Shoes function not only as a practical necessity to get from A to B, but they also speak to our fashion sense and our unique personal style. Take a look at our diverse guide for where to go shoe shopping next time you're in the city centre. 

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Kathryn Wilson | The Pavillions in Britomart 
Local designer Kathryn Wilson has carved out a reputable brand for herself, transitioning seamlessly from producing shoes to a wide range of accessories. Starting in 2003, the label has constantly been in demand, and has resulted in a standalone store  in Britomart that is a bustling epicentre of shoe retailing. Take a look at the wide variety of styles in the shop, as there will no doubt be something for any occasion. 


Adidas | 10-12 Customs St East

Visit the Adidas store in the heart of the city for high-quality shoes which are designed to support. If you are looking for streetwear, slides or running shoes, Adidas has a massive array of shoes to suit every need. Consistently stocking new arrivals, every time you shop you will be able to see the best that Adidas has on offer. 


Scarpa | 7/21 Queen Street, Commercial Bay

Scarpa is 100% New Zealand owned and prides itself on being a go to destination for all shoe lovers. Stocking a variety of international labels like Karl Lagerfeld, Beau Coops, and Mulberry, Scarpa is undeniably a shoe lover's paradise. If you are hunting for some stylish pumps or stand out sandals, then head over to Little Queen St and browse the racks. 


Nicole Rebstock | 7/21 Queen Street, Commercial Bay

When you enter Nicole Rebstock’s shoe store in Commercial Bay, you will notice that the shoes are distinctly elegant and timeless. Created and designed in New Zealand, Nicole Rebstock has garnered a solid reputation for designing shoes which are made with passion and care. These shoes are meant to be worn with pride and when you feel like making a bold statement. 


Lineage | The Pavillions at Britomart

Lineage is a must-visit for designer footwear fans, filled with fashionista Jennie Loo’s hand-selected range of high-end European labels. Brands inside this boutique store include French ballet pump specialists Repetto, family-owned Spanish shoemaker Pedro Garcia and luxury French shoe designer Robert Clergerie. 


SOLECT | 7/21 Queen Street, Commercial Bay

If you are wanting to choose from an array of handpicked local and internationally acclaimed designer shoes, then head over to SOLECT in Commercial Bay. SOLECT boasts a sleek design and showcases their footwear in a clean and eye catching manner. Shop to your heart's content and you may find the perfect pair of shoes. 


Pat Menzies | 174 Queen St 

Pat Menzies has been delivering quality footwear since 1975, providing casual shoes for men, women, and children. Come to Pat Menzies on Queen St when you want to consult with experienced and friendly sales professionals to purchase the ideal pair of shoes to suit your needs. Asics, Dr. Martens, Converse, and Birkenstocks, the options are vast. 


FABRIC | 2C Commerce St

Discover a whole world of designer labels at FABRIC, from Scandanvian it girl brand Anine Bing, to Japanese phenomenon Comme Des Garcons, to French sneaker label Philippe Model. Constantly ahead of the curve and setting trends, FABRIC is the go to destination for contemporary and designer footwear. The store lets the shoes shine, with its simplistic design that features Japanese cabinetry. 


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Wittner | 7/21 Queen Street, Commercial Bay

Designed in Melbourne and handcrafted for everyday luxury, Wittner is here to make sure every woman walks with confidence in her step. Always standing for exceptional quality, all day comfort and premium leathers, it's no surprise customers love and buy Wittner year after year.

Last updated: 21 October 2020