Sydney is home to some of the most well-known, progressive and creative fashion designers in Australia. However, it is also home to global brands and trendy, one-of-a-kind boutiques, making it a fashion lover’s dream destination. Here is our guide to the best boutiques in the city.
FOR ARTISTS ONLY
This store is where fashion meets music. There is a drum kit suspended from the ceiling and a set of DJ decks are nestled in the window. As far as fashion goes, FOR ARTISTS ONLY is a leader in supplying unique styles, and stocks some of Australia’s most renowned designers, like LOVER, Ksubi and Sass & Bide. From designer pieces to statement jewellery and trendy shoes, you’ll no doubt find the perfect sartorial memento for your closet back home.
Tuchuzy is where all the local Bondi fashionistas go to shop. The aesthetic of the clothes and accessories are reflective of the neighbourhood itself – beachy, laid back, attractive and the right amount of glamorous. Here you’ll find vintage Levi shorts alongside Alexander Wang dresses, as well as local designers – like the incredibly popular SIR the Label that specialises in simple, timeless linen pieces.
This cute-as-a-button boutique is located in the fashion mecca neighbourhood of Paddington. Tucked away in a street lined with terraces, The Corner Shop occupies what used to be a good old-fashion convenience store. These days, it is one of the most popular boutiques among Sydney’s trendiest, who flock here to buy the global brands of the moment, including Acne, Marc by Marc Jacobs, and Isabel Marant.
If you’re looking for an original look that is guaranteed to get you noticed, then duckeggBLUE is the place for you. This elegant store only stocks one of each item in each size and colour, making their outfits a sought-out affair. It also stocks all the fashion essentials you need, such as jeans, t-shirts, shoes and items for special occasions.