With homespun markets, high-end fashion retailers and boutique pop-ups, shopping in Sydney is as diverse as the people who live here. Find one-off pieces and indulge in the latest in quality fashion all in the space of a few blocks.
Westfield Sydney, The Strand Arcade, and the Queen Victoria Building are three massive destinations to kickstart your inner-city shopping spree.
For a change of pace, why not take a stroll along some of the best markets in Sydney? Be sure to treat yourself to something perfectly delicious along the way!
Head to Paddy’s Markets in Chinatown and get lost in the hustle and bustle of this historic, eclectic marketplace. Make sure to keep your eye out for some excellent bargains and unique products. For the perfect mix of vintage designs and street cuisine, fossick through charming neighbourhood markets in Marrickville, Bondi, and The Rocks. Follow your shopper’s instincts and you’re sure to find a fabulously one-of-a-kind souvenir to take home.
Looking for a bit more glitz and glamour? You’ll love shopping in Sydney. The CBD boasts more shopping centres and high-end retailers than you could possibly get through in a day. The best place to start is right in the heart of the city at the pedestrian Pitt Street Mall. With arcades and shopping centres galore, Sydney is ready to entice you with clothes and accessories from some of the biggest names in international and home-grown fashion.
Your Sydney shopping guide isn’t complete without a trip down Oxford Street in Paddington, the home to some of Sydney’s most well-known clubs, as well as the annual Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras. By day, Oxford Street is the place to be seen for fashionistas in the know. Meanwhile, Surry Hills (once the home to Sydney’s ‘rag trade’) has been reinvented as the suburb of food, drink, and fashion.