Brisbane shopping

Perfume in Fortitude Valley

Libertine

While you won't stumble across any celeb-endorsed eau de toilettes at Libertine, you will discover some of the world's most coveted and hard-to-find perfume and skincare brands for women and men. Among them is Amoua…
Fashion & Accessories in Fortitude Valley

James Street

Channelling West LA with its low-slung architecture, sports cars and fashionable eateries and bars, this is the Valley's most glamorous strip. The recent addition of The Calile Hotel complex has boosted the street's…
Antiques in Kangaroo Point & Woolloongabba

Woolloongabba Antique Centre

Brisbane's biggest antiques centre is a veritable sea of memories and design inspiration. Scour its 60-plus stalls for original and upcycled furniture (including Danish Modernist pieces), collectable glassware, Amer…
Food in Central Brisbane

Noosa Chocolate Factory

Don't delude yourself: the small-batch, artisanal chocolates from this Sunshine Coast Willy Wonka will override any self-control. Best sellers include generous, marshmallowy Rocky Road and a very Queensland concocti…
Food in Fortitude Valley

Angelo's Fresh Pasta

Kneading the good stuff since 1968, northern Italian Angelo peddles perfect pasta from a red shed in a backstreet car park. You'll find both fresh and dry varieties, such as beetroot fettuccine, basil tagiatelle and…
Gifts & Souvenirs in Brisbane

Green Tangerine

A lifesaver for those who have it all, Green Tangerine stocks a sharp, eclectic mix of mostly Australian design objects. Cast your eye across neatly stocked shelves and racks for contemporary pottery and jewellery, …
Fashion & Accessories in Fortitude Valley

Camilla

Fans of Camilla's statement-making silk kaftans include Beyoncé and Oprah Winfrey. And while the label may be Bondi based, its wildly patterned, resort-style creations – which also include frocks, tops, jumpsuits an…
Fashion & Accessories in Fortitude Valley

Phoebe Paradise

Indie boutique Phoebe Paradise prides itself on selling 'fashion for ratbags'. At the helm is local artist-designer-musician Phoebe Sheehy, whose bold creations – from maxi dresses to socks – are known for their str…
Market in Brisbane

Finders Keepers Markets

A cool, biannual market with live music, street food and over 200 stalls showcasing the wares of independent Australian designers, artists and craftspeople. It's a great spot to score high-quality, one-off fashion p…
Music in South Bank

Jet Black Cat Music

Serious music fans know all about Shannon Logan and her little West End record shop. She's usually behind the piano-cum-counter, chatting with a loyal fan base who drop in for an in-the-know, hard-to-find booty of i…