Fathom Favorites : Sydney Shops

1. Kate Owen Gallery

Kate Owen Gallery

Sydney's leading contemporary Aboriginal art gallery. Prices range from $500-$20,000. Not shopping? Grab a drink from the in-house bar, and enjoy the paintings for free.

680 Darling St.
Rozelle, NSW 2039

2. Strand Arcade

Strand Arcade

A Victorian-style shopping center that opened in 1892. Though original architectural details like the glass roof and delicate ironwork remain the shops are thoroughly modern and include Australian favorites like sass & bide, Lisa Ho, and Manning Cartell.

412-414 George St.
Sydney, NSW 2000

3. Bassike


The Aussie's answer to APC has quality basics inspired by Australia's beach culture and the restraint seen in Japanese design. Staples include organic cotton T-shirts, premium Japanese denim, and collaborations with companies like Soludos and Danny Sekulich of Inkon eyewear.

59-61/412-414 George St,
NSW 2000

4. Mark Tuckey

Mark Tuckey

Modern furniture made with beautiful recycled timber that is predominantly sourced from Australia.

303 Barrenjoey Rd.
Newport Beach, NSW 2106

5. Simon Johnson

Simon Johnson

Originally opened as a showroom for Chefs, Simon Johnson carries imported and locally grown food along with other culinary treasures like colorful Jean Vier tea towels and kitchenware designed by Ferran Adrià.

55 Queen St.
Sydney, NSW 2025

6. David Jones

David Jones

The Sydney outpost of Australia's oldest department store chain consists of seven floors spread out over two buildings. With everything from home goods to fashion to cosmetics, the one must-see floor is the basement-level food hall. Get a fresh strawberry-banana-coconut yogurt from the fruit bar or gather the provisions for a gourmet picnic in nearby Hyde Park.

86 -108 Castlereagh St,
Sydney NSW 2000

7. The Society inc.

The Society inc.

A charming shop reminiscent of a general store, complete with vintage signage and a black-striped awning. The Society inc. is filled to the brim with curious odds and ends — Victorian masks, rattan baskets, and enamel jugs, which are painstakingly collected and curated by interior stylist Sibella Court.

18 Stewart St.
Sydney, NSW 2021

8. kikki.K


Stationery fiends will be tingling with excitement upon entering this shop, which sells Scandinavian-inspired goods and organizational tools. They're especially known for their quirky greeting cards, beautifully illustrated calendars, and custom photo books.

Shop 5009, Level 5, Westfield
Bondi Junction 500 Oxford Street
NSW 2022

9. Fratelli Fresh

Fratelli Fresh

This casual spot is a favorite of the locals and doubles as a popular gourmet grocer. Additional locations can be found Potts Point, Walsh Bay, and CBD. Dishes are simple and wholesome with generous prices considering the quality of food you're getting.

Level 2, Cleland Bond Building 33 Playfair Street,
The Rocks, Sydney NSW 2000