The best boutiques for gifts in Paddington

The best boutiques for gifts in Paddington

One of Sydney's most fashionable neighbourhoods, Paddington is home to an ever-growing collection of up-and-coming designers and chic boutiques. We've put together a list of our favourite places to shop in Paddington for last-minute gifts or a lazy afternoon of window shopping. 

Lucy Folk

Lucy Folk, William Street

Timeless, whimsical resort wear, jewellery, and accessories - an ode to travel, art and the finer things in life.  Lucy Folk’s vibrant and eclectic collections celebrate individuality and nomadic adventures. From statement jewels to meticulously crafted summer dresses made from the finest of materials, each piece is designed like a piece of art. 


Exhibeo, Elizabeth Street

Artisan jeweller hiding in the leafy backstreets behind Oxford St, Exhibeo specialises in bespoke designs and bold, organic forms. They hand-make custom pieces from recycled metals in their Sydney studio and offer a range from luxury European designers.

Dinosaur Designs

Dinosaur Designs, Oxford Street

Iconic, Australian design brand recognised for their resin homewares and metal jewellery.  Each piece is a testament to the brand's commitment to craftsmanship, celebrating organic form and vibrant colour.  Find the perfect gift for those who appreciate the fusion of art, design and functionality - from sculptural resin vases and playful tableware to delicate jewels.

Sensorium Pop-Up Wyalba

Sensorium Pop-Up at wyalba, Oxford Street

The mecca of natural perfume, Sensorium, is hosting their first ever pop-up at the wyalba boutique in Paddington until 25 December 2023. Discover best-selling fragrances from boutique Australian makers, alongside luxury and consciously selected perfumers from around the world. Curated gift sets are also available for last-minute holiday shopping.

Five By Flynn

Five by Flynn, Elizabeth Street

Up-and-coming contemporary apparel brand, Five By Flynn creates casual but curated streetwear and accessories. With sleek silhouettes and retro-inspired basics, their designs encapsulate the laid-back Australian culture - perfect for those seeking gifts for their coolest friends.

Collector Store

Collector Store, Oxford Street

Explore Collector Store's carefully curated selection of gifts from emerging designers and independent artists. From bespoke homewares to artisanal accessories, each piece tells a story.


P&V Merchants, Oxford Street

Artisan liquor store offering a curated collection of natural wines, boutique spirits, craft beers and funky drink accompaniments. The perfect place to pick up an experimental drop for your summer entertaining or find a gift for the person who has it all.

By Charlotte

By Charlotte, William Street

By Charlotte specialises in timeless, elegant jewellery designed to capture the essence of love and connection. From delicate necklaces to meaningful charms, their pieces are perfect to gift to someone special during the holiday season.

Bondi Wash

Bondi Wash, Oxford Street

Natural, fragrant products for the home, body, baby and dog using native Australian botanicals. Browse our selection of curated gift sets and accessories from local artisans. Enjoy complimentary gift wrapping and receive a reusable Festive Bag with purchases over $80.


Funkis, Oxford Street

Unique and contemporary design store with a distinct Scandinavian flair, offering a curated selection of fashion, accessories, and homeware. Explore their range of timeless apparel or eye-catching home decor, all with a focus on sustainable design.

Di Nuovo

Di Nuovo, William Street

Vintage boutique specialising in luxury pre-loved womenswear. Located in the heart of a leafy William Street. Here you'll find a delightful range of high-quality, pre-loved treasures including designer handbags, dresses and at reasonable prices. Stock is sold on a consignment basis so there's new items arriving daily.

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