While Prahran is known chiefly for Chapel Street – its glitzy, hoity-toity shopping strip that stretches into neighbouring South Yarra and Windsor – it's the area we keep a very sharp eye on for advancements in the food and drink world. Strange new bars with a twist have a habit of popping up here.
Shopper's guide to Chapel Street
The best Chapel Street bars
Chapel St Bazaar
The best shops in Prahran
Fenton & Fenton
Let's be upfront about this: it's pretty exy in here, so we like to regard it as shopping for the eyes, but if you're a trust fund baby you should get there...
Health and beauty
Silk employ the most practiced down-there therapists in Melbourne. Here you can get all kinds of facials, waxes and eyebrow treatments. Relax with an...
Boasting an impressive collection of records from around the world, this Melbourne shop is a haven for any music lover.
Remember the effortlessly cool, enviably stylish big sister of your best friend in high school? Stepping into this Greville St boutique feels exactly like...
Signed and Numbered
Challenging the outdated notion that quality art needs to cost more than your year’s rent, Signed and Numbered opened in 2010 with an impressive selection of...
The Source Bulk Foods Prahran
Stocking over 400 gluten free, paleo and organic items, The Source is basically eco-grocery heaven. You can buy reusable jars and containers for your...
Third Drawer Down Southside [closed]
Fitzroy's southern sister shines with a huge range of unique designer crafts
Mag Nation: Prahran
The south-of-the-river haven for those who like their reading material glossy. Magnation Prahran caters for just as eclectic tastes as its city-based...