80 STYLE | travel CLOCKWISE FROM TOP LEFT: Kowtow, Mandatory, The Service Depot, Tea Pea. - SHOP - One of the DoubleTree hotel’s best features is its location. It’s a block from David Jones and the Lambton Quay big names, two blocks to Queen’s Wharf and restaurant stars of old, like Dockside and Charley Noble, and new, see Two Grey. Trelise Cooper and Dyrberg Kern are right behind on Featherston Street, and just along Grey Street is a great little homewares find in Tea Pea. It’s a 10-minute stroll to Cuba Street’s retro gems (trilbies and German scarves at Tangent, American Vintage at Emporium and pricey premium labels at Hunters & Collectors) but do keep walking to Ghuznee Street for Precinct 35’s uniquely beautiful homewares, made-to-measure menswear at Mandatory, New Zealand designer stars at The Service Depot and ENA (including Yu Mei’s locally made handbags) and Deadly Ponies. College Street boasts carefully curated Japanese ceramics at Orient, gourmet food shopping at Moore Wilson, Kowtow’s flagship store, Nood, Citta and Ekor Bookshop, while just across Tory Street, on Jessie Street, No 16 is there for European and Japanese designer threads. Precinct 35.
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