Men’s Fashion in Melbourne

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In a fashion capital like Melbourne, even men are spoilt for choice when it comes to shopping. Men’s fashion in Melbourne is known to have a diverse mix of brands offering standout designs for all occasions and seasons. You’ll come across everything from gender fluid to dapper styles, go back to basics with classics and experiment with bold prints. The choices are endless. We suss out the men’s fashion brands that have caught our eye in this guide to Men’s Fashion in Melbourne.

 


 

Hham

A brand that blurs the lines between fashion and philanthropy

Available online.

We’re pretty sure it’s impossible to be nothing buy happy when you’re donning a piece of accessory that gives back to the society. That’s how you would feel at Hham, a luxury men’s fashion accessory label that dedicates 100% of net profits to grassroots humanitarian charities across the globe. The ethically made accessories are not too shabby as well. You’ll find a collection of ties, bow ties and pocket squares made with luxurious silk, wool, cashmere, linen, velvet and cotton fabrics, clad in a slew of assorted patterns and colours.

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Hew

Constantly collaborates with local artists for fresh designs

Shop 229, South Melbourne Market 322-326 Coventry St VIC 3205 | 99 Brunswick St Fitzroy VIC 3065

We doubt there’s ever a dull day at Hew. Perhaps it’s the mix of vibrant prints or the infectious energy in the boutique. Whichever it is, we love it. Select from a wide range of fresh colours to bold prints – think florals, geometric patterns, and digital prints – made with high-quality fabrics. Hew also works collaboratively with local fashion designers and artists to curate the aesthetics of the textiles. The next time you purchase a garment from Hew, look out for the name of the respective designer on the swing tag.

Hew | Men's Fashion in Melbourne | Travelshopa

Hew | Men's Fashion in Melbourne | Travelshopa Left image: Garret McNamara

 


 

Jude

Gender-neutral and utilitarian-inspired styles

252 Johnston St, Fitzroy VIC 3065

Helmed by Jude Ng, JUDE is a contemporary androgynous label that is inspired by an offbeat use of shape, colour, texture – thanks to Ng’s experiences as a painter – and unexpected combinations of materials. Shop a range of tops, shirts, coats, vests, pants and jackets in utilitarian-inspired styles and made with natural fibres and rare vintage materials. This is comfort dressing at its most luxurious.

Jude | Men's Fashion in Melbourne | Travelshopa
Jude | Men's Fashion in Melbourne | Travelshopa

 

Mr Simple

Simple designs in premium fabrics

Shop 206A, Level 2 Melbourne Central, La Trobe St and Swanston St VIC 3000 | Also available at various locations across Australia

It’s back to basics at Mr Simple. But do not be fooled by its name as the pieces here are constructed with premium fabrics, such as organic cotton, sustainable hemp and linen. From knitwear to summer shirts, chinos to denim you’ll find something for every season right here. The Mr Simple collection also focuses on cut, fabric and quality where logos and branding are kept to a minimum so your personal style can say it all.

Mr Simple | Men's Fashion in Melbourne | Travelshopa
Mr Simple | Men's Fashion in Melbourne | Travelshopa

 

Oscar Hunt

Comfortable and practical tailoring with a modern cut

Level 3, 43 Hardware Lane, VIC 3000

Founded in 2010, Oscar Hunt has since developed into a leading Australian tailoring house with standout showrooms in Sydney and Melbourne. Need a suit for a special occasion? You know where to go. Made-to-measure suits, shirts and overcoats with distinguishable patterns are individually tailored for you – all in exclusive showrooms with dedicated tailoring workshops with soaring windows, private fitting rooms, and a luxurious bar lounge.

Oscar Hunt | Men's Fashion in Melbourne | Travelshopa
Oscar Hunt | Men's Fashion in Melbourne | Travelshopa

 

Scott Benedictine

Choose your perfect fit

Available at CTF Curated Pop-up till 4 Jun | 260 Collins Street Melbourne, VIC 3000

Another gender fluid label on the list, Scott Benedictine also stands by “slow fashion”. All of Scott Benedictine apparel is individually hand cut and machined in its Melbourne Studio ‘Maison de Benedictine’ where fabrics are carefully selected and pre-washed to obtain the perfect fit and feel.

