Backstreet Christmas Day 12: Curated Collections & Unique Gifts


If you’ve followed along with 12 Days of Christmas at Backstreet Brisbane – thank you! Supporting local means a lot to me and it’s great to see so many others with the same enthusiasm. The twelfth and final day of Backstreet Brisbane’s 12 Days of Christmas is for when you need a last minute gift – these businesses stock a range of brilliant local work, perfect for hard-to-buy-for friends/loved ones/work colleagues/Secret Santa. Thanks again, and happy holidays (and happy shopping/gifting!).

Thousand Island Dressing
129 La Trobe Tce, Paddington | 166 Oxford Street, Bulimba | 29/900 Brunswick St, New Farm
Accessory heaven – an abundance of jewellery from local and independent creators as well as scarves, headbands, and handbags, plus an array of homewares including lamps, cushions, and artwork. A great place to pick up a cute Chrissy card, too.

Open House
73 Vulture Street, West End
A collective retail, gallery, studio, and workshop space bringing together local businesses Blaklash Projects, Box Vintage, and Local Makers Collective as well as a collection of wares by local makers, artists and designers, including clothing, bath/beauty/body products, ceramics, art, jewellery and accessories, and more.

19 Browning Street, West End 
A curated selection of all sorts of goodies in a beautiful shop space, with a dedication to showcasing ethical and fair Australian fashion designers, ceramicists and artists. Find a lasting gift among the wide range of clothing, jewellery and accessories, bags and wallets, ceramics and homewares, stationery and books, and more (and say hi to Lucy the shop cat).

173 Latrobe Tce, Paddington | 1000 Waterworks Rd, The Gap
Hummingbird sources apparel and accessories, shoes and homewares, and body/beauty products from local artisans and curates the ranges of larger labels – you can see all the local labels they stock on their website.


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