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Paradise Structures

Melbourne design duo Annabelle and Alana Kingston create work that is peculiarly comforting in its wonky computer-generated approximation of a retro-cultural...

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...

Junky Comics x Phoebe Paradise pop-up

I know Melbourne is no stranger to DIY and independent publishing. Sure, you might be, or you might be all over it, deep in a lovely pit of staples and photo...

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...

Free bike servicing at Bikes Please

Squeaky wheel gets the grease guys. And to prove it on Saturday July 16th the excellent people at Bikes Please are offering FREE servicing to tighten up thos...

Hundo Instruments pop-up shop

I know I sound like a hippy but it's true: we all have the music inside of us. From the moment our tiny toddler hands can grip a toy xylophone mallet (or...

Limb Pop-up store

LIMB’s designers Andria Kiefer and Sinead Hargaeve have combined backgrounds in technical fashion design, art direction and styling. The old friends combine...

Skydiver

Ever had a moment with your friends where you all hear a song that's just so gosh-darn uplifting that it inspires you? As in, it doesn't just inspire...

Planting some advice for your indoor garden

With more and more of our time being spent inside, it makes sense the indoor plants scene is thriving. Why even leave the house when the foliage can come to ...

dot Comme, Curtin House

It's here! The much-loved online fashion boutique dot Comme has finally arrived in physical form. It's a collaborative project between Octavius LaRos...

No One Special

No One Special is a DIY publishing house that's as unassuming as its name. Its home Nowhere Special is nestled in a part of Lygon St that seems to be per...

Brunswick Wine Shop

Everyone knows one of the best ways to drink wine is in the park on a hot night with your friends. You just grab a couple of cheap plastic glasses from the c...

Strangeworld Records

My mate Nick Buckley told me about Strangeworld Records the other week. Nick's a vinyl enthusiast who lives just around the corner. Apparently he wandere...

Film Never Die Cafe

Film Never Die Cafe is less of a cafe and more of a hang out for devoted light painters. You can climb the creaky stairs, get a tasty coffee (it's availa...

Baserange Melbourne Summer Store

No Order Market is like a shimmering, hand-stitched sequin of hope for high fashion retail in Melbourne. And, as of a few days ago, they have a new addition ...

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...

Craft Victoria Pop Up Shop 2015

Jeez. one month, plenty of free events and demonstrations, around 70 of the best makers, ceramics, glass, jewellery, paper, timber, textiles. Craft Victoria ...

Eye Am Hair

You're a day-and-a-half deep into the music festival. You already woke up covered in a hot film of dry beer, sweat and muck but now you're absolutely...

Good Vibes Yoga

Short of spending a sunny morning on grassy patch next to a trickling waterfall, Good Vibes seems to me (a total novice) like the best possible environment t...

Shifting Worlds

In the last year, with the disappearance of several unique and beloved local shops (Dagmar Rousset and, more recently, Pet Shop Girls) coinciding with the op...

P.A.M.'s new home

When I was a teenager my friends and I used to go into the city after school just to lurk around the Someday Store on level two of Curtin House. We could nev...

Home-work x Radical Yes shop-in-shop

Radical Yes design shoes you can walk all day in and click your heels in when necessary. They're popping up in much-loved local design and textiles studi...

Guild of Objects

Every week we try to fill our events calendar with the best workshops we can find. Lately, any of the 'Clay Social' classes run out the back of Guild...

FME Apparel

Dressing comfortably in Richmond usually means fashioning your Tigers scarf into a hat or staying in your gym clothes all day. But with the arrival of FME Ap...

Vinyl Space Records & Collectables

Rag on International Record Store Day all you want; how major labels have co-opted the vinyl revival for their own corporate interests and bottlenecked the f...

Here & Far pop-up homewares shop

If you’ve ever started an Etsy search at ‘Moroccan cushion’ and ended up, three hours later, on — oh, I don’t know — ‘used novel by TAO LIN complete with Org...

Human Salon

Getting your hair done obviously isn't just about getting your hair done, it's about spending time with another human in a comfortable place that sme...

One Fine Print Pop-Up Showcase

Walls look terrible bald (echoes of previous tenants, cracks that remind us of the shifting sands under our very feet, mould) which is why we cover them. At ...