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15 Best Sneaker Stores in Melbourne

Whittled down from a wide selection of fashion establishments, we have compiled a list of the 15 Best Sneaker Stores in Melbourne. For years now Melbourne has been at the forefront of fashion in the land girt by sea, so it’s only right sneakers shops be included in that.

No matter what you’re into, we’ve got the list for you. Whether the mainstays of adidas, Converse, Nike or Puma, super rare exclusive from the likes of Off White and Sacai, or the artisanal European trainers from brands such as Buttero and Preventi, Melbourne and its sneaker shops are sure to provide. So check out our list of the 15 Best Sneaker Stores in Melbourne.

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secret sneaker store

1. Secret Sneaker Store

Wanting to build on the hype of sneaker swap meets Melbourne’s Secret Sneaker Store or SSS has a simple goal, to bring together the wider sneaker collecting community in a buy and trade setting. Connoisseurs of Converse, Appreciators of Adidas and Purveyors of Puma are welcomed and accepted at one of Melbourne’s premier sneaker shops.

Located in: Melbourne Central
Shop 220B Central Shopping Centre, Level 2/211 La Trobe St, Melbourne VIC 3000
Hours: Mon-Sun 11am-6pm
Phone: (03) 9191 6488

Secret Sneaker Store

up there excellent sneaker store

2. Up There

Located in a cosy, welcoming shopfront Up There offers excellent products sourced from all over this big blue beautiful planet. In addition to providing outstanding items, the Melbourne sneaker store also delivers expert knowledge when it comes to footwear and fashion.

Address: 15 McKillop St, Melbourne VIC 3000
Hours: Mon-Sun 11am-4pm
Phone: (03) 9670 6225

Up There

concrete jungle

3. Concrete Jungle

Established September 2015 on Sydney Road Brunswick, located in Melbourne’s inner-north, Concrete Jungle is your neighbourhood destination for all things sneakers and streetwear. Or so it says on the store’s website, here’s the thing, that’s a fair call. With an extensive stock and a bounty of knowledgeable, welcoming staff Concrete Jungle deserves its place on this list of Melbourne’s best sneaker stores.

Address: 158 Sydney Road, Brunswick VIC 3000
Hours: Mon-Fri 11am-5pm, Sat 10am-5pm, Sun 11am-4pm
Phone: (03) 9079 3575

Concrete Jungle

prime kilda store

4. Prime

Established in 1997, Prime’s St Kilda store is the original; the heart and soul of Melbourne shoe shops. It stands as an icon on the corner of Barkly Street and Blessington Street, showcasing the entire Prime selection of classic footwear and clothing while also featuring everyone’s favourite and familiar brands. If customers are looking to step up their footwear game than this friendly shop is a good place to start, lasting as long as they have has ensured this is one of the best sneaker stores in Melbourne.

Address: 227 Barkly St, St Kilda VIC 3182
Hours: Mon-Sat 10:30am-5pm, Sun 11am-5pm
Phone: (03) 9537 0344


Supply Store

5. Supply Store

Arguably the brand that has driven Australia’s love for streetwear to global heights, Supply Store is without a doubt one of the best sneaker stores in Melbourne. They’re the only brand in Australia that carries the infamous Nike Tier Zero account, meaning this is the only place you’ll have the chance to find the most coveted sneaker raffles. Whether it’s Nike x Off White or A Bathing Ape, you’ll find it at Supply Store, on very special occasions.

Address: 29A Sutherland St, Melbourne VIC 3000
Hours: Mon-Wed 10am-6pm, Thur-Fri 10am-8pm, Sun 11am-5pm
Phone: 0448 720 134

Supply Store

Sole Finess

6. Sole Finess

Sole Finess is Australia’s only women’s dedicated sneaker boutique. This Collingwood based staple was established in 2015 to keep Melbournias laced in the freshest seasonal styles and classic silhouettes. Sole Finess is about more than just sneakers, they’re building a collaborative platform with local and international female artists, illustrators, designers, photographers and innovators to help showcase and flex their talent and creativity. They want to change up the game in women’s sneaker culture by drawing the parallel with music, art and fashion, pioneering the evolution.

Address: 358A Smith St, Collingwood VIC 3066
Hours: Fri-Sat 11am-5pm, Sun 12-4pm

Sole Finess

Underrated Melbourne

7. Underrated Melbourne

Underrated Melbourne is a Melbourne sneaker and consignment shop for all your streetwear needs. They stock a range of the best streetwear brands with a mixture of high-end brands to keep you fitted. If you’re looking for nothing but the best and most sought after products on the market, this is the sneaker store for you.

Located in: The District Docklands
440 Docklands Dr, Docklands VIC 3008
Hours: Mon-Sun 10am-6pm

Underrated Melbourne

Re Store

8. Re: Store Melbourne

Re: Store Melbourne was established for the sole purpose of providing sought-after, head-turning, and genuine street-wear at the best prices. This Melbourne sneaker store was started by a group of friends with an unwavering passion for the streetwear scene. You’ll find all the best brands including Supreme, KAWS, A BATHING APE, Jordan, Yeezy, and Off-White. They also offer exclusive access to smaller Japanese labels such as Undercover, Cav Empt, [email protected], Murakami.

Located in: Upper West Side
Shop 203/220 Spencer St, Melbourne VIC 3000
Hours: Mon & Wed-Sunday 12-5pm
Phone: 0431 468 981

Re: Store Melbourne

sneakerboy melbourne

9. Sneakerboy Melbourne

Combining the winning formula of luxury sneakers with a modern avant-garde spin on retail shopping Sneakerboy has lived up to the hype generated before the stores official opening. As stated in previous sneaker appreciation articles Sneakerboy offers a sneaker showroom in the centre of Melbourne. Customers can try on the latest offerings from brands such as Alexander McQueen, Balenciaga and Raf Simmons then purchase the shoes online, within a few days your sneaker arrives. It’s different and against the grain, very Melbourne.

