RETAIL THERAPY // Spring Fashion Shopping Inspo
Update the wardrobe with these fab finds.
We are lovin’ this warmer weather! And you know what that means, don’t you? Time to change it up in the wardrobe department. We’ve got ankles to bear, t-shirts to wear and sandals to slip-on. We are soooo ready to replace the winter woollies with light, flowing fabrics, fun accessories and fab funky shoes.
So, we went a-hunting in the Highlands for some spring fashion inspo and found plenty...
...and when you're on the look out for your new spring finds, please remember to shop local! Each time we shop locally we're supporting our friends, neighbours, friends-of-friends.... the people and families who run or work in our lovely local shops. So check out our ladies, mens, shoes and kids options first. Thankyou!
1 // Superb Design
You know that Superb Design in Mittagong is not just a homewares and interior design store, right? Well, if you don’t, you do now! They have a gorgeous range of clothes perfect for Highlands weather (think layering, people!). From tunics to blouses, dresses, jackets, shirts, skirts...and perfectly on trend and super stylish accessories. And they also stock beautiful nighties – so you can be stylish while sleeping too!
We are lovin’ these headbands....
2 // Zoe Georgiou
Zoe’s stunning designs are all about versatility and comfort. Pop a gorgeous silk dress (Zoe’s bestselling item) under a lightweight jacket for when there is a spring chill in the air or dress it up for date night with some stunning silver and copper uber chic, custom designed jewellery – so funky. Sexy and casual, Zoe’s silk dresses flow beautifully and create that perfect silhouette.
3 // Bowerbird On Argyle
We are in lurrrve with Bowerbird on Argyle’s divine range of accessories – watches, earrings, necklaces – they are absolute showstoppers. They also have a beautiful selection of floaty, flower-inspired spring dresses, shirts, jackets, sleepwear, wraps and more. And you can get your whole outfit sorted while you’re there with their range of shoes and super-stylish handbags. And check out the super-cute gardening shoes while you’re there.
4 // Quintessential Exeter
Colourful, quirky and unique. You’ll find the perfect statement piece at Quintessential Exeter. Looking for one-off pieces and something super spesh? Rachael will have you covered (literally) with dresses, slips, tops, pants, skirts, lightweight jackets, scarves, earrings, bracelets...the list goes on. And Rachael knows her stuff (and is super nice!) – she seems to know exactly what will work with what. It’s like having your own personal shopper and a bestie who owns a fab store.
5 // Hers & Mine
We love the fab selection of jackets at Hers & Mine. Oh, and the cute boleros for when the temps drop in the evening. Susan has got every style, size and situation covered here with a huge range of clothing, accessories (bags and belts a-plenty) that will take you from a super casual Saturday through to after-five dinner dates. Susan has fashion running through her veins. If you tell her what you’re after, she will hunt it down. A one-stop fashion shop in the heart of Bowral.
6 // Big Little Ones
Anything you could possibly need for your mini-Highlander is at Big Little Ones. There is the most gorgeous array of kids clothing available plus toys, gifts, accessories, bedding, bibs, blankets, wraps, rompers and so much more. We love the huge range of designers on offer - Bebe, Egmont, Fox & Finch, Frank Green, Kip & Co, Milky, Minihahah, Nana Huchy, Rock Your Baby, Sophie The Giraffe, Tiger Tribe, Walnut...you name it, they’re here and they’re faaaabulous!
7 // Whytes Clothing and Tailoring
These guys have been dressing Highlanders since 1895! Yep! And they’ve been at their flagship store in Mossy since 1920. Now, they cater for both the lay-deeze and men (and stock school wear too) but we love the range of men’s clothing here. There’s a fab focus on quality – we’re talking comfortable t-shirts, polo shirts, dress shirts, shorts, pants, belts, super-stylish hats (we love a man in a hat!), socks and more. Lots of variety - it really is the place to go for men in Mossy.
8 // Six Impossible Things
This cute and quirky store in Berrima has got accessories packed with attitude and colour, including funky lapel pins from Jubly-Umph for adding an edge to your springtime outfit. And we can’t get enough of the Happy Socks for men, women and kids. They’re like automatic mood boosters for your feet!
9 // R & R Recycled and Retro
Sustainability, slow fashion and stylish statement pieces – if that’s your fashion ethos, then R & R Recycled and Retro in Bundy is your space. You’ll find classic men’s fashion and gifts, amazing vintage shoes, bags and fab dresses (some have sparkles and sequins – hellllloooo!) and there’s a whole room dedicated to gorgeous antique, retro and new jewellery. A must-visit for lovers of recycled, retro, vintage and handmade.
10 // The Cool Room Emporium
Another fabulously, curated space overflowing with gorgeous finds for spring. Quirky, colourful handbags, flowing kaftans, dresses, accessories, t-shirts and sunnies – all with a bit of a retro twist. If you like to make a statement with your spring fashion, pop into The Cool Room Emporium for a fashion treasure hunt.
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