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Need a post-lockdown glow up? Make a beeline for these sweet boutiques, streetwear spots and iconic shopping precincts.
Local shops to check out right now
An extensive range of formal and casual men's hats, as well as an expanding range of women's hats.
Men's and women's designer products across fashion, innovation and lifestyle.
Exclusive access to luxury fragrances and the opportunity to design your own perfume.
RetroStar Vintage Clothing
Home to an extensive range of vintage clothing, shoes, bags and accessories.
An independent record store, specialising in vinyl releases and CDs with a local focus.
Specialty store for hobbyists, offering model kits, slot cars, remote control planes and more.
Concept store and exhibition space for the sophisticated and quirky Melbourne fashion label.
The Paperback Bookshop
An independent bookshop that has been at the top end of Bourke Street since the 1960s.
Spoilt Gift & Homewares
In Southern Cross Lane, Spoilt sells a wide range of reasonably priced gifts and homewares.
The Basement Discs
Offering Australian music lovers an eclectic mix of new CDs, DVDs and vinyl from around the world.
Australian flagship store for the French fashion label featuring the full international collection.
Major centres and iconic shopping arcades
The Block Arcade
A lavish 19th century shopping arcade featuring an impressive mosaic floor.
Oldest covered shopping walkway in Australia, known for its giant clock that chimes every hour.
St Collins Lane
Sophisticated retail offering of luxurious fashion brands from around the world.
Large shopping, dining, and entertainment complex with its own underground train station.
Offers a mix of fashion and lifestyle retailers among the city's most iconic laneways and arcades.
An upscale shopping centre offering a variety of designer stores, cafes and restaurants.
Iconic upmarket department store in a historic building on the Bourke Street Mall.
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Last updated on Thu 29 Jul 2021
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Happy Socks stocks colourful socks with unique designs for everyone and for any occasion.
Global retailer known for its 'fast' fashion, taken straight from the catwalk to the retail floor.