No matter how thoughtful you are, buying gifts for your loved ones is tough! What if they already have something similar? How much should you spend? What if they hate it? Unfortunately, buying pressies for your nearest and dearest is just a fact of life (unless you want to be that person…) so we’ve rounded up Perth’s best gift stores so you can at least enjoy yourself while undertaking the daunting task of buying presents.
Here are 14 of Perth’s best gift stores. And while you’re at it, why not get a gift for yourself too?
Mount Lawley and Northbridge
If you can walk into Ware and not buy a gift for yourself then you are superhuman and need to be congratulated. Full of quirky clothes, cute jewellery, fun homewares and some of the best cards and wrapping paper around, you'll be spoilt for choice here.
Daisy & Rowe
Daisy & Rowe have got you sorted when it comes to homewares, books, greeting cards and fresh cut flowers. They’ve also got some beautiful women's fashion and jewellery as well as some goodies for the gents and babies.
One of the quirkiest shops in Perth, Pigeonhole is a hipster’s paradise. From cutesy homewares to quirky cameras, fashion and jewellery, Pigeonhole is the place to go when you’re not quite sure what you’re looking for.
The crew at Eillo brew a mean cup of joe, but stepping in here before you’re properly caffeinated can be dangerous. You might accidentally walk out with a shopping bag full of candles and homewares or a beautiful leather clutch. They’ve also got a few goodies for your pooch.
Stocked full of finds from the 70s and 80s, as well as new wares sourced from Italy and Scandinavia, this colourful little store will warm your heart. On top of their lovely vintage wares, William Topp also stock furniture, homewares and jewellery which is made and designed in Australia.
The beautiful light-filled space that is Wanderlust is impossible not to stop in at when in Maylands. Stocking the kind of homewares and gifts you’ll see on the pages of your favourite lifestyle blog, they’ve got lust-worthy jewellery, artwork, vases, candles, throw pillows, rugs and more.
Walk through Urban Records and find your way to the store of your dreams. With more homewares than you could poke a stick at, indoor garden supplies, fashion and jewellery also await you at this Leederville shop. Urban Depot will sort you out when you need a gift in a hurry.
Fremantle and Claremont
Everyone was so sad when Store in the retail precinct of Claremont closed and moved to a huge space on Stirling Highway, that is until they saw all the beautiful furniture they filled that new space with. There’s still plenty of cute homewares and gifts in both the Freo and Claremont Corner Stores.
Cute homewares, fabulous coffee table books, jewels and furniture are what you can expect from La Luna in Inglewood. Keep your credit card handy, you’re going to want everything!
Filled with carefully curated items from around the world, gifts from Arrival Hall will be thoroughly appreciated by your most stylish friends. They also stock furniture which will make you want to burn through your life savings in a hot second.
Willow And The Bowerbird
Willow And The Bowerbird is filled with natural light and fresh flowers, setting the scene for a collection of locally made and internationally sourced, down-to-earth products including womens and kids clothing and accessories, beautiful items for the garden and home, and handmade skincare products.
If you’re after gifts with a difference, Generics is the store for you. This Northbridge urban apothecary is selling freshly poured vegan candles, organic perfume oils, body oils and a range of organic skin care products as well as herbal tea elixirs and fresh cut flowers.
Remedy is all about the ‘slow shopping movement’ and the crew here encourage you to take the time to wander through and really enjoy the colours, textures and scents of their range that includes botanical skincare, ceramics, linens and, of course, beautiful and practical gifts.
The Tenth State
Bringing together art, design, fashion, coffee and food, The Tenth State is the perfect place to stop next time you find yourself in Nedlands. Pop in for a coffee and a cupcake, and take the time to browse the skincare, ceramic bowls, jewellery, beautifully designed leather wallets, teacup candles, artistic vases and baby gifts.
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Arrival Hall | Image credit: Louise Coghill