Christmas gift guide: Melbourne arcades

The Christmas gifting season doesn’t have to be an endless tour of suburban malls and soulless late night online shopping. Use this gift guide as your map and take a stroll through Melbourne’s beautiful arcades to find the perfect present for everyone on your list.
Melbourne arcades shopping guide

  1. Honey Sampler 10 Pack $24.95 (Beechworth Honey)
  2. Sparkling Honey & Lemon Soda $7.50 (Beechworth Honey)
  3. Lucy Kaas American Oak Wood Bear; $99.95 (Jasper Junior)
  4. Camisole Midi Slip Dress In Botanical Print $220 (Kuwaii)
  5. One Thousand & Ninety Two Pure Bristle Shaving Brush $29 each (Men’s Biz)
  6. Kateryna Top $189 (Obus)
  7. Memobottle A6 $40 (Somedays)
  8. Ulrich Lang, Eau de Toilette APSU $249 (Somedays)
  9. Silver Linings Don’t Make Tracks LP $32 (Wax Museum Records)

Want to know more about the wonderful Melbourne stores mentioned above? Check out our listings below:

Beechworth Honey

Block Arcade, Melbourne
For honey-lovers, your first stop this Christmas should be Beechworth’s delicious honey-tasting station. Then channel your inner busy bee and grab a few gifts while you’re at it. The store also stocks a range of apiarian gifts made with 100% Australian honey.

Jasper Junior

Royal Arcade, Melbourne
Don’t tell anyone, but we heard a rumour that Jasper Junior is one of Santa’s secret toy suppliers. With their huge range of toys from trains to trikes and pirates to puzzles, it’s easy to be convinced that this may be one of Santa’s essential Melbourne stops.


Cathedral Arcade, Melbourne
Gorgeous garments at this much-loved local label are a given, but Kuwaii also has Christmas bonuses for their loyal shoppers. Enjoy gift wrapping and a glass of champagne at their annual Christmas Shopping Night, from 5pm to 8pm, beautiful gift ideas and exclusive hand-painted wrapping paper.

Men’s Biz

Campbell Arcade, Melbourne
Renowned for their huge range of men’s shaving, skincare, hair care, fragrances and grooming accessories, Men’s Biz is the perfect one-stop shop to fill your man’s stocking. If you’re not a fan of the fuzz, you can even gift your special someone a traditional hot towel shave.


Cathedral Arcade, Melbourne
Obus’ style fingerprint takes quality construction and pairs it with natural fibres and exclusive prints. Select a stand-out piece from the latest collection to finesse your summer holiday outfit. With extended hours over Christmas and gift-wrapping in store, you’re sure to spot a stylish gift.


Royal Arcade, Melbourne
Somewhere over the rainbow your denim dreams are about to come true. Stocking a desirable range of Scandinavian and Australian street labels, Somedays‘ directional collection also acts as your personal denim expert. It’s the perfect stop to procure pressies for your fashion-obsessed friends and family.

Wax Museum Records

Campbell Arcade, Melbourne
If you’re looking for the perfect gift-hunting location with a difference, Wax Museum Records is a music lover’s mecca. They stock a huge selection of new and used vinyl, turntable accessories and gift vouchers. While you’re there, why not book a DJ lesson and hone your skills for your Christmas party debut?

Melbourne arcades shopping map