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Home to one of the most desirable shopping strips in Melbourne (Chapel Street of course!), South Yarra is THE place to conquer if you are a serious fashionista. This bustling shopping strip comprises of seven different areas, each providing a different retail experience.
It’s impossible to cover the entirety of this precinct so as a start; we’ve selected a few boutiques offering men’s and women’s fashion to get you on your toes. After shopping in South Yarra, we suggest heading to one of the local cafes for a quick pick-me-up.
Leather goods with a touch of chic
A-ESQUE is obsessed with the artistry of creating leather goods for women and men. The result? A range of beautiful leather pieces including bags in every style imaginable, wallets and jewellery. A-ESQUE also features a collection of metallic bags if you’re looking for statement pieces.
A mix of established and up-and-coming labels
Your shopaholic friend would probably be green with envy once they find out you visited this store without them. Touted as “the Australian destination for fashion” Green with Envy is a result of a curated collection of established and up-and-coming brands. This includes brands like Alc, Bec and Bridge, Rag & Bone, Kitx to Alexander Wang, Celine and Dion Lee.
For those who dare to make a statement
Manning Cartell is the brainchild of sisters Cheryl, Vanessa and Gabrielle Manning. The distinctive imprint of Manning Cartell is a visual richness framed by craftsmanship and attention to detail on their pieces. Innovative fabrics, unexpected details, colour and print are fundamental to the designs. Their latest Resort 17 Diaphanous collection includes bold graphic stripes, rich textures and vibrant colour clashes.
Men’s apparel sorted
Providence Clothing Co. is an independent multi-brand men’s clothing store that showcases a curated selection of sought-after brands from around the globe. These brands focus on well-made, classic items that offer great quality & value. Apart from business and dress shirts to grooming products, the brand also offers a small range of dog accessories for furry friends.
Dresses for every occasion
Swish Clothing has formal dresses for the most exciting events in your calendar. Inspired by the newest designs right off the runways of Paris, New York and Milan, these looks range from classic to modern and demure to daring. You will find plenty of looks to suit your taste and the occasion. The hardest part is… to choose just one.
Over 100 footwear brands under-one-roof
Featuring over 100 footwear brands under-one-roof, Zomp is the footwear boutique of every shoe collection’s dreams. Zomp boasts a vast array of direct imports from Italy, Spain and Brazil thanks to their travels around the world. All of their stores are unique in their look and design and are filled with all the latest looks, brands and styles at affordable prices.
Shopping in South Yarra