Winter in Melbourne June 14 2019, 0 Comments
Have you seen our fabulous, magical, owly Winter window display by the fabulous, magical, owly team Otto & Spike ?
Queen’s Birthday: someone please give this lady a rest! June 07 2019, 0 Comments
Winter Shop Hours May 15 2019, 0 Comments
YIRRAMBOI Festival April 29 2019, 0 Comments
Australia’s premier First Nations arts and cultural event, is taking over the city of Melbourne from 2 to 12 May.
To celebrate YIRRAMBOI Festival we'll be featuring a range of products from local indigenous artists and authors in our front windows!
The Koorie Circle, NAIDOC 2018 Coolamon Earrings
YIRRAMBOI, meaning tomorrow, is a word shared by the Boon Wurrung and Woi Wurrung people of south central Victoria.
Featuring over 200 First Nations creatives from across Victoria, Australia and the world, the program is bursting with free and low-cost events across music, dance, theatre, film, exhibitions, markets, fashion parades, family-friendly events, talks and workshops all over the city.
Easter/Anzac Day Trading Hours April 05 2019, 0 Comments
Fri 19/4 Good Friday: CLOSED
Sun 21/4 Easter Sunday: CLOSED
Mon 22/4: CLOSED
Tues 23/4-Wed 24/4: 11am-6pm
Thur 25/4 Anzac Day: 12noon-6pm
Eggtastic - sprinkled with banana
Image Courtesy of Hey Tiger 2019
Hey Tiger are a social enterprise, owned by a charitable trust partnering with not-for-profits to fund development projects in cocoa farming communities in West Africa. All chocolate is ethically sourced and the final delicious product is made right here in Melbourne.
Muddled March March 18 2019, 0 Comments
Closed Labour Day Monday March 11 March 06 2019, 0 Comments
Tis a sentimental kinda' day... February 14 2019, 0 Comments
Shop Hours February 05 2019, 0 Comments
Updated Summer Hours January 21 2019, 0 Comments
Strewth! January 14 2019, 0 Comments
Melbourne, je t'aime December 17 2018, 0 Comments
The end of 2018 is so close, it's time to celebrate! December 07 2018, 0 Comments
Extended Trading Hours for the Festive Season November 28 2018, 0 Comments
Melbournalia! Local Goods and Gifting Service November 09 2018, 0 Comments
BOURKE ST STORE CLOSED TUES NOV 6 November 05 2018, 0 Comments
Springtime in Melbourne October 08 2018, 0 Comments
It's time for... September 27 2018, 0 Comments
Honey is REAL News September 04 2018, 0 Comments
Matt and Vanessa and their team at Melbourne City Rooftop Honey harvest delicious, raw, unblended honey from local bees who, like us, are living and thriving right here in Melbourne.
"This project not only seeks to address issues of sustainability, it also aims to raise awareness of the importance of bees whilst creating delicious honey. By placing hives on the roof spaces of cafés, restaurants, hotels and individual's gardens in and around Melbourne we have reduced the distance from production to plate to mere metres."
In celebration of the Eezy Fabric Comb August 01 2018, 0 Comments
It's Plastic Free July! July 09 2018, 0 Comments
To celebrate we're offering our subscribers 15% off some super, sustainable Melbourne made goodies; KeepCups, Frank Green SmartCups and SmartBottles, and Apiary Made Food Wraps!
Offer available for online purchases for Melbournalia subscribers.
How many koalas? June 27 2018, 0 Comments
Queenie’s Birthday Long Weekend Hours June 08 2018, 0 Comments
You Can't Be Anything but Enthusiastic About Melbourne! May 26 2018, 0 Comments
For Richer, For Poorer May 16 2018, 0 Comments
Here @melbournalia the opinions are mixed about Royal Wedding fever. But we all love a good souvenir and we all agree that homelessness is a problem in wealthy cities (like ours). So we bought a mug!
We love this initiative (and the dogs on the crest) maybe we should follow this example...what do you think City of Melbourne??
You're the cardamom to my chai Mum! May 08 2018, 0 Comments
A Day in Town May 03 2018, 0 Comments
Who remembers their trips to "Town" as a child? It was so exciting, such a sense of occasion to have your hair brushed, shoes shined, make sure you have a clean hankie of course and set off with mum (or dad, or both) on a day trip into the city. Was it a choc top at the "pictures", lunch at Coles Cafeteria or running your hands up and down the water wall at the NGV that you liked the most?
