SHOP Articles

 

Contra

First things first: this place is a little hard to find. But in that way that a good happy hour is hard to find, which is to say that it’s totally worth the ...

Crown Ruler online store

Working since the year 2000, the Melbourne via Adelaide crew have been working with amazing talent both local and International, organising some killer parti...

TUB online store

The word 'curated' gets chucked around a lot in retail marketing. Got more than three things on your shelf? Are they different from each other? Congr...

IRRÉVERSIBLE online store

There is just that something extra special about vintage couture that makes the fashionista in me piddle (and I know I’m not the only one). Founded in Sydney...

Secret Identity Comics

This is the fanciest comic book store I’ve ever set foot in. It’s not everyday that you see a group geeking out over the latest Saga trade atop glistening wo...

The Stores

It seems weird to write about what is essentially a very (very) fancy supermarket, but The Stores, a new food market that's just opened in West End, does...

Junky Comics store

We were promised a bricks-and-mortar Junky and by golly, Batman, we've got one - local comic-book-loving legend Vlada Edirippulige is opening Brisbane...

Mappins Nursery & Aquarium

I think we can all agree that the ultimate home décor is the indoor-rainforest kind. Everyone loves a good leaf, right? Unfortunately, it can be hard to acqu...

Pepper & Bean

There's something to be said for specialisation. After what feels like decades of revering the slashies (actor/model/singer, bar/cafe/bistro, magazine/ap...

Junky Comics

Considering the global and enduring popularity of comics, it seems like everyone is pretty on board with the medium that is pictures with words over the top....

Pieces 4 Places

Doesn't buying homewares make you feel like such an adult? La-de-dah look at me with my newly-acquired angora throw. Nobody needs to know that you woke u...

John Yuyi swimsuits at RBK online

Is your life lacking in appropriate weirdness? Well, friends, your life will be boring no longer after you track the progress of Melbourne-based online store...

PITCH shop

Crisp graphics, surreal product photos and pitch-perfect pastels aren't the only things PITCH are known for. Since Christie Morgan launched the online zi...

Minami

I first met Julia Busittil Nishimura in the middle of a Tokyo typhoon in 2012. We had mutual friends so we arranged a karaoke date, as you do. After a miscom...

Paddington Deli & Epicerie

Bringing a little slice of Paris to Paddington, the Paddington Deli & Epicurie is the place for all your aspirational European needs. Ceramic potted jam?...

Showroom

The cold has left us sleepy-eyed, coffee-reliant and in denial of the monstrous sound of our alarm clocks. Showroom is a warm light at the end of this tunnel...

Genki Mart

You know how every time you go to a Sushi Train or Wagaya or Wagamama you secretly believe that the free edamame they give you to start with are the best thi...

Logical Unsanity Bookshop & Gallery

Yarran Jenkins has been collecting books for ten years. After amassing a library that fills two sheds and stocks stalls and bookstores across two states, he&...

The Pop Up Trove

Local jewellery and accessories label Molten has been creating beautiful things to put on and around your body since 2011, and now they're popping up IRL...

Violent Green and Apartment's new store

Everyone's favourite inner-city cool-kid gear-peddlers Violent Green have moved out of their Elizabeth Arcade digs and into some fresh ones on Albert Str...

Monika Groceries

Have you ever made tortillas? Like actual maize flour and water, roll them out with a wine bottle and fry them in a skillet proper tortillas? I have. They...

Feel The Future

Renee Warne and Gibson Fox (the two we know from Billy Bride, in addition to - respectively - doing a million other things) have been feeling their way aroun...

Künstler

Just like cut grass between your toes, the feel of glossy paper between your fingertips can be the most satisfying of sensations. Stoking the flames of the f...

Blonde Venus new space

The time has come for Blonde Venus to throw off the shackles of dark space and move into the more minimalist Japanese-architecture-via-Steve-Reich (or Daft P...

Malt Traders

Lob the word 'traders' after 'malt' and suddenly you're getting all high-seas and under the table deals, but Malt Traders don't deal ...

Distal Phalanx

Distal Phalanx is a new concept fashion store located in a Melbourne nightclub basement (aka a sexy, underground style cavern) that stocks over 20 different ...

Wilde Flora

A thing of beauty is a joy forever, but it's even sweeter when it's not just beautiful. Wilde Flora, with their tiny, lush shop space full of crystal...

Jenny Kee online shop

Jenny Kee planted her waratah totem seed on the internet, and will you just look at what has bloomed! A beautifully animated website, fully equipped with an ...