Hood Hideouts: Here's Our Round Up Of Paddington’s Go-To’s

Hood Hideouts: Here's Our Round Up Of Paddington’s Go-To’s

Suburbia meets chic.

By Dinushka Gunasekara | 14th November 2019

Take a stroll down the tranquil and affluent inner suburb of Paddington and immerse yourself in beautiful jewels, unexpected treasures and local beauty haunts.

Bespoke & Beloved | Artisans Bespoke Jewellers


Artisans Bespoke Jewellers is a shining gem on Latrobe Terrace. Inspired by the Art Deco era, Tammy Keers and her team create unique and treasured pieces using the utmost skilled craftsmanship. Specialising in jewellery remodelling, there’s more to what first meets the eye at Artisans, so we sat down with Tammy to greater understand how they create such unique pieces and their special relationships with their loyal clientele. Read more here.

 

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Relaxing Results | Beauty On Latrobe

By infusing sophisticated technologies with industry leading skincare that come together to deliver outstanding results every single time, this award-winning salon has beauty down to a science. You don’t need to pull on a lab coat to reap the exceptional benefits though; all you have to do is sit back, relax and let the talented therapists at Beauty on Latrobe curate an innovative skin health prescription that will help you achieve beautiful, healthy and strong skin for life!

 

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Vintage Bling | Bentley De Lisle

For jewellery that glitters with old school charm, head to the family of jewellers that knows their diamonds from their gems. With over 30 years of industry experience behind the face of Bentley De Lisle and every design, David specialises in Art Deco and Edwardian style to create jewellery that is like no other. Their custom designed jewellery will turn any stone into a unique treasure perfect for any occasion, so your precious dreams can become a reality.

 

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Gift It In Green | Biome

To be part of the change for a better planet, all you have to do is shop the range of body, beauty, home and outdoor goods at Biome! Australia’s only 100% palm oil free and cruelty free eco store, you can share the green love with sustainable, locally-made, zero waste and toxin free gifts. Take your pick from stylish totes, handy KeepCups, organic chocolate or make your own lip balms or bath salts with the raw and natural ingredients from their Naked Beauty Bar!

 

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Level Up Your Skin | Ella Baché Paddington

Give your skin an expert touch at an award-winning salon that has been treating beauties with the absolute best for over 25 years. The team of highly skilled and passionate professional skin therapists at Ella Baché Paddington know about skin care in all its different forms, so beginning with a complimentary skin diagnosis, they will design a treatment plan to meet your unique requirements. This high-performance salon offers advanced facials, the latest European technologies and professional skincare to achieve real results for you.

 

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National Treasure | Empire Revival

If you seek you will find, and there’s plenty to discover in Brisbane’s original antique emporium. Since 1985, Empire Revival has called the heritage-listed Plaza Theatre home, and the old world charm carries on in the vintage treasures held on Empire’s shelves. A go-to source of inspiration for interior designers, film producers and set designers, the knowledgeable and friendly team will deliver a retail theatre experience like you’ve never had before!

You’ll be overwhelmed in the best kind of way while you search for the special piece that speaks to you. Step up your bling game and browse the large range of vintage and contemporary costume jewellery including ranges that are no where else in Australia. Featuring a precious and estate jewellery collection from the 19th century to the modern day, choose from an extraordinary range of diamonds, gold, silver and other precious stones. Store wide, Empire Revival will be having a 20% off sale for three days across November 15, 16 & 17 to make space for Christmas stock.

 

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Yes To The Dress | Karen Willis Holmes

Say ‘I Do’ to a leader in Australian bridal fashion for nearly 20 years. At Karen Willis Holmes, they design exquisite pieces for modern, elegant and timeless brides focusing on handcrafted detail, impeccable fitting and exceptional customer service so they can provide a once in a lifetime experience for each and every bride. View their ready-to-wear LUXE, Wild Hearts and Bespoke collections by appointment at their charming cottage boutique in Paddington to look as radiant as you feel on your special day.

 

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A New Standard | Mee & You Beauty

The inner north home of mindful skin and self-care will be celebrating its first anniversary in Paddington this month and they want to share the self-love with you! Mee & You Beauty will support you to love the skin you’re in through non-invasive treatments tailored to you. With a focus on bespoke facials using Dermaviduals and Biologi products as well as brushed up brows and glowing spray tans, this beauty salon will help you find your unique version of healthy skin!

 

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Hidden Treasure | Olive Paddington

You never know what treasures you’ll find at Olive Paddington, so just like your daily coffee, make browsing this ever-changing boutique an essential part of your day. Adding charm to the Paddington shopping strip for 15 years, new owner Julie Ambrosi has infused a fresh energy into the beloved store to line their shelves with lovely labels like Elk, Elms & King, Morrison, Have You Met Miss Jones, Glasshouse and many more. Whether it’s clothes, décor or a special gift, you’ll find it at Olive.

 

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Gift It In Green | Paddington Biome

To be part of the change for a better planet, all you have to do is shop the range of body, beauty, home and outdoor goods at Biome! Australia’s only 100% palm oil free and cruelty free eco store, you can share the green love with sustainable, locally-made, zero waste and toxin free gifts. Take your pick from stylish totes, handy KeepCups, organic chocolate or make your own lip balms or bath salts with the raw and natural ingredients from their Naked Beauty Bar!

 

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To The Point | Pulse Acupuncture

When it comes to your health, get straight to the point with traditional and natural methods of pain management, pregnancy care and supporting mental health at Pulse Acupuncture. From infants to geriatrics, Tia Yoong, director and senior acupuncturist with 12 years experience is big on family care and believes everyone can benefit from the practice just like a GP. Plus, to celebrate World Acupuncture Day on 15 November, Pulse are hosting a fundraising community acupuncture session where all funds raised are donated to The Lady Musgrave Trust.

 

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Relax, Refresh, Rejuvenate | Sol Hair

For natural hair that shines, head to this down-to-earth salon of the senses. Let the lemongrass scents, perfectly curated playlists, hanging greenery and mellow vibes relax you as award-winning hairdresser, Kristie, and her team provide you with an energizing experience of complete rejuvenation. With a strong focus on sustainability, recycling, saving water, ethical practices and organic products, an appointment here is good for the “Sol” so every time you leave Sol Hair, you’ll be looking as fresh as you feel!

 

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Article by Dinushka Gunasekara

Notorious for turning a random encounter into a three-hour conversation and running across streets to pat a dog, Dinu is a curious girl who loves a good story. Her extensive knowledge of Donald Glover is yet to come to good use and she would do basically anything for a hash brown. Catch her bombarding her friends with articles she thinks they should read or spending way too much time creating the perfect playlist.