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  1. Alistair Trung Melbourne

    Alistair Trung Melbourne

    Australian fashion for urban nomads

    Alistair Trung creates intelligent multifunctional clothing inspired by architectural cuts, abstraction and urban zen. Housed within a monastic space, it is a favourite haunt for artists, scholars and eccentrics.

    Address
    147 Little Collins Street, Melbourne CBD
    Phone
    9654 0809

  2. Anaessia

    Anaessia

    Ballerina inspired fashion

    Anaessia is a shrine to bespoke fashion, thanks to its edit of immaculately tailored pieces featuring luxe fabrics and original, limited-edition design. Its complimentary alteration service is sure to spark new levels of sartorial bliss.

    Address
    ​​273 Little Lonsdale St, CBD.
    Phone
    9654 0760

  3. Assin Melbourne CBD

    Assin Melbourne CBD

    Men's and women's fashion

    A conceptual fashion store showcasing a curated selection of luxury designer brands including Dior Homme, Lanvin, Ann Demeulemeester, Haider Ackermann, Undercover & Miharayasuhiro as well as their eponymous in-house brand.

    Address
    Basement, 138 Little Collins Street, Melbourne CBD
    Phone
    9654 0158

  4. Ava & Red

    Ava & Red

    Australian women's fashion

    This designer boutique fuses the differing styles of two muses - the modern day, sassy but chic Ava with the bold, quirky and cool Red. Carefully chosen fashion pieces from local and international designers sit alongside artisan jewellery and bags.

    Address
    Shop 2, 237-239 Flinders Lane, Melbourne
    Phone
    9654 1008

  5. Blonde Venus

    Blonde Venus

    Classic contemporary women's clothing

    Established in 1974, designer Marietta Marlow's exclusive store combines old world elegance with modern panache. Her cult label embodies couture fashion that skillfully blends a vintage aesthetic with contemporary textiles.

    Address
    3 Crossley Street, Melbourne CBD
    Phone
    9639 6450

  6. Christine

    Christine

    Womenswear and accessories

    Parisian boudoir sensuality meets modern glamour behind the crimson door at Christine - a boutique that doubles as a secret accessories closet for the city's well-heeled. Designer accessories made for femme fatales with class.

    Address
    181 Flinders Lane, Melbourne CBD
    Phone
    9654 2011

  7. Corky Saint Clair

    Corky Saint Clair

    Jewellery

    Tucked away under Finders St Station this treasure trove of a store sells jewellery, accessories, tees, gifts and more. Among them, owner Christopher Bril’s jewellery label Corky, forest-themed gifts, animal- inspired wares and works by local artists.

    Address
    Shop 3 Degraves Street, Melbourne CBD
    Phone
    9663 5559

  8. Cose Ipanema

    Cose Ipanema

    Fashion and accessories

    An iconic fashion designer hub that stocks supermodel-worthy labels such as Dolce and Gabbana and Jean Paul Gaultier alongside über cool present-day European and contemporary Japanese designers.

    Address
    113 Collins Street, Melbourne CBD
    Phone
    9650 3457

  9. Dames of Distinction

    Dames of Distinction

    Vintage beauty salon & lingerie boutique

    Channelling your inner ‘50s goddess is easy here on level one of the Art Deco building Mitchell House. The beauty parlour offers vintage hair and make-up sessions while the lingerie boutique will retro-style your body.

    Address
    Level 1, Mitchell House, 358 Lonsdale St.
    Phone
    9640 0555

  10. Eastern Market Fabrica

    Eastern Market Fabrica

    Designer clothing store

    A designer clothing store of international note, this retail emporium is the sister store to renowned Eastern Market Capela in Carlton. Stocking the latest collections from the likes of designers Rick Owens, Paul Harnden and Martin Margiela.

    Address
    McGraths Lane, 61 Little Collins Street, Melbourne CBD
    Phone
    9639 7999

  11. Et Al Melbourne CBD

    Et Al Melbourne CBD

    Melbourne-designed women's fashion

    Et Al's flagship store in the heartbeat of Melbourne's laneways, provides clothing for those who appreciate refined workmanship, quality fabrication with a mix of eccentricity and contemporary style. With emphasis on flattering silhouettes, sculptural and textural garments, you're sure to find a statement piece to make you stand out from the crowd. Akin to a gallery space, Et Al exhibit their ranges in an intimate setting with ever-changing window installations.

    Address
    1b, 268 Flinders Lane, Melbourne CBD
    Phone
    9650 4554

  12. Eye Life Melbourne CBD

    Eye Life Melbourne CBD

    Excellent eyewear with personal service

    With a keen emphasis on style and quality, Eye Life sells a wide range of boutique and specialty eyewear and sunglasses. They pride themselves on offering personalised service and products that go beyond the norm.

