Melbourne Sales Wrap: Best of the Week, October 4, 2018

Written for Broadsheet Melbourne

Lekker Bikes
In-store
Dutch-designed Lekker Bikes draws inspiration from Amsterdam’s city streets and Aussie beach culture. This weekend it’s opening the doors to its garage in North Melbourne, giving you the chance to grab new wheels at up to 50 per cent off. Selected parts and accessories will also be available. Remember to take a test ride to be sure it’s the right fit.

Sat 6, 10am–5pm
Sun 7, 10am–5pm

Sephora
Online
International cosmetics retailer Sephora entered Australia with a bang in 2015. Now it’s slashing items by up to 50 per cent off during the mid-year sale. A huge range of Sephora Collection products are on sale, alongside Hanz De Fuko, The Balm and Smith & Cult. Our pick is this limited-edition prep and prime pack by Becca.

While stocks last.

Obus
In-store and online
Local womenswear and accessories label Obus is having a big shoe sale, with up to 20 per cent off all footwear both in-store and online. The sale will include the label’s recent collab with fellow locals Radical Yes. These pony-print soft-leather slip-ons are our pick. Use code FOOTWEAR20 at checkout.

Until Sun October 7.


Driza-Bone

Online
Aussie label Driza-Bone has been producing rugged outerwear and apparel since 1898. Named for the phrase “dry as a bone”, the company is known for its waterproof horse-riding coats. Score up to 50 per cent off a range of men’s jackets, vests, pants, windcheaters, chinos, ponchos and more. This lightweight cotton canvas jacket is our pick.

While stocks last.

FME Apparel
In-store
Melbourne label FME Apparel is hosting its studio sale this weekend, which means up to 70 per cent off current season, samples and archival stock. The label celebrates creative expression and community through its pared-back, comfortable designs. Get down early to score yourself some new threads.

Sat 6, 10.30am–5pm
Sun 7, 10am–2pm

The Connection
Online
Online fashion hub The Connection has dropped prices by 40 to 80 per cent on labels including P.E Nation, Kitte, Steele, Viktoria & Woods, Camilla and Marc, Nobody Denim and more. The online warehouse sale is happening right now and items are selling fast. Score pieces from the site’s curated selection of designer dresses, activewear, leisurewear and more. Add to cart: this red off-the-shoulder dress with gold embellishments by Thurley.

Until Sat October 6.

Alice McCall
In-store and online
Get up to 60 per cent off across a range of frilled dresses, statement skirts, satin shirts, short shorts and relaxed pants by Australian label Alice McCall. Intricately detailed and playfully feminine garments in baby pinks, lilacs and bold floral prints are on offer. We’re loving this embroidered jumpsuit.

While stocks last.

Rathdowne Records
In-store
Trawl through crates of 12-inches, ex-archive and warehouse stock at Northcote record store Rathdowne Records. Japanese imports, hip-hop, disco, funk and soul are all discounted. Pick up three vinyls for $20; jazz, pop and nostalgia records for $2; and heaps more at $1 each.

Until Sat October 6.

Leophil
Online
Luxury womenswear label Leophil is offering up to 40 per cent off ethically and sustainably produced knitwear and accessories from its edition01 collection. Get discounts on basics with sophisticated details. The label’s signature Crepe de Chine silk scarves are also on sale, including this line and dot print stunner.

While stocks last.

Matches
Online
London-based global luxury retailer Matches Fashion has more than 9000 garments on sale right now, including items from Alexander McQueen, Dior Eyewear, Elie Saab, Fendi, Givenchy, Gucci, Marc Jacobs, Miu Miu, Prada and more. Save 60 per cent on these Gabriela Hearst velvet and leather slides. You’ll be scrolling for a while with this one.

While stocks last.

Strawberry Net
Online
Discount online beauty hub Strawberry Net is home to more than 800 skincare, make-up, perfume, haircare, and cologne brands, and currently has an ever-changing mix of items discounted daily, so it’s a perfect time to update the contents of your make-up bag. There’s free worldwide shipping on orders over $25, too.

While stocks last.

Her Line
Online
Designed and made in Australia, Her Line constructs garments with carefully considered fabrics and an eye for detail. A number of the label’s high-quality items are on sale at up to 50 per cent off. From slip and mini dresses to wide-leg shorts and button-up summer shirts in natural tones such as black, white, muted blues and mustard. This wrap-style two-piece bikini is the perfect addition to your beach bag.

While stocks last.

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