Wanaka businesses have everything you need
With its beautiful alpine surrounds, Wanaka has everything you need to make you feel a million dollars – inside and out.
That goes for its commercial scene too, with a variety and calibre of businesses the match of many a bigger city, worldwide.
Begin your tour at 16 Helwick St, and drop into stylish urban emporium Soul Clothing.
Here Sally and the team have been working hard for the past five years on bringing you the very best homegrown and international brands for men, women and children – including footwear – meaning there’s always something new for everyone to discover.
Customer service is paramount for the Soul Clothing crew, delivered in characteristically friendly and non-judgemental style, so whatever your tastes, just cruise on by and enjoy that unique, personal shopper experience sometime soon (soulclothing.co.nz).
Head on over to 68 Ardmore St and discover a peerless range of carefully curated New Zealand and international brands brought exclusively to you by Escape Clothing. Estillo Emporio ankle boots worn with beautifully designed Paige jeans, and paired with a gorgeous knit from Paula Ryan or Caroline Sills is a supereasy look for this winter.
Escape also carries an amazing selection of warm and stylish coats, with rabbit fur trims a huge look this season.
With everything from jewellery, clutches and accessories to glamorous event wear from Trelise Cooper, Escape has it all (escapeclothing.co.nz).
Continue your leisurely stroll up the road until you reach sustainable clothing champions Funkee Design, at 34 Ardmore St.
Funkee invites you to ‘‘get warm… naturally’’ this winter, with it’s stylish and super-toasty range of affordable New Zealand-made merino and possum-merino clothing. With heaps to discover for both him and her (kids too!) – from clothing and footwear to bags and accessories, including Funkee’s very own Zaku label hand-made skirts, you’ll never leave the store disappointed.
Jayne and the team look forward to welcoming you very soon! (funkee.co.nz)
Just as important as feeling good on the outside is feeling fantastic inside.
Offering a full spectrum physiotherapy and Pilates service, Central Lakes Physio & Pilates is also the Lakes District specialist in one-to-one Pinc and Steel Cancer Rehabilitation and lymphoedema treatment. But whatever your physiotherapy needs from specialist cancer rehab to work, sports and mobility treatments, Vicky and her team will get you back to doing whatever it is you love to do. Find them at 21 Gordon Rd, and a satellite clinic at Proactive Gym, 17 Plantation Road (physiowanaka.co.nz).