Colwill Place: Ten New Boutiques 

Colwill Place: Ten New Boutiques 

Now this is a one-stop-shop!

By Melissa Myrteza | 16th October 2020

Northsiders, listen up! If you’ve fallen into the oblivious A-B commute, you’ve likely overlooked an old-school building morph into Windsor’s sweetest corner practically overnight. When a fresh pistachio paint job caught our eye and The Calile Hotel-inspired signage appeared, we knew big things were coming.

Introducing a reimagined Colwill Place! Built in 1928 by Arthur William Colwill, this two-storey avant garde building is steeped in rich, local history. Built with bricks from the demolished Centenary Hotel in Fortitude Valley, this shopping strip once donned a rooftop party pavilion… which we think just quietly, should definitely come back! Its much-needed classical restoration restored character to the building that got lost along the way, making it the iconic structure it is now. Featuring ten epic new boutiques, let’s welcome to Windsor Brisbane’s newest shopping destination.

Nikkou Store

Tiff and the team are the brains behind Nikkou’s second store and we’re so glad to finally have their boutique goodies within arm’s reach. Beginning in Casuarina, NSW in 2018, they’ve expanded their curated space to bring Brisbane women a slew of Australian, female-led brands. It’s truly a space for women to come together, stocking the shelves with some of our favourite local labels including Sunday Lane, AYU and Brie Leon. Whether you’re on the hunt for a special pressie, a new loose linen number, or just feel like chatting to some lovely ladies, head to Nikkou, ASAP!


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The Borrowed Nursery

As the first door to open in Colwill Place, The Borrowed Nursery is fuelling our perpetual obsession with planters. You may have visited their Mermaid Beach nursery previously, but the future is all about their latest Brisbane digs and it’s not hard to see why. With walls of affordable clay and ceramic pots, and leafy flora that’s simply too aesthetic to neglect, you won’t be walking out empty handed, guaranteed! This green space is hidden down the driveway so make sure you don’t miss them on your next trip in.


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Foliar Store

Beautiful blooms, just in time for spring! We’ve been in desperate need of a Windsor florist that will divert those guilt-ridden trips to the supermarket for a last-minute bouquet. Foliar is a floral nook that won’t break the bank if you’re like us and have eyes bigger than your wallet. Picture a front window filled with blooms, white pails of bright, pre-wrapped bunches ready to grab-and-go, and a wall of homewares that smell as sweet as the poppies! Open Monday to Saturday, it won’t take long to notice they’re the sister store to The Borrowed Nursery. The more the merrier, we say!


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Bear Boy Espresso

Get #onthegrizzlygrind with your new coffee stop! A shopping strip is only complete when you can sit, sip and savour a copy of #StyleMagazines, a suburb over from our HQ ;). Expect all the spring brunch staples like bangin’ burgers, aesthetic avo on toast and creamy, curly whirly acai to keep you (and your IG feed) coming back for more. Get ready to join the pack – they’re opening soon!


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Boutique Pilates Method

What happens when two friends combine bestie forces and open their new business venture together? #GOALS! Ashleigh Gurnett will be working out downstairs from Brows By Roxy in her new boutique Pilates studio, Boutique Pilates Method (BPM). Yes, you literally choose your class based on your BPM! From small equipment and reformer to Bosu and Barre, the options are endless. You can even book a private or semi-private Clinical Pilates experience! Stay tuned for their opening, mid-November.


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Brows By Roxy

Humble brag, but what can we say, we know our brows! Roxanne Lazar has been in the brow game for over 13 years now, and her expertise and attention to detail don’t go unnoticed. You may have seen her at Kailo Medi Spa at The Calile Hotel, but she’s now got her very own space to call her own, opening soon at Colwill Place! From micro blading and eyebrow shaping to lamination and lash lifts, Brows By Roxy will up your arch game.


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Modern Minds

Changing the space when it comes to health care, Modern Minds is a luxe, inspiring destination for the public to visit. Their team of practitioners include psychologists, a gestalt therapist, social worker, dietitian, acupuncturist, and Chinese medicine practitioner, an equine psychotherapist and a neuropsychotherapy practitioner, helping you to feel whole again – mind, body and spirit. Coming soon!


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Independent Music

Alright, musos! If there’s one thing 2020 has taught us, it’s the value of a hobby. If you’ve had ‘learning to play the guitar’ on your bucket list for longer than it should be, now’s your chance to make that a reality. You can even hone in on your vocals before karaoke season kicks in with a free first lesson! Independent Music will be your new go-to for all things guitar and bass, singing, keyboard and piano, wind, strings, drums and more. Plus, they even rock out with a quarterly jam night!

Werda Speech Pathology

Working with children through literacy, language, and speech and communication challenges, Werda Speech Pathology will provide tailored programs to meet the specific needs of clients. Experienced and passionate Speech Pathologist, Danielle Werda, will welcome you to the practice, boasting a natural flair for working with children. Not sure if you need a speech pathologist? Click here to find out! Stay tuned, they’ll be opening soon.

Psst! Clinic 54 is also opening soon for all your laser and cosmetic medicine needs. Stay tuned for more info, coming soon!


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Article by Melissa Myrteza

Mel always has one eye on the grooviest happenings around town and the other one on the best foodie hotspots. When she’s not crossing another country off her bucket list, she’s either reading, eating Genkotsu Ramen or sippin’ on a glass of red.


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