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The Best Independent Shops in Fortitude Valley, Brisbane

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Updated: 28 April 2017
Once one of Brisbane’s grungiest suburbs, Fortitude Valley has undergone a dramatic transformation in recent years. Now home to Brisbane’s trendiest precinct, James Street, it offers an abundance of cafes, bars, restaurants and some of the best boutiques in the sunshine state.

Molten Store

This mystical store is filled with delicate jewellery, gemstones and accessories. It’s like stepping into a fantasy land of sparkles and feminine pieces when you enter Molten Store. It’s the perfect spot to grab an affordable gift for the women we love, or a treat for numero uno.

Molten Store, 1/49 James St Fortitude Valley 4006, Queensland (07) 3252 9850


With a mix of the trendiest local and international labels, Calexico is a one-stop-shop for all those who love fashion. The luxe fabrics and fashion forward styles will have you obsessing over your next purchase. With more than 80 labels stocked at the stylish store, there is something in there for every fashionista.

Calexico, 7/46 James St Fortitude Valley 4006, Queensland (07) 3252 8216


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 The Outpost

Located at Winn Lane, The Outpost has been dressing Brisbane men since 2006. It offers quality menswear for those who like to keep it casual, but on trend. The shop’s aesthetic is the epitome of street style and stocks brands including Carhartt, Supply and Edwin. The Outpost is constantly evolving and also offers the perfect gifts and knick knacks, like Stradbroke Island relish and Opinel knives imported from France.

The Outpost, Winn Lane Fortitude Valley 4006, Queensland (07) 3666 0306

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Jocelyn’s Provisions

A Brisbane institution, Jocelyn’s Provisions is the most iconic bakery in Brisbane. A visit to James Street isn’t complete without popping in to this foodie heaven. Whether you’re in the mood for savoury treats like their hearty pies, or a decadent dessert in the form of a salted caramel tart, you won’t be trying any clothes on after a visit here. They also offer delicious take home meal options.