Newcastle's much-loved boutique shopping street

Known for its relaxed street-side dining, quality coffee and delicious food-scene, Darby Street’s impressive collection of independently-owned boutiques, and unique village-style atmosphere also make it the perfect spot to take a little wander.

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From homewares to hand-made chocolates, and local and Australian fashion labels, here is a guide to the boutiques you can expect to find on Darby Street.


Fashion & Music
Tiff & Tim introduced fashion to Darby Street and continue to bring to it a collection of trendy, well-made, sustainable men’s & women’s clothing and accessories, as well as specialised selections of vinyl, CDs, books & polaroid film. From King Gizzard & the Lizard Wizard to John Coltrane, Ray-Ban wayfarers to organic hemp t-shirts, Abicus is committed to supporting both local and international artists and designers.
Trading hours: Mon-Fri 10am-5pm | Sat-Sun: 10am-4pm
Address: 103 Darby St

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Blackbird Corner

Fashion, Gifts & Homewares
Stocking handmade, locally-made brands that you can’t find anywhere else in Newcastle, at Blackbird Corner you’ll find everything from screen printed t-shirts, handmade greeting cards, short-run magazines and handmade fashion accessories, and the list doesn’t stop there!
Trading hours: Wed-Sun 10am-3pm | Mon-Tues: closed
Address: 74 Darby St

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Blooms on Darby

Unique, beautiful and natural flowers
Melissa and Natalie Hart's beautiful floral creations are all about celebrating lifes moments. The pair are known best for sourcing the most unusual of flower textures and their love of working with unique varieties that capture the eye. The timeless floral displays are perfect for spoiling your loved one, or perhaps yourself.
Trading Hours: Mon - Fri 8:30am - 5pm | Sat: 9am - 1pm | Sundays: closed
Address: 169 Darby St

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Bohemian Traders

Women's Fashion
After commencing operations on the Central Coast in 2014, Bohemian Traders has now opened its doors in Newcastle, bringing to Darby St its modern bohemian pieces, elevated basics, and classic cuts. The store stocks size-inclusive fashion and accessories, all produced ethically by suppliers hand-picked for their social and environmental responsibility. Pop into Bohemian Traders to check out their range!
Trading hours: Mon-Sat: 9am-5pm | Sun: 9am-2.30pm
Address: 175 Darby St

Coco Monde

Chocolate Gifts
Hit Coco Monde for a huge range of chocolates, ice-creams, honeycomb, marshmallows and cakes, all handmade onsite! The space is so much more than just a chocolateria and dessert café, so be sure to check out their range of goodie gifts!
Trading hours: Mon-Thurs 10am-4pm and 5pm-9pm | Fri: 10am-10pm | Sat: 8.30am-10.30pm | Sun: 8.30am-5pm
Address: 80 Darby St


Clothing, Swimwear, Shoes & Accessories
This bohemian-inspired women’s fashion label stocks exotic, on-trend clothing and accessories. You’ll find their Guanabana label alongside La Maison Talulah, Faithfull The Brand, The Bare Road and Amuse Society just to name a few. Check out their store on Darby Street, or even purchase their items online.
Trading hours: Mon-Fri: 10am-5pm | Sat: 10am-4pm | Sun: 10am-3pm
Address: 1/115 Darby St

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Jean Bas

Women's Fashion
Self-pronounced as an ‘architect for the human body’, Jean Bas offers a truly unique shopping experience if bespoke attire is what you’re looking for. Pop in for limited edition pieces perfect for weddings, racewear, or other special occasions.
Trading hours: Open by appointment
Address: 144 Darby St

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Lone Clothing

Men's Clothing
An independent Australian surf label created in 2016, Lone Clothing Co. are all about producing quality clothing for sale at reasonable prices. Designed in house, and printed by hand in their local Newcastle-based website, their store exclusively stocks their own products. The brand is an ethical business, using the highest-quality base products available, and working with suppliers who are
fair-trade-certified, and manufacturers who meet a comprehensive set of criteria.
Trading hours: Tues-Fri: 10am-4pm | Sat: 10am-3pm | Sun: 10am-2pm
Address: 106 Darby St

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After five years of planning and prepping, Palinopsia landed in Newcastle with their beautifully designed stoneware ready to go straight into your kitchen! With a background in fashion and textile design, owner Tamara Bajic, has mentored others, and worked alongside an impressive range of industry experts. She headed up the commercial team at Matt Blatt, where she was designed custom furniture for interior designers and architects Australia-wide. Head to her Darby Street store, to check out her exquisite range of ceramics!
Trading hours: Mon-Sun: 10am-3pm
Address: 70 Darby St

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Vintage Inspired & Lifestyle Fashion
Step inside this eclectic, vintage-inspired boutique for all your frocks, lifestyle wares, accessories, and shoes—including preloved cowboy boots! Girls, guys, grannies, curvy ladies; no matter who you are, you’re sure to find a treasure here.
Trading hours: Mon-Fri: 10am-5pm | Sat: 10am-4pm | Sun: 11am-3pm
Address: 78 Darby St

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Steel & Anchor

Men's fashion & Giftware
When Steel & Anchor opened the doors on Darby Street, owner and retail connoisseur Troy Pezely brought with him a whole new world for men’s fashion and giftware. Troy has transformed the space into the ultimate man cave with everything a man could ever want.
Trading hours: Mon-Fri: 10am-5pm | Sat: 10am-4pm | Sun: 10am-3pm
Address: 76 Darby St

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The Colour Bug

Women's Fashion
Owner Shivangi Maheshwari, has curated a line-up of quirky African fashion, recycled art and lifestyle products; all lovingly handcrafted by artisans and women’s collectives in different parts of Africa.
Trading hours: Sun-Wed: 10am-2pm | Thurs-Sat: 10am-4pm
Address: 104 Darby St

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Whitakers Jewellers

Custom Design Fine Jewellery
With over 100 years of experience as jewellers in the Hunter region, this family owned business is renowned for superior craftsmanship and second-to-none customer care. Customers are provided with exceptional experience from the moment they walk in the door, and leave with a purchase to last a lifetime.
Trading hours: Mon-Fri: 10am-5pm | Sat: 9am-3pm | Sun: closed
Address: 2/93 Darby St

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Willows Home Traders

Furniture, Homewares & Art
A carefully curated collection of homewares, furniture, skincare and art—all of which stick to a very Australian theme with the store housing local artists' work on the walls wherever possible.
Trading hours: Tues-Fri: 10am-4pm | Sat: 10am-3pm | Sun: 10am-2pm | Mon: closed
Address: 89 Darby St

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