Big brands are great and all, and we love a good sift through the sale rack as much as the next person. But when your wardrobe is crying out for something a little bit special; something, extra, we think the best place to head is one of Perth’s many fashion boutiques.
Here are some of our favourite places for picking up those one-of-a-kind pieces.
With a carefully curated selection of Australian and International designers, ACO has all your creative fashion needs covered. The team here are all experienced stylists too, so even if you’ve got no clue they’ll happily point you in the right direction.
Basic but not basic, Staple Store offers a selection of classic wardrobe staples designed to up your wardrobe game no matter the occasion. Think neutral palettes, high-quality fabrics, and timeless silhouettes.
Established in 1998, Periscope is well loved by many a Perth fashionista, and for good reason. The labels stocked here have been handpicked to inspire creativity through style, with a classic-meets-modern aesthetic.
With everything from cutesy floral sundresses to chic occasion-wear, The Annex is a one-stop-shop for a complete wardrobe refresh. Their pieces are always on-trend, and are well complemented by a stunning range of accessories.
Ooh La La
Fancy a spot of shopping while you wait for your coffee? If so, make a beeline from Ooh Coffee into their adjacent boutique: Ooh La La. Less trend and more statement, here you’ll find high-quality garments from both well-known and emerging local, national, and international designers.
Coco & Lola
Showcasing some of Australia’s best designers, Coco & Lola has a built a name for themselves as one of Perth’s best boutiques when it comes to dress shopping, and what’s not to love about that? This is the place to be if you’re after something a little bit different.
Out With Audrey
If this light and bright boutique doesn’t inspire you to whip out the credit card, we don’t know what will. With a stylish (and affordable!) range of closet staples and cute accessories, you can easily update your wardrobe without breaking the bank.
The ultra-chic Sana Boutique has been become something of a shopping sanctuary over the years, with thoughtfully selected pieces designed to uplift and invigorate your wardrobe. It’s not exactly budget-friendly, but if you’ve got a little extra cash to splash why not treat yourself to a five-star shopping experience?
Lula & Sasha
With new styles every week, you have to get in quick when you see something you like at Lula & Sasha. Ranges are stocked in very limited sizes which provides for an air of exclusivity, ensuring you won’t rock up at your next event looking like a clone of everyone else.
Meg & Wally
Lovingly named after the owners’ grandparents, Meg & Wally is a little boutique with a big heart. Offering a collection of highly sought-after labels and beautiful homewares, this is the perfect place to pick up a stylish new piece for your wardrobe or a gift for someone special.
Head down Shafto Lane and you’ll find Cabinet Noir; a unique menswear boutique filled with streetwear style, and some of the most epic sneakers you’ll ever come across. This one’s for the guys chasing comfort and cool.
Highs & Lows
Perth, Mount Lawley, Claremont
Featuring brands you’ll recognise instantly alongside up-and-comers on the scene, Highs & Lows has a slightly eclectic feel that leans towards a youthful clientele. They’ve got all the essentials covered, from sneakers to hoodies to jeans and accessories, making this a one-stop-shop for guys and girls.
We love a place where you can shop by mood, and Milk Fashion really does cater for all. Whether you want relaxed boho style or clean modern lines, you’ll find it here. And don’t be fooled into thinking Milk Fashion is all about the ladies—they’ve got guys covered too.
Nedlands, North Perth
If quirky-but-neutral vibes are your thing, you’ll be right at home in Morgan Marks. Their oversized, billowy aesthetic offers the ultimate combination of fashion and comfort, with just a hint of Tokyo-cool. Pair your outfit with some of their unique accessories and step out in style.
Focusing on quality over quantity, Elroy carries a diverse mix of new and vintage apparel with a heavy focus on denim. From quality basics to one-off statement pieces, you’re bound to find something you love at this Mount Lawley mainstay.
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