Locally made fashion, killer boutiques housing the latest in global threads, tech, homewares, artisan goods and souvenirs – support these Kiwi businesses and tell them you read about them on What's Hot New Zealand.


Christchurch | Shopping

Located on the first floor of Ballantynes, Contemporary Lounge focuses on high fashion for those among us who demand the latest, hottest looks with concept stores from top New Zealand designers.

Bespoked Cycles

Christchurch | Bicycles/Accessories

Switch from four wheels to two with one of Bespoked Cycles’ sleek custom-built bikes.


Christchurch | Fashion

With G-Star now in store and new styles arriving all the time, EnCompass is your go-to store for modern streetwear fashion.

Filigree Fine Jewels

Christchurch | Jewellery

Filigree have been meticulously handcrafting their range of unique jewellery in the city since 2005. Vanessa Stowers, Filigree’s designer, is known for her passion for stones and expert knowledge as a jewellery designer.

Infinite Definite

Christchurch | Fashion/Accessories

Founded in 2008, Infinite Definite is an independent high-end streetwear shop.


Christchurch | Footwear

Issimo is an owner-operated boutique with a select range of women’s footwear and fashion accessories, sourced globally and locally.

Nicola Quinn Beauty & Day Spa

Christchurch | Beauty

Nestled in the heart of Merivale, Christchurch, Nicola Quinn Beauty and Day Spa is your dream destination for all things skin, beauty and relaxation.

The Colombo


In the eclectic suburb of Sydenham, The Colombo is an elite retail and entertainment centre. Just a five minute walk from the CBD and with ample parking, it’s easily accessible.

The Crossing

Christchurch | Shopping

Nestled in the heart of the city, The Crossing is a Christchurch landmark featuring international and local fashion brands, a boutique supermarket with a myriad eateries.

The Mohair Store

Christchurch | Shopping

Experience the warmth-without-weight feeling that luxurious New Zealand-made mohair and alpaca throws provide.

True Grit

Christchurch | Hair salon

The team at True Grit are true experts, providing exquisite service in a fabulous environment.

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