Fashion and Shopping
Love to shop? Then Sydney is fabulous, with all its international labels, innovative designers, master artisans and beautiful arcades. In the vibrant city centre, the 19th century grandeur of the Queen Victoria Building defines shopping elegance with three levels devoted to fashion, jewellery and gifts.
A stroll away is the Strand Arcade, another gorgeous colonial arcade where you’ll find hatters, shoemakers, dressmakers, jewellers, cafes and restaurants. Walk through this charming arcade to the Pitt Street Mall and Westfield Sydney, a gleaming complex with more than 250 enticing stores.
From bustling Chinatown to the historic Rocks, the city centre offers many enticing shopping experiences. In the fine colonial, art deco and modernist buildings in Martin Place, a pedestrian mall, are more international labels and jewellers such as Paspaley, which sells lovely natural pearls.
Designer shopping is a pleasure in this spectacular harbour city, where you can ascend the Sydney Tower Eye above Westfield Sydney for stunning panoramic views. From cutting-edge designs to offbeat fashions to handcrafted delights, Sydney is the wonderful creative capital of Australia.
In Sydney’s favourite neighbourhood shopping streets is a diverse mix of boutiques, cool cafes and hip bars. At buzzy markets browse for the next big thing in fashion. Paddington Markets helped launch and the fashion careers of luminaries such as Sass & Bide and Zimmerman.
For tailored shopping tours with your own personal stylist, join Chic in the City for designer boutiques in the city centre and fashionable neighbourhoods where famous celebrities shop. You can even combine high tea with a style consultation and shopping tour at the in the city.
The sparkling blue Sydney harbour is one of the great natural harbours in the world. Enjoy harbour sightseeing with a shopping trip on the Shopper Hopper, a ferry to Birkenhead Point and Sydney’s largest factory outlet centre. And for the perfect day out, unwind with a luxurious spa treatment.