From food to jewelry to clothing, Melbourne is one of the best shopping places in Australia. The Bourke Street Mall is one of Australia’s most well known shopping areas. With it’s new and trendy appearance, it attracts people from all over the country. The mall offers stores such as DavidJones, Myer, and H&M. Even though Bourke Street Mall offers a wide variety of retail and dining options, it’s prime location is something to talk about. It is located right by the city’s Chinatown section, which is known to have some world renowned restaurants you do not want to miss.
Another one of Melbournes largest and most popular shopping centers is the Emporium Melbourne. This shopping center is home to 225 stores ranging from department stores to high end designers. Some of the stores that are offered include Kate Spade, Lululemon, Michael Kohrs, and Rip Curl. On top of that, there are also various food options including Guzman y Gomez, Charlie & Co., and Top Juice. Its world class design and architecture of the building is sure to catch the eye of any local or tourist walking by.
One of the main shopping centers one thinks about when talking about Melbourne shopping is Melbourne Central. This is a huge shopping complex, as it hold around 300 stores in it. Some of these stores includes those such as Bardot, Nike, Cotton On, and Calvin Klein. Melbourne Central also includes an array of food options that include places such as Sumo Salad, Breadtop, Max Brenner, Theobroma Chocolate Lounge, and Boost Juice. One of the most prominent features of the structure is the giant marionette watch. Melbourne Central is very easily to get to by foot, car, and public transportation. During a trip to Melbourne, this large shopping center is definitely not one you want to miss.
St. Collins Lane
One of the most recent additions to Melbourne’s shopping district is St. Collins Lane. This shopping center offers brands from all over the world. Some of the stores that are offered here include places such as Coach, Zadig & Voltair, and L’Agent. Some of the food options that are offered include Burger Project, Los Vida, and Runya’s Room.
Queen Victoria Market
Aside from the shopping centers that Melbourne has to offer, there is also very popular markets that are a must. One of the most famous markets is the Queen Victoria Market, also proud to be named the largest open air market in the Southern Hemisphere. A large portion of the market offers various fresh produce, gourmet food, and delicacies. The Queen Victoria Market also offers clothing, jewelry, and craft stalls.
Collingwood Factory Outlets
If you are in more of a bargin or outlet shopping mood, Melbourne also offers the Collingwood’s factory outlets. Offered here are brand names such as Adidas, New Balance, and Converse. Along with that some more affordable shops and boutiques are offered, where you are sure to find your new favorite bargin shopping location.