Stuck with old hoodies and track pants this winter? Then we have the perfect five Melbourne CBD stores to visit that will have you setting the fashion standard this winter. Dangerfield – Funky, vintage, alternative, fun and unique. These are just some of the terms that come to mind when stepping inside a Dangerfield shop. They offer a great variety of seasonal fashion and accessories to stand out from the crowd this winter, including classy throw backs from their revival and princess highway ranges or the Dangerfield range that brings out the inner grunge. 224 Flinders St, Melbourne Topshop – Need a complete rebuild of your winter wardrobe? Then the ever popular Topshop is a must. As one of the worlds biggest fashion retailer brands, Melbourne Emporium’s multi-level store will have you overwhelmed with the wide range of sleek on-trend selections, from formal business attire to casual hip street wear. Either have a light browse by yourself or book an appointment with one of their personal shopping assistants, specially picked to help you find …
Markit returns to Federation Square on Sunday 8 May 2016 with over 100 Australian independent designers. Drawing an eclectic mix of designers out of their workspaces for the day – ceramicists, jewellers, shoemakers, illustrators and micro fashion studios – Melburnians will be able to pick up limited-edition pieces, one-off gifts and handmade objects of beauty that won’t be found on any high street. The day will be a chance to meet your favourite Australian designers in person and find out more about the design processes behind the wares. For those seeking out original, unexpected design pieces made with the environment and ethics in mind – this is your dream-shopping day all in one place! When: 10am -5pm, Sunday 8 May Where: Federation Square Visit the Markit website here.
Get your shopping shoes on, The Big Design Market takes over the Royal Exhibition Building for 3 huge days this weekend. The biggest market of it’s kind the stalls will feature everything from fashion & accessories, homewares & textiles, through to kids products, stationary and books. When: 4 December – 6 December 2015 Where: Royal Exhibition Building Carlton Visit the website here.
Join other art and design lovers at the Melbourne Design Market this November. Profiling over a hundred designers, the market has launched thousands of new products and is the perfect spot to find that unique gift for that friend or family member who has everything. Returning to the Federation Square carpark, the Melbourne Design Market will give you the chance to meet the designers and get to know the unique craftsmanship behind their wares. The market will be complete with music, food and of course, the very best coffee. When: Sunday, November 8 12-5pm Where: Federation Square Carpark Visit the website here.
Spring is coming which means Melbourne Spring Fashion Week, one of the most anticipated events of the year, is almost here. Presented by City of Melbourne, MSFW will showcase why Melbourne is known as one of the fashion capitals of the word. Highlights include: Adult sized ball pit – Ground Level Emporium Reimagine your child hood ball pit, step into it and create your very own fashion moment to keep to yourself or to share on social media. Shop the City – Melbourne CBD, 28 – 30 August Kicking off with Vogue Fashion’s Night Out on the Friday, this weekend long shopping experience will offer exclusive sales and discounts in key retail precincts. Designer Runways – Melbourne Town Hall 1-4 September Held over four evenings this series of one-off designer runways will showcase Australia’s best fashion designers and highlight key colours and styles with their spring and summer collections. Emerging Designer Market – 30 August Discover our city’s talented new fashion designers as you browse through their latest range of clothing, jewellery and accessories. Creative Bloggers Workshop …
With the cooler months already here, rug up and come and browse some of the best independent emerging designer clothing and lifestyle accessories all in one beautiful space at the Abbotsford Convent. The next amazing market will be on Sunday 16 August. The Shirt & Skirt Market is one of Melbourne’s original design markets and for over eight years, it has fostered new ideas and new design talent from across Victoria. The market will showcase over 40+ independent designers with beautiful designer clothes, unique accessories and one-off items. When: Sunday 16 August, 10am – 4pm Where: Abbotsford Convent, St Helliers Street, Abbotsford Cost: Free Visit the website here.
Ever wanted to shop the Vogue Fashion Night Out in real life? This August, This August Melbourne Spring Fashion Week is partnering with Vogue Australia to bring Vogue Fashion’s Night Out (VFNO) to Melbourne. VFNO’s debut at MSFW: Shop the City is the iconic, international shopping event’s first time in Melbourne, and marks its first stop in a circuit of 27 cities and 19 countries around the world. Get your credit cards ready and see the latest spring/summer collections at Emporium Melbourne, Melbourne Central, QV Melbourne, The Strand Melbourne, Melbourne’s GPO, Bourke Street Mall, Collins Street, St Collins Lane, and Flinders Lane. When: August 28th 2015 Where: Melbourne CBD