Lower North Shore gift shopping
For clothes that will stand the test of time, check out Flannel Fashion. The clothes reflect the store's minimalist aesthetic: based on the ideals of comfort and natural beauty, every design is simple but stylish.
If you’re serious about cycling Le Spit Cyclery has the gear you need. The bicycle store stocks eight different brands of bike including premium racing brands Cervelo, Focus and Bianchi, as well as bike components, clothing and footwear, bike accessories and helmets. They even do services for under $100.
Scoop Wholefoods is an organic and sustainable grocer that stocks grains, legumes, spices, teas, nuts, flours, treats and superfoods. Plastic is a dirty word at Scoop – all the packaging is made from environmentally friendly materials like glass and paper, and you’ll even get a discount if you bring the same jar back for refilling.
The black velvet displays certainly give an air of magic to products at the Living Fossil Gallery. Here you can find crystals, fossils, jewellery and art. The store also offers advice on how to best use crystals in your home, and can be hired to source specific crystal or fossil artefacts.
If you’ve got a furry friend in your life Dogue has everything you need to pamper them. Dogue is a boutique for dogs where you can pick up stylish dog accessories, leashes, bedding, toys and treats. Dogue Cremorne also offers grooming services, puppy school, doggy day care and nutritional advice. Dogs welcome.
Serious about furniture? Fanuli Furniture stock contemporary designer furniture from Australia and Italy. All their furniture is underpinned by the clean lines, neutral tones, premium materials and stylish practicality. The Cremorne showroom is packed with covetable designs.
Looking for books in Neutral Bay? Dymocks is Australia’s leading bookseller. The Military Road outlet is located in the Grove Arcade.
The necessary evil that is gift shopping is made a little bit easier at Merrigal Gifts. The store has a large stock of gift items and stretches across two shopfronts opposite each other in Theo’s Arcade. Keep in mind that the store does tend to slant towards gifts for women and girls rather than men.