David Jones Arrives in Wellington

Unrivalled access to the international and local luxury brands you've been longing for is here.

The wait is finally over. Marking the milestone of the lauded luxury department store’s 178 influential years making many a wish list a reality, David Jones has officially put down roots in our capital’s ‘Golden Mile’ of Lambton Quay. The opening of the store’s very first international outpost last week is undeniably a much anticipated ‘bridge’ — or catwalk if you please — to an unrivalled melange of coveted local labels as well as international brands that have thus far been reserved for the globetrotters among us.

From the moment the stunning David Jones Ambassador Jessica Gomes cut the ribbon, it was apparent that no expenses were spared for what is the 41st store in the premium department store empire. Housed in the heritage listed building previously inhabited by Kirkcaldie & Stains, the slick brass and marble-adorned space — the result of an AUD$20+ million refurbishment — is dynamic, visually arresting and highly conducive to the endeavours of a discerning shopper. 

Naturally, the world class shopping experience is elevated all the more by the impeccable curation of luxury labels. Not only the first to bring Tom Ford beauty to our fair shores, shoe lovers will rejoice at the sight of Valentino, Saint Laurent, Balenciaga, Alexander Wang, Christian Louboutin, Charlotte Olympia, Stuart Weitzman and Aquazzura. Further setting our pulses racing are the bags and accessories by the aforementioned brands as well as Stella McCartney, Chloé and Philip Lim.

To truly appreciate the magnitude of this sophisticated shopping mecca, we highly recommend making your way to the windy city for a weekend of retail therapy. And, to make the most of your time there, consult our freshly updated Wellington Navigator here.

Opening hours:
Monday – Thursday & Saturday: 9-6pm
Friday: 9-8pm
Sunday: 10-5pm

David Jones

Lambton Quay

(04) 912 0700


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