A James Street shopping experience is like a dream, from the gorgeous tree lines streets to boutique shops with everything from fashion to homewares. Aromas of delicious foods fill the air from a great range of local cafes and restaurants which are perfect for a relaxing lunch or a coffee and a chat with friends and when the day is done, there is a full range of beauty services for you to have a pamper session and rest your feet.
For lovers of art if you haven’t discovered GORMAN yet it will be love at first sight! Lisa Gorman started her label back in 1999 in Fitzroy Melbourne and today her brand has become an iconic Australian fashion label. The GORMAN brand is inspired by local culture and artists with bold tribal prints through to whimsical patterns and directional knitwear, with a lingering essence reminiscent of the vintage era the brand shouts modern flair and style.
This year artist Megan Grant brings her Winter 2018 Collection to GORMAN for a collaboration that is not to be missed. Grant spends her days in her home studio based in Melbourne where she works intuitively on canvas and lets her creativity flow as she works with colour and form creating striking art pieces. Grants collection blends bright botanicals, large leafy greens and warming hues across six print stories.
Visit GORMAN + MEGAN GRANT WINTER 2018 COLLECTION
2/30 James Street Fortitude Valley
Inspired by the artwork of the late Brett Whiteley, one of Australia’s most celebrated artists who’s career saw him awarded the Archibald and Wynne and Sulman art prizes multiple times. He is known for his paintings, sculptures and graphic art including sensual and lyrical depictions of interiors, nudes and harbor scenes.
The Aje style has designed this most momentous collection incorpor ating aesthetics from five of Whiteley’s prints and includes flowing silk shirts, evening glowns, voluminous oweralls and the must have signature pencil pleats that Aje is well known for.
The collection will be available instore soon at AJE.
10A/23 James Street Fortitude Valley
While there is already an impressive number of designers for you to peruse on James Street, later this year an all new retail space will be opened up on the bottom floor of the Calile Hotel. It is to attract leading brands including fashion innovator Dion Lee, Bassike offering sustainable organic cotton clothing, Venroy fresh from Sydney which is a successful leisure brand as well as international favourites Bec & Bridge and Love Stories offering beautiful Dutch lingerie. Check out the all new Calile Retail Space…coming to James Street soon.
James Street has lots to offer for those wishing to spend a leisurely day shopping, sipping lattes and getting a feel for the latest trends in homewares, fashion, makeup and accessories; it’s all in one place visit James Street Fortitude Valley and enjoy a day out.
M&A Apartments are located just 2minutes walk from James Streets shopping and lifestyle precinct offering modern and sleek apartments each with a private furnished balcony with a choice of City Skyline views. Book your Fortitude Valley Apartment Accommodation today.