And just like that, summer is leaving us and it's autumn's time to shine - a favourite season for many. Check out these city centre stores if you're looking to spruce up your spaces this season, from mood-setting candles to cosy blankets for when the weather eventually turns, eclectic decor, vibrant storage solutions and more.
Shut The Front Door | 23 High Street
Boasting an eclectic, fun and ever changing range of the coolest homeware, gifts and other cool products from all over the world, Shut the Front Door is a great place to visit when you're looking to add something quirky to your spaces this season. We love their lockers for an aesthetically pleasing storage option. Even better, they come in a range of gorgeous colours and sizes! Pictured above is their Shorty Locker in Mustard, $349.
Gorman | 16 High Street
Gorman is the ideal place to shop if you're looking for vibrant colours and unique designs. Add a pop of colour to your bedding set up with their amazing range of bedding!
Flo & Frankie | Commercial Bay, 7/21 Queen Street
Whether you are looking for a new statement piece for your spaces this autumn, a new cushion, throw or book for the coffee table, you'll find what you're looking for at Flo & Frankie. These playful 'Goober Candles' could be a fun new addition to your space.
H&M Home | Queen Street
Located inside H&M's flagship store on Queen Street, you'll find quality homewares for fantastic prices at H&M Home. Why not treat yourself to some new bedding because nothing beats the look and feel of fresh bed linen. Check out the H&M Home bedding range here.
Creative & Brave | Commercial Bay, 7/21 Queen Street
Creative & Brave connects customers with New Zealand's amazing creative artists, designers, jewellers and ceramicists. Inside their Commercial Bay space or online, you'll find a stunning range of art prints, jewellery, homewares, apparel, gifts and more. We think these handmade Tui bird jugs, $41 - $115, would be a beautiful, quirky new addition to any space at home or work.
Ecoya | Commercial Bay, 7/21 Queen Street
Have you paid a visit to Ecoya's Commercial Bay store yet? Prepare for a sensory overload in all the right ways! Crafted from natural soy wax, using lead-free 100% cotton wicks, ECOYA candles offer the most luxurious home fragrance experience.
Paunesia | 35 High Street
Pauanesia is a wonderful store filled with unique products inspired by New Zealand's wild coast, the native bush, stories and passions. They have a great range of homeware available, including cushions, tableware, decorations and more. We think their table runners are a perfect way to spruce up your space, especially when entertaining!
WORLD Britomart | 60 Tyler Street
This fashion house that is most widely regarded as being 'avant-garde' offers a curated selection of 'Objet d' Art' (works of art that are not painting but an article of some artistic value). If you're looking for something fun or interesting to add to your space, be sure to check out their range. One of our favourites is this interactive artwork, All My Favourite Shapes, $350, including magnetic shapes so you can make it your own!