Darlinghurst is a trendy suburb and is a great shopping destination. From alternative and designer fashion boutiques to art galleries displaying artworks from budding Australian artists, shopping in Darlinghurst is an adventure.
While Oxford St, which stretches from Hyde Park to South Dowling St, is considered to be the main shopping area of Darlinghurst, there are a number of boutiques located just off Oxford St and Crown St that have fantastic items for sale. While Darlinghurst shops are known to be expensive, bargains are still to be had in many of its stores.
Fashion Shops in Darlinghurst
In Darlinghurst you will find a number of fashion boutiques selling new and vintage fashions alongside Australian and international chain stores such as American Apparel (82 Oxford St). Some of the best fashion shops in Darlinghurst include:
- Diederic The Cat - 3/201 Darlinghurst Rd - (02) 9360 1484 - Diederic The Cat can be easy to miss, but step inside for a great selection of European and American designer clothing for women and men. Diederic The Cat stocks everything from basic t-shirts and jeans to that special outfit as well as leather shoes and bags.
- Alfie's Friend Rolfe - 1/221 Darlinghurst Rd - (02) 9631 0220 - Alfie's Friend Rolfe is just a few doors away from Diederic The Cat and stocks a carefully selected collection of womens and mens fashion from Australian and international designers. There is an overall girly aesthetic for the women and a decidedly cool look for the boys.
- Capital L - 333 South Dowling St - (02) 9361 0111 - Capital L is where to shop for the best Australian fashions for women and men in Darlinghurst. A beautifully decorated interior mataches the clothing and accessories on display.
- Blue Spinach - 348 Liverpool St - (02) 9331 3904 - Blue Spinach is one of Darlinghurst's best shops for new and used designer clothing and accessories. The items in Blue Spinach are guaranteed authentic and you're sure to pick up a designer item for a fraction of the original price.