Scott Benedictine | Men's Fashion in Melbourne | Travelshopa
Scott Benedictine | Men's Fashion in Melbourne | Travelshopa

 

Sires

A family owned business with collections ranging from formal to casual wear

241 Collins St, VIC 3000

This family owned business was established back in 1972 as a factory direct store. Today, Sires has rapidly expanded to 11 locations around Melbourne and Geelong. Sires’ core collection includes suits, trousers, coats and formal shirts but the label has since added a full range of casual wear, accessories and footwear so you can get a complete your outfit at one shop.

Sires Menswear | Men's Fashion in Melbourne | Travelshopa
Sires Menswear | Men's Fashion in Melbourne | Travelshopa

 

Up There Store

A mix of established and emerging labels

Level 1, 15 McKillop St VIC 3000

Up There Store was conceived to provide shoppers with a selection of globally sourced labels. Amongst these labels include established and emerging brands that add a contemporary twist on menswear classics. Expect to find a selection of streetwear, work wear, sportswear, shoes and fashion accessories from brands like 3sixteen, Aprix, Engineered Garments, Maaps, OrSlow, Norse Projects, just to name a few.

Up There Store | Men's Fashion in Melbourne | Travelshopa
Up There Store | Men's Fashion in Melbourne | Travelshopa

 

Men’s Fashion in Melbourne

Homewares in Melbourne

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We’ve already established that Melbourne is a melting pot for great design. So it comes as no surprise that the city is also abuzz with great homeware stores to suit any type of living space. If you are shopping for homewares in Melbourne, we suggest paying a visit to one these eight boutique shops. From Scandinavian styles to quirky home accessories and homewares created by artisans in India – your abode will be looking like it was ripped out of an interior decor magazine. Presenting our guide to homewares in Melbourne.

 


 

2K Labware

Your answer to quirky, laboratory-inspired glasswares

8/2 Dingley Avenue Dandenong VIC 3171 | Also available at various stockists

Looking to add that special touch to your dining table? Look no further and pay a visit to 2K Labware a homewares shop, where you’ll find quirky and laboratory-inspired glassware like beakers and conical flasks to vintage-style concrete furniture, apothecary bottles, lighting and ceramic pots and planters. 2K Labware is available at various markets and stockists across Melbourne.

2K Labware | Homewares in Melbourne | Travelshopa
2K Labware | Homewares in Melbourne | Travelshopa

 

Cabin Co Interiors

Gives your space a feeling of relaxation and luxe

Available online and at various stockists.

Born out of a passion for interiors, Cabin Co Interiors takes you from the cabin of your boat to a cabin in the woods with its range of nautical inspired homewares. Jute baskets and rugs, cushions covers and pillow cases with striped prints and anchor shape patterns, wooden stools, Australian-made sheep’s wool throw blankets, and a small collection of clothes, fashion accessories and jewellery are just an introduction to the many items you’ll find here.

Cabin Co. Interiors | Homewares in Melbourne | Travelshopa
Cabin Co. Interiors | Homewares in Melbourne | Travelshopa

 

Exhibit Interiors

Beautiful and intriguing interiors for your abode

286 Toorak Road South Yarra, VIC 3141 | 296 Malvern Road Prahran, VIC 3181

From importing and distributing homewares to focusing on sourcing high-quality contemporary furniture for residential and commercial interiors, Exhibit Interiors has certainly come a long way. This homewares shop now carries everything from beds to desks, dining tables, consoles and clothing racks. But the main highlight is Elmo, an award-winning furniture collection designed by Italian product designer Giordano Caldarini.

Exhibit Interiors | Homewares in Melbourne | Travelshopa


 

fenton&fenton

Dares to mix and match themes and concepts

471 High Street Prahran, VIC 3181

During her travels around the globe, the founder of Fenton&Fenton, Lucy Fenton was immersed in a wide variety of aesthetics mixed with classical antiques and contemporary Australian style from home. The interiors shop is now an extension of her adventures so do not be surprised if you come across an eclectic collection that dares to mix and match various concepts and designs. From vintage to avant-garde, the furniture collection accords with vivid textiles, one-off curios, artwork and jewellery to create a highly sought-after look.

Fenton&Fenton | Homewares in Melbourne | Travelshopa
Fenton&Fenton | Homewares in Melbourne | Travelshopa

 

Hunting For George

One-stop online marketplace with nearly 100 brands

31 Wangaratta St, Richmond VIC 3121

Hunting for George was conceived in 2010 when sister-duo, Lucy Glade-Wright and Jo Harris desired to create an online space that offered more than just the norm. Fast-forward seven years and the brand has now grown into an online marketplace featuring nearly a hundred local and boutique brands. The brand also has its own collection of prints, handmade clocks, pure cotton bed linen, textile accessories and Australian-made furniture.

