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Mister Mista Sale

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We’re excited to announce our first online sale ever. Up to 50% off selected garments and decals. Tshirts $15, Winter Fleece Hoodies $25 & Long Sleeve Tee’s $22. Limited stock so get in quick. $5 flat rate postage throughout Australia. Sale ends 30th September. Visit the sales page

Ballarat Swap Meet 2012 Part 2

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Part 2…the treasure hunt continues. Prams Plenty of Prams again this year   Generally Cool stuff   Really liked this framed Map Wishin I was fishin!!! Nice chairs..bit rusty though This old cash register had just sold….marble base. Think someone said something about watch your pooper valve?? Vintage Footy Boots Maybe I have a bit … Continue readings

Ballarat Swap Meet 2012 Part 1

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I’ve been wanting to post this for some time…so here it is…..the very belated Ballarat Swap Meet 2012. We got such an amazing response from the Swap Meet 2011 round up   As you may know things were looking doubtful for 2012 with the Ballarat council and past swap meet organisers disagreeing on the land lease. I was … Continue readings

Elwood

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OK I’ll admit things have been quiet on the Mister Mista blog front….but rest assured we’ve been busy creating away behind the scenes……..and are very excited to introduce our third amazing creation….Elwood James Price.  

Pencilmark Lane

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Just before christmas 2011 Ballarat received it’s first kids boutique clothing and decor store Pencilmark Lane! Quite simply it’s a trevor trove of awesomeness!

Pictoplasma

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Pictoplasma (purveyors of contemporary character design and art) recently had its amazing conference/festival in Paris. As part of the conference they presented a small selection of works at the new museum la Gaîté Lyrique to be in their 2012 publication of the “The Character Encyclopaedia”

Mister Mista Series 05

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We’re excited to present the Mister Mista Series 05 Video. It’s a behind the scenes snapshot of day to day life here at the Tee Forest.

Introducing Muke

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Has anyone been watching out over at Babyology?

You know what time it is?

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Shop 4 Kids know what time it is, showcasing our new Time 2 wall decal clock in their latest publication!

The Daily Buzz

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Big thanks to the Daily Buzz for their post on our Time 2 wall decal clock.

Peppermint Magazine

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Big shout our to the fine folk from Peppermint Magazine for featuring our eco friendly art prints.

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We’ve had to hold onto this little story for waaaaay tooooo long….we’ve been bursting at the seams!!!
We’re always excited when people want to profile our products on their blogs and magazines. As an independent brand we don’t have a budget for advertising….so it’s reassuring when people want to write UNPAID posts and stories about Mister Mista and we’ve been lucky to have ongoing support from Babyology, Kid Independent, Little Magoolie, Lark among others…..

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It’s not everyday that we let out trade secrets, which is a shame as it’s these suppliers that help create our great products, great service with a smile………and a bit of patience.
So I’m very excited to introduce you all to one of our screen printers who just launched their website.

The b.gentle Factory

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B.Gentle launch the Factory. A few years ago I was lucky enough to work at an advertising agency alongside a very talented designer….Selena Shillito.

Six and a Half Stitches

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I’ll say humbled but it’s hard to describe how we felt when we recently discovered this heart warming story at Six and a half stitches.

Ballarat Swap Meet 2011

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I must admit I’m hesitant to write this post……not because no one is interested…….but because it’s a secret treasure-trove of awesomeness and nostalgia.

Our picks from KIS Sydney 2011

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It’s always exciting attending Kids Instyle. You always know you’ll have some amazing finds. Here’s some of our favorite picks!!!
We must appologise for the photos….we have an antique digital camera!!!

Babyology

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Big thanks to the lovely ladies at Babyology for their post on Series 04 from Mister Mista

Life is a Highway

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We’re just back from an amazing four days at Kids Instyle Sydney. I must admit we’re a little tired after finally making it home at 1am but it’s always nice to be awoken in bed by body slamming kids saying “I missed you”.

Upper Masses Apparel

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I was recently commissioned by up and coming UK label Upper Masses Apparel to create a t-shirt design for their Artist Series. As part of the Artist Series Upper Masses have asked international designers and artists to do their take on the Brits.

Boy

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Get ready, this is a highlight……………..from the director of Eagle vs Shark (Taika Waititi)………………..Check out BOY!

Series 04

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Sorry it’s been very quiet on the Mister Mista blog recently. Everyone’s been working hard in preparation for series 04 to be launched at the 2011 KIds Instyle Sydney.

