Started in a box sized store, Violent Green has become one of the leading fashion stores in Australia with two outlets across major cities. The one in Brisbane has somewhat of a cult following with youngsters and working professionals who love the collection here. The place houses renowned local brands along with many reputed international brands as well. Since its beginning a few years ago, the store has come a long way in terms of fan following and a collection to die for.
Back when the mall was refurbished, 1200 construction workers spent about 150,000 hours working on it. As one of the major attractions in the city of Brisbane, Queen Street Mall covers an area the size of two rugby league fields and attracts approximately 70,000 people daily. Visitors can choose from 1200 shops, 300 cafes/restaurants or 20 cinemas when trying to decide how to spend their time in the Mall, or simply relax in the unhurried atmosphere Brisbane is famous for. Free entertainment features often include music, fashion, comedy and street theater performances.
Calexico is an Australian multi-brand retailer of women’s fashion. The store was opened in 2010 by owner and buyer Nicky Charman who is assisted by her sister Rebel Hendrie. Their range consists of products such as shoes, lingerie, clothing, etc. Some of the notable brands it stocks include Aquel Allegra, Noam Hanoch and Mara Hoffman. The store is situated on James Street in the suburb of Fortitude Valley, Brisbane. The store is open throughout the week.
Libertine Parfumerie is an exclusive fragrance emporium that is Parisian inspired. The brand was established in 2008 and has grown to have a cult following. They have two boutiques one in Brisbane and one in Sydney. Their Brisbane boutique can be found on Robertson Street in the suburb of New Farm. They are open all though the week and welcome visitors to attend their unique events, discover a perfect gift for someone or just sample their fine fragrances.
Stephen Dibb Jewellery is a popular jewelery brand in the city and is known for its stunning collection of engagement rings. Marked by some really expensive stones and pieces that date back to the 17th Century, this store is the best place to get your fiancée that perfect engagement ring. You will love the collection and choosing one will be a task with their wide array of pieces.
A favorite garment stop for women in the city, Camargue has been in operation since 1978 and is a well-known stop for purchasing some quality clothing goods. The store specializes in displaying trendy apparels from local brands for women. Tops, jackets, skirts, pants and gowns are all stocked under one roof. The staff here is quite knowledgeable about the products and will ensure you only choose clothes that are a complete fit for your personality. Various sales are also conducted by the store in which you can shop for high quality goods at budget prices.
MacArthur Central is every shopping freaks delight. With a string of branded stores for clothing and accessories, this place is one of the fashion hot spots for people with a humble budget. One can find renowned brand names like Polo Ralph Lauren. In case you feel famished after a long day of fun shopping, you can always go to the food court and enjoy a quick bite. Conveniently reachable by public transport, this place is not worth giving a miss. Do check the website for store timings.
City International Duty Free is a convenient central locations for travelers to save Duty and/or GST (10% goods and services tax) costs. The product range is diverse and consists of cosmetics, electronics, jewelery, luggage, film, Australian souvenirs and much more. However, the best bargains are on products such as cigarettes, alcohol and perfume because they currently contain both Duty and GST. The store also offers competitive prices for the non-traveler, so it may be wise to compare prices. There is another City International Duty Free in central Brisbane on Adelaide Street.
The Big W chain of department stores is known for its exhaustive inventory and discounted prices. With over 170 outlets all over Australia, the chain of stores is a household name. Located on Queen Street, their CBD outlet of Brisbane is a part of the iconic MacArthur Central. Offering a wide range of consumer products such as clothing, home decor and home accessories, sports and recreational gear, footwear and electronics, to name a few, the store is home to some of the most popular brands and labels like Peter Morrissey, Mambo, Emerson, Grace Hill and many more!
The Apple Store in Brisbane, is located on Queen Street, in MacArthur Chambers. The retail store stocks on the latest from the iconic brand, and has an eclectic inventory that includes Macbooks, iMacs, iPods, IPads, IPhones and much more. They also have a good collection of accessories such as speakers, stereos, protective cases and much more for your apple products. Open all week, this is Brisbane's awesome iFix.
Adelaide Street is one of the main streets in Brisbane, Australia and can be found upon the northern shore of the Brisbane river. It can be accessed via the Central Station in Central Brisbane. Along the streets there are several buildings that are part of the Queensland Heritage Register, including the Brisbane City Hall, Anzac Square and Rowes Building. It is also the location for the commemorative Anzac Day Parade that annually takes place in March. The street is also lined with busy boutiques, from high-end stores such as Gorman to global retailers such as Aesop and H&M.
Louis Vuitton, fondly called LV, is a French fashion brand that is synonymous luxury and style. Their plush store in Brisbane in Queens Plaza stocks an encompassing range that include products such as leather goods, shoes, trunks, sunglasses, accessories, watches, jewelry and more.