Destinations For Shopping in Sydney
William Street, Paddington: Just off Oxford Street lies the very fabulous William Street, the perfect example of destination shopping at its best. Start down the far end with a coffee from delicatessan to die for Alimentari . A few doors up you can check out the second hand designer finds at Pelle Shoes and Di Nuovo . If you want to find the next best thing head over to The Corner Shop - achingly cool selection of local and overseas designer wear. Quench your thirst and graze on Italian style snacks at popular bar, 10 William Street before heading in to Just William Chocolates for a fine, handmade chocolate fix.
Alimentari -2 Hopetoun Street, Paddington
Pelle Shoes- 90 William Street, Paddington www.pelleshoes.com.au
Di Nuovo-92 William Street, Paddington www.dinuovo.com.au
The Corner Shop- 43 William Street, Paddington www.thecornershop.com.au
10 William St (one and the same)
Just William Chocolates-4 William Street, Paddington www.justwilliam.com.au
Darling Street, Balmain & Rozelle: This buzzy neighbourhood strip has plenty to offer the fashion forward shopper. For your denim fix head to Maple Jeans (www.maplestore.com.au) ,for women’s wear labels to covet try duckeggBlue (www.duckeggblue.com.au ) and for stylish fashion solutions for the whole family check out Alfie’s Store (www.alfies.com.au ). Feeling hungry? Make your sweet tooth dance with a visit to Adriano Zumbo’s Patisserie (www.adrianozumbo.com ) for exquisite cakes and macaroons or visit the Rozelle Markets on the weekend for some Turkish Gozleme or a fresh-squeezed juice.
Maple Jeans-267 Darling St, Balmain
Duckeggblue – 489 Darling Street, Balmain
Alfie’s Store- 348 Darling Street, Balmain
Adriano Zumba-296 Darling Street, Balmain
Rozelle Markets, Rozelle Public School, Darling St, Rozelle
King Street, Newtown: This pocket of the inner west is dotted with quirky cafes and laden with vintage treasures. Try Cream on King for retro gear for guys and girls or Mulberry Street Vintage for classic, quality vintage pieces. For fun, eclectic designer accessories and jewellery check out Mink Schmink and for on trend, pretty designer pieces straight from the runway go to Pretty Dog. If you want to stock up on local and international magazines you can’t go past Mag nation. And for organic fruits, veggies and beauty products Dr Earth Newtown is a joy.
Cream on King, 317 King St, Newtown
Mulberry Street Vintage,592 King St, Newtown
Mink Schmink, 457 King St, Newtown
Pretty Dog, 5 Brown St, Newtown
Mag nation, 155 King St, Newtown
Dr Earth Newtown, 287-289 King St, Newtown
Victor Churchill Butchers – Looking from its façade more like a Versace boutique than a butcher, this store is as much a tourist attraction as a place for Woollahra locals to buy fine meats. Specialising in fine meats, pates and ready cooked roasts this place is a carnivores dream. 132 Queen Street, Woollahra, 2025 www.victorchurchill.com
Sonoma Bakery – For people who are passionate about their bread, Sonoma bakery will make you happy. With 6 locations around Sydney, you are never far from your favourite loaf. www.sonoma.com.au to find a location near you
Fratelli Fresh sells fine Italian food and produce in an indoor market type setting. Two of their stores have a restaurant attached, so you can fill up on ricotta stuffed zucchini flowers and home made pasta before stocking up on ingredients to take home. Various Locations -www.fratellifresh.com.au