Archive for Category: "TREASURE TROVE"

Galerie Montmartre | Fitzroy, Melbourne

Galerie Montmartre | Fitzroy, Melbourne

Don Draper meets Pepé le Pew behind Galerie Montmartre’s roller-doored warehouse space, just off Brunswick Street. Here a mammoth collection of vintage French advertising posters awaits, sure to make the most jaded graphic design fiend go weak at the knees.

Rendezvous: The Romance Bookstore | Lonsdale St, Melbourne

Rendezvous: The Romance Bookstore | Lonsdale St, Melbourne

Reading romance fiction is a bit like watching reality television – no one will admit to it in highbrow circles, but there’s a soft spot for it in just about everyone’s heart.

Local Shop | Northcote, Melbourne

Local Shop | Northcote, Melbourne

The appeal of buying a lovingly stitched item from the comfort of your own computer is obvious, but if you feel like getting out and seeing some crafty goods in the flesh, you can’t go past Local Shop.

Blackhearts & Sparrows Wine Purveyors | Melbourne

Blackhearts & Sparrows Wine Purveyors | Melbourne

Bottle Shock is possibly the first movie to make wine seem like a drink for the masses. And if you need further proof that wine is no longer just the domain of toffs with their talk of bouquets and tannins, head to Blackhearts & Sparrows, with stores in North Fitzroy, East Brunswick and Windsor.

iSpex Funky Spex Melbourne Eyewear | Collingwood

iSpex Funky Spex Melbourne Eyewear | Collingwood

Spectacles were never supposed to be one size, one shape fits all. And as they can be something of a permanent fixture on your face, it’s essential to get them just right. iSpex Funky Spex is a shop with an almost pathological desire to find the perfect set of glasses for every face.