Shop ‘til you drop in Paddington

As you stroll down Given and Latrobe Terraces, you’ll discover an array of fashion boutiques, homewares stores, beautiful antiques, gifts and jewels. 

What sets Paddington apart from other shopping destinations is that many of the stores are one-off or local businesses run by passionate and knowledgeable owners who are only too happy to help you have a memorable shopping experience. 

Not sure where to start your day of retail therapy? Read on to find out where to shop ‘til you drop. 

Alma Mexicana Boutique

Alma Mexicana Boutique
Alma Mexicana translates to Mexican soul. Colourful handmade pieces adorned with detailed beading and embroidery are designed and created by native Mexicans. 

Artisans Gems and Jewels 

Looking for the perfect rock for your sweetheart? Or perhaps just something special for yourself? The team at Artisans Gems and Jewels take the time to create jewellery to suit your style and personality, offering an experience that makes you feel comfortable and relaxed knowing you are in capable hands. 


The earth-friendly store offers a great range of environmentally kind gifts, food, homewares and body products. Biome has the widest range of natural skin care and green cleaning in Australia, plus safe, reusable bottles and many more clever, stylish and practical eco-products.

Blake and Taylor

Styled and themed around a neutral and white palette with a Hamptons feel, Blake and Taylor will have your home feeling chic and stylish from front to back. Be sure to pick a little something up for yourself from the range of cotton and linen clothing, or a fresh smelling candle to complete your space at home. 

Calico House

Calico House

Calico House strives to source items made from natural fibres and materials such as cotton, linen, jute, hemp, coir, seagrass and metal. It specialises in beautiful hand-loomed fabrics from India and timeless classic textiles such as calico, muslin, voile, ticking and canvas.

Cocoon Petite Living

Cocoon Petite Living is your one-stop shop for all things for kids. The store stocks boutique baby gifts and toys, trendy children's clothing labels, stylish maternity wear, gorgeous homewares and a fantastic collection of kids' bags and backpacks.

Endeavour Foundation

Often listed as one of the best vintage and retro shops in Brisbane, it’s pricier than your average op shop, with the higher prices keeping second-hand and vintage-store buyers away – giving the consumer the chance to snap up quality bargains. The store also stocks plenty of designer labels.

Esencia Boutique

Priding itself on a high level of personal service and attention to detail, Esencia Boutique is all about finding your own personal style. Clever designs are created by people who get that you don’t have a lot of time to put stylish outfits together.  

Jewels NY

Direct from New York to Paddington, this delightful boutique on adorable LaTrobe Terrace in Paddington stocks an array of collectable storywheels, exquisite coloured gems, and unique diamonds.

Karen Willis Holmes

Karen Willis Holmes

The couture and bespoke range of wedding dresses provides a hands-on approach and commitment to detail, using only the highest-quality imported fabrics, laces and beading from around the world. Pop into the only Queensland boutique in the heart of Paddington to see them for yourself.

La La Latrobe

Release your inner gypsy at La La Latrobe in Paddington. Carving out a slice of the Byron Bay lifestyle in Brisbane, the boutique stocks bohemian-inspired designers and labels from the northern New South Wales beach town.

Living Silk

Living Silk

Living Silk specialises in elegant silk dresses for cocktails, races, weddings, galas and formals. Silk is one of the world’s enduring symbols of elegance and beauty. Each Living Silk garment is individually and delicately hand-crafted by skilled couturiers.


Maiocchi Paddington

In 2001 the search for the perfect dress turned into a labour of love for Deanne Maiocchi. Putting her design expertise into action, Deanne designed her first range of timeless garments and Maiocchi the label was born in Brisbane. Inspiration comes from an eclectic mix of mediums including Deanne's passion for travel, love of vintage curiosities, and fascination of traditional craft techniques from the East.

Miss Henry Boutique

Always on trend, Miss Henry stocks a large number of popular Australian labels that will appeal to young women. 

Olive Home

Olive Home provides a range of diverse and individual products for the home, as well as gorgeous gifts, babywear, accessories and womenswear (from labels including Ginger & Smart, George and Metalicus). In addition, Olive Home offers colour-consultancy and interior design advice.

Paddington Antique Centre

Paddington Antique Centre, Brisbane

The Paddington Antique Centre is an iconic building on Latrobe Terrace, Paddington. This heritage-listed building has been used as an antique centre since May 1985, and has been managed by the current owners since October 2008. With more than 50 dealers in the centre, visitors can always expect a great variety of stock.

Petrol Boutique

Nestled among the unique collective of shops and cafes in Latrobe Terrace at Paddington, fashion boutique Petrol is in a classic Queenslander cottage. The store stocks a huge range of brands, including George, Manning Cartell, Moss & Spy, Seduce, Talulah, Katherine and Rachel Gilbert. 

Ra Ra Superstar

Eclectic, young and fun, Ra Ra Superstar has a unique take on fashion. Using only vintage and recycled materials to create each collection, the range is both sweet and edgy but most importantly wearable.

Red Works

Red Works Paddington

Red Works in Paddington stocks a gorgeous range of interiors, fashion and unique gifts. You are always guaranteed to find beautiful and interesting pieces for your home and yourself. Discover a quality range of fabric, furniture, chairs, cushions, bed linen, lamps and homewares all beautifully displayed. 

Retro Metro

Tucked away on Latrobe Terrace, Retro Metro is a treasure trove of affordable vintage clothing and accessories. Step inside the emporium to be whisked away to last century in a whirlwind of frocks, ball gowns, shoes and records.

Sacha Drake

Sacha Drake

Sacha designs each garment by draping fabric over her own body – an hourglass size 14 – then converts the style into a pattern. This ensures the focus is on flattering proportions to enhance your body shape. The Paddington store stocks uniquely feminine yet striking designs to flatter all women's bodies.

Sheets on the Line

Sheets on the Line stocks a unique range in bedding, sheets, quilt covers, and bed linen in store. Considering itself the guardian of a good night's sleep, the linen company is committed to high-quality bedding without the luxe price tag.

Side Street

Customers can choose from the latest trends and designs to suit the Brisbane lifestyle, and caters for a variety of occasions: from casual and smart casual to special-occasion styles.

Suna Shoes


Head into the Queensland brand's Paddington store to explore its extensive range of ladies' footwear including fashion, event, bridal, casual, office, boots, handbags, jewellery and accessories. Suna is also Australia's most-awarded bridal shoe specialist. Its range of modern, romantic and traditional styles are suitable for all occasions.

Boudoir Chic

Expert advice and a commitment to quality products underpin Boudoir Chic's philosophy. Whether you are looking for lingerie or day or evening wear, Boudoir Chic will help you find the perfect look in a comfortable environment.

Thousand Island Dressing

Illuminate your world with the colourful array of lamps on offer, adorn your body with a selection of the gorgeous jewellery that lines the shelves, and embellish your decor with a never-ending choice of homewares.

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