Allbirds' flagship New Zealand store in the heart of the Britomart shopping precinct
You're spoilt for choice with a plethora of fantastic shopping precincts here in the heart of the city, all within a hop skip and jump of each other, making it easy to shop till you drop and get all of your Christmas shopping done in one place. We've rounded up some of the best places to check out in the Britomart, Queen Street and High Street precincts, which all offer unique stores where there's something for everyone.
From designer fashion boutiques to unique streetwear stores, international beauty brands and more, Britomart is certainly a must-visit shopping destination in the city centre. Here are just some of the many stores to check out when you're there.
Shopping at Jo Malone London is an undeniably sensual experience: all that soft lighting, cool cream and glass decor, rows and rows of tantalisingly sparkling square-cut bottles and, of course, delicious scents at every breath.
Wonder Journal, is a quiet celebration of craft and curiosity.
Find some great summer fashion and accessories for the beach at this awesome Havaianas store in Britomart.
Karen Walker is a New Zealand fashion designer with a reputation for original, effortless and stylish fashion.
WORLD Britomart reflects the label's eclectic and quirky style.
Find some slick streetwear down at adidas Originals' cool Britomart retail space.
Commercial Bay is Auckland's newest retail, hospitality and commercial precinct with the highest concentration of high quality retail and food and beverage. Home to over 60 designer boutiques, both international and domestic, Commercial Bay is a superb place to shop for Christmas gifts. Right outside at Te Komititanga in 2021 is also the giant baubles and Light Forest Christmas installations - be sure to check them out!
COS is a fashion brand for women and men who want modern, functional and considered design.
The Flo & Frankie family are lovers of style – hunting down our favourite contemporary local and global fashion and lifestyle brands that bridge the gap between chain stores and exclusive high-end brands.
Edmund Hillary is a premium New Zealand lifestyle clothing label inspired by Sir Edmund Hillary, one of our greatest heroes
Founded in 1912, Wittner remains one of the oldest family run businesses in Australia, and has led the Australian footwear industry for more than a century. This history as a shoemaker sets the brand apart.
Elle + Riley Cashmere has been making luxurious cashmere lifestyle garments more accessible in New Zealand since 2016.
Just Another Fisherman prides itself on the design and execution of clothing that is comfortable, efficient, practical and serves its purpose on the water, in the great outdoors and in the street.
A global leader in the market for premium menswear and womenswear, HUGO BOSS is known worldwide for distinctive, innovative fashion statements.
Proudly New Zealand made garments since its inception, twenty-seven names' values lie in a commitment to sustainability, ethical production and supporting local industry.
Scotch & Soda is a clothing brand that is creating signature looks that clash eras, classics and places of inspiration, and mash unexpected fabrics and patterns.
SOLECT is a destination footwear store offering a curated collection of globally iconic fashion and street brands. Our hand-picked collection brings together smart and casual styles perfect for work or play
Discover the fantastic shopping offering on this cultural gem of a street in the city centre. Peruse the arcades, laneways, newly opened stores and classic destination shops and you'll be ticking the items off that Christmas list with ease.
One of New Zealand’s oldest and best loved department stores, Smith & Caughey’s stocks three levels of the world’s best brands.
Discover the latest in beauty at the flagship Sephora store on Queen Street.
Superdry is an exciting contemporary fashion brand which focuses on high-quality products that fuse vintage Americana and Japanese-inspired graphics with a British style.
Established in 1934, Marbecks Records stocks a huge range of CDs and DVDs and their helpful staff have expertise in a wide variety of musical genre.
First established in a New York City loft in 1941, Coach is a leading fashion accessories brand.
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High Street District
The High Street District is known for its buzzing ambience, great public spaces, coffee spots and above all, fantastic shopping. For a full break down on lunch break shopping on High Street see directly below, as well as some good-to places in the area.
Our need-to-know guide for taking the stress out of Christmas shopping with a visit to the High Street District and these stores.
Renowned for stocking obscure and interesting books, Unity has one of the best book collections in Auckland.
Shut the Front Door offers a fun and ever changing range of the coolest products from all over the world, from homewares to fun gifts, books and more, you're guaranteed to find a gift for everyone (and yourself!).
At Aesop, you can explore and select from a complete range of skin, hair and body care products, distinguished by botanical and laboratory-generated ingredients of the highest quality.
Offering fresh international brands that represent quality, style and a story about where they were designed.
Simple, stylish outfit solutions that don’t break the bank