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Bohdi Books and Gifts

Although the front of the store holds many cute gifts and bags, the back of Bodhi truly separates it from the rest. Operated by the Newtown Buddhist Society, the shop holds books that impress wisdom and mindfulness on the reader. From stories of meditation to a supportive guide to mindful eating and even to a […]

Leo Monk Handbags

The moment you enter Leo Monk Handbags you are greeted with the warm smell of leather. Browse the custom bags and shoes on display or glance over at the back of the shop to see the craftsmen at work. In that very shop, brightly coloured and patterned genuine leather can be crafted into monogrammed bags […]

Gould’s Book Arcade

Sometimes, you’ve got to go big or go home, and Gould’s Book Arcade is as big a bookstore as you’ll find this George Street. Shelves upon shelves are stacked high with books of all shapes and sizes, with every genre and author you can think of represented somewhere inside the immense store. Each square foot […]


Dangerfield is one of Australia’s most successful young fashion companies, with stores and stockists throughout the country. Their flagship Sydney store in the heart of King Street is a fitting space for the brand. Featuring the largest selection of Dangerfield, Revival and Princess Highway in the city. Racks of men’s and women’s clothes offer a […]

Auntie Ursula

If you’re in need of a cute sundress, a warm fall coat, or anything in between, Auntie Ursula is the place to go. Upon entering, you’ll find racks of clothes of all colours. The small store also contains a wide range of sunglasses, socks, and even some slippers! The style is always current, with new […]

All Buttons

A rainbow welcomes any customer who enters this small store on King. Stacks of plastic tubes, each with a single button attached to the end of it, are organized in neat cubbies around three walls of the shop. Spend time examining more buttons than you have ever seen. From a simple golden disk to a […]

U-Turn Recycled Fashion

Old is new on the streets of Newtown. U-Turn Recycled Fashion, located on King Street up from Newtown Station, offers one of the best catalogues of retro fashion and accessories in Newtown. With a location on either side of the street, each with a different product range and vibe, you’ll be shopping for hours. Vintage […]

Stacks of Wax

In Newtown, there’s a little bit of something for everyone. As one of Sydney’s largest artisan candle makers, Stacks of Wax is the epitome of that ethos. Located down the quiet Australia Street, you’re well situated to do some shopping and then enjoy a celebratory bite to eat. Beautiful aromas waft outwards from the store, […]

Bailey Nelson

Founded just across the city in Bondi, Bailey Nelson has been shaking up the glasses game ever since it was founded five years ago. Their mission to “empower individuality and self-expression through our beautiful, affordable eyewear, inviting stores and incredible people” says it all. Just entering their clean, modern store in the centre of King […]

Hum on King

To revel in the glory of old media is to shop at HUM on King, a record store in the truest sense. Vinyl is the order of the day, with new and used LP’s that range from 70’s rock to 90’s hip-hop to 00’s pop perched lovingly atop racks that stretch far back into the […]