Melbourne Shopping Centres
It’s no secret that Melbourne has some of the best shopping in all of Australia, that’s why it’s the perfect destination for all your shopping needs. The best shopping in Melbourne always comes with added extras, with laneway discoveries and cafe culture as much a part of the experience as the loot from local designers and the best of international brands.
Ever-evolving shopping choices make it possible to create a different shopping spree every time you venture out, whether you're after high fashion or fine art, jewellery or accessories, homewares or stationery. The city's myriad laneways and arcades harbour untold gems, and inner city precincts spoil you for choice, while department stores and shopping centres continue to raise the bar.
The city's passion for fashion is a serious matter, a fact not overlooked by international retail giants looking to establish Australian outposts, and local designers keen on getting a strong start. Melbourne is a shopper’s paradise, with something for everyone. Whether you’re looking for high fashion or fine art, jewellery or accessories, homewares, or stationery, the city has endless options for shoppers of all kinds. With ever-evolving shopping choices and laneway discoveries waiting around every corner, creating a different shopping spree every time you venture out is easy. Check out the best shopping centres in Melbourne and get started on your next retail adventure!
Location: 20 Convention Centre Place, South Wharf
When it comes to outlets and the best shopping in Melbourne, DFO South Wharf is the place to go!
Boasting over 120 factory outlet stores featuring some of the most popular clothing and accessory brands such as Lorna Jane, Mimco, Peter Alexander, Seed, Victoria's Secret and Nike, this Melbourne City shopping centre is among the best the region has to offer.
Other big-name brands inside DFO South Wharf include Calvin Klein Jeans, Cue, M.J. Bale, Sass & Bide and Adidas. Homeware and tech brands include Bed, Bath'n'Table, Nick Scali Furniture and JB Hi-Fi
Location: Bourke Street, Melbourne CBD
One of the most popular shopping hubs in the city, Bourke Street Mall is buzzing with locals and tourists rushing from shop to shop stocking up on some of the country's biggest and best fashion and homeware brands.
Fashion giants Myer and David Jones have massive stores here both with eateries inside so you can take a break from shopping and have a treat without having to leave the store. Other brands calling the mall home include famous Spanish brands Zara, Cue, Roger David and Forever New to name a few.
Bourke Street Mall also has an impressive variety of off-street arcades and retail blocks that are well worth a visit.
Trading hours differ from store to store so be sure to check individual stores for their opening hours online.
Location: 211 La Trobe Street, Melbourne CBD
Known for the busy train station, Melbourne Central is a shopping and food mecca with a number of popular stores under one roof for some of the best shopping in Melbourne.
Fashion and accessory stores include Bardot, Colette, Converse, Country Road, Foot Locker, Gap, Mimco, Nike, RM Williams and Rebel Sports to name a few. Beauty stores include MAC, Sephora, Napoleon Perdis, Priceline and Mecca Maxima.
In terms of entertainment, you'll also find Hoyts Cinema and Strike Bowling Bar in the centre.
Location: 287 Lonsdale Street, Melbourne CBD
Focusing on high-end shopping with a number of international brands opening their doors.
Emporium is connected to Melbourne Central, Myer and David Jones making travelling to each of the different stores as easy as can be.
If you're looking for elite, designer brands outside of the two main department stores, then this is the destination for you. Here you'll find Armani Exchange, Calvin Klein, Camilla and Marc, Carla Zampatti, Kate Spade, Dion Lee, Lacoste, Michael Kors, Rodd and Gunn, Scanlan Theodore and White Suede to name a few.
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Located within walking distance of shopping and entertainment icons including South Wharf Promenade, DFO, Crown Entertainment Complex, Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre and Marvel Stadium - take your time to explore the best things to see and do in the city. Guests staying at Crowne Plaza Melbourne will be conveniently located within the Free Tram Zone, enabling you to spend less while seeing more. Glide around the city without needing to spend a cent on transportation - with stops across Melbourne CBD and beyond.
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