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    This is a list of places to shop in major cities in Australia, specifically for clothing (there will be some cross-over with the sneakers post). As more come to my attention, i’ll edit this post to include them, so comment away!

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    Sydney

    Above the Clouds
    6/38-44 Oxford Street, Darlinghurst
    http://www.abovethecloudsstore.com/

    A.P.C. Store
    2/410 Crown Street, Surry Hills
    http://www.apc.fr

    Bonafide
    4/27-33 Golburn Street, Sydney
    http://www.bnfde.com

    Capsule Store
    Level 1, Westfield Sydney. 188 Pitt Street Sydney
    http://www.capsulestore.com.au/

    Corlection
    457 Pitt Street, Sydney
    http://www.corlectionstore.com/
    Loads of Japanese denim. Some footwear and other bits and pieces

    Culture Kings
    420 George Street, Sydney
    http://www.culturekings.com.au/
    Street wear. Apparel, hats, some sneakers. Sweg.

    Deus Ex Machina (House of Simple Pleasures)
    102-104 Parramatta Road, Camperdown
    http://www.deuscustoms.com/flagships/house-of-simple-pleasures/
    Retro-eqsue street and surf-inspired apparel. Also functions as a custom motorcycle shop, and has a pretty rad cafe attached. Demin, leather apparel, hats and accessories. The private label stuff is pretty cool.

    Harrolds
    Level 3, Westfield Sydney. 77 Castlereagh Street, Sydney
    http://www.harrolds.com.au
    Multibrand boutique. Carries some designer sneakers, but mostly apparel. Brands include: Acne Studios, AMQ, Balenciaga, Balmain, CDG, Guiseppe Zanotti, Givenchy, Isaac Sellam, Margiela, Rick Owens/DRKSHDW, Saint Laurent, Song For The Mute. Expensive.

    I Love Ugly
    Level 1, Westfield Sydney. 77 Castlereagh Street, Sydney
    http://www.iloveugly.net
    Brand-specific store operated by the team at Capsule. Clean, simple designs. Moderately priced. Super cool people.

    Incu
    19-20/500 George Street (The Galleries) Sydney
    http://www.incu.com
    Has separate men’s and women’s stores, across the corridor from each other. Mix of products including footwear (inc. some Common Projects and other slightly more obscure stuff), denim, t-shirts and button-downs and more. Really cool folks work there.

    Pieces Store
    4/8 Goulburn Street, Sydney
    http://www.piecesydney.com

    Provocator
    1/69-77 King Street, Newtown
    http://www.provocator.com.au/collections/mens
    Long/layers/poor-man’s Rick Owens/etc. Still some really cool pieces though, if that’s your style

    Republic Boutique
    2A/227 Elizabeth Street, Sydney
    http://www.republicboutique.com
    Operated by the team at Espionage. Brands include: Kenzo, DRKSHDW, Givenchy, Raf Simmons, Rick Owens, Song For The Mute, Y-3 and Yeezy. High fashion, higher-pricepoint.

    Sneakerboy
    3 Temperance Lane, Sydney (Opposite Mid City)
    http://www.sneakerboy.com
    High-end/lux/”fancy” sneakers and some apparel. Y-3, Rick Owens, Raf Simmons, Saint Laurent, Balenciaga, Margiela etc. No stock on site. You order on an iPad in-store, then merchandise gets posted to you. Ordering in store gets you free shipping

    Subtype Store
    2/3 Pailings Lane Sydney
    http://www.subtypestore.com/
    Operated by Zanerobe. Small store tucked down a laneway in the CBD. Specialise in Zanerobe/Project A, ETQ Amsterdam and Filling Pieces, among others.

    Melbourne

    Acne Studios
    Shop 22, The Strand. 250 Elizabeth Street, Melbourne
    http://www.acnestudios.com

    A.P.C. Store
    Albert Coates Lane, Melbourne

    Assin Store
    Basement, 138 Little Collins Street, Melbourne
    http://www.assin.com.au
    Brands include: Ann Demeulemeester, Boris Bidjan Saberi/11, Haider Ackermann and Julius. Lots of long, black layers. Cool retail space.

    Bassike
    1-3 Rankins Lane, Melbourne
    http://www.bassike.com

    Capsule Store
    Shop LG-27, Emporium. 287 Lonsdale Street, Melbourne
    http://www.capsulestore.com.au

    Comme des Garcons Pocket
    2 Rankins Lane, Melbourne
    http://www.cdgmelb.com

    Claude Maus
    19 Manchester Lane, Melbourne
    242 Brunswick Street, Fitzroy
    http://www.claudemaus.com.au
    Clearance store. All stock is up to 70% off, at an average of 40-50% off. Mostly black, white and grey garments. Drapey fits, elongated sleeved shirts, dropped-crotch trousers. Some garments made in Italy, some in Australia. Most will be Chinese made. Some will be using Italian fabrics.

