When thinking fashion, we bet Hahndorf is not the first place that pops into your head. But, did you know that there are 30+ shops, boutiques and designers working in our beautiful village that will have you dressed in style and turning heads?!
We’ll go as far as to say that east of Adelaide, Hahndorf is somewhat of a hot spot when it comes to seriously stunning fashion and accessories.
Just to put that in perspective… Hahndorf has 30+ shops and galleries offering fashion, footwear and accessories. Burnside Village has approximately 35 fashion-focused retailers, Adelaide Arcade has roughly 30+ shops, North Adelaide Village has under 10 fashion boutiques, and the Adelaide Hills town of Stirling and Unley Shopping Centre has about 12 (including optical).
Don’t believe it? Check out this line-up…
Note, we’ve presented our list in alphabetical order, A to Z. Half the fun of coming to Hahndorf is wandering Main Street in search of the next amazing find.
Agave Design & Living offers unique, Australian-made, globally-inspired items. Here you will find an eclectic selection of stylish fashion, Elk accessories, stunning jewellery, and more. Much care and passion go into choosing the stock for this little shop, so ask questions and make sure you have a good look as there are amazing finds high and low.
2. Alpaca Shop
This shop has the softest stuff! Alpaca is known as the fibre of the gods, and after you visit this woolly shop you will understand why! A beautiful and large range of alpaca products made in Australia and Peru. Alpaca jumpers, jackets, scarves, beanies, hats, gloves, socks, slippers, baby items and home décor.
Don’t let the display of humorous aprons out the front, if rare gemstones make your eyes sparkle with excitement take a peek in here. They know their stuff, in fact, they run their own underground opal mine in Coober. You can watch their staff cutting opal and making elegant Australian sapphire jewellery through a glass-walled workshop inside their shop.
4. Bags Direct
Bags Direct is Hahndorf’s handbag and Luggage specialists, with over 30 years experience in the selection of quality handbags, suitcases, travel bags, wallets, purses and various other goods. With frequent new stock, there is always something new for visiting customers. They also have a fabulous umbrella selection.
When most people think of craft they rarely think of fashion, but the accessories at Bamfurlong are truly one of a kind. Each item of leather, textiles, fibre and semi-precious and silver jewellery is a statement piece made by an Australian designer.
A true mecca for lovers of Birkenstock shoes and super comfy styles of footwear including shoes, sandals, slippers, boots and thongs. They stock the widest range of authentic Birkenstocks and various other European brands.
This lovely git and homewares shop also stocks some unique Australian made jewellery and the eucalyptus clutch bags, Just stunning! Always getting in new items, definitely worth a look when trying to find that something special.
With super helpful and friendly service, this boutique is one of the most popular in Hahndorf with both women and their pooches – free Schmackos treat for all furbabies here. For head toe complete dressing and accessories, Blue Belle Boutique has ladies fashion including smart casual, special occasion, mother of the bride, and after five wear.
On trend with a bohemian spirit, Boho Gypsy Belle offers a stunning array of affordable and exciting BOHO fashion. A forest of colours and patterns and a fabulous selection of styles for a range of sizes too. Stockists of luxe BOHO label Johnny Was, true Was fans travel from all over Australia to purchase the signature luxurious hand-stitched, embroidered clothing.
Bukartilla is the local Peramangk Aboriginal word for a waterhole or a nearby creek. It was a gathering place. Bukartilla now represents a meeting place for collectors from around the world. Bukartilla comprises a number of companies involved in the collection and retailing of many types of ‘natural history’ and they have a particular fondness for precious opal, this being Australia’s National Gemstone. Well worth a visit to see their beautiful collection of gemstone jewellery from ammolite to zoisite.
Camellia Country Cottage is a co-operative of 14 local people each with their own unique talents. They provide a wide range of hand-crafted products, including baby clothes, felt crafted accessories and handmade jewellery. This is a delightful shop that supports local artists and craftspeople.
When looking for that perfect outfit, don’t disregard the local op-shop! If you have a keen eye for sustainable fashion and love unique affordable pieces, the op-shop is a great place to start. You never know what bargain is hiding on the rack. Or consider making a donation if you a buying something new.
