As they say, ‘life is too short to wear boring shoes’, and boy, are they right. So, get out of those comfy thongs (flip-flops for non-Australians) and discover where all the shoe-a-holics are purchasing their favourite shoes of high quality for any and all occasions in the heart of Perth.
Valuing modernity and sophistication, Aquila was established in 1958. Originally only producing shoes for children, they realised the shortage of quality men’s footwear, changing the direction of the company. This family business now holds a reputation for quality Italian shoes made through traditional construction techniques. In 2012, they added men’s clothing to their sales with European-style trends, allowing the shopper to create a complete outfit in one place.
Monday to Thursday 9AM-6PM, Friday 9AM-9PM, Saturday 9.30AM-5PM, Sunday 11AM-5PM
Family-owned and operated Western Australian business de Burgh’s Shoes began trading in the heart of the Perth CBD over 25 years ago. With a reputation of stocking some of the highest quality products, you can find some of the most famous footwear brands here, including Bartalesi, Naot, Cabello, Clarks, Dino Maglini, Ferracini, Georgio Ricci and Merrell.
Monday to Thursday 9AM-5.30PM, Friday 9AM-8PM, Saturday 9AM-5PM, Sunday 11AM-4PM
In creating their own brand in 2006, Gingers For Gentlemen has also incorporated an array of labels with inspiration from across the world. This shoe boutique runs on the idea ‘that a man will always need good shoes’ and has many Italian and Portuguese manufacturers involved in producing some of the best shoes in the country for any occasion.
Monday to Thursday 10AM-6PM, Friday 10AM-9PM, Saturday 10AM-5PM, Sunday 11AM-5PM
Gingers For Gentlemen, 317 Murray St, Perth WA, Australia, +61 8 9226 5050
Australia’s favourite fashion footwear brand Windsor Smith offers an array of men’s and women’s fashion footwear with which you will fall in love. Originating as a Melbourne-based men’s brand in 1946, this family-operated business expanded across Australia and introduced a women’s footwear range to their collection in 2009. Today, Windsor Smith has one of the strongest followings of fashionistas in the world.
Having crafted shoes since 1912, Wittner is a family-owned Australian business that began in one Melbourne retail store before expanding to over 75 locations throughout the nation. Offering high-quality fashion footwear and accessories unique to the fashion world, Wittner is dedicated to showing off their ‘timeless love affair with leather shoes and accessories’; and it’s easy to see why as you will often find more than one pair of their shoes in any wardrobe.
Producing shoes that not only look good but also fit and feel amazing, the family-owned New Zealand company Ziera have been crafting comfortable shoes and boots since 1946 and offer some of their greatest shoes in Perth’s CBD. Their dedication to style and comfort for an array of sizes and shapes has been noted through their belief that their shoes are ‘shoes that let you get on with being you’ – and this is true!
Monday to Thursday 9.30AM-5.30PM, Friday 9.30AM-7PM, Saturday 9.30AM-5PM, Sunday 12PM-5PM
Ziera, 650 Hay St,, Shop 26 Plaza Arcade, Perth WA, Australia, +61 8 9325 1715
For all style savvy and fashion conscious women, a visit to Zomp is never forgotten. This luxury boutique store originated in Perth in 1972, before trading across the country. Offering premium quality and exclusive footwear from the likes of Carrano, Diavolina, Martini Marco, Romantica and Toni Pons, this shoe store boasts an impressive collection of shoes that will have you prepared for any occasion – rain, hail or shine.