The Frock Exchange: worth popping in to check it all out as they are always getting new things in….there are some fab Marni teal leather heels $400 in the window. ..
Witchery; Have some cool navy T bar heels $139, some good jeans for $89 ( very soft and baggy), a khaki shrunken canvas jacket $129, good crop cargos $79 ( wear with the Chanel jacket) and a good white L/S T $39. And if you feel very Starsky and Hutch you can wear the big pastel knit cardigan with a diamante belt ( not so sure on this one) with a grey trim $129.
FCUK: Not a lot happening still on sale but check out the jeans and T shirts
Veronika Maine: have some very handy (but not boring) for work knit tops and a good black 50’s skirt, also in grey. Cue; Have a cute cotton shirt waister dress with a plaited belt $235 and a nice grey tweed man style pants $225 with a cuff and thin pinstripe and matching fitted jacket $299, and a chic little grey cotton 50’s skirt with a grosgrain ribbon trim on hem and a knit waist $159. Palm Beach shoes: have the cheapest ballet shoes in every colour ( elastisized) for $39 there is metallic black red pink green animal skin etc. Are they leather? Mais non! Dotti: Have some cool fine cord shrunken jackets $45 if you don’t already have one , a bit distressed looking but what do you want for $45? She’s Beck: In Oxford St ( next to Zimmerman) is having a closing down sale. Andrea Rembeck is retiring to have a baby and it’s all on sale with racks from $15 ,worth having a scrounge around for some bargains.David Lawrence: Have a few very classic, basic pieces in such as black cami , a white L/S T $45, black jeans with a good narrow leg $130, and a belted trench but not sure about the clear buttons $329, and the Missoni esque zig zag scarf is an excellent rip off at $59, and I like the DL round neck rib sweaters and the hoodies in green, awfully handy for those weekends away.$80?ish
Sonya Hopkins: is having a huge clearance sale on the weekend before she moves to William St, Paddington so get in there for all her fabulous knits from $15 ..outrageous! Lisa Ho: A few new season pices have arrived: there is a black satin zip bomber $292, the cream A line skirt with black serious sequins scattered $300?, a steel grey cami in satin with a drawstring waist $?, the green/black patterned chiffon dress $450, and Ho 50’s winter tweed press stud coat $450. Also still on sale with about 50% off are beaded caftan tops now $250 and some fab chinos with a beaded waistband ( sound bling but are great) also lots of other good pieces and please check out the fabulous Sunglasses too. Orson & Blake Salon: Also still on sale so check out the few DVF dresses still there (a pink chiffon and back one is gorgeous) and waiting for new season to arrive. Check out the fab crystal candle sticks $55 and the fab jewellery. Scanlan & Theodore: Yes, still on sale with 30% off and looks like it’s been picked through. There are still some groovy vintage Cutler & Gross sunglasses $120, some cool faded grey halter top $80, some cute paisley 50’s skirts $180, the leaf print grey tops $100, in pink and yellow, and a beautiful chiffon halter top now $400. There are also multi coloured tie front dress $280 and pink and red halter chiffon top now $180 and some tanks for about $50,and a fab bronze taffeta pleat skirt $250.
Sass & Bide in David Jones: there is a cute leaf print poncho top $250 and lots of gladiator bling velvet tops and ‘Electric Honey’ white singlet tops $89.
David Jones: The denim department is full of designer jeans: Mavi, Blue cult paperclothdenim ( or is it paperdenim cloth?) seven, A/X , CK etc.
Morrissey: New in is a lovely satin halter neck 50’s dress with a little self belt $399. Country Road: Yes, still on sale too but there are a few new fab pieces in and it’s all about layering darling: I like the beautiful winter long grey knit scoop neck sweater $129, the green maille knit V neck cardigan $159 and the green sweet 50’s cotton dress, and heaps of winter scarves $139.There is a black pleated chiffon skirt which is quite fab if you want to do the 50’s pretty ladylike thing without looking like a Mosman Mum/Sloane ranger , $199. Orson & Blake: Homewares are still on sale and there is a lot to buy; Check out the ittalla red and pink stripe plates and cups 50% off, and the wine glasses too.
The Corner Shop: Lots of fabulous Balenciaga in here and yes, most of it is black. I feel a minimalist/black/Goth moment lurking ( they are all wearing black on the movie star cover of Vanity Fair March with no bling in sight). Best pieces are the black drape skirt, the fake fur black belted coat $2155, the drapey bubble dress $2295, the classic black dress with drape front, black classic pants $835, and the grey wrap knit top $845 , the T shirt $475, and the grey pants $1165. And you want the fabulous Balenciage bags in hot pink metallic and bronze $$. Also check out the Eley Kishimoto belted coat $1065 , the fabulous DVF black dress with silver inserts $1115, and the strapless velvet one $865.There is the Eley Kishimoto brocade coat $2045, the VF Vandervost silver velvet flocked buster is amazing $. Also check out the one off vintage black and gold brocade 50’s skirt for $150 faaaabulous, and the leather shoulder slouch bags with a suede trim around $650 from Paris in teal and green and brown. Belinda William st : lots of new accessories in here….check out the fabulous marc Jacobs bags, looks like only one left in dark Burgundy,$2000? the marc by marc Jacobs mouse shoes are baaack and THE must have of the season again, you want it in red $595, also in light blue patent $675 or as a slingback with a kitten heel $675. You want the marc round toe flats $475 and the fabulous Sigerson Morrison patent bags and shoes: the Flat black patent buckle shoes $625, the green patent Mary Janes $745, the black patent buckle bags also in green $900.Check out the bags by Orciano which are around $600, a brown gathered one is $640, a fab camel suede structured one with bras trim $640 and the big green gathered leather one $675 also in other colours. Check out the groovy Olivia Morris red grosgrain 40’s heels $635 and the fabulous Helmut Lang snakeskin heels $665, the fab Costume National choc brown 40’s heels $495. Also check out the divine serious knitted wool winter scarves in amazing colours and prints by Nicaro Noguchi $250. Como: Not a lot new in here but there are expecting Narciso Rodriguez ( can’t wait) in about a month and also Vivienne Westwood Red label, Gold shoes label and Anglomania collection in about a week, plus the Anna Molinari collection at some stage soon. In the mean time there are still gorgeous pieces to buy: the Pollini , some Alessandro Del’ Aqua and of course the must have Petit Bateau T shirts. Check out the Pollini leather drawstring bags $870 and the Pollini flat shoes $730 with buckles Collette Dinnigan: the new summer collection has just arrived ( European seasons) and there are, of course, gorgeous chiffon dresses in green and lime $800 but check out the very classic 100% silk knits : a tank $250 and a cardigan $450. Poepke: still on sale so check out the Dries Van Noten for 50% off and a couple of new season pieces have arrived in too.