18 JANUARY 2023

Stroll along Paddington’s picturesque Given and Latrobe terraces to discover an amazing array of fashion boutiques, homewares stores, antiques, gift shops and artisan jewellers. What sets Paddington apart from other shopping destinations is that many boutiques are independent retailers or local businesses run by passionate and knowledgeable owners who are only too happy to provide a memorable shopping experience. Not sure where to start your day of retail therapy? Read on to find out where to shop ‘til you drop in Paddington.

Artisans Bespoke Jewellers 

Looking for the perfect rock for your sweetheart or something special for yourself? The Artisans Bespoke Jewellers team takes the time to create jewellery to suit your style and personality, offering a professional yet relaxed experience that lets know you are in capable hands.

Barbarella’s Vintage 

Trash or treasure? If it’s kitsch and collectable, Barbarella’s Vintage will have it. Pop in to shop a fascinating selection of vintage, retro and pre-loved clothing, vinyl, toys, accessories and ephemera for an enjoyable walk down memory lane. 


Brisbane-based Biome is an earth-friendly store with a great range of environmentally kind gifts, food, homewares and body products. Biome has the widest range of natural skincare and green cleaning in Australia plus reusable bottles and many more clever, stylish and practical eco-products. 

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Blake & Taylor

Styled around a neutral palette with a Hamptons feel, Blake & Taylor will have your home feeling chic and stylish inside and out. Be sure to pick a little something up for yourself from the range of cotton and linen clothing or a scented candle to complete your abode.

Calico House

Calico House sources homeware items made from natural fibres and materials such as cotton, linen, jute, hemp, coir, seagrass and metal. It specialises in beautiful hand-loomed fabrics from India and timeless classic textiles such as calico, muslin, voile, ticking and canvas. 

Cocoon Living

Cocoon Living is your one-stop shop for all things for littlies. The store stocks boutique baby gifts and toys, trendy children’s clothing labels, stylish maternity wear, gorgeous homewares and a fantastic collection of kids’ bags and backpacks. 

Empire Revival

Housed in a heritage building on Latrobe Terrace, Empire Revival has been an antique centre since 1985 and managed by the current owners since October 2008. With more than 50 dealers in the centre, visitors can always expect an interesting variety of old, new and unique treasures. 

Encore La Chance

Source one-of-a-kind designer finds at Encore La Chance, a consignment store dedicated to the buying and selling of current designer fashion, bags, shoes and assorted accessories for women. Browse the selection of pre-loved Australian and international labels on display. 

Green Tangerine

Founded by Brisbane-based artist Diane Lopes, Green Tangerine is known as the place to find beautiful and interesting things that are both functional and timeless. Many pieces are sourced ethically and locally with an appreciation for goods that share an interesting story.  

Gorgeous Rebellion

Promoting a circular fashion model, the Gorgeous Rebellion store on Latrobe Terrace buys and sells Australian designer fashion labels and well-known brands across accessories, giftware and more. Peruse the range of new and pre-loved fashion in store. 

Hummingbird the Shop

Highlighting pretty and practical pieces, Hummingbird the Shop showcases fashion, accessories and homewares soured from local artisans and larger Australian labels. The Latrobe Terrace boutique has everything you need to dress from head to toe in style. 

Jewels NY

Direct from New York to Paddington, this delightful jewellery and lifestyle boutique on Latrobe Terrace purveys an eye-catching array of collectable pieces and bespoke ornaments for men and women, including exquisitely coloured gems and unique diamonds. 

Living Silk

Specialising in elegant silk dresses and separates, Living Silk caters for all kinds of significant events and special occasions. Silk is one of the world’s enduring symbols of beauty and every Living Silk garment is individually and delicately handcrafted by skilled couturiers. 

Miss Henry Boutique

Always on trend, Miss Henry Boutique has a curated edit of contemporary Australian and covetable international designer labels within a luxury concept store on Given Terrace. You’ll also find a selection of local fashion and jewellery from well-known Brisbane-based designers here. 

Olive Paddington

Olive Paddington houses diverse and individual products for everyone from baby to best friend, spanning women’s fashion, homewares, gifts, babywear and accessories with a particular focus on eco-friendly and Australian brands.

Red Works

Red Works stocks a gorgeous range of interiors, fashion and unique gift where you’re guaranteed to find beautiful and interesting pieces for your home and yourself. Discover the quality range of fabrics, furniture, chairs, cushions, bedlinen, lamps and homewares all beautifully displayed.  

Retro Metro Paddington

Located in an eye-catching shopfront on Given Terrace, Retro Metro Paddington is a treasure trove of affordable vintage clothing and accessories. Step inside the emporium to be whisked back to last century in a whirlwind of retro fashion, frocks, ballgowns, shoes and records. 

Sheets on the Line

From a cute Queenslander cottage on Latrobe Terrace, Sheets on the Line has a unique range of bedding, sheets, quilt covers and bedlinen. Considering itself the guardian of a good night's sleep, the linen company is committed to high-quality bedding without the luxe price tag. 

That Shop

As the name states, That Shop is a spot you’ll love to stumble on, stocked with vintage-inspired clothing and accessories sourced from around the globe. The family-owned business offers new garments with a unique retro appeal showcased in a delightful store concept. 

The Little Black Dress Shop

The LBD Shop stocks a carefully curated edit of designer fashion with just one item per size for an exclusive look. The upscale Latrobe Terrace boutique showcases cutting-edge and sophisticated styles for timeless and versatile garments you’ll wear and keep forever. 

Ra Ra Superstar

Eclectic, young and fun, Ra Ra Superstar has a unique take on fashion. Using only vintage and recycled materials to create each collection, the quirky ethical range is both sweet and edgy but most importantly, always wearable. 


Often listed as one of the best vintage stores in Brisbane, the Paddington Vinnies outlet is pricier than your average op shop with the higher prices offering casual consumers the chance to snap up quality bargains. The store also stocks plenty of designer labels.

A Spree with Me shopping tour through Paddington

Spree With Me

To experience a curated Paddington Shopping Trail with a personal stylist as your guide, Spree with Me offers private shopping tours. Discover unique and local fashion boutiques, luxury brands and Brisbane's best kept secrets with your knowledgeable stylist guide.