Australia has plenty to offer, from local Australian streetwear brands to renowned sneaker stores. Now that Singaporeans can finally travel to Australia as part of the Vaccinated Travel Lanes (VTL), check out our Australia streetwear store guide for the 8 stores not to be missed.
1) Fast Times
121 Swanston Street, Melbourne, Australia, Victoria 3000
Established in 2008, Fast Times is a skate store that aims to bring the skateboarding community together. There is no doubt that Fast Times is one of the fastest growing brands in Australia with 17 outlets in the country. In addition to brands like Adidas and Nike, the store also offers a variety of Australian-owned brands like Butter Goods, which is known for its skatewear. Fast Times offers an extensive variety of skateboards, apparel and sneakers – a good place to start you on your skateboarding journey.
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16 Oxford SquareDarlinghurst NSW 2010, Australia
Pass~Port is a skate store in Australia where skateboarding and art meet. Aside from skate decks and apparel, you can also pick up film cameras, vinyl records and even prints at Pass~Port. Step into the store and you’ll be greeted with a gallery filled with photographs and art pieces. With so much to choose from, you’ll not be disappointed by the collections Pass~port has to offer!
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296 Brunswick St, Fitzroy, VIC 3065
HoMie, which stands for Homelessness of Melbourne Incorporated Enterprise, is an organization that supports teens affected by homelessness or hardship, and teaches them skills to prepare for their future. HoMie offers a range of clothing from hoodies, to t-shirts, be sure to check out its collaboration with Champion too. HoMie is a great stop for socially conscious streetwear fans — not only do you get to cop amazing apparel, you’re also contributing to a good cause!
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224 Chapel StPrahran VIC 3181
1/32 Mullumbimbi Street, Brunswick Heads, NSW 2483
2/6 Lawson Street, Byron Bay, NSW 2481
Bayshore Drive, Byron Industrial Estate, Byron Bay, NSW 2481
Founded in 2006 by Declan Wise and Jonathan Salfield, the original plan for Afends was to make band merch. Over time, Afends has created styles adapted from surfing and skating culture for daily wear. By this year, the brand will be going 100% sustainable, so if you’re looking to lead a more eco-conscious lifestyle then you must drop by Afends.
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5) Secret Sneaker Store
Shop 220B Level 2, Melbourne Central Shopping Centre, 211 La Trobe Street, Melbourne VIC 3000 Australia
Shop 1001A Level 1 Westfield Sydney, Pitt St & Market St, Sydney NSW 2000 Australia
Shop B-012 Lower Ground, Chadstone Shopping Centre, 1341 Dandenong Rd, Chadstone VIC 3148 Australia
Secret Sneaker Store is Australia’s first consignment store which offers a range of limited edition sneakers, streetwear apparel and sneakerhead essentials. Some sick kicks that you can find at Secret Sneaker Store are coveted Nike Air Jordans and an extensive selection of Adidas Yeezy kicks. At Secret Sneaker Store, you can finally get the limited edition sneakers you’ve been dying to get your hands on!
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6) Culture Kings
181 Elizabeth ST, Brisbane City QLD 4000
420 George St, Sydney NSW, 2000
Pacific Fair Shopping Centre, Hooker Blvd, Broadbeach QLD 4218
664 Hay St, Perth WA 6000
19-25 Russell St, Melbourne VIC, 3000
Shop B178, 1341 Dandenong Rd, Chadstone VIC 3148
197 Church St, Parramatta NSW 2150
Shop N004, 286 Mount Wellington Highway, Mount Wellington, Auckland 1060.
Culture Kings is undoubtedly one of the most famous Australian streetwear stores with over a million followers on Instagram. Culture Kings is where you’d go to find authentic music merch from icons like Michael Jackson, Bob Marley, Metallica and more – the list is never-ending, really. You’re in luck if you’re a basketball fan too; you’ll find authentic NBA merchandise from your favourite teams here. Spend a little more time and you might even be able to spot limited edition pieces! And, if Culture Kings is good enough for Drake, Jaden Smith and Steve Aoki to shop at, it’s good enough for you.
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7) Supply Store
Burton St &, Riley St, Darlinghurst NSW 2010, Australia
Founded in 2002, Supply Store is one of the oldest Australian streetwear stores out there. At Supply Store, you can find brands like Acronym, Bape, Commes De Garcons, and more. Looking for more independent brands? You’re in luck at Supply Store, which is known for supporting big global brands as well as independent Australian brands.
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388 George St, Sydney, NSW, 2000
265 Little Bourke St Melbourne VIC 3004, Australia
Shop G034 Chadstone Shopping Centre, 1341 Dandenong RdChadstone VIC 3148, Australia
Shop B018, Southwharf Dfo, 20 Convention Centre Place, South Wharf, Victoria, 3006
Shop 1558, Ground Floor, Pacific Fair Shopping Centre, 2-32 Hooker Boulevard, Broadbeach, Queensland, 4218
Sneakerboy, established 2012, is a store that offers sneakers from luxury brands. With five outlets in Australia, each store is designed to look like a showroom, where the sneakers are displayed like artworks on the shelves. At Sneakerboy, you’ll find kicks and apparel from higher end brands like Alexander McQueen, Dior, Gucci, and Moncler.
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