Shopping daze around Mullumbimby
By the time you’ve checked out our selection of shops and markets in Mullumbimby, Alstonville and Bangalow, you’ll be in a daze. We’ve been saving up some of our favourite boutiques and retail outlets to inspire and delight you.
For an eclectic range of women’s clothing, shoes, jewellery, luxury beauty products and home decor, visit Mimi & Flo in Burringbar Street, Mullumbimby. Here you’ll find products that are eco friendly and the epitome of our coastal and bohemian style.
Looking for some gorgeous Belgian beach towels or a gift for a special friend? If the answer is ‘yes’, then check out Millar & More in Bangalow. They also stock designer clothing and plenty of elegant décor items for your home. Bangalow’s main street is home to many boutiques, speciality shops, quirky retro shops and cafés so you can shop ‘til you drop, then gather your thoughts over a coffee or cake.
Linen House brings Melbourne style and flair to Mullumbimby in Burringbar Street. In the store, you’ll find a beautiful collection of towel, quilt cover and sheet designs as well as unique samples. So indulge yourself with some of their luxurious products.
For something a little different for your home, visit Cactus Hill Project in Mullumbimby, an interior design concept store that features one-off pieces that each has its own story to tell. Here you’ll find contemporary furniture, handcrafted lighting fixtures, sumptuous soft furnishings and stunning art pieces.
Head over to Byron Bay Lifestyle in Banksia Drive, Byron Bay, to make over your home in that chilled coastal vibe. Just one of the many homewares and fashion boutiques in the Byron Arts & Industrial Estate, the store features lovely homewares, furniture and textiles made from raw natural materials including cotton, linen, jute, timber and clay.
For a trip back to the 1970s, it’s worth a visit to Abracadabra in Bangalow. Operating since 1973 (from the ‘flower power’ era), it’s the “happy hippy shop”. Some of their current products include scale models of that ultimate hippy ride, the 1960s Volkswagen Kombi, lovely woven scarves and headbands, gorgeous wind chimes and dream catchers and seed bead bracelets.
For everyday wear from brands such as Lafitte, Holeproof, Jockey, Bisley, Bonds and Levi’s, check out Stewart Menswear in Mullumbimby. Don’t let the name fool you; you’ll find clothing collections for women and children, too.
Finish off your day with a visit to The Mullumbimby Chocolate Shop. As soon as you walk through the door, your senses will be entranced by the mouthwateringly delicious aroma of chocolate. As befits a specialist chocolate store, it’s an old-fashioned shop where you can buy your favourite sweets by the box, the bag or even the kilo.
While boutique shopping is fun, you can’t beat a market for sheer variety in fresh produce and unique local products.
To ‘live like a local’, you need to head to the Mullum Farmers Market, open every Friday from 7 am to 11 am at the Mullumbimby Showgrounds. The main attraction is hanging out by the breakfast and coffee stalls before catching up on the local gossip under the huge shade trees.
Not just for coffee, the Mullum market is a great place to stock up on local produce and enjoy the friendly, laid-back market vibe. There’s live music every week and the market also hosts special events and regular workshops.
Get up early on Saturday morning and visit the Bangalow Farmers Market, open from 7 am to 11 am. Affectionately known as Byron’s little sister market, this market features around 25 stalls selling fresh local produce including pasta, bread, eggs, flowers and seedlings. You can find the market in the Bangalow Hotel car park.
The Mullumbimby area offers so many choices for shopping. Whether you’re after some homewares, a new outfit, a special gift or some lovely fresh produce, you’re sure to find just what you’re looking for.
Interested in learning what other shops and markets are in the area? Check out our business directory.