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est. 2007

Where to buy Australian in London


Happy Australia Day, birdies. Just before I head off to inhale a pile of lamingtons, here's where to buy the best of Australian in London.

Check out Australian designers at:

Austique
330 Kings Road
Chelsea
London SW3 5UR

Tel: 020 7376 4555
Rachel Gilbert
Cohen et Sabine
Alannah Hill
Alice McCall
Anna & Boy swimwear
Camilla & Marc
Zimmermann
Fleur Wood
Leona Edmiston
MOR cosmetics
Vani-T tanning and body products

MOR beauty products

Fleur Wood

Liberty
Regent Street
London W1B 5AH
Tel: 020 7734 1234
Mozi homewares (Australia’s answer to Cath Kidston)
Ghost & Lola jewellery
Yeojin Bae womenswear

Harvey Nichols
109-125 Knightsbridge
London SW1X 7RJ
Tel: 020 7235 5000
Wheels & Doll Baby
18th Amendment jeans
Metalicus (essentials for layering)

Sass & Bide
Juliann lingerie and slips
Camilla
Flamingo Sands swimwear
Jets swimwear
Becca cosmetics (My make-up bag staples are Luminous Skin Colour foundation and Crème Blush in Wild Orchid)

Becca Luminous Skin Colour foundation (pssst apparently Kylie's a fan)

Mimi London
309 Kings Road
London SW3 5EP
Tel: 020 7349 9699
Collette Dinnigan
Willow

Collette Dinnigan

Collette Dinnigan
26 Cale Street
Chelsea Green
London SW3 3QU
Tel. 0207 589 8897

KJ’s Laundry
74 Marylebone Lane
London W1U 2PU
Carl Kapp
Ginger & Smart

Ginger & Smart

Browns
23-27 South Molton Street
London W1K 5RD
Tel: 020 7514 0063
Josh Goot
Lover
Tina Kalivas
• Michelle Jank accessories
Sass & Bide
Anna & Boy swimwear

Josh Goot

Selfridges
400 Oxford Street
London W1A 1AB
Jayson Brunsdon
Nobody denim
A’kin (gorgeous organic botanical beauty range) at Farmacia

Jayson Brunsdon

No-one
1 Kingsland Road
London E2 8AA
Tel: 207 613 5314
Alice McCall
Ksubi
Elke Kramer jewellery

Alice McCall

Elke Kramer

Get your Aussie beauty fix at:

SpaceNK
Jurlique (I love the Rosewater Balancing Mist)
ModelCo (The Lash Wand Heated Eyelash Curler is one of their bestsellers)

Jurlique Rosewater Balancing Mist

And check out Innika, an excellent Australian mineral cosmetic brand which is 100 per cent vegan.

For essential Australian treats, like Iced Vo Vos, Violet Crumbles, Twisties, Minties, Vegemite and Tim Tams, head to:

The Australia Shop
27 Maiden Lane
Covent Garden
WC2E 7JS London
Tel: 020 7379 0723


Harvey Nichols also stocks a range of Australian gourmet food, including:
Maggie Beer
Bird in Hand olive oil
Aunty Joan’s Gourmet Toffee
Byron bay Cookie Company

Head to Waitrose for:
Anzac biscuits
Bundaberg Ginger Beer
Dandaragan Olive Oil

Pick up a bottle of Aussie plonk from any Tesco or Marks & Spencer, or look for a boutique wine at:
Aussie Wine Direct
The Aussie Wine Company
Australian Wines Online

And dine out with an Australian chef at:
Pied a Terre, tel 020 7636 1178 (Shane Osborne)
Smiths of Smithfield, tel. 0207 236 7666 (John Torode)
Nahm at the Halkin Hotel, tel. 020 7333 1234 (David Thompson)
The Ledbury, tel. 0207 792 9090 (Brett Graham)
Petersham Nurseries, tel. 020 8605 3627 (Skye Gyngell)

Phew. I can't believe I got through all that without a Walkabout pub, can of Fosters or a flamin' galah in sight.

p.s. try this lamington recipe from the Australian Women's Weekly (another Aussie icon).

  •  <a href="http://www.blogger.com/profile/12541290861856330302" rel="nofollow

    I’m reading from Perth, Aust. – but wow, what a great listing of Australian things!

  •  Rachel

    I’m reading from Sydney :) You have listed lots of great quality and very stylish Aussie items there, great job

  •  <a href="http://www.blogger.com/profile/01356289871296166832" rel="nofollow

    Ta girls! I thought it was very fitting for Australia Day – reverse invasion of sorts. xx

  •  <a href="http://www.blogger.com/profile/07815438074996408787" rel="nofollow

    Nice pic of the Southbank beach in Brisbane!

  •  <a href="http://www.blogger.com/profile/10474904547653583413" rel="nofollow

    that is one epic guide top bird … sheeeze! makes me happy i can get lots of these sweet things without the import duties :)

  •  <a href="http://www.blogger.com/profile/03115131016810116605" rel="nofollow

    Love this guide – how patriotic and comprehensive. Doing us proud, lady. Keep up the exquisite posting!

  • Andrea

    Hi Wee Birdy,
    I hope you can help me, I really like Aussie swimwear (it’s the best in fact) and when I next visit London I would love to be able to check out any stores that stock Seafolly, Ginja and Jets – any suggestions you can offer me?