Oxford St II
This section is an Aussie designer duds hub for the gals. Prepare with heavenly pastries at Infinity Bakery / 178 Oxford St / 8097 1462 / infinitybakery.com.au / or perfecto pizza at Love Supreme / #180 / 9331 1779 / lovesupreme.com.au / then totter on to Tluxe / Shop 5 / #168 / 8068 5351 / tluxe.com / for understated organic togs. Queen of kaftans Camilla is at #6/134-140 / 8021 5063 / camilla.com.au / right next door to homegrown super-star duo Sass & Bide / #132 / 9360 3900 / sassandbide.com / for cult jeans and glammy girls garb. / cont’d
Don’t miss Jac + Jack at #126 / 8970 1187 / jacandjack.com / with simple staples, or Scanlan & Theodore at #122 / scanlantheodore.com.au / with statement tops and frocks for the sheila about town, then hang right and cross over to Glenmore Rd and Orchard St / Shop 2 / #2-16 / 9380 2772 / orchardstreet.com.au / to grab a juicy sip. Nip Next door for Zimmermann / 9357 4700 / zimmermannwear.com / with rockin’ dolly swim and fash; Ginger and Smart / 9380 9966 / ginger andsmart.com / for printed femme picks; Camilla and Marc / Shop 8 / 9331 1133 / camillaandmarc.com / with easy, elegant womens; and styley smash hit Ellery / Shop 12 / 8068 2361 / elleryland.com. Deep breath, there’s more. Sashay left to Bassike / #26 / 8457 6882 / bassike.com / for signature tees, and Acne’s Swedish-cool m/w next door at #28 / 9360 0294 / acnestudios.com, or cross right and jump back to Willow / #3a / 9356 8708 / willowltd.com / for Kit Willow’s edgy frocks. Food time. Flop at flip fresh fashionista fave Jackie’s Cafe & Sushi Bar / #1c / 9380 9818 / or shimmy back to Oxford St and turn right for bookshops Ariel at #42 / 9332 4581 / and Berkelouw opp. at #19 / 9360 3200 / with cafe. And just on the opp. corner at #17 is the Verona Cinema / palacecinemas.com.au / for a post-shop film flop. Ripper, Rita!