    Culture Kings
    1 Queen Street, Melbourne
    http://www.culturekings.com.au/
    Street wear. Apparel, hats, some sneakers. Sweg.

    Eastern Market
    5/61 Little Collins Street, Melbourne
    http://www.easternmarket.com.au
    Artisanal designer clothing. That is, designers that you probably haven’t heard of. Really nice store layout. Japanese/European styling.

    Et Al
    1B/268 Flinders Lane, Melbourne
    http://etal-australia.com/
    Clothing boutique. Long, exaggerated silhouettes. Moderate-high price point (~$120 for a shirt). Designed in Australia.

    Harrolds
    101 Collins Street, Melbourne
    http://www.harrolds.com.au
    Multibrand boutique. Carries some designer sneakers, but mostly apparel. Brands include: Acne Studios, AMQ, Balenciaga, Balmain, CDG, Guiseppe Zanotti, Givenchy, Isaac Sellam, Margiela, Rick Owens/DRKSHDW, Saint Laurent, Song For The Mute. Expensive.

    Harrolds Outlet
    Crown Towers Melbourne. Whiteman Street, Southbank.
    http://www.harrolds.com.au
    As above, but exclusively sale stock. Sizeable percentage off. Mostly suiting, but some ready-to-wear. Small selection of sneakers. For pick of the stock, pop in around the end of the season.

    I Love Ugly Store
    22/16-33 Russell Place, Melbourne
    http://www.iloveugly.net
    Clean, simple designs. Moderately priced. Super cool people.

    Incu
    274 Flinders Lane, Melbourne
    http://www.incu.com
    Has separate men’s and women’s stores, across the corridor from each other. Mix of products including footwear (inc. some Common Projects and other slightly more obscure stuff), denim, t-shirts and buttoned shirts and more. Really cool folks work there.

    Marais
    314 Little Collins Street, Melbourne
    http://www.marais.com.au
    Luxury multibrand store. Brands include: Givenchy, Balenciaga, Rick Owens (main-line only), Yeezy, Balmain, Juun J, Hood By Air and Off-White. Sneakers by Givenchy, Balenciaga, Lanvin, Rick Owens, Guiseppe Zanotti and Balmain. Expensive. Less relaxed than Harrolds.

    No Concept Store
    Basement, Capitol Arcade. Howey Place, Melbourne
    Stocks ‘Self-Help Mode’. Designed and made in Australia. Almost entirely black collection. Doesn’t abide by conventional seasonality of fashion industry. Moderately priced, well thought-out garments. Fantastic people operate the store.

    Perks and Mini (PAM)
    Level 3, 252 Swanston Street, Melbourne
    http://www.perksandmini.com

    Republic Boutique
    Corner of Swanston and Lonsdale Streets, QV, Melbourne
    http://www.republicboutique.com

    Saint Side
    2/11-15 McKillop Street, Melbourne
    http://www.saintside.com

    Sneakerboy
    1/265 Little Bourke Street, Melbourne
    http://www.sneakerboy.com
    High-end/lux/”fancy” sneakers and some apparel. Y-3, Rick Owens, Raf Simmons, Saint Laurent, Balenciaga, Margiela etc. No stock on site. You order on an iPad in-store, then merchandise gets posted to you. Ordering in store gets you free shipping

    The Sure Store
    11 Manchester Lane, Melbourne
    http://www.thesurestore.com

    Up There Store
    Level 1, 15 McKillop Street, Melbourne
    http://www.uptherestore.com

    Zambesi
    167 Flinders Lane, Melbourne
    http://www.zambesistore.com

    Perth

    Cabinet Noir
    14-872-884 Hay Street, Perth
    http://www.cabinetnoir.com.au

    Lessons Concept Store
    575 Wellington Street, Perth
    http://www.lessonsconceptstore.com/

    Highs and Lows
    3/544 Beaufort Street, Mt Lawley
    21 Bayview Terrace, Claremont
    74-76 King Street, Perth
    http://www.highsandlows.net.au

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    • This topic was modified 3 years, 2 months ago by Profile photo of Tom Tom.
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    Killer threads mate!

    Crowd favourites in Brisbane include

    Apartment

    http://aptmnt.myshopify.com
    Address
    Level 1, 105 Albert St
    Brisbane Q 4000

    Laced

    https://laced.com.au
    Level 1, 35 Adelaide St, Brisbane QLD 4000

    The Outpost

    http://theoutpoststore.com.au
    5a Winn Street
    Fortitude Valley, Brisbane.
    Queensland, Australia 4006

    Contra (Haven’t checked it out yet)

    contrastore.com.au
    Lvl 1, 144 Adelaide St. Brisbane

    Sneaker boy opening here soon too

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    Awesome Post Mate, might visit the place listed for Perth when I head down to Perth over July.

    Note: The Corlection Website is no longer operating.

    – Jason

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