The Best Independent Shops in Fortitude Valley, Brisbane

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St Bart's James Street | © St Bart's Store
Kelly Hawke

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.

1. 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.

2. Calexico

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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.

3. St Bart's Store


This chic interiors store offers visitors to James Street a peek into a stylish Caribbean beach house in Brisbane’s inner city. St Bart’s stock large pieces of timeless furniture, along with smaller home decorating items and clothing. Think white linen mixed with natural pieces. You won’t want to leave this serene space.

5. 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.
Jocelyn’s Provisions, 46 James St Fortitude Valley 4006, Queensland (07) 3852 3799

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