If you’ve got a case of the winter blues, it could be the perfect time for a bit of retail therapy. With physical distancing and some store limitations, there are plenty of local retailers that are still open for business online.
Check out this online winter shopping guide for the City of Port Phillip to find something special for you or a loved one. Your support means the world to local businesses who remain open during these tough times. Let’s get shopping!
Danni and Co, Port Melbourne
Do you have a penchant for statement earrings? Danni and Co’s stylish acrylic earrings add a delightful pop of colour to any outfit.
Danni’s range of affordable, trendy earrings come with free delivery and are made lovingly by hand. Whether it’s lounging around at home, tuning in for a video call or going for your walk, these fun earrings can make you feel instantly fabulous!
They’re also a great gift for a friend, partner or family member.
Visit Danni and Co’s Etsy store
Carlisle Accessories, Balaclava
Keep your head warm and snug with a new beanie, beret or hat. Carlisle Accessories has long been a go-to place for fashionable headwear.
You can also find scarves and hosiery to stay protected against the elements this winter. They’ve got a fantastic selection of leather wallets and purses from leading Aussie brands, such as Status Anxiety and ELMS+KING.
For the guitar lovers, you can even score some seriously stylish guitar straps!
Visit Carlisle Accessories' online store now
Autumn Melbourne, Middle Park
Celebrating milestones, such as the arrival of a bub, is a little harder at the moment. Luckily, Autumn Melbourne’s gorgeous range of baby gift boxes and bundles help you share the love. Plus, they offer free standard delivery Australia-wide.
They feature handcrafted gifts from local artisans that are beautifully packaged and delivered. Pick from Autumn Melbourne’s gifts, including well-made knits and handmade wooden toys for toddlers (and a few sweet treats for mama). You can even upgrade your hamper to personalise it with baby’s name!
Find the perfect baby hamper on Autumn Melbourne’s website
Tiny Polkadots, Port Melbourne
If you or a loved one has a baby or young kid, you can pick up something adorable from Tiny Polkadots. Its stylish range of quality clothing is suitable for newborns through to size five for kids.
Tiny Polkadots also has an awesome collection of kids’ toys, games and puzzles, creative play and costumes, and much more. It’s perfect for keeping the kids entertained at home!
Check out the Tiny Polkadots’ online store
For a touch of personal care and luxury at home, Beautyologist has you covered. You can find everything from skincare – including DIY facials in a box – to scrumptious candles and home fragrances, as well as bath and body products and more.
Bring the spa experience home with you! Beautyologist also features a selected range of books, jewellery, perfume and inner-health supplements.
Explore Beautyologist’s online product range
Discover other local places open for business
To help support businesses who are staying open during these challenging times, you can visit the Love My Place Open for Business webpage. Under each suburb, you’ll find restaurants, cafes and other businesses still open.
You can also keep an eye out for events and more on our Explore Port Phillip blog page