– Shopping in Perth –
From eclectic markets to stylish malls, Perth offers a host of shopping options. here you can stock up on trendy beach fashions, buy unique aboriginal art, discover antiques or find special gifts to suit your loved ones
The shopping is centred on several main areas, each oozing their own unique style. Why not make a shopping day of it by heading out on the Perth to Fremantle train line? start in Perth City and head to subiaco, Claremont, Cottesloe and Fremantle to really immerse yourself in shopping heaven. you’ll find so much to buy that the only difficulty you’ll have is getting your new purchases home again!
Perth City offers a whirlwind of shopping experiences, open seven days of the week. From unique designer goods to major department stores the city’s rich mix of retail outlets encompasses the latest in fashion, style and technology. the murray and Hay street malls are particularly popular as pedestrian only streets where you’ll discover a treasure trove of fashion, jewellery and accessories. Originally created to help pedestrians traverse the wide city blocks, arcades including Carillon City, enex100, Piccadilly Plaza and trinity arcade have each developed their own distinctive character, offering shoppers an array of choice. the quaint english-tudor themed London Court is renowned for gemstones, hats and souvenirs. there’s also the brand new one40william shopping centre located on the corner of William and murray street. the city’s upmarket West end is where international fashion houses and labels have made their home in Perth. On the beautiful heritage streetscape of King street follow the Fashion Walk of Fame and visit some of the same brand stores found on Rodeo drive and the Champs-Élysées.
Further down towards Wellington street, independent boutiques and fashion houses offer unique items of clothing. Wesley Quarter is a fabulous new addition to the chic West end, tucked in behind the gothic style Wesley Church, built in the mid 1800’s. the glamorous shopping precinct is a superb example of old meets new. your West end wardrobe can include designer luggage, shoes, handbags, jewellery and, of course, designer clothing. Bargain hunters will love Harbour town, just out of the city centre on Wellington street. Here you’ll find discounted goods and factory seconds from big name retailers. the city is Perth’s place for fashion shopping. When you step into the city, you’ll step out with style.
Discover the creative heart of Perth in Northbridge where you can expect the unexpected. William street is a shopping mecca bursting with local fashion designers whose quirky stores will delight the most discerning fashionista. you’ll find unique pieces that are fashion forward, the perfect gift for someone who has everything or hard to find designer pieces from overseas.
Freo is the place to come to stock up on funky fashions, aboriginal art and stylish accessories. Fremantle is also famed for its vibrant weekend markets, which offer arts, fashions, foods and entertainment amid a lively carnival atmosphere. markets are also on offer at the e shed markets. Otherwise, set out down historic High street and its surrounds to find treasures like unique aboriginal art pieces, local fashion designers, second hand book shops and music shops.
Head into the heart of the suburbs to discover some of Perth’s loveliest areas where you will find upmarket shopping centres complete with out-of-the-way boutiques and designer stores. get off the train line from Perth to Fremantle at places like subiaco, Claremont and Cottesloe for particularly fashionable shopping. most of the activity in subiaco is centred on Rokeby Road and Hay street while Cottesloe’s shopping precinct is around napoleon street
Located in Claremont, one of Perth’s most affluent suburbs, Claremont Quarter is a sophisticated retail centre situated on Bayview terrace and st Quentin’s avenue. Featuring over 130 stylish boutiques, restaurants and cafes, the centre is one of Perth’s premier retail destinations.
Major shopping malls offering a wide mix of fashions, homewares, chain and department stores feature in many areas around Perth. shop in air-conditioned comfort and find everything you could possibly want all under the one roof. Find Perth’s major shopping centres at: Garden City Riseley st, Booragoon; Centro Galleria Collier Rd, morley; Claremont quarter Bayview tce Claremont; Karrinyup Shopping Centre Karrinyup Rd, Karrinyup; westfield whitfords City Whitfords ave, Hillarys.
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