Sydney — It’s one of those places that’s just brimming with excitement, filled with amazing art, music and culture, and is oh-so-chic in fashion. When a place is this beautiful, you’re probably thinking that everything is going to be expensive.
Hold your horses! Who says that all things beautiful come with a big price tag? One of the amazing things about Sydney is the fact that quality items and pretty things are for everybody. However big or small your budget is, whether your style is prim and polished, flirty and girly, or artsy and edgy; you’re bound to find something to love in Sydney. Want to find affordable yet amazing fashion? Here are some of our favourites:
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If you want the full experience of being in a busy and bustling place for bargains, then you’re going to absolutely love the Direct Factory Outlets at Homebush. Whether you’re after budget, luxury, local, or international fashion, this is definitely the place to be. Need inspiration for a new style? Check their YouTube page for the latest trends in Sydney fashion. You have over 90 leading brands under one complex, so the possibilities for mixing and matching are virtually endless. That’s definitely a great way to start if you just feel the need for some retail therapy.
Phone: (02) 9748 9800
Post: 3-5 Underwood Rd, Homebush NSW 2140
Email: [email protected]
Birkenhead Point Outlet
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The DFO isn’t the only place to get big discounts on great items. You can also find wholesale shopping at the Birkenhead Point. This massive complex offers discount prices on everything and anything you can think of. You can shop ’til you drop earlier in the day, then take a quick bite or coffee at one of the awesome restaurants or quaint cafes overlooking the waterfront, and end your trip with shopping for fresh food in one of the shops at the Ground Floor. You can even want get a quick haircut in the barbershop or salon, get dry cleaning or alterations, have yourself checked at the medical centre, get a massage, and so much more. Trust me, Birkenhead Point is a great one stop shop for the weekend!
Address: 19 Roseby Street, Drummoyne NSW 2047, Australia
Phone: +61 2 9812 8800
Email: [email protected]
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When an attraction is this close to the railway station, most people think one thing: tourist trap. While it’s true that you might find some of the same items on different stalls over and over, but if you have the time and that endurance for bargain hunting, you’re sure to find hidden treasures for great prices in Paddy’s Markets. It’s also a good place to look for affordable bags and luggage. Whether you’re looking for souvenirs for your loved ones when you get back home, or for fresh produce to make a sumptuous meal; Paddy’s Markets in Homebush and Market City should definitely be one of your stops.
Address1: Flemington Markets, Parramatta Road, Homebush NSW 2140
Address2: Market City, Cnr Hay St & Thomas St, Sydney NSW 2000
The Rocks Markets
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Remember when I was talking about Sydney’s art, music, and culture? Well, you can find all of that and more in The Rocks Market at Sydney Harbour. Explore this beautiful and historic precinct in the heart of Sydney. Find beautiful breathtaking art, handmade crafts, delectable and freshly made food items, and awe-inspiring fashion as you walk along each corner of The Rocks. From luxury brands, to local designs, to even intricate yet affordable items; you’re sure to find something (more like many things) to tickle that shopaholic in you. As beautiful as the items are, that doesn’t cover even half of all there is to purchase, see, and do in the rocks. Get the full Sydney experience of all things awesome, wonderful, and beautiful in The Rocks Sydney; be sure to check out their website for more information.
Address: Level 6, 66 Harrington Street THE ROCKS NSW 2000
Phone: (02) 9240 8500
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