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Pet Shop Girls open new store

The ever-formidable fashion legends over at Pet Shop Girls have again defied their brothers and moved (north) east from their previous home in Curtin Haus to...

Verner flagship store

We need not introduce you to Ingrid Verner. She's been making the clothes you've been seeing on bodies around town for the past few years (and former...

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...

Sunday Morning Designs pop-up shop

We've all been stuck in a David Jones on Christmas Eve, questioning everything we know and love, leaving with impulse purchases, a disdain for consumeris...

APOM

Kajsa and Kate, brains behind local label APOM (A Part of Me), have spent the last couple of years designing some pretty sweet threads. Over time, a selectio...

One Night Stand pop-up

The peeps at One Night Stand's sleepwear won't stop sassin' us with all their Donut Disturbs and banana socks. They've got a one-week-only po...

Koncent

Koncent is the first Australian incarnation of the Japanese boutique store of the same name. It sells some really nice homewares and some beautifully designe...

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...

Bassike Rankins Lane

Fresh white walls, polished floorboards, arched fireplace, big soft circular rug, casually draped sheepskins, artfully placed pot plants, coffee tables so lo...

Craft Victoria Pop Up Shop

Jeez. 28 days, over 60 makers, ceramics, glass, jewellery, paper, timber, textiles. Craft Victoria really have taken the idea of the pop up to it's logic...

Monchereamie at Dagmar Rousset

Monchereamie are an enigmatic collective of fashion and design types who have banded together to create an online collection of carefully selected garments b...

Found Sound

Places like Found Sound are the reason eBay will never conquer the boutique, street-side music shop. I was in there chatting to owner Lewis Boyes about how i...

Saibu no Akuma

Translating roughly to 'devil in the details', Fitzroy's Saibu no Akuma (細部 の 悪魔) take Ludwig Mies van der Rohe's architecture principles of ...

Trophy Wife Salon

Trophy Wife Nail Art's Chelsea Bagan started out little, doing house calls for parties and hen's nights, and painting her own nails. Just last week s...

Kuwaii Flinders Lane

Kuwaii's flagship store has just opened in Flinders Lane's beloved Cathedral Arcade. It's hard to imagine a more appropriate location for their s...

The Good Copy

The Good Copy is good copy personified. Or at least made physical. Aside from being extremely skilled at schooling people on ways of writing well, The Good C...

Chappelli Cycles

The cycling lanes aren’t dominated by lycra-clad, upper-middle-class men anymore. Turns out it’s just cheaper (and often quicker) to commute on your bike the...

Footscray Community Bike Shed

A bike is pretty much the best present you can get. What else gives you a lifetime's worth of transport, exercise, independence and bunny hops? Right now...

Bitter Orca Guitar Works

Ryan Lamb is going to make my beat up old Epiphone Dot wail like it used to. I trust Ryan because he's a real deal guitar tech; one of those flannel-clad...

Limedrop

Known for geometric prints, neon colours and bold cuts, Melbourne-based label Limedrop was created with dreams of travel in mind. Clea Garrick is the woman b...

Lucky Buster Hair

Lucky Buster Hair is all pleasant smells, plants and beauty. At the helm of this hair paradise is the beautiful Sarah. Sarah started hairdressing at 15, mak...

Local Organics

For the last four or so years, Angie Orrego and Marcus Garafillis have been selling organic fresh fruit and veg out of their backyard in Brunswick East. They...

Loose Leaf

On entering Loose Leaf for the first time I was filled with the overwhelming feeling of wanting to stay. Everywhere I looked made me feel happy and every tim...

Claude Maus new store and sale

Claude Maus, those drapers quality fabrics and savvy sheerness, have just opened a new store on Chapel Street. They also happen to be discounting 30% off sel...

Soapranos Coin Laundrette

In case you didn't know, Soapranos in Collingwood is a coin laundrette whose business is providing machines in which you can wash and dry your dirty clot...

dot.COMME

I'm not normally one for hyperbole but riding the lift of the Nicholas Building and stepping inside the door of dot.COMME's new physical space is kin...

The Standard Store

The Standard Store has, we hear, been doing some pretty good business for the past three or so years up in Sydders. So it's only natural (Neil Finn voice...