For all the thrills that online shopping and end-of-year sales bring, nothing beats the bricks-and-mortar experience. This is where to shop in Sydney this summer.

Wynn Hamlyn pop-up

The Kiwi brand is giving Aussie fans the chance to shop its collection IRL for the first time at Westfield Sydney this summer. Founder and designer Wynn Crawshaw is excited to further his relationship with customers through the conceptual space – the cobalt blue countertop draws inspiration from the Harbour City’s sparkling coastline. Stop by if you’re looking for a last-minute party dress.

Location:
Level 4, 188 Pitt Street, Westfield Sydney

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Hours:
Mon to Sun 9.30am–7pm
Thu 9.30am–9pm

Maggie Marilyn launches Somewhere Pink

To celebrate the launch of its Somewhere Pink collection, Kiwi brand Maggie Marilyn is offering refreshments at its Paddington store this Saturday. Customers will also get a free pair of Marilyn socks with every in-store purchase.

Location:
13 Glenmore Rd, Paddington

Hours:
Sat 16 10am–5pm

Ksubi Beach House

Denim brand Ksubi is collaborating with local music talent and foodie favourites at Bondi Beach this summer. You can visit the label’s pop-up space on Campbell Parade any day of the week, but if you stop by on a Friday or Saturday this month you’ll catch the action and get snacks on Ksubi. The line-up includes Ricos Tacos on December 16, Bondi neighbour Burger Park on December 22 and City Oltra on December 30.

Location:
80 Campbell Parade, Bondi Beach

Hours:
Until Feb 29
Mon to Sun 10am–6pm
Music Fri December 15, 21 & 29 4–7pm
Food Sat December 16, 22 & 30 1–3pm

Goldfield & Banks pop-up

Sample signture scents from the Aussie fragrance brand at its summer pop-up – whether you’re shopping for yourself or picking up a memorable Christmas present. The brand is offering three mini samples to anyone who stops by, including best-selling fragrances like Sunset Hour, Bohemian Lime, Pacific Rock Moss and Silky Woods.

Location:
Between Sephora and Myer on Level 3, Westfield Bondi Junction, 500 Oxford Street

Hours:
Until December 24
Mon to Wed & Sat 9.30am–6pm
Thu 9.30am–9pm
Fri 9.30am–7pm
Sun 10am–5pm

Libertine Parfumerie Myer Sydney City

The Libertine Parfumerie counter at Myer Sydney City has had a refresh – the brand also recently unveiled a new store in Paddington. Stop by and discover a new favourite fragrance or gift a signature scent to someone special for Christmas.

Location:
436 George Street, Sydney

Hours:
Mon to Sun 9.30am–7pm

Venroy Flagship

Following the success of its Bondi Beach pop-up store, leisurewear and lifestyle brand Venroy has opened a new permanent flagship in the suburb – inside the old Bondi Beach Post Office building on Hall Street – just in time for summer. The brand’s biggest store to date, it’s been created in partnership with Sarah l’Anson Design Office and has a cool Mediterranean mood. This robe is the ultimate beach-day companion.

Location:
Shop 1, 20 Hall St, Bondi Beach

Hours:
Mon to Fri 10am–6pm
Sat 9.30am–6pm
Sun 10am–5pm

Realisation Par pop-up store

If you’ve been lusting after Realisation Par’s latest online collection, don’t miss the chance to shop the brand’s cult dresses IRL in Sydney for the first time. Founders Teale Talbot and Alexandra Spencer see the pop-up as a homecoming of sorts, as they’re now based in London and Los Angeles respectively. Painterly printed silk pieces make great end-of–year event outfits, but the elegant style edit will have lasting appeal in your wardrobe.

Location:
29 William Street, Paddington

Hours:
December 1–31
Mon to Wed 10am–5pm⁠
Thu to Fri 10am–6pm⁠
Sat 11am–5pm
Sun 12–5pm

Incu Bondi Junction pop-up store

Sydney favourite Incu has opened a fifth site at Bondi Junction for the summer – a welcome return of the brand’s menswear offering to the eastern suburbs after the closure of its Paddington space a few years back. Shop international labels like Acne Studios, Toteme, Needles, Salomon, Gentle Monster and more.

Location:
Shop 4003A, Westfield Bondi Junction, 500 Oxford Street

Hours:
Mon to Wed & Sat 9.30am–6pm⁠
Thu 9.30am–9pm⁠
Fri 9.30am–7pm⁠
Sun 10am–6pm

White Story Double Bay

The Melbourne brand, which is a fixture on High Street in Armadale and has “Beach House” outposts in Sorrento and Noosa, is best-known for its crisp cotton shirting – the foundation item of the eight-year-old label. Now Sydneysiders can add its easy-wearing essentials to their wardrobes in time for summer. The Double Bay store is dressed in neutral shades of cream, grey, sand and crisp white. The boutique also stocks a curated range of antique jewellery and furniture, which is available for purchase. The Madeleine shirt and Nanna pants are some of founder Fiona Myer’s favourite pieces this season – they're fun, with a shimmery fabrication, but still very wearable.

Location:
53 Cross St, Double Bay NSW 2028

Hours:
Mon to Sat 10am–5pm
Sunday 10am–4pm

RM Williams Flagship

You might have noticed a giant boot protruding from the ground at Pitt Street Mall last week. The art installation was part of the celebrations as RM Williams opened its new flagship store on George Street. The store has a signature scent and customised soundtrack, and shoppers can access boot-fitting appointments, repair and restoration services, leather embossing and gift-wrapping.

Location:
345 George Street, Sydney

Hours:
Mon to Wed 9am–6pm⁠
Thu 9am–9pm⁠
Fri & Sat 9am–7pm⁠
Sun 10am–6pm

This article was originally published on November 30, 2023, and has since been updated.

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