Hunting For George | Homewares in Melbourne | Travelshopa
Hunting For George | Homewares in Melbourne | Travelshopa

 

Kate & Kate

Soft furnishings with clean lines, geometric shapes and monochromatic tones

Shop online and at various stockists.

Kate & Kate is the brainchild of sisters-in-law Kate Pascoe and Kate Pascoe Squires. Together they have created a brand that offers a range of Australian designed textiles and soft furnishings for the home. The Kate & Kate design aesthetic varies from clean lines, geometric shapes to monochromatic and complementary colours.

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Norsu Interiors

Accessible Scandinavian furniture and art

303 Auburn Road, Hawthorn VIC 3122 | 356-358 Wattletree Road, Malvern East VIC 3145

The idea behind Norsu Interiors transpired when founders Nat Wheeler and Kristy Sadlier noticed the lack of accessible Scandinavian furniture in Australia. Today, Norsu Interiors specialises in emerging designers from the Nordic region including two brick-and-mortar stores with the Norsu artLAB, a gallery space dedicated to Scandinavian art at its East Malvern location and a style suite at its second boutique in Hawthorn.

Norsu Interiors | Homewares in Melbourne | Travelshopa
Norsu Interiors | Homewares in Melbourne | Travelshopa

 

Tribe Home

Homewares made by artisans in India

Available online and at various stockists.

Tribe Home was born out of the desire to decorate, and a belief that a good room always starts from the ground up. What you get is a range of beautiful handmade rugs, storage baskets, ottomans, cushions and metal ware produced by artisans in India. Tribe Home’s signature style tends towards sophisticated, elegant, bold, textural and layered designs in muted tones.

Tribe Home | Homewares in Melbourne | Travelshopa
Tribe Home | Homewares in Melbourne | Travelshopa

Homewares in Melbourne

10 Candle Makers from Melbourne and Sydney

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Candles are one of the most versatile home decor pieces to add to your living spaces. Think about it – with just one candle, you will be able to transform your space with its beautiful scent, bring warmth and cosiness to a room and add some pizazz to your abode with its chic vessel.

It is no wonder we’ve seen a surge of ardent local candle makers, especially in Melbourne and Sydney. From incorporating earth-friendly coconut and soy wax to creating unique concoctions by fusing different scents, these top 10 candle makers from Melbourne and Sydney are worth taking a look.

 


 

Alchemy Produx

Combines fashion design and chemistry

Available at various stockists.

Alchemy Produx is the brainchild of creative duo Sara and Tristan, who hand-make artisan candles from 100% natural soy wax. Fusing an unlikely combination of fashion design and chemistry, the Alchemy candles are individually hand poured into chemistry glassware like beakers and conical flasks. Fragrances include Yuzu, Mandarin and Rosemary, Wild Fig, Coconut and Lime, just to name a few.

Alchemy Produx | 10 Candle Makers from Melbourne and Sydney | Travelshopa
Alchemy Produx | 10 Candle Makers from Melbourne and Sydney | Travelshopa

 

BON LUX

Sustainable farm soy wax with botanical scents

Available at various stockists.

Blending ideas with the finest fragrances, Bon Lux creates scent stories inspired by flowers, plants and memories. Using the finest materials like sustainably farmed soy wax, locally sourced plants, essential oils, cotton wicks and handblown glass, the candles are created in small batches with beautiful locally printed illustrated packaging. Scents vary from exotic, woodsy notes to powdery notes to evoke flower fields and sunny afternoons.

Bon Lux | 10 Candle Makers from Melbourne and Sydney | Travelshopa


 

Candlelit and Co.

Marble prints and classic black & white colour combos

Available online.

If minimal themed home accessories like marble prints and black and white colour schemes are you go-to home accessories then Candlelit and Co. is the perfect online candle shop for you. The candles are made with seasonal scents in ceramic canisters that can also be used as home décor. The team behind Candlelit and Co. also organises various candle-making workshops, some of which are headed by founder Eleni Panagiotou.

