When it comes to fashion, Melbourne’s women definitely have it better. Local designers work with muted tones; colourful prints; intricate neck and hem details; and a near-infinite selection of cuts. It’s no surprise so many of our womenswear labels have gone on to make a name for themselves nationally and internationally.

We’re yet to see a mens-only label have the same impact. That's not to say local mens labels aren't on the same level. Mostly, it's about small but crucial adjustments to the classics: switching shirt-buttons for a zip, or taking a more tailored approach to casual wear.

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Best Womenswear Shopping in Melbourne

International Labels

Paul Smith

Smart eveningwear for men and women.

120 Collins Street (enter George Parade)
Melbourne VIC 3000


Trend-defying men’s and women’s apparel from France.

Shop ACL 13 QV Building Albert Coates Lane
Melbourne VIC 3000


Affordable, quality basics in a spectrum of colours.

Ground Floor, Store 26-27 269-321 Lonsdale Street
Melbourne VIC 3000


Scandinavian minimalism at accessible prices.

The Strand 230 Elizabeth Street
Melbourne VIC 3000

Rag & Bone

Mid-market fashion from New York.

250 Elizabeth Street
Melbourne VIC 3000



"Plane" clothes for everyday wear.

143 Chapel Street
Windsor VIC 3181

1st Product

A men's streetwear store stocking the established and the yet-to-be.

Shop 1, Troubador Arcade 673 Glenferrie Road
Hawthorn VIC 3122


Perfect Scandinavian dreams.

Level 2, Royal Arcade 314 Little Collins Street
Melbourne VIC 3000

Hand 2 Hand

Curated men's streetwear in Collingwood.

145 Johnston Street
Collingwood VIC


A temple to Japanese denim.

63 Brunswick Street
Fitzroy VIC 3065