After spending more than 30 years designing and creating clothes for herself, Claire Brinsley decided to open up her own label and boutique. Claire Bloom is located within a 15-minute drive from Queenstown and consists of a private style room as well as a range of unique garments on sale. To keep things fresh and personalised, only a limited number of each design is made. Colourful, feminine and chic, all the clothes have been created to embrace the finer details that make a fashion piece iconic.
The Walk In Wardrobe
A charming pre-loved fashion boutique discreetly tucked away in an off-street at the heart of Queenstown. Don’t let the humble location fool you: The Walk In Wardrobe boasts an incredible selection of designer labels and fashion accessories, all arranged in colour-coded racks to avoid the need for rummaging. A must-visit for fashionistas (men and women alike) looking for a beautiful designer item that won’t break the bank.
Founded by Maree Cross in 2005, Decode is a Queenstown boutique that fully supports New Zealand based artisans and fashion designers, whether they are household names or emerging creatives. The shop is home to a lovely collection of clothing, accessories, homewares, furnishings and decor. Garments are eclectic and refined, always striving to stray from the mainstream in a way that’s unpretentious and genuine.
d t carter
If you’re wanting to check out the latest threads from New Zealand’s top designers, d t carter is the place to visit. This boutique in the Remarkables Park Shopping Centre houses a trove of local labels, including Verge, Ricochet, David Pond, Random, Loobie’s Story among many others. A personal touch is always a given as you step inside the shop, as staff are highly dedicated to providing all customers with expert advice for all styles and occasions.
Angel Divine has been making Queenstown chic and fabulous since 1997. The high-end boutique is owned by Natalie Newlands, whose background in fashion design made her truly dedicated to showcasing the very best pieces to come out from world-class designer collections. Notable names on Angel Divine’s shelves include Kate Sylvester, Zambesi, Maaike and Karen Walker.
Rockies is a unique fashion boutique that is entirely dedicated to children’s clothing. This delightful Queenstown shop offers an exceptional range of garments for boys and girls 16 years and under. Along with stocking an array of notable brands like Vans, Quicksilver, Roxy and Sketchers, the outlet also sells dance wear, costumes and school uniforms.
Nine Body Coverage
Quality garments, designed and manufactured in Queenstown is what Nine Body Coverage is renowned for. As you pass through the hospitality powerhouse that is Cow Lane, you will stumble across this friendly trend-setting boutique. Their colourful dresses are winning contenders and the shop also specialises in stunningly-made, well-fitting tops, trousers and skirts.