Known for its mix of high-end and budget boutiques and markets, Melbourne has a myriad of stellar fashion finds to keep even the most devoted shopaholic busy. Here’s a handful of top Melbourne boutiques worth checking out.
This multi-faceted boutique is a must-visit for style hunters. Housing the best collections from top local and international brands, Incu has established itself as a mainstay for the cool kids of Melbourne.
Like vintage? Then you’ll love Retro Star, which happens to be the largest vintage store in Australia with a whopping 10,000 items. That’s wall-to-wall shopping, from battered leather jackets to vintage Levis and fun accessories. What are you waiting for? Get rummaging.
There’s more to South Melbourne Market than your local grocery store. It’s also home to a unique shopping concept where emerging fashion designers are given revolving pop-up retail space to show off their latest collections. Take advantage of the easy access to the hottest new labels and head down to Some Space ASAP.
Beggar, Man, Thief
This one is for the fellas – you may hate shopping but believe us, you won’t want to leave Beggar, Man, Thief. Selling the best footwear this side of the hemisphere in a distinctly masculine setting has made The Beggar the only place to spend a few dollars.
If the idea of fashion-forward garments hanging alongside home-grown artwork sounds like your idea of heaven then trendy Assin should make you feel right at home. Edgy designer labels like Demeulemeester and Raf Simons adorn the space, which also hosts various exhibitions and in-store installations.
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