Newcastle's much-loved boutique shopping street
From homewares to hand-made chocolates, local and Australian fashion labels - here's some reasons why Darby St has our shopping heart.
You might think you're all over what's happening on Darby St, but when did you last do a lap? Whilst we love it for the chilled streetside dining, quality coffee and delicious eats, it's the boutique shopping scene that makes us smile. With a smart collection of independently owned boutiques and village type atmosphere it's nice to take a wander, coffee in hand, and get a little familiar again.
Fashion & Music
Tiff & Tim introduced fashion to Darby St and continue to bring a smart collection of Men’s & Women’s staples, a specialised selection of Vinyl, CD’S, books & Polaroid film. From King Gizzard & the Lizard Wizard to John Coltrane, Ray-Ban wayfarers to organic cotton t-shirts…Abicus is committed to supporting both local and international artists and designers.
Vintage styled florist, drawn to unusual textures and with a love of working with varieties that are a little different, or anything that captures their eye. Blooms on Darby are here to help you spoil your loved one, or yourself with a big beautiful bunch of flowers.
Fashion, Gifts & Homewares
Stocking handmade, locally made brands which you can’t find anywhere else in Newcastle. You’ll find anything and everything from screen printed t-shirts, handmade greeting cards, short-run magazines, handmade fashion accessories; the list goes on.
Boho Luxe Trader
Fashion, Fragrances & Jewellery
Crisp white interiors and unique pieces is what you'll find at Boho Luxe Traders. Offering up a beautiful selection of giftware, Womens Fashion, Homewares, Succulents, Art, Cushions, Jewellery, Watches, Scarves, Leather wallets, Ikou melts, candles, and eco bags this is a shopppers paradise.
The unique thing about Coco Monde is that everything is made on site, including all the chocolates, ice-creams, honeycombs, marshmallows and cakes. Not just a divine chocolateria dessert cafe, they also have a range of goodie gifts!
Clothing, Swimwear, Shoes & Accessories
The bohemian-inspired women’s fashion label features clothing and accessories of an exotic nature. You’ll find their guanabana label alongside Talulah, Faithfull The Brand, The Bare Road and Amuse society; just to name a few. Together with their fully stocked store on Darby, you can even purchase online – double win!
Self-pronounced ‘architect for the human body’; Jean Bas is the studio that produces bespoke creations for racewear, Mother of the Bride, Bridal or special occasions. Limited edition and made onsite in her stunning boutique makes for a unique shopping experience.
Brought to us by Newcastle born and bred cheeky character, Jackson Blanch, Juicy Records is a retail representation of everything that is Jackson; colourful, fun, loud, creative, welcoming and so much more.
An independent Australian surf label created in 2016, Lone Clothing Co. are all about producing quality clothing at a reasonable price range. Stocking only their own designs which are all designed in house their range of tee shirts, singlets, hoodies are all printed by hand by the team in their warehouse in Newcastle. Using only quality base products they ensure all their suppliers are fair trade and meet all our regulations of manufacturing.
After five years of planning and prepping, Palinopsia landed in Newcastle with their beautifully designed stoneware ready to go into our very own kitchens.
Owner Tamara Bajic whose background in fashion and textile design, has mentored and worked alongside industry leaders including heading up the commercial team at Matt Blatt where she was designing custom furniture for interior designers and architects Australia-wide and brings to Newcastle her exquisite range of ceramaics.
Vintage Inspired & Lifestyle Fashion
Step inside this eclectic, vintage-inspired boutique for all your frocks, lifestyle wears, shoes including preloved cowboy boots, and accessories. Girls, guys, grannies, curvy ladies and everyone in between will find a treasure here.
Men's fashion & Giftware
When Steel & Anchor opened the doors on Darby St, 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 all the best things a man could want.
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.
Willows Home Traders
Furniture, Homewares & Art
A carefully curated collection of homewares, furniture, skin care and art. All of which stick to a very Australian theme with the store housing local artists' work on the walls whenever possible.