Sydney's Best Hypebeast Stores
Embracing the hype beast, recommending the best.
Above the Clouds
The store is filled with a modern-industrial edgy aesthetic. The range displayed at their on-site location expands from its online store, assuring that you’ll find some truly unique pieces. This gem can be spotted from the street with its warm illumination and industrial design. Visit them at Shop 4/285a Crown St, Surry Hills NSW 2010.
Passport is an Australian streetwear and skate store, with a vibrant edge. The store experience is like none other, featuring an intriguing gallery space immersed in their store.
Well known for their edgy decks, Passport is a skaters staple. 16 Oxford Square, Darlinghurst NSW 2010
Carharrt quickly adapted to the streetwear buzz, and is often said to be “the epitome of the streetwear movement”. The brand has an emphasis on durable and comfortable apparel, known for its workwear collection and its popularity in hip-hop culture during the 1990s. Embracing the thriving urban fashion culture, Carharrt streetwear achieves the more streamlined silhouettes with contemporary components.
Take a gander and visit one of the two Sydney Carharrt locations.
Ground Level, 20 Burton St, Darlinghurst NSW 2010 or Shop RG21, 500 George St, Sydney NSW 2000.
Supply is yet another great streetwear store option for Sydney-siders. The select retail shop has been around since 2002, known for presenting and supporting independent brands and designers established in Australia. Currently, you will find Supply featuring a range of graphic and bold designs from both independent and brand-name labels. Supply’s locations offer an aesthetic for the street art lovers at heart. Go for a visit, find Supply at Burton St &, Riley St, Darlinghurst NSW 2010.
Stussy, one of the OG streetwear brands rooting from their surfwear, has evolved into the popular skate and hip-hop-inspired streetwear brand today. Originally launched sometime in the 1980s in the US, Stussy is now an international scale brand with over 60 locations and numerous stockists. Stussy provides men’s and women’s apparel, including accessories such as hats, beanies, socks, and even few homewares. Although stocked by a mixture of different stores across Australia, Sydney siders are in luck. Stussy is available for browsing and purchasing at their exclusive and only Australian location in Darlinghurst. (Hopefully this first of many!). Don’t give it a miss, go check them out at 18 Oxford Square, Darlinghurst NSW 2010.
P.A.M - Perks and Mini, is your go-to stop for an upmarket collection of men’s and women’s streetwear. From vivid and graphic designs, to minimalist and understated threads, Perks and Mini is definitely versed with great versatility. Stocking over twenty brands, P.A.M caters to everyone for sure.
An additional thing to love about P.A.M is their spread of positivity - “Positive Messages is a new online resource from P.A.M. bringing angles on positivity, community spirit and connection, joy.”. https://perksandmini.com/blogs/blog/tagged/positive-messages
Plus, you can subscribe to their positive messages for your own daily dose of positivity. Seriously, what’s not to love?
Have a taste of P.A.M online, or visit them in-store at Suite C/20 Burton St, Darlinghurst NSW 2010.
Acne Studios is the famed luxury fashion house, providing high-end wear for men and women. Acne Studios was founded in 1996 in Stockholm, Sweden. The name is an acronym for ‘Ambition to Create Novel Expressions’, aligning with the founder’s interest in photography, art, architecture and contemporary culture. It is clear that the founder’s interests in these elements, have been reflected upon the irresistible design and architecture featured in their on-site locations.
Originally a denim focused brand, Acne Studios now has a focus on a range of ready to wear styles with quality tailoring and diverse use of textiles. It is no wonder that the brand has evolved into the luxury fashion house they are today, and embraced by Vogue Paris in their starting period.
Acne Studios’ collection thrives with their men’s and women’s ready to wear range, footwear, accessories and denim. As well featuring eyewear, handbags and other small leather goods.
Acne Studios has two Sydney locations, if Paddington is more convenient for you: 28 Glenmore Road, Paddington, Sydney 2021. Alternatively, visit 161 King Street Sydney 2000. Both locations are an alluring minimalist escape, be ready to be immersed into the world of Acne Studios.
Secret Sneaker Store
Finally on the list, is Secret Sneaker Store. For those sneakerheads who live for sleek, minimalistic spaces and exclusive footwear, this one is definitely for you. The store offers rare and vintage sneakers, accompanied by premium streetwear.
What is even greater about the store, is that they offer a consignment process. Yes, you read that right. Secret Sneaker Store’s statement on consignment reads as follows "Consignment is where we help you sell your shoes. You put the items in store and then when it sells, we take a 20% of the sale price and send you the rest.". Read more about their consignment process on the Secret Sneaker Store website. https://secretsneakerstore.com/pages/consign-with-us
Stocking in-demand brands such as Supreme, Bape, Fear of God Essentials, Off White, Palace, Balenciaga and so much more, the ultimate hype beast is born. With a range of selections, comes with a spectrum of prices. The store stocks sneakers ranging anywhere between $150 to up to tens of thousands of dollars. The highest shoe to be sold in-store was a pair of limited edition Chanel x Pharrell Williams x Adidas Originals sneakers, selling at around fifteen thousand dollars.
Indulge in the not so secret store at Shop 1001A Pitt St, Sydney NSW 2000.