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CEN­TRAL PARK. Syd­ney’s down­town shop­ping cen­tre, a multi-level ver­ti­cal mall, fea­tures ev­ery­thing from fash­ion (Adi­das, Hype, Glue) and home­wares (Daiso), through to din­ing and liv­ing. Don’t miss the amaz­ing ver­ti­cal gar­den and Aus­tralia’s first su­per-sized dig­i­tal in­ter­ac­tive wall. 28 Broad­way, Chip­pen­dale. 8096 9900. cen­tral­parksyd­ney.com

THE GA­LERIES. This bou­tique shop­ping haven is where shop­pers go to find one­off pieces. The slick min­i­mal­ist de­sign fea­tures four lev­els and a cen­tral pi­azza area. Spe­cial­ity shops in­clude Ki­noku­niya, Syd­ney’s largest global book­store; Muji, JB Hi-fi, The Body Shop and fash­ion stores in­clud­ing 124 Shoes, Incu and Carhartt. 500 Ge­orge Street, Syd­ney. 9265 6800. the­ga­leries.com

■ MIDCITY. With four lev­els and over 40 stores, Midcity of­fers shop­pers an es­cape into Syd­ney’s hottest fash­ion, fit­ness so­lu­tions and bou­tique din­ing. Lo­cated in the heart of Pitt Street Mall, shops in­clude UNIQLO, Peter Alexander, Port­mans, Rebel and Witch­ery. Pitt Street Mall, Syd­ney. 9210 4242. mid­c­i­tyshop­ping.com.au

PITT STREET MALL. Pitt Street Mall, lo­cated in the cen­tre of the CBD, nes­tled be­neath the iconic Syd­ney Tower, is the heart of Syd­ney shop­ping. Link­ing shop­pers with West­field Syd­ney, The Strand, Midcity, flag­ship fash­ion bou­tiques and ma­jor depart­ment stores like Myer, it is a des­ti­na­tion in it­self. Pitt Street, Syd­ney. pittstreet­mall.com.au

■ QUEEN VIC­TO­RIA BUILD­ING. Over 100 years old, this stately icon fills an entire city block. Hous­ing some of Syd­ney’s most stylish fash­ion bou­tiques, art, jewellery and an­tique stores, restau­rants and cafés on five lev­els, you can ex­pe­ri­ence Syd­ney’s chic shop­ping all at the QVB. 455 Ge­orge Street, Syd­ney. 9264 9209. qvb.com.au

■ STRAND AR­CADE. This iconic struc­ture is part of Syd­ney’s fa­mous his­tory, with fash­ion, jewellery and ac­ces­sories on dis­play. The Strand is home to Aus­tralian de­signer fash­ion bou­tiques in­clud­ing Alex Perry, Akira and Lover, while jewellery stores in­clude Di­nosaur De­signs, Mon­dial by Na­dia Neu­man and Vic­to­ria Buck­ley Jewellery. 412–414 Ge­orge Street, Syd­ney. 9625 6800. stran­dar­cade.com.au

■ WEST­FIELD SYD­NEY. West­field Syd­ney of­fers over 300 fash­ion, life­style and food spe­cial­ity stores, de­liv­er­ing an un­ri­valled shop­ping ex­pe­ri­ence in the heart of the CBD. The cen­tre is di­vided into a se­ries of dis­tinct precincts, such as lux­ury, ur­ban, Aus­tralian and in­ter­na­tional de­sign­ers. Stores in­clude TOD’S, Gucci, Hugo Boss, Zara, CHANEL, Ignazia, Carla Zam­patti, Se­crets, Mul­berry, Lin­neys, Prada, Zim­mer­mann and more. Cor­ner Pitt Street Mall and Mar­ket Street, Syd­ney. 8236 9200. west­field.com.au/syd­ney

■ WORLD SQUARE. Of­fer­ing fresh and pre­pared food, a unique se­lec­tion of fash­ion, home­wares, life­style items and ser­vices with over 90 spe­cial­ity re­tail­ers, World Square is lo­cated on the CBD’S bustling Ge­orge Street and spans three lev­els of an entire city block. En­joy lunch in the re­lax­ing Open Air Square, which is sur­rounded by restau­rants and cafés. 644 Ge­orge Street, Syd­ney. 8275 6777. world­square.com.au


■ DAVID JONES. David Jones is the old­est depart­ment store in the world that’s still oper­at­ing un­der its own name. An Aus­tralian in­sti­tu­tion, its fash­ion shows are the main highlight of every fash­ion sea­son. Here is where you will find a range of top Aus­tralian fash­ion de­sign­ers like Camilla, Collette Din­ni­gan, Ellery and Josh Goot.