Humidity

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If you’re from the Northern Territory……or any state for that matter and looking for a scenic leisurely drive, make sure you drop past Humidity in Darwin.

Computer Arts Projects

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UK Magazine, Computer Arts Projects have just released their latest issue…….the streetwear edition. This issue is full of amazing advice from indie labels around the glode like Zoo York, Bandit-1$M, Rebel 8, The Hundreds and many more!!!!

Five Boroughs and Holly Daze

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I recently made the trip to the big smoke (Melbourne) and couldn’t help but drop into Five Boroughs. Renee and I have been itching to visit after seeing the store photos from their blog. Along with Mister Mista, Five Boroughs have an amazing range of designer gifts…..perfect for christmas. But what most impressed me was … Continue readings

Babys Got Style

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There’s been a strange rift with the Tee Forest inhabitants here at Mister Mista head office, ever since Spencer started an exclusive lunchtime club called “We’ve got style”. The only members are Spencer, Zephyr, Ferdinand & Butch. It took Renee a while to work things out and get everyone back onside but it was all … Continue readings

James Brown

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People always have something they’d like to do if they had the time…..learn a second language, do salsa dancing, make the perfect sponge, collect belly button lint………but for me it would be to dance like James Brown….Renee’s been working on the robot and I’ve been working on soul train! To top it off, my grandfather’s … Continue readings

Come on Barbie, let’s go party!

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I was recently in the study listening to Bob Dylans song “A Hard Rains Gonna Fall” when our son Oscar came in asking about it. I told him a bit about Bob Dylan, he liked the song and off he went. I was pretty chuffed and felt like I was molding a mind. You can … Continue readings

Show’n'tell in the 80′s

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I found this on my desktop while finally cleaning up. It’s by a good friend Lem Ozinger who’s also an illustrator/designer. This is one of many he’s done for MAD (and my favorite). Everytime I see this, it makes me laugh. I think of some of the show’n’tell’s I saw in my day. My mate … Continue readings

The triiike Show

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A couple of years back I hooked up with two local illustrators Ben Sanders and Sam Harmer to form a collaborative outfit called triiike. Initially it was a bit of fun but it has grown to be a great experimental platform for each of us. We’re currently having an exhibition at Lamington Drive (Melbourne) of … Continue readings

Watch’em in Watchem

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A few years ago we were lucky enough to meet Ben Sanders through a mutual friend. Ben’s an illustrator who creates commissioned works under the guise “the Milk Agency”. His work is truly amazing, vintage/retro with sharp wit! After ooohing and arrrghing over his work for sometime, I was particularly inspired by a piece of Ben’s work … Continue readings

And the winner is…

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Thanks to all the new subscribers to our super-duper blog. We have just drawn the winners of our four prize packs and each winner has been notified.  Once they have been confirmed, we’ll publish more details online.  Stay tuned.

One Small Step

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I recently took part in illustrators Australia’s 9×5 exhibition. Each year  IA send out a 9×5 inch piece of plywood to there members to create their artwork on. The work is then displayed and auctioned off at the 9×5 exhibition. This years theme was “Untold Stories” I had some fun with the conspiracy theory that … Continue readings

Mister Mister Birthday Prize Draw

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We can’t believe it here at the Tee Forest…………. Mister Mista has turned one!!! It’s been a crazy year with the release of Series One, Two and Three! It’s amazing to think it all started with just three tshirt designs this time last year. The Tee Forest inhabitants have decided to have some giveaways in … Continue readings

The Lebowski’s find a Borough

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The Lebowski’s have been busy deodorising shoes, ironing shirts and polishing bowling balls in preparation for their unveiling at Five Boroughs. Their in negotiations with Kyle and Steph about opening the shop up as a bowling alley after hours. Don’t do it guys, you should see what they did to our place! Located in Lygon … Continue readings

Dad’s say the darndest things

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One of the great things about being a Dad is that it’s your job/duty to mold your kids minds so they can grow up to be amazing people. But it’s also our God given right to mess with them too, and maybe tell them a few untruths. I like to think it gives them the … Continue readings

Envious of Mitchell & Dent

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While at Kids Instyle (Melbourne) we were lucky enough to meet the lovely ladies from Mitchell & Dent. As the designers behind Studio Bomba they’ve produced some great work for Ball & Skittle and Lad & Lass but the M&D paper produce is truly exquisite. There’s a fine line between jealously and admiration in this … Continue readings

Birthday

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Well it’s my birthday today. I heard some guys on the radio talking about the song Peaches (by the presidents of the US)  and how they were 5 when it came out, I realised I was 20…………..I’m old!!!! But with Hugh Jackman and Colin Firth recently turning 50 I’m thinking I’ve got a few years … Continue readings

Everybody was To-Fu fighting!