Address: 265 Little Bourke St, Melbourne VIC 3000
Hours: Mon-Sun 10am-6pm
Phone: (03) 9650 1933

Sneakerboy Melbourne

the sure store

10. Sure Store

Located in Melbourne’s Manchester Lane, The Sure Store has got you covered when it comes to sneakers from brands like Adidas and Nike. From subtle shoes to statement pieces customers are most likely going to find that ideal sneaker, how do we know? Let’s just say we’re sure of it.

Address: 11 Manchester Ln, Melbourne VIC 3000
Hours: Mon-Tue & Thur-Fri 11am-4pm
Phone: (03) 9663 7873

Sure Store

doomsday retail store

11. Doomsday

To call this Fitzroy mainstay as a “retail shop” would be incorrect, in fact, I believe the owners would find it quite offensive. No, Doomsday is a place where sneaker and streetwear aficionados can hang out and view stock that Doomsday Digs. With a heavy focus on brands that associate themselves with skate and surf culture, This Melbourne hang out wants to create memories and a place where like-minded people can come chill, and appreciate the finer things in life.

Address: 195A Brunswick St, Fitzroy VIC 3000
Hours: Temporarily Closed
Phone: Temporarily Closed


culture kings melbourne

12. Culture Kings Melbourne

If you’re looking to not only refresh your footwear selection but also give yourself and your wardrobe an entire overhaul than look no further than Culture Kings. Combining the latest products with in-store barbers and live DJ’s experience is like no other. A visit to this outlet will be sure to be a memorable time.

Address: 19-25 Russell St, Melbourne VIC 3000
Hours: Mon-Wed & Sun 10am-6pm, Thur 10am-7pm, Fri 10am-9pm, Sat 9am-6pm
Phone: (03) 9929 5999

Culture Kings Melbourne

124 shoes market

13. 124 Shoes

124 Shoes markets itself as a “unique artisanal experience for shoe lovers,” one that provides only the finest, meticulously selection of Italian footwear. Adorning your feet in a pair of excellent European sneakers is a treat to say the least. With close to 40 years of footwear experience, founders Anthony Barbieri, Neville Colaianni and their team of shoe experts provide personalised service and expertise.

Located in: Emporium Melbourne
Shop 201, Emporium Melbourne, 287 Lonsdale Street, Melbourne VIC 3000
Hours: Mon-Wed & Sat-Sun 10am-7pm, Thu-Fri 10am-9pm
Phone: (03) 8609 8286

124 Shoes

hype dc latest greatest sneaker


Similar to Platypus Shoes, HYPE DC certainly provides when it comes to the latest and greatest in sneakers. Don’t let the quantity factor deter you, without a doubt quality is still of the utmost concern. With shops all over Melbourne you’re sure to find your next favourite pair of sneakers while being provided by a friendly staff member, what more could you want?

Located in: Melbourne Central 
Shop L02/246 Lonsdale St, Melbourne VIC 3000
Hours: Mon-Sun 10am-5pm
Phone: (03) 9639 2121

Located in: The Walk Arcade
139 Swanston St, Melbourne VIC 3000
Hours: Mon-Fri 10am-7pm, Sat 10am-6pm, Sun 10am-5pm
Phone: (03) 9639 8344

Located in: Emporium Melbourne
LG-18 Emporium Melbourne, 269-321 Lonsdale St, Melbourne VIC 3000
Hours: Mon-Sun 10am-5pm
Phone: (03) 9662 2837

Located in: QV Melbourne
Shop 2/298 Little Lonsdale St, Melbourne VIC 3000
Hours: Mon-Fri 10am-7pm, Sat 10am-6pm, Sun 10am-5pm
Phone: (03) 8608 7962

Hype DC

foot locker

15. Foot Locker

Where would we be without Foot Locker? Personally, I’m sure I would have a few more dollars in the old bank account. But would I be happier? To answer that question I, like many others need to only look down at their feet. No doubt most Sneakerheads would have visited this retailer in their time, why? Because Foot Locker for many years has provided consumers with the latest and greatest kicks, backed by expert, friendly service. Rhetorical questions aside Foot Locker certainly deserves its place on our list of the 14 Best Sneaker Stores in Melbourne. Various locations, including:

Located in: Melbourne Central
Shop 166 Melbourne Central, Lonsdale St, Melbourne VIC 3000
Hours: Mon-Sat 9am-5pm1, Sun 10am-5pm

Located in: Royal Arcade
327-329 Bourke St, Melbourne VIC 3000
Hours: Mon-Wed & Sun 10am-7pm, Thur-Sat 10am-9pm

Located in: Chadstone – The Fashion Capital
SC, Shop B149/1341 Dandenong Rd, Chadstone VIC 3148
Hours: Mon-Wed 9am-5:30pm, Thur-Sat 9am-9pm, Sun 10am-7pm

Foot Locker

General FAQ

What is the best sneaker store in Melbourne for rare shoes?

Secret Sneaker Store is your best spot for rare and sought after sneakers. They're the biggest sneaker consignment shop in Melbourne and probably Australia. You'll find plenty of Nike Dunks, Off White, and A Bathing Ape.

What is the best sneaker store in Melbourne for Women's shoes?

Sole Finess is Melbourne's one-stop-shop for women sneakers. In fact, it might be the best sneaker store in Australia for women's kicks.

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