Shop for the labels you love on Lambton Quay

The home of Wellington’s best high street shopping, Lambton Quay has bright lights and big names to attract you down this end of town

Tea Pea

Tea Pea Home

1 Grey Street, Te Aro, Wellington

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With two colourful stores bursting with colour, tactile textiles and beautiful objects, it’s hard not to feel a surge of happiness when you walk into Tea Pea Home.

The independent homewares brand is owned and run by Meg and Scott McMillan and the couple work hard to bring together a curated collection of independent brands and designs from New Zealand and around the world.

Tea Pea Home prides itself on outstanding customer service and will happily help you find the perfect gift or something special for your home.

Aesop sink
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150 Featherston St, Te Aro, Wellington

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Oh Aesop, just by walking into the store you instantly feel like a more stylish and better-smelling version of yourself.

The brand has developed a cult-like following for their skin, hair and body care formulations which not only work but smell divine. A haven of beautiful products and beautiful design, Aesop’s Wellington store is the kind of place you’ll want to linger.

The store was fitted out by New Zealand interior design star Rufus Knight and features abundant use of natural timber contrasted with brass shelves and a bespoke brass sink with aged brass tapware that is the centrepiece of the store.

David Jones

165/167 Lambton Quay, Wellington

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For an exceptional, world-class shopping experience of luxury and designer labels, head to David Jones. The kind of store you can happily escape into for hours of browsing and discovering new labels. 

The elegant department store features collections across fashion for men and women, beauty, homewares, shoes, bags and accessories. 

David Jones has an exclusive collection of Australian and international brands including Balenciaga, Alexander McQueen, Valentino and Saint Laurent, as well as local labels including Yu Mei, Paris Georgia and twenty-seven names.

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Mecca store


Shop 260 Lambton Quay, Te Aro, Wellington

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It’s pretty hard to resist walking through the doors of beauty and skincare store Mecca. Bright and beautifully-scented, the store has a sense of glamour and accessible luxury that is very alluring.

Wellington's Lambton Quay store offers the entire Mecca brand line-up in one location, with over 100 high-end beauty brands, both familiar and new. Mecca makes for a great shopping experience, with fantastic staff who are friendly and knowledgeable.


40 Johnston Street, Te Aro, Wellington

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A visit to Cranfields is a must for those who appreciate quality, timelessness and attention to detail. Cranfields have handpicked unique gifts, homewares and accessories from New Zealand and around the globe. Stunning local timber pieces sit alongside designer jewellery from Paris and New York.

This mini department store has been running for over 28 years and carries many exclusive lines not seen anywhere else in the world.

Cranfields are located in the centre of Wellington in their heritage building, it’s like being welcomed into a home; comfortable and cosy, an environment where you can take your time. You'll find this Wellington institution just behind Midland Park just off Lambton Quay.

Shop front at Cranfields on Johnston Street
Homeware design at Cranfields on Johnston Street
Homewares at Cranfields on Johnston Street

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