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Sketches for Series 04 are underway and thought we’d introduce you to this feisty little guy. A master in the art of To-Fu, just don’t call him chicken!!!

Chocovenyl Competition

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Get across to our good friends, Chocovenyls facebook page for your chance to win some cool wall decals. You’ve gotta be in it to win it, all you have to do is “Like” their facebook page!

Look at me I’m Sandra V

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Butch and Vincent began reenacting scenes from Grease this week in preparation for their arrival at the amazing Sandra V. Owned and operated by the dreamy Sandra Vincent, Sandra V is a celebration of all things vintage, retro, rockabilly and most definitely 50s, located in the picturesque Sassafras (Melbourne). Sandra please be wary of Butch, he seems to … Continue readings

cause I’m close to the eeeeedge!

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I must admit I’m really enjoying the KIA commercials at the moment. They’re more true than funny, hitting very close to home. Our son Ozzie knows the chorus to “the Message”. I think I’ll wait a bit before introducing him to “White Lines”. I’m sure there’s many of us blokes living the great American dream … Continue readings

Vincent (Starry Starry Night)

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Did you know that Vincent’s parents named him after the Don McLean song “Vincent (Starry Starry Night)”? Which in turn was actually written about Vincent Van Gogh!!! Starry Night is the name of one of Van Gogh’s most well known paintings. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-mPBUKcn4Gs&feature=related The catalyst for his naming was the line from the song “But I … Continue readings

It’s a new Blog

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We’re excited to announce the arrival of the official Mister Mista blog. We found him down by the Tee Forest swamp. Initially we thought he was a log but then we realised he was stuck in the mud. With a bit of persuasion we coaxed him out and he followed us home. You can view … Continue readings

Electric Boogaloo with the Little Crew

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The Mister Mista Goons had a dance off with theLittle Crew this week and were lucky enough to be featured on their iPhone App “The Luxe Guide To Children’s Shopping”. The guide is updated daily with the finest kids products and news, sourced far and wide from around the globe, in this case the Mister … Continue readings

Ware: Western Australia

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There was excitement today as we packed the car with tee’s, prints and cards, sending the boys on a road trip to Ware, Perth (Western Australia).Ferdinand made an Aussie mixed tape for the trip which included, Crowded House, Scribe, OMC and Dave Dobbins’ classic “Slice of heaven”. Keeping to a true Aussie tradition we didn’t tell … Continue readings

Featured on Change the Thought

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Mister Mista was lucky enough to be featured at theChange the Thought blog this week. A great resource for designers and creatives alike. It has been diligentl noted by Vincent that he was actually profiled on the blog and not the others! In celebration he’s having disco bowls tonight at the alley. Check it out for … Continue readings

Featured on Mar & The Peej

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I’ve said it once and will say it again, I’m amazed how many great blogs are out there. Looking through blogs is like searching for treasure and you’re always introduced to something new. This week Mister Mista was featured on Mar & The Peej under the title “If I had a boy” and goes onto … Continue readings

Salted Starfish

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Zephyr and his friends have had a seachange this week. We put them on the bus with their names and tickets pinned to their tops…….destination Salted Starfish Geelong and Torquay. Apparently Zephyrhas already taken up Surfing. There has not been such a spectacle since Micheal J Fox played a wolfman in Teen Wolf. The lovely ladies have … Continue readings

Mamae Sabe Tudo:

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We were welcomed to the office today by the Tee Forest inhabitants listening to “Learn how to speak Portuguese”. We soon discovered that we had been profiled on the Mamae Sabe Tudo blog. While Vincents translation was Pidgin English at best he assured us that the overall vibe was positive. Check it out for yourself.

Lark infested with Spooky Eggs:

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Lark received a pulsating box of Mister Mista goodies today, including our infamous Spooky Eggs. The angelic Allison has been kept busy all day attempting to keep them at bay and away fromDaisy Lane. We must admit we caught Butch holding the package under a heat lamp before we sent it. Allison here’s a quick run down of … Continue readings

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The Oranges and Lemons Boutique is a little bit more sweet and sour with the arrival of our Tee Forest inhabitants. Captain Static (Pirate Radio) has already collected all of Marilyn’s DVD’s and is attempting to duplicate them behind her counter with an intent to sell them on her online store. Marilyn, remove his batteries and switch him … Continue readings

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It’s always inspiring to get great feedback on our range of produce but today we were bashfully speechless after reading the amazing article from theBaby Bites Kids Instyle round up. They were also lucky enough to witness our Spooky Eggs first hand and have lived to tell the tale. Read it for yourself.

