Discover Sydney's best shops
Love to shop? Sydney shopping has it all, from luxe labels and home-grown fashion to buzzy markets and outlet tours. So if you're looking for a dose of retail therapy, here are a few places to start.
In the city centre, Westfield Sydney has set the pace for sensational shopping. As well as Zara and Gap, you'll find four floors of fashion favourites. Stroll through the historic Queen Victoria Building and Strand Arcade, as popular for their beautifully restored interiors as they are for the fabulous fashion boutiques featuring local and international brands.
Castlereagh, Elizabeth and King streets host the world's most famous designer brands, including Chanel and Gucci, while Australia's two largest department stores, Myer and David Jones, have all the top brands as well as a stylist to help you choose the best outfit. You'll find Top Shop on the corner of King and George streets.
Inner Sydney's shopping precincts have their own individual sense of style.Paddington's Oxford Street is the most well-known, with two kilometres of funky boutiques and high-street fashion. Just off Oxford Street is The Intersection on Glenmore Road where you'll find the best Australian labels. Other fashion hot-spots include Military Road in Mosman, Crown Street in Surry Hills, Queen Street in Woollahra and Darling Street in Balmain.