peach and Pineapple team! She’s a Sydneysider turned Perthite, having crossed the Nullarbor in 2018. 

With a strong background in consumer PR, Angelique has worked with giants such as McDonald’s, Campari and Virgin Mobile. Whilst working with these brands she accumulated a wealth of industry knowledge and thrives on seeing a campaign go from start to finish.

Prior to her career in public relations she was known to dabble in make-up artistry, so you might find her lurking around Mecca Cosmetics or Mac store from time to time. 

Having grown up attending two different performing arts schools, she’s a lover of all things theatre and dance and if she wasn’t too busy zipping around for all her clients she may well have been a dancer in the Australian Ballet. 

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EMMA

Account Manager

Given her childhood predilection for playing dress ups, spinning tall tales and bossing around her peers, it was a natural progression for Emma to find a career as a stylist, journalist and event planner. Having launched her fashion blog Dropstitch in 2007, Emma was a pioneer of the digital fashion scene in Perth, with her street style photography featured regularly in international publications. 

Her creative eye developed further during five years as the Arts and Fashion Editor at X-Press Magazine, where she was introduced to the joys of editorial styling. Emma has since worked freelance, utilising her wide range of skills in creative direction, project management, public relations, journalism, copy writing and styling, for clients including 20th Century Fox International, Betts Shoes, Telstra Perth Fashion Festival, the City of Joondalup and most recently as a freelance entertainment reporter and stylist for The West Australian.


LAUREN

Marketing Consultant

Lauren has accumulated over 10 years experience working in marketing, promotion and events for some of WA’s most recognisable brands.

After completing a degree in Public Relations and Advertising, Lauren was offered a position at the university in the Edith Cowan International Marketing Team.

In 2008 Lauren accepted a role at the West Coast Eagles football club, where she worked for over 5 years in the Membership & Merchandise department overseeing their events, marketing and promotional activity.

Searching for experience in a different industry, Lauren took on the role as Brand & Marketing Manager for the national fashion footwear retailer Betts Group. This position unearthed Lauren’s passion as a producer and led her to co produce one of Betts most successful campaigns shot on location in Bali.

Over her career Lauren has also completed courses in Visual Merchandising, Graphic Design, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe InDesign and Adobe Illustrator.

In her spare time Lauren loves to express her creativity through floral design, co founding Blossom & Bloom, a small business specialising in wedding and event floristry.

 

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HUGH

Account Coordinator 

Our newest recruit, Hugh, joins our team as a converted intern!

Currently completing his final year of a Bachelor of Commerce, majoring in Marketing and Public Relations, Hugh brings a wealth of experience from a wide range of local and international industries including hospitality and events management through to audio-visual operation and sales. 

A self proclaimed wine enthusiast and an experienced pugilist, you’ll find Hugh sneaking in a bottle of Pinot or hitting the bag when he should probably studying for his final exams!