Looking for the finest in personally designed, handmade jewellery? Melbourne’s own Mdtdesign will create you a custom-made engagement ring, wedding ring, earrings or necklace that you will love to wear forever.
Their friendly team of jewellers hand-make all their jewellery in the workshop above their Swanston Street store. Head over and talk to them about the jewellery that you have been dreaming about. They will show you a range of designs you can use for inspiration, or let them know what you would like and they will create it from scratch. Mdtdesign source the finest diamonds and gemstones and work in precious golds and platinum to produce stunning creations you will want to show off for a lifetime.
Whether your tastes are for traditional solitaire engagement rings or more modern designs, including Tension-set rings, you will love what Mdtdesign make for you. Their creations also include men’s jewellery, such as distinctive Mokume Gane rings. All the jewellery is backed by a lifetime guarantee on workmanship, and amazing clientele feedback.
Come and talk to Nicholas, Kosta and the rest of the team at Mdtdesign. They look forward to giving you their personal service, attention and ultimately your own unique handmade piece of jewellery that you will love.
exclusive range of both special event and casual wear.
17 Howey Place, Melbourne. 9639 8520. smoothaustralia.com.au
■ SPENCER & RUTHERFORD. Spencer & Rutherford is one of Australia’s most coveted and iconic brands, exuding glamour, beauty and exceptional craftsmanship. Sourcing the most beautiful fabrics, leathers and trims from around the world allows them to create their signature style, combining the latest design trends with attention to quality and detail. The brand’s delectable bags, luggage and accessories are admired by fashionistas and collected by stylish devotees.
22 Howey Place, Melbourne. 8609 6379. spencerandrutherford.com.au
■ THE ETERNAL HEADONIST. The Eternal Headonist stocks unique, contemporary women’s hats, headwear and millinery from the world’s top designers and milliners, with one of the finest collections of headwear in Australia. If you want a stunning fascinator for the races, a beautiful hat for the summer or the perfect headpiece for your wedding, their store has you covered. The Eternal Headonist is the only place to go for headwear with a difference!
Shop 9, Georges Arcade, 195 Little Collins Street, Melbourne. Tues–sat 11am–5.30pm. 0487 442 720. theeternalheadonist.com
MARKETS THE ROSE STREET ARTISTS’ MARKET.
The Rose Street Artists’ Market is where those ‘in the know’ find Melbourne’s best art and design talent. There’s everything from art, photography, fashion, jewellery, accessories, homewares, collectables, emerging designers, vintage pieces, tasty treats, cool beats, bike hire and much more.
60 Rose Street, Fitzroy. Sat and Sun 11am–5pm. 9419 5529. rosestmarket.com.au
■ ST KILDA ESPLANADE MARKET. Every Sunday since 1970, the St Kilda Esplanade Market has been the destination for those searching for something special. Meet more than 140 artisans offering an exciting range of contemporary artworks. These goods include quality handmade artworks made from wood, glass, paper, resin and recycled materials.
Upper Esplanade St Kilda, between Cavell and Fitzroy Streets. Sun 10am–5pm. stkildaesplanademarket.com.au
■ VERONICA GEORGE GALLERY. If you’re looking for a uniquely Australian present then Veronica George Gallery is well worth a visit. The gallery represents a large number of Australian glass artists and has a magnificent variety of their work. Their range includes one-of-a-kind art glass, studio glass and collectables. There is also a fine collection of contemporary jewellery by well-known Australian artists.
1082 High Street, Armadale. Mon–sat, 10am–5.30pm. 9500 9930. veronicageorge.com.au
■ V HOTEL SPA. V Hotel Spa offers a luxurious inner city spa location and award-winning mobile massages in Melbourne. Trained and experienced therapists provide expert treatments that focus on your unique wants and needs. V Hotel Spa offers hydro steam and spa bath and the best massages, facials and body treatment in Melbourne.
Lower Ground, 630 Little Collins Street, Melbourne. 9629 6600. vhotelspa.com.au
Spencer & Rutherford.