Year by year the Canberra retail scene continues to grow, and leading the charge seems to be a few magnificent local businesses. So if you’re on the lookout to grab a few new gems for your wardrobe, look no further: 

Lost Vintage –  

Lost Vintage is a small carefully curated vintage boutique in Canberra, Australia. Established in 2018′ by a young couple.  

Initially Lost Vintage started off as a DIY passion project, built on a budget using only recycled materials & secondhand furniture and has quickly grown into a ‘must visit’ location for Canberra locals and visitors. Providing vintage and recycled clothing and accessories that are must have amongst the local community. After just one year of trading, the business received an overwhelming amount of support which resulted in an online store launching.  

Visit them now in store at 27 Londsdale St, Braddon or online

Kriss Kross ANU     

Located within the new Kambri Precinct at the Australian National University, Kriss Kross presents it-self as an innovative business that combines a retail outlet, sneaker laundry and fully serviced barbershop in one seamless environmentTheir catalogue includes designer brands such as ‘Rick Owens’, JW Anderson and A Cold Wall while still catering to the needs of the streetwear community with favourites such as Carhartt, Nasa Seasons and Chinatown Market to name a few. 

Whilst their sneaker laundry offers a vast range of sneaker cleaning services including sneaker restoration, re-dyes, re-paints and full-scale sneaker and apparel customisation  

Visit them now at the Kambri Precinct and stay tuned for their website which is launching soon.

Trilogy Skateboards –  

Trilogy Skateboards is Canberra’s No 1 Skate Shop, locally owned and part of the skateboard scene since 2006. They pride themselves in great customer service and stocking best and largest skate brands in Canberra, with everything from Skateboards to men’s and womenswear as well as a massive rang of accessories. A great local business that have consistently serviced the Canberra community in all their skate needs and streetwear needs 

For the past 8 years, the skate shop was based in the Canberra Centre however due to Covid-19 they were forced to close their physical store and live online. Thankfully they’re almost back and moving to a new location in the Palko building, Braddon in November.  

In the meantime, you can find them here.