Without doubt, Melbourne is the undisputed fashion capital of Australia, and this reflects upon some of its fine clothing and boutique shopping outlets. And if you are not certain if you are trendy or not then a walk around the shops of Melbourne will give you a taste of what is currently fashionable or not.
There are many fashion places in Melbourne to grab your attention. And there are numerous other retail outlets selling just about everything you can think of.
Bus Charter Melbourne regularly take small groups on shopping excursions as our luxury travel makes getting to the venues and carrying all your shopping easy and simple.
Here are some ideas of great retail outlets that you may want to add to your next shopping excursion.
Bourke Street Mall
Strictly speaking this is not actually a mall, but really a pedestrian-only section of Bourke Street which hosts many different kinds of shops and markets.
The iconic Victorian architecture makes visiting this mall particularly favourable as well as top brand-name outlets such as: David Jones, H&M, Myer, and Zara.
Queen Victoria Market
If you love the buzz and excitement of real markets then Queen Victoria Market is a must-see venue. This 120 year-old market is the largest open air market in the whole Southern Hemisphere.
In fact it is so big a day will not be enough to get around and see all the marvellous stalls and outlets. The market’s main focus is fresh produce such as flowers, vegetables, meat and poultry.
Chadstone Shopping Center
Situated only half an hour from the centre of Melbourne is the largest shopping center in Australia. Chadstone Shopping Center is so big it has something for absolutely everybody.
Which includes high-end brand name fashion outlets to relatively cheap locally made products. No matter what age group you are shopping for this mall will have it all covered.
The CBD of Melbourne is situated between the Emporium and Bourke Street Mall. And it all forms one huge mall that the locals call Melbourne Central. With multiple floors this large retail space is home to over 300 different shops.
If your preference is for international brand names such as Louis Vuitton then this is the place for you. Just a stone’s throw away is the historic Shot Tower which is well worth a visit as well.
This iconic Melbourne street is surrounded by superb Victorian-style buildings which make it one of the most beautiful shopping areas in the city. Not only are the buildings grand they also house elite stores selling the most expensive brands on the planet.
Heading down Collins Street you will certainly need a bulging purse as there are no discount stores in sight.