Head to Melbourne to discover shopping with a twist – Australia’s fashion capital is full of surprises
THE Melbourne laneways, and Lucy fashion Folk, LANEWAYS which Design is boutiques famous are a Space dotted for such its and with charming as Alpha60, Masons. design Iconic visit the shopping Royal Arcade, arcades The abound, Block Arcade too: and Cathedral Arcade. THE FASHION HUBS Emporium Melbourne, QV Melbourne and Bourke Street Mall in the CBD form part of a precinct with more than 1000 local and international retailers. The “Paris end” of Collins Street is famous for high-end fashion, with luxury stores such as Cartier, Hermès, Gucci and Louis Vuitton; Chanel’s flagship is nearby on Flinders Lane. Further afield is Chadstone, the largest shopping centre in the Southern Hemisphere. THE For only to Coconut fashion shopping be MELBOURNE found and retailers Kuwaii, experiences in Melbourne, Obus, and EXCLUSIVES Marais, souvenir that pay can a Lord store visit Melbournalia. Melbourne Market SO:ME is a Space great at place South to find unique pieces from local designers. THE NEIGHBOURHOODS Melbourne’s eclectic villages include: Collingwood’s shopping and cafe hotspot Smith Street; Brunswick and Gertrude Streets in Fitzroy, the place to go for local designers and all things vintage; and, in Prahran, Greville Street’s art and design district, and the renowned fashion precinct, Chapel Street. Toorak and South Yarra are also popular spots for shopping, gourmet food stores and diverse dining options.