The importance of supporting local has never been more true. Our local retailers, boutiques and brands have officially reopened after thirteen long weeks, so if you’ve had your eye on a new pair of boots or a swish new jacket for summer, now’s the time to invest. We hope this selection of new season arrivals provides inspiration for where to start.
Parker & Co, Newmarket
A leader in the local eyewear field, Parker & Co. brings in-demand brands such as Celine, Moscot and Victoria Beckham. You’ll find these in its bright and brilliant new home on Teed Street.
New Zealand’s newest destination for luxury fashion, homewares and beauty. Here you’ll find an incredibly alluring selection of brands from Loewe to Alaïa; Givenchy to Christian Louboutin; La Perla, Ginori 1735, and many more.
Saint Laurent, Newmarket
The heritage French luxury brand, Saint Laurent, has opened its first store in New Zealand at Westfield Newmarket. Here, you’ll find a curated yet substantial selection of women’s and men’s collections, including ready-to-wear and accessories.
The ultimate go-to for lovers of impeccable cuts and silhouettes, with an emphasis on beautifully-crafted fine natural fabrics.
Partridge Jewellers, Newmarket & Auckland CBD
Family-operated in New Zealand since the 1800s, the Partridge Jewellers name is inexorably entwined with the highest-quality jewels and jewellery designs, for an intoxicating array of precious sparkles.
Simon James, Newmarket & Herne Bay
Exquisite home and design pieces join an impeccably-curated range of fashion and jewellery, including Jessica McCormack (exclusively stocked at Simon James in New Zealand).
Elle + Riley, Newmarket & Commercial Bay
Just in time for summer knit season, Elle + Riley’s luxurious cashmere pieces will keep you cosy well into the evening. Keep an eye out for new store openings in the following months too.
Sutcliffe Jewellery, Parnell
Artisan jeweller Brent Sutcliffe is one of the country’s most skilled craftspeople in the realm of fine jewellery, with over 30 years of experience creating bespoke pieces for discerning clients. A must for exquisite, hand-made pieces of unparalleled quality.
Striking a balance of playful palettes and relaxed textures, coupled with feminine elegance, Wynn Hamlyn’s knitwear and suiting, in particular, is some of the best around. Visit the Commercial Bay store to try on in person.
Maggie Marilyn, Newmarket & Britomart
Championing transparency, sustainability and circularity, womenswear designer Maggie Marilyn’s pieces are uplifting for the conscience, the wearer and the beholder. Don’t forget to check out the new men’s range.
Muse, Newmarket & Ponsonby
Find Christopher Esber, Matteau, Victoria Beckham, Nanushka and so much more at multi-faceted boutique Muse — as well as excellent pieces under the in-house brand.
Yu Mei, Newmarket & Commercial Bay
For understated luxury in the world of accessories, look no further than leather goods label Yu Mei. Its Commercial Bay store is an artful haven for the bags and wallets of our dreams — read all about its beautiful new collection here.
Kowtow’s sustainability practices and ethical ethos have made it a pioneer in the fashion industry, and its simple, clean-lined wardrobe staples are what you’ll reach for again and again.
Workshop, Newmarket & Ponsonby
Stock up on beloved New Zealand brands Workshop and Helen Cherry, as well as new arrivals from international favourites like Isabel Marant, Acne Studios, and Our Legacy.
Scotties’ selection of highly coveted international brands is some of the best in the country — we can’t go past it for Issey Miyake, Dries Van Noten, Marni and much more.
Ruby, Newmarket, Auckland CBD, Ponsonby & Takapuna
Family-owned local brand Ruby has you sorted for irreverent, playful pieces that will brighten up your wardrobe, and has just released its Resort 22 collection to see us stylishly into summer.
An emphasis on natural fabrics and effortless silhouettes are the pillars of this Ponsonby Central-based brand.