Western Australia’s luxury shopping scene

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PERTH is the vibrant and multicultural capital city of Western Australia with a lively arts scene, a busy business district and some of Australia’s best beaches.

It also has a brilliant retail industry with everything from op shops for those looking for a bargain and to give back to the community to the plethora of trendy vintage shops, frequented by Perth’s millennials.

Then there are the luxury shopping districts. While they might not be on par with New York’s Fifth Avenue or London’s Bond Street, they’re still dripping in fancy labels and a guaranteed place to pick up a special something, for a special someone this Christmas.

Whether you’re looking for a diamond ring or gold cufflinks, a new bag or wallet, a fast car or a vacation property, here is where to find it in Perth.

King Street

The first stop for luxury shopping in Perth has to be King Street in the Perth CBD.

Established in 1895, this plush shopping area was once home to mining cottages, smithies, and shops.

King Street now features some of Perth’s best fine-dining restaurants, wine bars, art galleries and of course, designer brands such as Tiffany, Chanel, Gucci, and Prada.

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Each bougie establishment is refined to the core and respectfully fit the 150-year-old properties they are housed in, which only enhances the charming appeal of the street.

Even if you are not in the mood for buying the latest Gucci Soho bag, King Street is undoubtedly a wonderful place to take a stroll along and inhale the old charm of Perth.

  • Address: King Street, Perth Western Australia, 6000.
  • Opening times: King Street is open 24 hours to walk through with boutique shops, cafes and gallery opening times varying.

Claremont Quarter

Between Perth city center and the renowned Cottesloe beach along the coast of Perth is the modern Claremont Quarter shopping center.

This is perfect for shoppers who are looking for a mix of big brands and luxury boutiques as Claremont Quarter offers everything from Hobbs to Chanel and Tommy Hilfiger to George Jensen.

There are also plenty of home and lifestyle shops too, such as Aesop and L’occitane en Provence.

Claremont Quarter provides a great family shopping day out and also enough variety of shops for those needing some last minute Christmas gifts.

  • Address: 9 Bay View Terrace, Claremont, Western Australia, 6010.
  • Opening times: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, and Friday, 09:00-17:30; Thursday, 09:00-21:00; Saturday, 09:00-17:00; Sunday, 11:00-17:00.

Luxury real estate

Western Australia has its very own version of London’s Chelsea, New York’s Manhattan, and Paris’ Montmartre in the form of Mosman Park, Cottesloe, and Applecross, to name a few.

Each area is home to beautiful boutique hotels and fancy Airbnb listings for holidaymakers to experience the affluent suburbs of Western Australia.

If these vacationers fancy buying their very own slice of the luxury real estate market there are plenty of agents to help them make their choice.

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Many real estate agents are online, such as Luxurytters List and the well-known Southebys International Realty which dabbles in more than a few divine properties down under.

However, if you want to meet a trusted realtor who can direct you to your dream house anywhere in Western Australia, head any of the 24 Acton offices where you can buy anything from beachside mansions, wineries, farms and even land to build your vision.

Superyachts

You have got your dream property, a gorgeous wardrobe, some expensive jewelry – what is left to buy? A boat of course! And where better to test out your seafaring yacht than at the Club Marine Perth International Boat Show.

Exhibitors include some of the world’s most luxurious superyacht builders such as Sunseeker.

Visitors to the show can also purchase canoes, kayaks, diving equipment, engines, and yachting attire.

The show usually runs on the last weekend of September every year with tickets available online.

  • Address: 21 Mounts Bay Road, Perth, Western Australia, 6000.

Luxury RVs

Australia is a vast country mostly covered in desert and bushland. It is easy to get from coast to coast if you fly, taking an average of six hours. But that way, you miss the incredible and varying landscapes.

/why not get yourself a luxury RV to tour the Australia wilderness, popping into bush pubs and stopping at some of the world’s most remote places.

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Luxury RVs in Western Australia is a great for all your mobile home needs. They specialize in luxury, all-terrain vehicles and caravans, equipped with state-of-the-art mod cons, bedrooms, and open entertaining areas.

  • Address: 4-6 Pickard Ave, Rockingham WA 6168.
  • Opening times: Monday to Friday, 08:00-17:00; Saturday 08:00-14:00; Sunday, closed.