Oh, all right, maybe you're too young to have had the shiny shoes, clean hankie and the Traffic Light Jelly at Coles routine, and your movie may have been Harry Potter or Babe rather than The Sound of Music or even Star Wars...but we're sure you wore your best sneakers and that you'll recall the excitement of passing under the clocks at Flinders Street Station, the gateway to the big city, or even glimpsing the grand old landmark passing by on the tram or from the old Princes Bridge exit!
What's your favourite memory of "A day in Town"?
Anzac Day Hours 2018 April 23 2018, 0 Comments
March Sock Drive update... April 10 2018, 0 Comments
Easter Hours March 27 2018, 0 Comments
Melbourne in March March 14 2018, 0 Comments
It's our favourite month in Marvellous Melbourne!
Don't mistake us, we love Melbourne all year round; it's just that March is a time of such purpose. The year has started to take shape and the summer holiday vibe recedes, it's still warm so we let go with a smile. All our grand plans are being made and settling into place.
But it's not time to get turn on the heater and get the hot water bottle out just yet! The Melbourne calendar is filled to bursting this month; the Melbourne Food and Wine Festival, Melbourne International Flower and Garden Show, Melbourne International Comedy Festival, the Melbourne Queer Film Festival, the Virgin Australia Melbourne Fashion Festival and don't forget the AFLW footy finals! The fab NGV Triennial continues until mid-April and if you really must get out of town there's White Night Ballarat, The Kyneton Lost Trades Fair, The Stawell Gift and Lorne Sculpture Triennale...phew!
Closed Labour Day 12th of March March 12 2018, 0 Comments
Wood engraving published in The illustrated Australian New, May 20, 1873
Author / Creator: Samuel Calvert 1828-1913, engraver.
Digital Source: State Library of Victoria
Do we call them Gift Cards or Gift Vouchers?!? March 01 2018, 0 Comments
January Shipping Offer Ends Soon January 30 2018, 0 Comments
until 12 midnight AEST January 31!
Public Holiday Hours January 25 2018, 0 Comments
Summer Hours 2018 January 01 2018, 0 Comments
Extended Trading Hours in December 2017 December 03 2017, 0 Comments
Trading Hours December 2017
Mon - Fri: 9-am - 8pm
Sat - Sun: 11am - 6pm
Sunday Dec 24 Xmas Eve: 11am - 4pm
Monday Dec 25 Xmas Day: CLOSED
Tuesday Dec 26 Boxing Day: CLOSED
Wednesday Dec 27 - Sunday Dec 31: 11am -6pm
Spring Racing Carnival Hours November 06 2017, 0 Comments
Rainbow Connection August 24 2017, 0 Comments
Rainbows are visions, but only illusions, and rainbows have nothing to hide.
So we've been told and some choose to believe it.
I know they're wrong wait and see.
Someday we'll find it, the rainbow connection.
The lovers, the dreamers and me...lbourne
Sale into July July 06 2017, 0 Comments
STOCKTAKE CLOSURE June 30 2017, 0 Comments
JOLLY JUNE SALE June 23 2017, 0 Comments
ON SALE AT 15% OFF - INCLUDING ALREADY REDUCED 'SALE' ITEMS!
If you're in Australia, online orders over $120 are shipped FOR FREE!
We now offer a free Store Pickup option so you can simply pop into our Bourke St store to collect your goodies. We'd love that..drop in and say hi.
Queen's Birthday Long Weekend Hours June 09 2017, 0 Comments
#ReuseRevolution May 30 2017, 0 Comments
Vintage Prints of Melbourne are Back May 15 2017, 0 Comments
These marvellous reproduction vintage prints are back by popular demand! Melbourne: The Garden Captial of Victoria Australia an intriguing aerial image of the Melbourne CBD, the Yarra River and St Kilda Rd was designed by Australian graphic artist James Northfield in the 1940s.
© All Northfield images courtesy of James Northfield Heritage Art Trust
Anzac Day 2017 April 22 2017, 0 Comments
Easter Weekend Hours April 11 2017, 0 Comments
Good Friday: CLOSED
Saturday April 15th: 11am-6pm
Easter Sunday: CLOSED
Monday April 17th: 11am-6pm
Autumn in Melbourne! March 25 2017, 0 Comments
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