86–108 Castlereagh Street and 65–77 Mar­ket Street, Syd­ney. 9266 5544. david­jones.com.au

■ MYER. Myer is Aus­tralia’s largest depart­ment store group. They stock ev­ery­thing from fash­ion, ac­ces­sories, beauty and fragrances to elec­tri­cal goods and home­wares. A leader in the fash­ion and style stakes for over 100 years, they of­fer a wide range of Aus­tralia’s top fash­ion de­sign­ers. 436 Ge­orge Street, Syd­ney. 8015 6580. myer.com.au


■ BIRKENHEAD POINT OUT­LET CEN­TRE. Syd­ney’s orig­i­nal and largest out­let cen­tre is si­t­u­ated just 10 min­utes from the Syd­ney CBD by the Shop­per Hop­per from Cir­cu­lar Quay or Har­bour­side, bus, taxi, car or wa­ter taxi and of­fer­ing up to 70% off the reg­u­lar re­tail prices, Birkenhead Point is

home to over 120 of your favourite na­tional and in­ter­na­tional brands in­clud­ing Hugo Boss, Oro­ton, Nike, Coun­try Road, CK, Sportscraft/saba, Nine West, Polo Ralph Lau­ren, Sheri­dan, Levi’s, Peter Alexander, the Academy Brand, Hype D.C. Tommy Hil­figer and Brooks Broth­ers. 19 Roseby Street, Drum­moyne. 9812 8800. birken­head­point.com.au

n BROAD­WAY SYD­NEY. Con­ve­niently lo­cated near Cen­tral Sta­tion and the trendy in­ner-west sub­urb of Glebe, Broad­way Syd­ney houses a range of fash­ion, beauty and home­wares stores, as well as su­per­mar­kets and ma­jor stores, such as Tar­get and Kmart. Broad­way also fea­tures an easy car park, with two hours free park­ing. 1 Bay Street, Ul­timo. 8398 5620. broad­way.com.au n HAR­BOUR­SIDE SHOP­PING CEN­TRE. Har­bour­side is lo­cated on the wa­ter’s edge of Dar­ling Har­bour, with stores spe­cial­is­ing in one-off pieces from lo­cal de­sign­ers and artists, and best of all, Har­bour­side is open un­til 9pm every day. With more than 30 eater­ies, there’s also a mouth-wa­ter­ing ar­ray of in­ter­na­tional cui­sine with Eat Street and the Prom­e­nade Eatery of­fer­ing ev­ery­thing from a quick snack to an in­dul­gent din­ner. Dar­ling Har­bour. 8398 5700. har­bour­side.com.au

n WEST­FIELD BONDI JUNC­TION. If you’re a lover of fash­ion, then take a short train jour­ney to Bondi Junc­tion in the Eastern Sub­urbs, where West­field have cre­ated a fash­ion mecca. Over sev­eral lev­els, you will find the best of lo­cal and in­ter­na­tional shoes, fash­ion, ac­ces­sories, beauty, home­wares and food. 500 Ox­ford Street, Bondi Junc­tion. 9947 8000. west­field.com.au/bondi­junc­tion

n MOS­MAN. Mil­i­tary Road in Mos­man is home to deluxe bou­tique shop­ping fea­tur­ing Aus­tralian and in­ter­na­tional la­bels. For con­tem­po­rary women’s fash­ion head to Light­house Bou­tique fea­tur­ing fash­ion for­ward brands such as Sarah Pacini, Moyuru, Black by Rund­holtz, Helen Kamin­ski and many more. Mil­i­tary Road, Mos­man.

n THE ROCKS. Wan­der the his­toric cob­ble­stoned laneways and charm­ing streets of The Rocks and dis­cover a hid­den world of funky bou­tiques and lux­ury brands. The Rocks is the home of be­spoke fash­ion where you’ll find some­thing that’s a per­fect fit just for you. You can buy unique jewellery, cloth­ing, Aus­tralian art, pho­tog­ra­phy and au­then­tic In­dige­nous arte­facts. Ge­orge Street and sur­rounds, The Rocks. the­rocks.com


n ET AL. Mel­bourne fash­ion la­bel Et Al has landed in Syd­ney. Et Al has a cult fol­low­ing as an Aus­tralian la­bel well known for its re­laxed tai­lor­ing and time­less pieces that tran­scend gen­der, age and cal­i­bre. The staff are en­light­en­ing and pro­vide a per­son­alised styling ser­vice with ex­ten­sive knowl­edge of the Et Al aes­thetic. Et Al of­fers men’s and women’s cloth­ing with an ex­ten­sive size range avail­able.

Shop 40, Level 1, Queen Vic­to­ria Build­ing, 455 Ge­orge Street, Syd­ney. 9267 6476. etal-aus­tralia.com

n HELEN KAMIN­SKI. Helen Kamin­ski is in­ter­na­tion­ally recog­nised for its unique de­signs and high qual­ity prod­ucts. The Syd­ney flag­ship store of­fers an ex­ten­sive col­lec­tion of na­ture-in­spired hats, vi­sors, bags and ac­ces­sories cap­tur­ing the spirit of so­phis­ti­cated, ca­sual liv­ing. The Helen Kamin­ski sig­na­ture sum­mer raf­fia col­lec­tion is avail­able all year round as is a fur felt and wool col­lec­tion, and there is also an ex­clu­sive men’s col­lec­tion. Four Sea­sons Ho­tel, Shop 3, 199 Ge­orge Street, Syd­ney. 9251 9850.

Dior, Castlereagh Street. Photo: John Dan­skin.

Helen Kamin­ski.


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