Sydney’s first consignment shop and a true Paddington institution for more than 25 years, Pelle offers pre-loved designer shoes, bags and accessories, all thoughtfully curated by Monica Schieper. Committed to the philosophy of sustainable fashion, Pelle is where every shoe-lover’s dreams come true and is a perfect antidote to today’s fast fashion faux pas.
Designer Rhonda Hemmingway has been a big name in fashion and bridalwear in Sydney for decades and a 2020 move to Oxford St has seen her timeless style arrive in Paddington. Brides from near and far come to be fitted for these exquisite, feminine gowns.
For more than 20 years, leading Australian designer Sonya Hopkins has been specialising in luxury cashmere cardigans, sweaters, dresses and accessories in the most beautiful colours and designs for women, men and kids. The flagship store is situated in the heart of the suburb’s renowned William St fashion strip.
A joyful fusion of Australian and Indian inspirations, Tradition Textiles is the brainchild of Deborah Emmett and Riyaz Hakim, a husband and wife team who provide beautiful handcrafted products using only natural fibres with a focus on Australian merino wool scarves. While the merino scarves are the emphasis, also find linen scarves, silk scarves and hand-woven pashminas as well as throws, pillows and cushions in an astonishingly vibrant range of colours.
In 2010, two childhood friends joined forces with a desire to instil the leisure-centric Bondi lifestyle into a visionary fashion brand. And so Venroy was born. Here, linen is the hero, with this outlet offering fully developed leisurewear collections for both men and women, created around the central concept of a leisure state of mind.
Created by sisters Lizzie and Georgie Renkert, We Are Kindred is one of Australia’s most exciting emerging fashion labels, fast becoming known for its bespoke floral prints and delicate detailing. Step inside this dreamy boutique to discover effortless luxury with a bohemian touch.
Proudly 100% Australian owned and sourced, Paddington-based Margot Design works exclusively with local and ethically chosen Australian suppliers of luxury natural fibres to create bespoke quality textiles and fabrics. Drawing on global trends, textile artist Margot Warre creates fresh interpretations on the quintessential Australian experience while endeavouring to keep local design culture alive. Inquire online.