Sydney Shopping

Lust over some of Australia’s quirky young designers or just need to get your designer label fashion fix? With a wide selection of department stores, small boutiques and buzzy markets, Sydney’s fashion precincts truly cater to all your shopping personalities.

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Sydney CBD


For label lovers a stroll along Pitt Street where fashion hubs Strand Arcade, Westfield Shopping Centre and the beautiful Queen Victoria Building, house some of the world’s most famous brands. From the likes of Armani Exchange, Burberry, Chanel and Gucci visitors are spoilt for choice around Martin Place, and on Castlereagh, Elizabeth, George and King Streets. Amongst these flagship stores, international retail giants Topshop and Zara, Australian shopping institutions Myer and David Jones reign supreme. Hosting the latest in beauty, skin care and cosmetic ranges, visitors can take advantage of the personal shopper and stylist services on offer.

The Strand Arcade and Queen Victoria is where top Australian designers commune and collide. With low-cut, butt hugger jeans from Bettina Liano, to the obscure and beautiful dresses of Sass and Bide and the influential designs on Wayne Cooper plus Alannah Hill and Strand Hatters – the list goes on! This unique mix of Australian designer and speciality stores cater for a discerning, sophisticated clientele. A great place to start is at the Concierge Desk located at street level on both sides of Pitt Street Mall.

Westfield Bondi Junction

Described as one of Australia’s flashiest shopping malls – Bondi Junction Westfield has a vast range of stylish threads as premium brands compete over six levels of shopping heaven. Visitors are warned however, that this space continuum of 438 stores can leave the avid shopper lost, with local fashion outlets Calibre, Zimmerman, Leona Edmiston competing with international heavyweights Hugo Boss and G-Star. Along with Jurlique, Mecca Cosmetics and R.M Williams, Bondi Junction is everything fashionable in one place. Not to mention the cinemas, bars, supermarkets and restaurants.

500 Oxford Street, Bondi Junction NSW 2022
Phone: (02) 9947 8000

Chatswood Chase

Visitors staying in Sydney’s North Shore can get their retail fix at the epicentre of style – Chatswood Chase. Sought after favourites Laura Ashley, Marcs, Scalan and Theodore and Fleur Wood are amongst the vast array of accessory brands, Oroton and Mimco (just to name a few!) leaving women spoilt for choice. For the trendy male, anything from business to casual attire can be found at the Chase, with the likes of Herringbone to Calvin Klein.

Chatswood Chase really is a shopping mecca for any budget or style.

345 Victoria Avenue, Chatswood NSW 2067


A true cultural experience, Paddington is your spot for the latest trends in fashion, food, wine and art. Oxford Street is lined with fashion and shoe salons as well as homeware stores, antique shops, art galleries and jewellery stores.

Find the best of boutique shopping, with old favourites Charlie Brown, Lisa Ho and Dinosour Designs, as well as originals Lucette pleasing the boho style crowd. As hip boutiques like Jac+Jack, Maubourg and Elegantly Scant lure savvy shoppers. The beautiful leather shoes of Andrew McDonald compliment the antique shops found in the back streets of Paddington with the likes of Juniper Hall.

Shopping in Paddington Intersection is a must –do, it’s all about exclusivity, luxury and bespoke shopping – giving you a chance to brush A-listers while bagging an iconic Camilla and Marc Frock.
Five Ways, Oxford St Paddington NSW 2021

Sydney Markets

When the weekend rolls around one of Sydney’s many markets is the place to be. Paddington, Glebe, Bondi Beach, Kirribilli or Eveleigh Artisan markets is where you will find indie arts and crafts, plus a great vintage treasure. A beacon for larrikin artists, punks, hippies and fledging fashion designers, visitors will fall in love with the fresh food, flowers, holistic treatments, creative crafts or entertainment on display.

Must do:

Paddington Markets:

Paddington Market

395 Oxford Street, Paddington NSW 2021
Trading hours: 10am - 4 pm
Phone: 02 9331 2923

The Rocks Markets:

10am - 5pm, Saturdays and Sundays
Playfair Street, George Street, Jack Mundey Place

Glebe Markets:

Paddington Market

Corner of Derby Place and Glebe Pt. Rd., Glebe in the grounds of Glebe Public School.
Every Saturday 10am - 4pm.

Bondi Markets:

Bondi Beach Public School on Campbell Parade across the road from Bondi Beach
Every Sunday 10 am - 4 pm