13. Da Stefan Shoes
If you have hard to fit feet, your soles will love this shop. They specialise in quality shoes to fit feet and have an expanding range of small and large sizes and widths. They have a qualified orthopaedic consultant on the team, and they can alter shoes you own or shoes you purchase from them. Walk this way.
14. Gallery Gifts
This is the shop that has the giant panda outside and the awesome new cat café inside! However, it is also a specialist in crystal collectables and is an authorised Swarovski stockist. The brand is now known the world over for its imaginative use of crystal in jewellery, figurines optics and personal accessories. Think sparkle x 10!
15. Hahndorf Academy
You’ll discover something intriguing with every visit to the Hahndorf Academy. The Academy Shop which showcases quality hand-crafted products by local and regional artists and designers. Take home from Hahndorf, your very own piece of creative South Australia as a fashionable memento of your visit.
This is a fun and interesting antique market in Hahndorf. They sell just about anything intriguing from antique furniture, china, bric-a-brac, books, retro items, industrial stuff, old costume jewellery and really cool vintage clothing. They are always buying so if you have any vintage, collectable or interesting items you can either bring them into the store and see if you can sell them.
Specialising in Indian handcrafts, Indira’s offers handmade, handwoven range of genuine Pashmina wool shawls and scarves, jewellery, handbags, homewares and fashion accessories.
18. Colour Door
A fashion and homewares boutique relatively new to Hahndorf. Beautiful relaxed country fashion and accessories.
19. Jack and Sarah
Here is where you will find some of your favourite brands and homewares for you and your little ones. Stylish casual shoes, denim jeans, sweats, shirts and hoodies for women, gorgeous bags, jewellery, accessories and watches. You’ll also love the adorable and classic baby and children’s clothing and accessories here too.
Established over 20 years ago and reinvented in 2017, this eclectic store offers a diverse range of products to suit all ages. Known for amazing customer service their staff will always go that extra mile to help you find the perfect piece every time! They stock well-known brands such as Foil, Marco Polo, Iona, Yarra Trail, See Saw, Threadz and Clarity to name a few.
Established over 30 years ago by John and Jenny Graham, the Leathersmith and Bush Gallery is one of the longest trading and most iconic businesses on the Hahndorf Main Street. The family business is now managed by John and Jenny’s son Sebastian, who is joined by Sam the leathersmith. The shop is unique in atmosphere, with hospitality that would be welcomed in the building’s origins as a simple pub. The warming fire, welcoming glass of port and a friendly smile make visitors feel at home and relaxed. Here you’ll find belts, jackets, hats, bags and much more.
22. Ophelia Cottage
Honestly, no shopping visit to Hahndorf is complete without a peek into Ophelia Cottage. This shop presents a balance of style and affordability with their exciting range of scarves, clothes, bags and jewellery. Be warned though, you will look, you’ll fall in love and you just “must have”.
24. Rainbow Haze
Welcome to the land of rainbows, tie-dye and “died and gone to hippie heaven”. A friendly shop full of novelty and scented candles, new age gift items, tie-dye and bohemian clothing and jewellery! Kaftans, overalls, tee shirts and much more.
25. Silk & Linen
You can’t miss this shop as it’s literally covered with hanging scarves! Saying they have a wide range of scarves is an understatement. But inside they also have clothing and accessories and love silk!
Storison is a place where creatives, storytellers, memory makers, earth carers and family providers are all celebrated. Here everything has a pinch of uniqueness and quirkiness. It’s a delightful space for you to browse and enjoy treating all your senses. Find the perfect gift to give or one for yourself.
Chemists are more than just pharmacies and dispensers of medications these days, they often have a good range of fashion accessories on offer too, and the Hahndorf Terry White Chemmart is no exception. Jewellery, hats, scarves, socks, stockings, makeup and sunglasses are all stocked.
This gallery is honoured to be custodians of some of the most magical works of Aboriginal art from the Central and Western deserts of Australia. Yes, it’s an art gallery, but if you are looking for a truly authentic Australian fashion statement, they also sell artwork scarves, fabric, accessories and even sunglass cases.
29. Zest for Fashion
Zest for Fashion has unique fashion and gorgeous accessories for women who enjoy looking funky and feeling great. New and exciting pieces arrive weekly. A shop jam-packed with beautiful clothing.
So there you have it, our A-Z of fashion in Hahndorf… happy shopping!