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Simon Johnson Providore
471 Toorak Road, Toorak
This well-stocked shop on Toorak Road has been providing Melburnians with top-quality cheese and goods for 25 years.
91 Swan Street, Richmond
An award-winning local favourite with great recommendations.
387 Brunswick Street, Fitzroy
Whether you're rifling for an old classic or hoping to stumble across a new release that catches your fancy, Polyester Records is your best bet.
105 Scotchmer Street, Fitzroy North
The Melbourne label's first permanent home is selling everyday threads made from vintage fabrics and Italian linen.
The Brunswick Street Bookstore
305 Brunswick Street, Fitzroy
The independent bookseller beneath the blue awning that's been around for over 30 years.
Fenton & Fenton Collingwood
191 Johnston Street, Collingwood
A mix of retro, hygge, and sleek sophistication, the perfect place to visit for some interior design inspiration.
The Cool Hunter Store
142 Commercial Road, Prahran
Born from a design blog, this Prahran store has everything you've ever wanted to buy off the internet.
Make Designed Objects
194 Elgin Street, Carlton
Modern and sophisticated homewares
Round and Round Records
556 Sydney Road, Brunswick
Sydney Road's record haven blends quirky paraphernalia with niche, niche genres.
Habbot Shoes Studio Store
2 Robert Street, Collingwood
Cute and comfortable shoes designed in Melbourne and made in Italy.
Home & Abroad
4 Avoca Street, South Yarra
This South Yarra gem sells more than just gifts and homewares.
205 Middleborough Road, Box Hill South
A family-owned store that has been supplying the eastern suburbs with all kinds of sweets for more than 20 years.
Greener House Nursery
95 Sydney Road, Brunswick
A community-minded store for indoor plants, pots and accessories, plus care advice, workshops and gallery nights.
Two Faces Eyewear and Optometry
72 Charles Street, Seddon
Community-minded providers of the power of sight.
273 Smith Street, Fitzroy
Andrew McConnell's Smith Street gourmet butcher.
44 Cremorne Street, Cremorne
This Cremorne warehouse sells a heap of rare and unusual plants
The Little Grocer
59A Armadale Street, Armadale
This little grocer next to Coin Laundry is just a stone's throw from Armadale Station.
The Break Room
Collingwood Mastercraft, 29 Budd Street, Collingwood
Pay to smash stuff with a baseball ball.
The Kynd Butcher
113 Union Road, Ascot Vale
Meat is off the menu at Melbourne's first-ever all-vegan butcher shop.
294 Smith Street, Collingwood
Collingwood's cutest curation of art, books and design.