    Address
    382 Little Collins St, Melbourne
    Phone
    9600 3550

  13. FOKUS

    FOKUS

    Eyewear and accessories

    Fokus is for men and women looking to blend fashion with functionality. With an eye for style and an emphasis on local, you'll find handcrafted leather bags and jewellery sitting beside optical frames and sunglasses.

    Address
    18 Centre Place, Melbourne CBD
    Phone
    9650 8454

  14. Henry Bucks - Melbourne CBD

    Henry Bucks - Melbourne CBD

    Menswear and accessories

    This family-owned men’s fashion and accessories specialist offers customers a complete outfitting solution in one store. Collections from the world’s finest casual clothing brands – Hackett of London, Paul & Shark, Paul Smith, Canali, Slowear, Church's and many more – epitomise summer’s relaxed feel. Here, celebrated cotton business shirts and beautiful silk ties from all over the world are complemented by leather goods, scarves, fragrances, jewellery and a surprising range of gifts for both him and her.

    Address
    320 Collins Street, Melbourne
    Phone
    8102 4700

  15. Jay Dillon

    Jay Dillon

    Men's clothing, footwear, accessories

    The eclectic range of classic and statement menswear at Jay Dillon is meticulously chosen to ensure superior quality and style. A flair for colour and pattern results in a unique retail experience.

    Address
    184 Little Collins Street, Melbourne CBD
    Phone
    9650 2751

  16. LIFEwithBIRD Melbourne CBD

    LIFEwithBIRD Melbourne CBD

    Women's fashion & accessories

    This coveted womenswear label has built a reputation for designing modern classics. With day-to-night transition pieces, the latest Spring ’14 collection continues to deliver a contemporary collection that stays true to the brand’s aesthetic.

    Address
    241A Flinders Ln
    Phone
    9663 2099

  17. Marais Bourke St

    Marais Bourke St

    Mens and Womens Fashion

    The new flagship store for high-end fashion boutique Marais is a story in luxury and glamour. Across an opulent two-storey space you will find international hero brands such as Balenciaga, Givenchy, Lanvin, Rick Owens and Céline as well as a lingerie section featuring UK label Atelier Bordelle. This store is a must-visit, even if just to marvel at the six-metre chandelier centrepiece.

    Address
    73-77 Bourke Street, Melbourne.
    Phone
    9639 0314

  18. Marais Royal Arcade

    Marais Royal Arcade

    Mens and womens fashion

    Just like its namesake district in Paris, this international fashion experience is enigmatic, surprising and rich in detail and history. Accessed only by a very discreet staircase in Royal Arcade, this store honours global fashion with an intelligent and aesthetic sensibility. The range of designers is world-class, and includes Céline, Givenchy, Balenciaga, Lanvin, Alexander McQueen, Rick Owens, Balmain, Gareth Pugh, Mastermind, Jean Paul Gaultier, Carven, McQ, Giuseppe Zanotti, Linda Farrow and more.

    Address
    1st Floor Royal Arcade, 314 Little Collins St
    Phone
    9639 0314

  19. nevenka

    nevenka

    Luxurious bohemian women's ready-to-wear

    Modern bohemians will lose themselves at nevenka, where luxe detail, raw fabric and quietly seductive silhouettes pay tribute to love, loss and possibility. Influenced heavily by her Eastern European heritage, Designer Rosemary Masic allows these traditions to guide her but her signature style is a celebration of all things feminine and beautiful. Whether it’s a sensual draped gown or a structured, tailored jacket, every piece has its own individuality. It is Eastern European elegance with an urban edge.

    Address
    12 Howey Place, Melbourne CBD
    Phone
    9663 5873

  20. Nudie Jeans Co

    Nudie Jeans Co

    Nudie Jeans Co. Concept Store

    Painfully hip Swedish import Nudie Jeans Co make jeans you can't live without - the kind that outfit your perfect day in classic, form-fitting indigo. Denim obsessives beware.

    Address
    Shop 2, 190 Little Collins Street, Melbourne CBD
    Phone
    9650 0373

  21. Somewhere

    Somewhere

    Mens and womens fashion

    Neatly set on the second floor of the Royal Arcade, Somewhere is a pristine retail and gallery space that melds melds reputable international labels together with local talents.

    Address
    L2, Royal Arcade, 314 Little Collins St, Melbourne CBD
    Phone
    9331 6635 / 0405 719 608

  22. Tessutti

    Tessutti

    Designer made fabrics

    Lace, linen, silk and suiting: Tessuti Fabrics elevates cloth to high art. It lures sewing obsessives with unique patterns, a large range of haberdashery and fine fabrics sourced from local and international designers..

    Address
    Upper Ground Floor, 141 Flinders Lane
    Phone
    9654 4566

  23. Zambesi

    Zambesi

    Designer men's and women's clothing

    Zambesi might owe its industry kudos to its bold, directional take on fashion, but its Melbourne flagship is as arresting as the label. This stark retail space also hosts designers such as Rick Owens and Nom*D.

    Address
    167 Flinders Lane, Melbourne CBD
    Phone
    9654 4299

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