Where To Shop Streetwear In Auckland's CBD
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Christchurch based label Alchemy saw their debut 2014 collection listed as one of the top five global brands by European sporting giants ISPO that year. Check out their recently opened store on High St for quality outwear and upscale bags.
Where: 35 High St, CBD Visit: Alchemyequipment.com
Checks Downtown / Trainers
Next stop on our list is the neighbouring pair of street/skate stores; Checks Downtown and Trainers. While Checks focuses on menswear and their own label, Trainers is a through and through skate store and can provide you with that new pair of Dickies you’ve been hunting for.
Where: Checks Downtown, 7 High St, CBD Visit: Checksdowntown.com Where: Trainers, 5 High St, CBD Visit: Trainers.co.nz
A thrift store that sources vintage American fashion such as Levi’s and Carhartt as well as high-end streetwear brands like Supreme, Parlour has embedded itself in High St as a favourite among regulars.
Where: 13 High St, CBD Visit: Parlour.com
Shakes is a great store to pick up some of the hottest lesser-known streetwear brands. The store takes pride in its curated selection of high quality, clean cut garments.
Where: 35B Vulcan Ln, CBD Visit: Givemeshakes.com
Tatty's / Recycle Boutique
If you need to clear out your closet for the new season, either of these consignment stores is an excellent option to trade up or make some quick cash. By shopping recycled you stop clothing reaching landfills while getting discounted prices for the occasional gem.
Where: Tatty’s, 47 High St, CBD Visit: Tattys.co.nz Where: Recycle Boutique, 9 Darby St, CBD Visit: Recycleboutique.co.nz
Search & Destroy
Tucked just behind K Rd, you may recognise this hidden gem as part of the Cross St Market. The bargain basement sister of Auckland icon Fast & Loose (RIP), Search & Destroy offers pre-loved staples at ludicrously low pricing, as well as many unique pieces.
Where: 4 Cross St, City