The Collector Store
473 Crown St, Surry Hills
Ph: (02) 9699 7740
BEHIND the emerald green tiles and pink flowery facade of this beautiful old Crown St terrace is a store that houses a collection of boutique clothing and homewares.
The Collector Store is an eclectic lifestyle emporium with a gallery-style approach that showcases a curated collection of clothing and homewares. It has been attracting fashion-hungry visitors with a steady flow of simple yet elegant, quality clothing and rare objects since 2009.
Local fashion labels like Something Else, Secret Squirrel, Rittenhouse, Kylie Hawkes and Brent Wilson are featured alongside international designs, while the back of the store is where you will find the eclectic mix of homewares, ottomans, fair trade wooden bowls, spa products, jewellery, photography, and other original artworks]
With warm timber-panelled walls, fuss-free layout and effortlessly chic stock, The Collector Store is an haven of fashion secrets waiting to be discovered.
42 King St, Newtown
Ph: (02) 9557 7992
THE Vanguard is an intimate live music venue and restaurant that has long played host to the greats of Australian and international music.
With a hybrid 1920s and New Orleans-styled decor, The Vanguard is widely known around Sydney as a friendly and unpretentious live music and dining venue. Its shows are also popular among the LGBTI community.
Performers who have graced the stage include Jinx Monsoon of RuPaul’s Drag Race fame, burleqsque and cabaret stars, jazz bands, blues singers, and much more.
With dinner and show combo tickets starting at only $36, it’s hard to beat in charm and quality.
401 Cleveland St, Redfern
Ph: (02) 9319 1480
CLIENTS are known to return to Saba Hair time and time again because they know they’ll get high quality service and products in an atmosphere that is very friendly and welcoming.
At Saba, the team can assist you with all aspects of hair solutions ranging from high fashion hair cutting, colour, styling, hair and scalp treatments. Each and every clients’ needs are individually accessed and tailored to their needs.
Saba Hair culture is about making informed choices, challenging creativity and breaking new boundaries. The salon has a modern feel complimented with natural lighting and it has friendly stylists to suit everybody with a reputation for listening to clients’ needs.
19 Greenknowe Ave, Potts Point
Ph: (02) 8065 7337
LOCATED right in the heart of one of Australia’s most LGBTI-centric neighbourhoods, Hayes Theatre is a venue that provides a home for small-scale musical theatre, with a focus on new and independent shows.
Hayes Theatre presents a range of performances, from re-imagined classic musicals, new work from Australia and overseas, cabaret, and children’s productions, and connects with an already established music theatre-loving audience in Sydney. The intimacy of the venue gives audiences the opportunity to enjoy an up-close-and-personal music theatre experience.
Productions that have graced the stage include Rent, Cabaret, Chicago, Follies in Concert, and much more.
The theatre is also named after Australian musical theatre legend Nancy Hayes, hence honouring the vast history of Australian musical theatre and its practitioners.
The Bookshop Darlinghurst
207 Oxford St, Darlinghurst
Ph: (02) 9331 1103
Studio 45, 322-340 Bourke St, Surry Hills
Ph: (02) 8668 4045
4 Flinders St, Darlinghurst
Ph: (02) 9357 3362
House of Priscilla
1/47 Oxford St, Darlinghurst
Ph: (02) 9286 3023
Two Good Eggs
148 Goulburn St, Surry Hills
Ph: (02) 9283 9694
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