Those in need of retail therapy are spoilt for choice when it comes to this little street in the Fortitude Valley. Sass & Bide, Scanlan and Theodore, Mimco, Magnolia Interiors, West Elm, Stylecraft, Gorman, Molten Store, Kit and Ace, Zimmerman, the list goes on. After hitting them all up, there’s no doubt you’ll feel a little overwhelmed so take a beat at Endota Spa and rehabilitate those tootsies at the Thai Foot Spa before celebrating a successful day’s shop with a wine (or three) at Gerard’s Bar.
Lace up your Nikes for a stroll down the lengthy Latrobe and get your fill of chic homewares and vintage finds. Head to Thousand Island Dressing for eclectic jewelry, Retro Metro and Endeavour for your nostalgic fashion needs, du Monde and Green Tangerine for furnishings and Paddington Antique Centre for a ha-uge range of retro treasures. Get a caffeine hit at Java Lounge and pit stop at Remy’s for beers, burgers or a little bit of breakfast.
This revamped laneway has become a stylish slice of hip boutiques, book shops and burger joints tucked away in Fortitude Valley. The Culprit Club is your go-to for local artwork while House of Cards and Sunday Social have your sartorial needs covered. And it’d be a gosh darn travesty if you didn’t get stuck into Ben’s Burgers while you’re in that neck of the woods.
Queens St Mall
The Queen St Mall isn’t just favourite hang out of Brisbane’s population of 15-year-olds, it’s also a diverse hub of local, national and international labels and flagship stores. The Myer Centre takes care of your basics while your high-end needs are covered in QueensPlaza, the Wintergarden and a quick stroll to Edward St. If the regular food court fare isn’t enough to satisfy get along to Verve for a mouth-watering range of Italian dishes and ciders or Super Whatnot for craft beers and American share plates.