There are few places in all of Australia that keep up with fashion, art, furniture and other trends quite like Melbourne. From vintage to cutting edge, boutique to big time, and second hand to couture, Melbourne’s eclectic retail scene is brimming with alluring labels, products and shopping experiences. If you’re planning on visiting Melbourne and you want to indulge in a little retail therapy, the following tips will help you find just what you’re looking for.
Hit up the markets
If you’re looking for fresh produce, boutique bakery items, unique gifts, bargains and trendy fashions, there’s nothing like Melbourne’s markets. The only hard part about shopping the markets is choosing which one you want to visit! Most visitors start with the famous Queen Victoria Market in the CBD, and then move on to find creative local art and fashion at Fitzroy’s Rose Street Artists’ Market. Also check out the Dandenong Market, the Hawthorn Craft Market, Prahran Market, and the Southside Handmade & Vintage Market.