Best for Fashion
Savvy Brands sells a great selection of stylish fashion and accessories plus gifts and home wares from local and International designers. Billie & Rose has a few stores in Perth and offers fashion forward pieces for both men and women with designers such as Alice McCall and denim from Cheap Monday. If you are looking for retro 50’s inspired fashion head to Burlesque Baby (which stocks great lingerie too) or check out Miss Brown Vintage that stocks vintage pieces from the 50’s to the 80’s. For strictly local designer inspiration stop by Hatch which stocks over 25 West Australian labels. For the little ones (0-14yrs) Mini Marche sells divine baby and children’s clothing as well as a collection of toys and gifts.
Savvy Brands, 80 George Street, East Freemantle
Billie & Rose, 68 King St, Perth & 672 Beaufort St, Mt Lawley
Burlesque Baby, 567 Wellington St, Perth
Miss Brown Vintage, 278 William Street, Northbridge
Hatch, Shop 55, Carillon City, Hay St, Perth
Mini Marche, 47 Market Street, Fremantle (08) 9433 315
Time: First Saturday of the month. 8.30am-3.30pm
Best for Presents
At The Den sells quirky, unusual gifts for hard to buy for friends - colourful clothing, cards, jewellery and art pieces. The Retail Gallery at the Fremantle Arts Centre is great for design minded friends – choose from pieces by local artists such as jewellery, textiles, books, ceramics and glass. For book lovers, head to New Edition Bookshop, where you can get lost amongst the literary titles and get some terrific staff recommendations.
At The Den, 250 South Terrace, South Freemantle (08) 9430 9522
Freemantle Arts Centre (FAC), 1 Finnerty St, Freemantle (08) 9432 9555
New Edition Bookshop, 82 High Street, Freemantle (08) 9335 2383
Subiaco Pavilion Markets, Subiaco Oval
With over 60 stalls, selling everything from original artworks to organic produce as well as fashion, jewellery and local treasures, these markets are popular with both tourists and locals. Go in the evenings or on Sunday afternoons for the added ambience of live entertainment.
Times: 10am-9pm Thursday & Friday 9am-5pm Saturday & Sunday.
Kalamunda Village Market, Kalamunda
These traditional village markets are held on the first Saturday of the month, about 30 minutes drive east of the city. Arts, crafts, clothes, jewellery and fresh produce are all on offer and there is a great friendly, community feel.