A stunning harbour, picturesque beaches and outdoor pools, outdoorsy nature, dynamic arts and culture landscape, an innovative fashion scene, and a mecca for brilliant gastronomy – there is little wonder why Sydney is one of the best holiday destinations in the world. Sitting on the south-east coast of Australia, Sydney offers the best of fashion, food, culture and everything in between. From the elaborate malls to emerging and well-known Australian brands, this mighty urban also boasts best local shopping in the New South Wales capital. We guide you through the stand-out shopping precincts in Sydney.
Sydney’s Central Business District (CBD) is also rife with shopping opportunities with well-known spots like Pitt Street Mall, Westfield Sydney, Queen Victoria Building and The Strand Arcade offering a jumble of international retail giants, department stores and of course plenty of local fashion labels.
The Eastern Suburbs are regarded as the most desirable part of the suburban sprawl. The area is blessed with some of the largest and picturesque shopping hot spots in the city – set between the magnificent harbour and the spectacular coastline. It’s the ultimate urban idyll.
Northern Sydney is a vast suburban area. Shopping is found in pockets in the inland suburbs of the lower North Shore all the way up the coast. The laid-back Northern Beaches from Manly to Palm Beach offer plenty of shopping options.
Read the guide to shopping in Mosman. Coming soon guides to shopping in Avalon, Chatswood, Cremorne, Manly, and Willoughby.
Exciting shopping adventures await on both sides of Parramatta Road – Sydney’s Inner West. Brace yourself to discover a plethora of second-hand stores and up-and-coming Australian labels as well as vintage shops, independent bookstores, weekend markets and uber cool warehouses filled with some of the country’s most talented homewares curators.
Coming soon guides to shopping in Alexandria/Rosebery, Balmain, Glebe and Newtown.
Within an hour or two by car, you can find some of NSW’s most creative talent. Further afield soak up the true blue Aussie lifestyle while discovering an endless stream of designers and retailers.