Often unwittingly overlooked by tourists when visiting Sydney, Double Bay oozes sumptuous luxury, with the magnificent Sydney Harbour as its backdrop. Like a mini-Beverly Hills, Double Bay has historical buildings with tree-lined boulevards and chic designer stores with different styles for all.
Through a revitalisation, it is one of Sydney’s most beautiful neighbourhoods. Notably the street Knox, Cross and Bay have sandy beaches, 5-star restaurants, art galleries, home décor emporiums and fashion boutiques.
12 Bay Street, Double Bay, NSW 2028.
Carla Zampatti is an iconic Australian designer, styling ladies’ outfits since 1965. Double Bay is 1 of 32 boutiques around Australia but stands out as the oldest and most historic building. With new items added every season from workwear to weddings to parties, this is the perfect place for people looking to expand their designer collection.
8 Cross Street, Double Bay, NSW 2028.
Mode Sportif is the place to go for contemporary fashion. With new clothing lines every season, they offer designer activewear, shoes, jewellery, homeware, and skincare—all curated from international and local designers. Local influencer Nadia Fairfax said, “I particularly love Mode Sportif – the owner, Deborah Symond O’Neil, has such an eye for striking event wear.”
1-5/2-22 Knox St, Double Bay NSW 2028.
The go-to store for shoe lovers, Cosmopolitan Shoes have been in Double Bay since 1996. They are home to designer shoes, bags, accessories and recently they have introduced a new line of ready-to-wear clothing. Notable brands instore are:
- Saint Laurent
- Alexander McQueen
- Paco Rabanne
- Alexandre Vauthier.
12 Cross St, Double Bay NSW 2028.
Duo brings European flair to Australia with a timeless range of sophisticated jewellery. First opened in 1995 in Double Bay, owners Yannick and Patrick Bellaiche have appeared in Vogue, Harper’s Bazaar, Elle and more. They have a wide range of necklaces, bracelets, rings, earrings, and charms and are a great gift for yourself or your loved ones.
36 Cross Street, Double Bay, NSW.
Another creative and unique designer jewellery store, Jan Logan has evolved from Australia into an international brand with an elite clientele. Jan has designed jewellery for A-list celebrities including Jennifer Lopez, Joan Chen, Naomi Watts, and Rose Byrne.
Jan Logan is also a huge supporter of Australian designers, helping with the discovery of Akira Isogawa, Easton Pearson, and Collette Dinnigan, to name a few.
Gifts and Speciality Stores
World of Whiskey
2 – 22 Knox Street, Double Bay, NSW 2028.
The World of Whiskey is a specialised whisky store in Double Bay that offers a full whisky experience of over 900 exclusive whiskeys, with 100 open sampling bottles for those who need a bit more convincing.
While visiting, you’ll see whiskeys that are rare Australia and a top range from Ireland, Scotland, India, Taiwan, America, and Japan to name a few. World of Whiskey is a sure stop on any whiskey connoisseur’s list while visiting Double Bay.
Palmer & Penn
16 Transvaal Ave, Double Bay NSW 2028.
Established in 2005, Palmer & Penn are a luxury homeware and furniture store based in Double Bay. Bringing back the fashion for a trunk or luggage cases, Palmer & Penn are known for their authentic vintage luggage and trunks from Louis Vuitton, Prada and Goyard–fit to make any interior design enthusiast get love-hearts in their eyes!
The Monogram Mode
Shop 3B, 2 Short Street, Double Bay, NSW 2028.
The Monogram Mode is a baby and child’s clothing boutique with personalised art and custom monogram clothing. For a bespoke gift for baby showers, birthdays or just to decorate your nursery, they create watercolour paintings that spell out the child’s name. The focus of the store is monogramming homeware or clothing to create luxury, bespoke clothing.
445 New South Head Rd, Double Bay NSW 2028.
A true kid’s wonderland, Kidstuff is a boutique selling unique toys, gifts and novelties that are bound to spark creativity in your little ones. Catering from 0 to 12+ years, there are plenty of types of games available and stocked in their store.
Double Bay Organic Market
Guilfoyle Park, Guilfoyle Avenue, Double Bay.
Present for over 15 years, the Double Bay Organic Market is open every Thursday from 9am – 2pm with the beautiful Guilfoyle Park in the background. You can expect to see fresh organic food, tea, gourmet treats, flowers, and fashion. The market also has pony rides and a bouncy castle for the kids.
Yes, Double Bay is in an affluent area with fashion lovers and designers living nearby, but there’s no need to fret if you’re on a fashion budget, wanting designer labels. Double Bay has a slew of consignment stores where you can get bargain-priced designer clothing. Some of the best places to make your rounds are:
Book the Perfect Accommodation for The Perfect Shopping Spree
To get the best experience of Double Bay, the best option for your accommodation needs is the Savoy Hotel. With 40 exceptional rooms in the heart of scenic Double Bay, you will be able to enjoy all the restaurants, boutiques, music events, and beaches that Sydney has to offer.
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