It's not long now until Australia's first H&M opens its doors in GPO. The flagship will cover three glorious floors and 5,000 square metres of men's, women's and children's clothing and will stock the full range of homewares. GPO Melbourne, opens Sat Apr 5.
350 Bourke St, Melbourne 3000
Nearby stations: Melbourne Central; Flinders street
Open Mon-Thu 10am-6pm; Fri 10am-8pm; Sat 10am-6pm; Sun 11am-5pm
A.P.C: QV Melbourne
Clean, fresh and minimal, French brand A.P.C injects European flavour into the QV precinct. The store features the full men's and women's collections as well as collaborations between other major international brands such as Bonton, Vanessa Seward and Nike. QV Melbourne, now open.
Cnr Swanston St & Lonsdale St
Nearby Stations: Melbourne Central
Open Mon-Wed 10am-6pm; Thu 10am-7pm; Fri 10am-9pm; Sat 10am-6pm; Sun 10am-5pm
The Cycle Shop at Country Road
Inside the Country Road stores of Chadstone and South Yarra you’ll find more than just the classic-yet-stylish pieces that the Australian brand is famous for. The Cycle Shop is a pop-up collaboration between Country Road and Collingwood cycle boutique Tokyo Bike. Think tailored chinos with stretchier fabric, flexible puffer vests and minimalist lace-ups. South Yarra & Chadstone, closes Wed Apr 30.
252 Toorak Road
South Yarra 3141
Nearby Stations: South Yarra
Telephone 03 9824 0133
Date 01 Mar-30 Apr
Open Mon-Thu 10am-6pm; Fri 10am-8pm; Sat 10am-5.30pm; Sun 11am-5pm
Third Drawer Down Southside
The Fitzroy designer craft emporium has a new southern sister. A Camille Walala mural adorns the outer facade, and within, you'll find plenty of artisan gifts, design wares and handcrafted goods. The carefully curated boutique will offer favourites from the Fitzroy store alongside exciting exclusive items. Prahran, now open.
155 Greville Street
Nearby Stations: Prahran
Open 11am-5pm Mon-Sat; 11am-4pm Sun
Savers Recycle Superstore: Ringwood
The ever-expanding op shop empire has added a king-size eastern outpost. It's as large as a department store and offers women's, men's and children's clothing, homewares, books and countless other knick-knacks at tantalisingly low prices. Ringwood, now open.
79-83 Maroondah Hwy
Nearby Stations: Ringwood
Telephone 03 9870 1600
Open Mon-Wed 9am-7pm; Thu-Fri 9am-9pm; Sat 9am-6pm; Sun 10am-6pm
Guerrilla Theatre Brand
Inspired by youth culture and street attitude, this thoroughly Australian brand has collaborated with photographer Peter Coulson and Australian skater Renton Millar. The result is a collection of bold everyday essentials including T-shirts, dresses and tanks styled with original prints, denim washes and monochrome. Windsor, opens Fri Apr 4.
143a Chapel Street
Nearby Stations: Windsor
Open Thu-Fri 5pm-9pm; Sat 11am-6pm; Sun noon-4pm
Deep in the rave-tastic basement of the Liberty Social is the newly created Distal Phalanx: a boutique featuring underground, independent designers from Melbourne and around the world. Peruse left-field creations from Japanese artists iLiL as well as M.Y.O.B – creators of chunky statement jewellery. Other designer include Cami XXX, MEAT, Maria Ke Fisherman, Julian Zigerli and KTZ. Liberty Social, now open.
Liberty Social, basement lvl
279 Flinders Ln
Nearby Stations: Flinders Street
Open Thu-Sat 3-10pm