Ready, Steady, Shop
■ BRISBANE ARCADE. Put a visit to Brisbane Arcade on your list of ‘must do’s’ while you’re in Brisbane. It’s packed with old-world charm and an array of unique, homegrown retailers. Head to Vintage Watch Co. if you are looking for exquisite watches. Heritage listed, the three-level shopping galleria runs from Adelaide Street through to Queen Street Mall.
160 Queen Street Mall, Brisbane. 3231 9777. brisbanearcade.com.au
■ MACARTHUR CENTRAL. This shopping centre located right in the heart of the city offers a diverse array of retailers including a Woolworths supermarket, Big W, JB Hi-fi and tech giant Apple. You’ll find a unique mix of quality, high-end retail outlets, from the finest in jewellery and watches at Hardy Brothers and TAG Heuer, to fashion icons such as Oroton.
Cnr Queen and Edward Streets, Brisbane. 3007 2300. macarthurcentral.com.au
■ QUEEN STREET MALL. Home to bright lights and big name delights, Queen Street Mall and its nearby surrounds is Queensland’s premier shopping destination. The mall is a half-kilometre strip of shopping paradise, home to more than 700 speciality stores, six shopping centres, four elegant arcades and two department stores.
Queen Street Mall, between Edward and George Streets, Brisbane.
■ QUEENSPLAZA. Queensplaza is Brisbane’s heart of stylish shopping. It features luxury fashion stores Louis Vuitton and Chanel, as well as Tiffany & Co.
226 Queen Street, Brisbane. 3234 3900. queensplaza.com.au
■ WINTERGARDEN. Wintergarden has cemented its place as one of Brisbane’s finest fashion destinations. You’ll fall in love with contemporary fashion, luxury handbags and exquisite jewellery from retailers such as Alannah Hill, UNIQLO, Anthonys Fine Jewellery, Zara, H&M and Georg Jensen.
171–209 Queen Street Mall, Brisbane. 3229 9755. wgarden.com.au
Brisbane shopping. Photo: © Jennifer Mendez/brisbane Marketing.