SHOP Articles

 

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...

Centre for Style new space

After a reasonable hiatus and some serious spring cleaning, Centre for Style has reopened in a brand new space behind SLOPES gallery. The shop has re-emerged...

Schoolhouse Studios, expressions of interest now open

For two and half years Schoolhouse Studios gave creatives cheap rent, wild parties, strong vibes, left-feild workshops, a warped old basketball court and a f...

Happy Valley

Chris Crouch is no stranger to the retail business. After having owned Polyester Records for over a decade, he took a hiatus and is now back in the game with...

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...

Herr Blick Northcote

“Herr Blick ist kein preisgekrönter Salon.” sternly proclaims the landing page of the Herr Blick website. Floating below is the disembodied, leat...

NOW + 4EVA pop-up concept store

If you think about it, everything is a concept. This concept, however, has been heavily adhered to. Architecture in Helsinki just launched their new album, N...

Free shaves at Herr Blick

Calling out to the suave and unshaven: the boutique hair people at Herr Blick are offering free shaves with their hair cuts until Saturday March 29. Master L...

A.P.C. Melbourne

When I think of A.P.C. I think of red-lipped Parisian women at candle-lit dinner parties. I think of cigarettes on the balcony, male models chopping wood nex...

Dagmar Rousset Collingwood

There are some things in life that are so utterly entrancing they slip past your senses and lodge themselves firmly in your heart before you've even real...

Temple Town

Tom Farmer is a barber. He wasn't always a barber, though – he worked as a graphic designer until the GFC hit and made him ask, “Is this really mak...

Third Drawer Down Southside

Third Drawer Down opened their doors south of the river yesterday to a warm welcome and even warmer weather. The think-tank baby of Abi Compton is pretty muc...

Strange Neighbour Darkroom

Strange Neighbour is now offering memberships to an exclusive and revered club. The club allows you to spend many hours in a completely black room where you ...

Distal Phalanx

Distal Phalanx is a new concept fashion store located in the depths of the Liberty Social. If you've found yourself at the club in the early hours of the...

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 ...

Men+Co

For Sammy Bouayad, the journey to his single-chair barber shop (opened with partners Chris and Gary from Meddlers) within the wood-panel chic, old-timey redo...

Kinoak x Underground Sundae Pop*Shop

Melbourne/Japan-based label Kinoak and Melbourne/NZ jewellery label Underground Sundae are collaborating with Seventh Gallery and holding a pop-up shop on Ge...