Accessories can make or break an outfit so we’ve gathered up some of the best streetwear accessories from some of the best store in the city to help you complete your next look. Whether it’s a subtle bit of colour or an impactful sneaker, finding exactly what you need is simple in the heart of the city.

The Duck Tape Years Hat, $145 | Shakes | 35B Vulcan Lane 

Hat on display

This classic flat brim, one panel snapback hat from The Duck Tape Years is a truly under the radar product which is a New Zealand exclusive to Shakes. The brand comes from the mind of Scott Nelson, an originator in the US skatewear and streetwear scene. The Duct Tape Years is a tribute to the times of struggle and dedication in skateboarding which have impacted Scott Nelson’s life.

Women’s Falcon, $170 | Platypus | 162 Queen Street


Off the back of the recent Kylie Jenner collaboration, this shoe by Adidas has become one the most trending shoes of late. Comfortable, durable and well designed this shoe is a must have of the season. Stop by Platypus and check out their huge range of colour ways and find the one that most suits your style.

Adidas Originals Continental 80, $149.99 | Hype | 184 Queen Street 


Clean, crisp and ready to go. This shoe could easily be your new everyday pair. Offered in black, white and beige there are so many ways this shoe could be styled. Adidas are known for combining comfort and design to create shoes that last and continue to look good and the new Continental 80’s are a perfect example of this.

Itsuki Slouch Crew 2.0, $129.90 | Huffer | 2 Customs St E

Man holding a jumper

Casual and cosy is what Huffer does best. The New Zealand brand that has been exciting us for many years now has again shown us why they’ve stuck around so long. The Itsuki Slouch crew in its second iteration is soft to the touch and falls over the shoulders just right. Perfect as a gift, but even better to wear for yourself.

Yummy Corduroy Cap, $69 | Checks Downtown | unit 3B, 3/7 High St

Hat on display

Corduroy is back. From pants to shirts and now hats. This hat is a snug fit and could even replace your relaxed beanie as a go-to for this winter. The texture is quite subtle which makes it versatile. All of Checks products are extremely well made and you can be sure that this one is too.

Last updated: 01 July 2019