10 Best lets you explore some of Sydney's best upscale and independant shopping the city has to offer.

From all the shops and stores in Sydney, 10Best narrows the options down to those places with the most appeal and the best offerings. We deliver a carefully vetted selection to let you explore Sydney shopping on your own. If time is really tight, though, and you don't have the leisure to look through all our offerings, we present our Best Shopping list for Sydney. Here, we distill the best businesses down to a special selection of ten. Explore some of Sydney's best local designers from Collette Dinnigan to Alannah Hill. These places promise a stellar experience and a taste of the city that you just can't miss. No matter where you venture in Sydney you will surely find yourself surrounded by hundreds of great shopping locations, from designer boutiques to shopping centers. From the designer boutiques and independent design stores of the Surry Hills and Paddington areas, to the high fashion and brand name stores of Pitt Street Mall and Sydney's Westfield Shopping Center, there is something suited to everyone around every corner. If you are out experiencing Sydney's sites then why not stop off to explore some of Sydney's best shopping locations while you are at it. See Sydney from a new angle and explore some of the best local and international designers the city has to offer.



Expensive, beautiful and stylish clothing is the hallmark of this chic establishment. Sophisticated fashions for men and women feature simple designs, quality fabrics, and beautiful cuts. Saba aims to bring serious style to its customers for any...  Read More

Strand Hatters


Located in Sydney's oldest shopping arcade, this unique store remains one of Sydney's oldest and most loved. It first opened in 1892 and although small, it has always been well-stocked with something for everyone seeking a bit more style for...  Read More

RM Williams


RM Williams, Australia's original bush outfitters. RM Williams has been offering boots for men and women, along with clothing of exceptional quality across Australia. Although everything is designed to withstand Australian bush conditions, the...  Read More

Paspaley Pearls


Paspaley Pearls features an opulent showroom in tones of peach and cream, punctuated by a curved staircase which mimics the delicate colors of the pearls offered within. The company, which was founded in 1952, sells incredibly beautiful pearls,...  Read More

The Art of Wine and Food


As the name may suggest, this cute little store specializes in antiques and nick-knacks associated with wine and food. Among the offerings, you'll find corkscrews, food and restaurant art prints, rare 18th-century engravings, and old wine...  Read More

Surry Hills


Devoted to promoting contemporary craft and design, this shop sells goods created by Australia's top designers and craftspeople. Against a white background, the merchandise gains added prominence, and the quality of each piece is clearly...  Read More

Alannah Hill


Alannah Hill offers a stunning upscale shopping experience. Its wares are ultra-feminine and incredibly popular with a young professional crowd. Lush fabrics, lace, and embroidery characterize the garments, which are unapologetic in their...  Read More

Inner East


Sisters Nicole and Simone Zimmerman spearhead this now internationally recognisable brand. They are involved in all the designs of both the clothing and swimwear on offer while managing to establish their brand. This beautifully open store...  Read More



Scanlon and Theodore specialises in premium women's fashion. The store has a strong focus on producing clothing that features high-quality fabrics, excellent tailoring and one-of-a-kind designs. Whether you are after stylish workplace garments...  Read More

Collette Dinnigan


Sensuality and romantic designs distinguish this feminine store, characterised by its beautiful iron staircase and courtyard. Sexy, figure-flattering clothing adores the racks, and while dresses are the most prominent item, you'll also discover...  Read More


Meet Trent Van der Jagt

Trent van der Jagt was born and bred just outside Sydney. With a camera in one hand and a pen in the other, Trent has made it his mission to explore as much of the world as possible. At the...  More About Trent