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World Tshirt Tour Winner: Normally Ramone has a “Rider” of meat shakes and shelled smarties before each gig but now a “Ryder” has got the better of him. Ryder Hickey is our winner of the KId Independent World TShirt Tour and rumour has it mother Zoie has been shooing the ladies out of her front yard with … Continue readings

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There was an odd calm in the Tee Forest today when we arrived at the office. Whispers and sniggers could be heard as we walked through until we made it to our computer screens to see the video interview on the Kids Instyle blog. Yes, a little cringe worthy, but check it out for yourself. Both … Continue readings

Mini Gaga

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We were very lucky to bump into Chantal from Mini Gaga during Kids Instyle. Mini Gaga was the first to profile a very fresh faced Mister Mista only 10 months ago and we can’t thank her enough for all her support. Make sure you drop past and look at the Kids Instyle highlights at Mini Gaga.

Butch finds a Brotherhood

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Butch Skullduggery was very excited today when we dropped him off at Flightpath Materials. Surrounded by a brotherhood of other skull Tee’s who also have an appreciation for bikes and tattoos. No doubt he’s currently attempting to sign’em up to his tricycle club. Drop in and see the mischief he’s making. Flightpath Materials: 218 Mair Street … Continue readings

Style Collective: Junior Style

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The ever stylish guys at Style Collective once again braved the Tee Forest, deflecking advances fromFerdinand our resident Toad Prince to report on our series 03 release. Leap over to Style Collective to check it out.

Ramone vs Blue Star Elements

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Some of our most favorite Tee Forest inhabitants recently found a new home surrounded by cool brands and giftware at Blue Star Elements. Ramone has already started creating his own little Tee Forest in the corner of their boutique plant nursery. Luckily Angela has stopped him from selling tickets to a rock concert he’s been planning … Continue readings

Mister Mista profiled on Buy Tees

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It’s always refreshing to find sites that appreciate the finer things in life……T-Shirts!!! We were very excited to see Mister Mista profiled atBuy Tees this week. A site dedicated to T-Shirts.Buy Tees have a simple policy when it comes to choosing who they profile “if the design is of a high quality, is unique and … Continue readings

Ozzie vs Vincent Lebowski

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Like many other brands, the driving force behind Mister Mista has been our son Ozzie. Today he got out and about in the sun wearing his new Aqua Vincent Lebowski Tee. He’s also sporting a new hair cut which we refer to here in the Tee Forest as a Bocka! This is all easier said than … Continue readings

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While at Kids Instyle we were lucky enough to meet the lovely ladies behind Kids Style File. Managing to petrify them with our Tee Forest harvested Spooky Eggs we knew this meeting would not be forgotten……and it hasn’t with Mister Mista being profiled in their Best In Show! + Kids Style File

Clifton Hill Books:

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Sometimes finding the right words to best express the way someone makes you feel can be hard. Luckily we’ve done it for you with “Happy Burp Day” and “You Smell Like a Monkey” just to name a few. Drop into Clifton Hill Books to experience more deep and meaningful greetings from our wordsmiths at Mister Mista. … Continue readings

Brunswick Bound

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The great thing about independent book stores is they stock independent labels. In this case, make sure you drop past Brunswick Bound. You’re sure to find something new along with our Mister Mista greeting cards. Located at 361 Sydney Road, Brunswick Victoria. + Brunswick Bound

Chocolate & Chilli

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If you live in New Zealand (or would like to) drop past Chocolate & Chilli and get your hands on our Series 03 limited edition Rare-i-tees + Chocolate & Chilli

Kids Instyle Melbourne!

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We’ve just arrived back from a week at Kids Instyle Melbourne (our first tradeshow). What a week! Not only did we get to catch up with some of our current amazing stockists but we were rapt to add some more to our list by the end of the week. Mister Mista was well received with … Continue readings

Midwest Trader

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Hanging out in the Adelaide area and want to experience something never experienced before? High tail it over to Midwest Trader to touch, scratch and sniff the freshness of our Series 03 Rare-i-tee’s!!!! Check check check it out! + Midwest Trader

Baby Bites

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The Mister Mista crew can’t help but feel the love from across the Tasman with a great review at Baby Bites. + Baby Bites

Lil Magoolie

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Series 3 of Mister Mista has broken out of the Tee Forrest and reached the shores of NZ at Lil Magoolie. + Visit Lil Magoolie

Kid Independent

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The Mister Mista inhabitants seem to spend more time at Kid Independent than in the Tee Forrest and we were delighted to see Series 03 featured as a daily dose of indie style! + Kid Independent

Babyology

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We love Babyology and it’s always great when that love is reciprocated! Suzanne’s wonderful review of our range is available to view at Babyology and Mister Mista thoroughly enjoyed meeting her in person at Kids Instyle in Melbourne. + Babyology

World T-Shirt Tour at Kid Independent.

