Whether you’re looking for a new garment to warm you up in the chilly season, or you’re just craving a bit of retail therapy, Queenstown’s boutiques have got you covered. The small but mighty New Zealand resort town has its fair share of cool fashion finds for all styles and interests. From lush womenswear to specialist outlets, here are the best places to check out.
After spending more than 30 years designing and creating clothes for herself, Claire Brinsley decided to open up her own label and boutique. Claire Bloom is located within a 15-minute drive from Queenstown and consists of a private style room as well as a range of unique garments on sale. To keep things fresh and personalised, only a limited number of each design is made. Colourful, feminine and chic, all the clothes have been created to embrace the finer details that make a fashion piece iconic.
The Walk In Wardrobe
A charming pre-loved fashion boutique discreetly tucked away in an off-street at the heart of Queenstown. Don’t let the humble location fool you: The Walk In Wardrobe boasts an incredible selection of designer labels and fashion accessories, all arranged in colour-coded racks to avoid the need for rummaging. A must-visit for fashionistas (men and women alike) looking for a beautiful designer item that won’t break the bank.
Angel Divine has been making Queenstown chic and fabulous since 1997. The high-end boutique is owned by Natalie Newlands, whose background in fashion design made her truly dedicated to showcasing the very best pieces to come out from world-class designer collections. Notable names on Angel Divine’s shelves include Kate Sylvester, Zambesi, Maaike and Karen Walker.