Sydney Retail Festival

Australian Retailers We Love

Here at the Sydney Retail Festival we are just as passionate about supporting Australian independent retail stores as we are about supporting Australian independent labels.

We are wanted to introduce to you a number high calibre of brick-and-mortar independent fashion boutiques who have registered to attend our event this September who are located across Australia.

COCO & Lola

Coco & Lola is a luxury women's fashion destination in Perth, Melbourne, Sydney and online. The boutiques offer the latest Australian designers.

Its founder and head buyer, Jess Dunlop, was an attendee and speaker at our Melbourne Retail Festival earlier this year. We are delighted to announce that Jess will be speaking again on our What Buyers Want panel at the Sydney Retail Festival.

"It's great to see, feel and touch brands you have been sent a look book of. It's lovely to meet the designer and have that personal experience with them." - Jessica Dunlop

Cherry Red

Cherry Red is a gorgeous fashion boutique situated in the picturesque town of Mudgee, NSW. Cherry Red is an elegant boutique where the lovely staff prides themselves on providing an unrivalled shopping experience and a dedication to customer service.

The boutique offers a stunning clothing range, from relaxed casual attire through to a statement outfit for a special occasion. Cherry Red feature an extensive range of modern designs and an impressive selection of Trending Australian and International designer brands.

"The Sydney Retail Festival is a great event for business owners like myself & Caitlin to help expand our future ideas & to evolve our fashion business, Cherry Red, coming into 2020. We are looking forward to further developing our Media Growth & exploring the changes within the industry; we are also hoping to be introduced to some fresh, new & sustainable Fashion Labels!" - Caitlin Gricks


Red Fox Runs Lifestyle Stores began their journey on Victoria’s Mornington Peninsula. Now with another store in Hawthorn and larger warehouse concept store in Mornington, Red Fox Runs is a fast expanding lifestyle, homeware, furniture and fashion destination.

"This will be our first time attending the festival, as we increase the fashion footprint within our Lifestyle Store we hope to connect with local Australian designers & makers. I am looking forward to touching, seeing & feeling the quality of their products & hopefully find brands that are the right fit for our store & our customers. I find more than ever customers like a connection and a story with their purchases, Australian designed &/or made is also a huge plus for us. We look forward to coming up in September & checking out all the newness out there!" - Amanda Magliano


21Concept was established with a vision to transform outlet shopping into a bespoke, private indulgence for the modern man, bridging the gap between boutique and outlet shopping experiences.

With a carefully curated and handpicked selection of designer brands and products, 21Concept has grown to house a larger stable of menswear and designers that includes the finest collections from Tom Ford, Brioni, Ermenegildo Zegna, Corneliani, Canali, Caruso and more.

Located inside the iconic Dymocks Building on 428 George Street in Sydney CBD, and spanning over 150sqm in a private setting, clients are invited to come face to face with the 21CONCEPT experience; offering service and style like never seen in luxury outlet shopping before.

"Learning for me is an important part of my personal and business growth, no matter how "experienced" I am. To be able to surround myself with industry professionals and learn from this great calibre of individuals is a privilege. The main area for me is to get an understanding of the future of retail as well as how technology and fashion marketing are impacting the industry today and what we can do to continue to enhance the shopping experience". - Lynette