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Shop Until You Drop In Brisbane!

James Street, Fortitude Valley


Deemed Brisbane’s most burgeoning style and culinary hub, James Street is the place to satisfy your appetite for indulgent retail therapy and fine dining. James Street itself, along with it’s neighbouring streets, thrives with an intricate mix of over 130 boutiques. From designer clothing, unique homewares and art galleries, to fine dining restaurants and hidden, quirky cafes, James Street has it all. For the ladies there’s the likes of Camilla, Maryon’s Shoes and Optiko, whilst Pistols at Dawn and Digby’s Menswear will keep the gents happy, and there’s even a little something for the kids at Eeni Meeni Miini Moh.

For more information, visit www.jamesst.com.au

Queen Street Mall, Brisbane CBD


Queensland’s premier shopping destination, Queen Street Mall is simply bursting at the seams with an extensive range of retailers. Dispersed along the sparkling strip are three prominent precincts, the Wintergarden, Queens Plaza and the Myer Centre. The Wintergarden is home to 60 specialty stores spread across three levels, the Myer Centre houses the sunshine state’s largest Myer department store and plenty of other high-fashion boutiques, whilst Queens Plaza boasts a luxurious range of designer stores such as Chanel and Tiffany & Co., along with David Jones. The Queen Street Mall has something for absolutely everyone, so strap on your walking shoes and be prepared to shop till you drop!



The Collective Markets, South Bank

For a family friendly shopping adventure that even the kids won’t get tired of, visit The Collective Markets at South Bank. The Collective Markets are a revitalisation of the previous South Bank Markets, now offering new opportunities for emerging designers, artists, musicians, culinary enthusiasts and creative entrepreneurs. With a rich collection of art, design, photography, furniture, food and fashion, you are sure to find a unique, contemporary treasure. The Collective Markets are open every weekend and are conveniently located in the centre of South Bank. After leisurely wandering through the markets, why not rest and rejuvenate at a nearby cafe for a beachside lunch and ice cold drink?

For more information, visit www.collectivemarkets.com.au

Latrobe Terrace, Paddington


Latrobe Terrace is somewhat a local secret. A treasure trove of stores are sprinkled along the streets, interspersed between cafes all with their own unique character. With a focus on more independent designers that boast quality finishes and an individual aesthetic, there is nowhere like Latrobe Terrace for a boutique-crawl. This bustling inner city precinct appeals to all ages and styles, offering an array of fashion, art, furniture and homewares. Even if shopping isn’t for you, Paddington is a beautiful suburb with picturesque views and a mix of contemporary cafes and high end restaurants; the perfect recipe for a lazy Sunday.


Oxford Street, Bulimba


Urban living at it’s finest, Oxford Street is a vibrant yet relaxed precinct with a distinctive collection of boutiques and dining options, and a flourishing park in the centre. If you’re looking to escape the hustle and bustle of the city, then Oxford Street is the perfect place for you and your family to enjoy an afternoon of playground adventures, retail therapy and wining and dining. Enviably positioned along the Brisbane river, the precinct is located a mere 4kms from the CBD. Spend a Sunday afternoon exploring Oxford Street, where restaurants and cafes, fashion boutiques, hair salons and day spas, homewares and gifts are abundant.

For more information, visit www.oxfordstreetbulimba.com.au

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By Stuart Stratton at 16 Sep 2014, 14:03 PM