Candlelit & Co. | 10 Candle Makers from Melbourne and Sydney | Travelshopa
Candlelit & Co. | 10 Candle Makers from Melbourne and Sydney | Travelshopa

 

Celia Loves

The epitome of chic

Available online.

Celia Loves is a lifestyle brand focusing on creating a beautiful local product that oozes quality and is easy on the eyes. Smells can transport you to a whimsical world of total relaxation, make you feel warm and fuzzy inside, or send you off on a journey down memory lane. Designs are the epitome of chic with endless choices of animal prints. Select from signature scents like cucumber melon, coffee, pomegranate acai or limited edition scents like floral fling or nomad.

Celia Loves | 10 Candle Makers from Melbourne and Sydney | Travelshopa


 

Cocolux Australia

Design and luxury meets Mother Nature

Available at various stockists.

Cocolux coconut candles are created to capture the essence of nature and raw luxury. Scented with the finest fragrances and infused in natural, earth-friendly coconut wax, Cocolux brings paradise home with fine metals like pure copper, gold and brass (pictured below). 100% recyclable, these glamorous vessels add a hint of luxe to your living space.

Cocolux Australia | 10 Candle Makers from Melbourne and Sydney | Travelshopa
Cocolux Australia | 10 Candle Makers from Melbourne and Sydney | Travelshopa

 

Frankie Gusti

Fun, fresh candles that look as amazing as they smell

Available at various stockists.

This Yarra Valley based lifestyle brand delivers fun, fresh and straight up good-for-the-soul soy candles. Creator & Founder, Genna Klewer harnesses her love of homewares, design and interior style to bring forth a range Candles that look as amazing as they smell. Candles are hand poured in their home studio, using soy wax, high-quality fragrance oils, essential oils and feature single or double cotton wicks.

Frankie Gusti | 10 Candle Makers from Melbourne and Sydney | Travelshopa


 

Lumira

Travel candles that pay homage to the spirit of exploration

Building 4, Studio 6 1-7 Unwins Bridge Road, St Peters NSW 2044 | Also Available online.

Infused with exquisite fine fragrance oils reminiscent of places both near and far, Lumira’s luxury lifestyle essentials are a celebration of beautiful scent, sophisticated design and the spirit of travel. Its signature Destination Collection features elegant ebony glass vessels filled with all-natural soy wax and delicately infused with fragrance oils composed with a renowned perfumer in Sydney. The collection forges a covetable range of ten distinctive scents that pay homage to the spirit of exploration. Each destination scent also comes in a miniature travel tin.

Lumira | 10 Candle Makers from Melbourne and Sydney | Travelshopa
Lumira | 10 Candle Makers from Melbourne and Sydney | Travelshopa

 

Maisey Candles

Family-owned scent concoctions that have transcended four generations

Available at various stockists.

The idea behind Maisey Candles evolved from its founder’s great-grandmother whose nickname was ‘Maisey’. Maisey loved the aroma of beautiful candles and spent hours making her own candle creations. Her recipe has been handed down to four generations. Do you love aromas that remind you of a warm and welcoming home? Look no further than Maisey Candles.

Maisey Candles | 10 Candle Makers from Melbourne and Sydney | Travelshopa


 

SOH Melbourne

An innovating and modern approach to age old perfumes

1080b High Street, Armadale, VIC 3143

SOH Melbourne is a fragrance house founded by husband and wife team, Nathan & Kristine Brown. SOH candles and perfume fragrances are built upon a blend of natural perfumes with flowers hand picked from the petal fields in Grasse to luxurious lavender fields in Australia’s Daylesford. These fragrances are highly concentrated and are hand poured and formulated in Melbourne, of course.

SOH Melbourne | 10 Candle Makers from Melbourne and Sydney | Travelshopa


 

The Luxuriate

Candles made with natural stones, wood and alloys

Available at various stockists.

The Luxuriate was established to create beautiful sensory objects inspired by nature. The collection connects a composition of earth, infinite light and perfume. The result? Fine fragrances meticulously curated by a fourth generation perfumer and packaged in a collection of natural stones, wood and alloys. The Luxuriate also offers a complimentary gold monogramming service on all Leather & Oud collection candles.

The Luxuriate | 10 Candle Makers from Melbourne and Sydney | Travelshopa
The Luxuriate | 10 Candle Makers from Melbourne and Sydney | Travelshopa

 

10 Candle Makers from Melbourne and Sydney

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