Must see shopping in Newtown & the Inner West

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    Mitchell Road Antique & Design Centre

    This extraordinary vintage and antique market is a warehouse full of retro chic, whether you are after original 1970s Lego, pre-loved rocking horses, a…

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    Carriageworks Farmers Market

    Over 70 regular stallholders sell their goodies at Sydney's best farmers market, established to connect small NSW producers with consumers in the big city…

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    Little Bottleshop

    One of Sydney's best bottle shops for those interested in Australian wine, this unassuming place features an excellent curated selection of small-vineyard…

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    Gleebooks is one of Sydney’s best bookshops, with its aisles full of politics, arts and general fiction titles, and the staff really know their stuff…

  • Faster Pussycat

    Inspired by ‘trash pop culture, hot rods and rock and roll’, this cool cat coughs up retro clothing and accessories for all genders and ages (including…

  • Grounds Markets

    Alexandria's favourite factory-garden-farm-cafe hosts these excellent markets, with a rotating crop of crafty stallholders and delicious baked treats.

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    Better Read Than Dead

    This is our favourite Newtown bookshop, and not just because of the pithy name and the great selection of Lonely Planet titles. Nobody seems to mind if…

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    Beautiful designer furniture and homewares are created from repurposed wood at this striking historic warehouse space. It's well worth a browse and there…

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    Glebe Markets

    The best of the west: Sydney's bohemian inner-city contingent beats a course to this crowded retro-chic market. There are some great handicrafts and…

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    Deus Ex Machina

    This kooky showroom is crammed with classic and custom-made motorcycles and surfboards. A hybrid workshop, cafe and offbeat boutique, it stocks men's and…

  • Seafolly

    Here’s where the famous Aussie women’s swimwear label sells its sexy seconds, samples and discontinued lines. As well as bikinis to battle over, there are…

  • Darren Knight Gallery

    This little, off-the-beaten-track, two-storey gallery showcases established and up-and-coming artists from Australia and New Zealand.

  • Beehive Gallery

    If it’s handmade or Japanese, it has a home in this lovely, handcraft-filled store.

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    Berkelouw Books

    Six generations of Berkelouws have specialised in second-hand books and printed rarities since setting up shop in Holland in 1812. The contemporary shops…

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    A bargain outlet for a big local brand, Oxford stocks reasonably priced but stylish mens- and womenswear, including well-tailored shirts, suits and ties…

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    Egg Records

    Just off King Street, this secondhand and new music store is the perfect place to, say, complete your collection of 1980s David Bowie 12-inch singles, or…

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    Broadway Shopping Centre

    Inside the rejuvenated Grace Bros building (check out the cool old globes above the facade), this centre has dozens of shops, a food court, a cinema…

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    Annandale Galleries

    A highly regarded backstreet commercial gallery that represents, among others, Aboriginal artists from the communities of Maningrida and Yirrkala in…

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    Blue Dog

    This Newtown classic has an excellent selection of posters of all types. It's the go-to for local students when some decoration of the new share house is…

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    Utopia Art

    Utopia exhibits Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal artists in a contemporary context.