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Take the World T-Shirt Tour over at Kid Independent and enter to win the coolest Tee’s from around the globe!

Mister Mista at Kids in Style

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It’s all systems go here at the Tee Forrest with the Tee trees currently being harvested in preparation for our first time at the Melbourne Kids in Style. Make sure you drop past and say Allo!

The Brothers Trimm.

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We’re always very excited when we’re introduced to a new blog but this one had the Tee Forest mesmerized. Not only is its name a great play on words (a pastime in the Tee Forest), it also references the great Fairy Tale publishers “The Brothers Grimm”(staple reading material in the Mister Mista stables). Back when … Continue readings

Ramone featured in Little One Baby!

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Ramone has been walking around the Tee Forest pigeon chested this week after being featured in Little One Baby. Little does he realise that he bought all the copies in the Tee Forest. The other residence are unsure why he’s getting around like a prima donna expecting everyone to get out of the way and referring … Continue readings

A – Z of Cooooooooolest Kids Tees!

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T-world magazine(the worlds premier tshirt journal) recently released their kids edition profiling the A – Z of coolest kids tees. T-world scoured the globe to select the 26 coolest kids labels and Mister Mista is delighted to be chosen to represent the letter ‘M’. This is an amazing accolade, to be profiled alongside 25 other … Continue readings

Series 03: Sneak Peek

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Just when you think you’ve seen and searched every website on the internet….and start to consider googling “google”…..you discover another amazing blog. Visit Lil Magoolie

Goin Gaga

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A big shout out to Mini Gaga, once again featuring and suppoting Mister Mista on their blog. Visit Mini Gaga

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Series 02 has seen the release of Mister Mista’s range of greeting cards. Let us help best convey your Burp-day well wishes. View Range

Kid Independent

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Excitement swept over the Tee Forest this week with the discovery of Series 02 featured on Kid Independent. A home for Mister Mista and other like-minded boutique brands, Kid Independent is a blog dedicated to all things unique and indie! Visit KId Independent for your daily dose of indie style for kids.

Kids Fashion NZ

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Extending a big thanks from the Tee Forest to Middle Earth/Kids Fashion NZ for their lovely article on Series 02. Visit Kids Fashion NZ

Chocovenyl

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Mister Mista are excited to announce their collaboration with illustrious UK wall sticker aficionados Chocovenyl. Series 02 see’s the release of wall decals and height charts printed on highly innovative Fabric that is repositionable. Find out more: Wall Decals, Height Charts

Babyology

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Babyology recently braved the Tee Forest just in time to see Hector our resident garden elf (don’t call him a gnome) fighting back an outbreak of yellow skivvies in the lower east part of the forest. Check out their post at Babyology. Rumour has it some hoods have been sighted lurking in the shddows.

Style Collective

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The friendly folk at Style Collective recently made a trip into the uncharted depths of the Tee Forest. Stan has tried to claim them as part of his entourage. Check out their story on Mister Mista. Click Here!

Kouch

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Mister Mista were recently lucky enough to make friends with the lovely folk at kouch. Who would have thought, a kids couch you don’t have to hide from the visitors. Visit the kouch website and customise your own. Ferris has customised ours with wheels and was last seen/heard racing through the Tee Forest. www.kouch.com.au

Mister Mista & Mini Gaga

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To celebrate the launch of Mister Mista, Mini Gaga are running a competition to win one of these hens teeth. Visit Mini Gaga for your chance to win!!! Not since vegemite released isnack 2.0 has a collectors item such as this been up for grabs. www.minigaga.com Congratulations to Yolande Kedgley and Sue Petrie. Our Mini Gaga … Continue readings

Welcome to Mister Mista

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From deep within the Tee Forest, Mista Mister is a kids designer tshirt label created for young mischievous boys. All Mista Mister tee’s are printed in low quantities and no reprints so they’re limited edition (rare-i-tee’s). Click here to browse our range and buy online