"When you buy from a small business an actual person does a little happy dance "
The Byron Bay region is rich with a lively creative spirit and a deep pool of raw talent. Artists, designers, entrepreneurs and experts in their chosen craft or industry inspire all those who visit the area.
It’s a wealth we treasure and support. For a world without fresh and crazy ideas, is a world without wild passion.
Visit our local creatives, discover some of the most unique boutiques, working studios and best shopping in Byron Bay. Take a little piece of Byron home with you.
We've hand picked an eclectic selection of local businesses with the Byron spirit at heart.
A guide to Byron Bay's best shopping:
2/6 Lawson Street, Byron Bay
1/7 Brigantine Street, Byron Arts and Industry Estate
Alternative men’s and women’s clothing and fashion brand, specialising in organic hemp fashion and streetwear. Founded by two friends, the brand was created off the back of a small screenprinting business they owned for printing band merchandise for punk and hardcore bands. With the added culture of surfing and skateboarding to the punk and hardcore movement, the Afends ethos and style moulded into the look and feel it is today.
Shop 9/7 Lawson Street, Byron Bay
Annukka is an Australian-made, eco friendly women’s clothing range. Everyday wearable classics, timeless colour palates and a relaxed style. Certified organic cotton, free from toxic dyes and treatments. Sustainable, ethical fashion ethos and accredited by Ethical Clothing Australia. Feel good wear.
1/19 Lawson Street, Byron Bay
Influenced by wilderness and the natural beauty of the Byron area, Arnhem captures the bohemian spirit with distinctive prints, vintage inspired florals, and tribal and earthy designs. Effortlessly feminine style with Summer nostalgia.
Shop 7, 15/19 Fletcher Street, Byron Bay
A nod to nostalgia with a contemporary twist, each range is crafted from luxe fabrics and vintage-inspired florals. Dreamy dresses and stand-out separates, made for making memories in.
1/3 Lawson Street, Byron Bay
An independent, alternative store for children's and women’s clothing, toys, books and nic-nacs. Stocks unique, locally produced products and a curated collection from around the world.
6/52 Jonson Street, Byron Bay
Urban tribe wear designed in a studio in the Byron hinterland forest. Inspired by the spirit of nature and tribal cultures, the style is a fusion of steam punk and modern grunge. Fairy Floss is created for those who are always young in spirit, ready to express themselves freely and connect to the earth. A unique underground fashion label in the heart of Byron Bay.
2/11 Banksia Drive, Byron Arts and Industry Estate
Fashion designer Galit Massuri, has built a reputation for her well cut, high quality clothing fashioned from natural fibres and designs that are just as individual as their inspiration. Unique fashion design, 100% hand made in Byron Bay.
15 Browning Street, Byron Bay
Modern bohemian fashion for the gypsy, wanderer or dreamer. This now iconic Australian boho fashion label was created by two sisters in Byron Bay. Inspired by far off places, vintage treasures and childhood memories.
11 Marvell Street, Byron Bay
62 Byron Street, Bangalow
Highly stylised curated collections of jewellery, clothing and homewares. Lifestyle, travel, design.
14 Station Street, Bangalow
Curated collection of homewares and art from around the world, plus custom furniture and fashion designed by the local duo from a studio gallery in Bangalow. Locally sourced reclaimed timber and recycled wood. Organic and elegantly earthy style.
HENDRIX & HARLOW @SWAY
JEWELLERY, ART, CULTURE
144 Jonson Street, Byron Bay
A thriving music shop with a treasure chest of quality instruments crafted by local artisans. Find a unique Byron souvenir here or indulge in one lesson with a new locally-made instrument. Sing life to your own song. Huge selection of locally created guitars, ukuleles, cigar box guitars, percussion hang pans, stomp boxes guitar pedals and speakers. Learn about the local music scene and upcoming festivals.
Locally made in Byron:
• Russell Groves Guitars
• Stephen Thurston Guitars
• Stan Ceglinski Cigar Box Guitars
• Tristan O'Meara Didgeridoos
• Dr Didge Didgeridoos
• Hybrid Percussion Hang Pans
• Wazinator Stomp Boxes
• Wild Dog Stomp Boxes
• Bruns Speakers
• David Worthy (Guitars and Ukuleles)
• Codtone Guitar Pedals
Didgeridoo craftsman, Tristan O’Meara has been cutting logs, chiseling and carving in the Byron hinterland for over 10 years. He’s also a touring musician who plays several instruments. Involved in the process from start to finish means the didgeridoo is exactly the shape, size and gives the sound he meant for it. Each log is chosen carefully with sustainable practices in mind. You can find Tristan’s didgeridoos from the friendly crew at Byron Music.
1/4 Ti-Tree Place, Byron Arts and Industry Estate
A jewellery and metal smithing collective offering eclectic jewellery and metal work. Forged iron pieces, stainless steel utensils, handcrafted leather and metal accessories, polymer and silver clay designs, fine art and sculpture. Local artists offering unique and one-of-a-kind metal wares.
2/10-12 Brigantine Street, Byron Arts and Industry Estate
Unique ceramic works of art created by hand in Byron Bay. Award winning ceramist, Jules Hunt, exhibits throughout Australia and sells her work internationally. Drop in to the studio and gallery to view delicately hand carved and painted ceramic pieces inspired by the local nature.
1/69 Jonson Street, Byron Bay
Cavanbah (Byron Bay) is an ancient meeting place for indigenous Australians and home to Bundjalung tribes. It’s a place where ideas are shared, and dreams are made. Art and products from local indigenous artists, and from around Australia. Great selection of books on the local history, native plants and culture. Bushtucker products and native seeds.
Anthony L Walker @PLANET CORROBOREE
Michael Walker @PLANET CORROBOREE
6/7 Grevillea Street, Byron Arts and Industry Estate
A working letterpress print workshop with vintage printing presses, luxury cotton papers and wet ink, straight off the press. Although you’re on holiday, drop in and order your personalised letterpress calling cards and stationery for a prestigious arrival back home in the city. Impression is what it’s all about. An award winning local craftsman, who makes beautiful things out of paper.
91 Centennial Circuit, Byron Arts and Industry Estate
Bob McTavish has been a household name for two generations of surfers. Over more than half a century in the industry, Bob has shaped thousands of custom boards for happy customers around the world in a career, which began in the early 1960s, learning his trade from the ground up. Bob continues to push the limits of surfboard design across the full range of wave-riding vehicles, still testing his prototypes in the surf almost every day. Producing just 20-25 boards a week, the McTavish craftsmen know that the reputation of the brand rests on the quality of their individual work, and their ability to function well as a team. Drop in to the retail store and coffee shop.
5 - 9 Lucky Lane, Billinudgel
Naturally derived skincare products manufactured in the Byron region and exported around the world. Locally sourced ingredients combined with therapeutic levels of active herbal and plant extracts, essentials oils and vitamins. Skin, body and hair care treatments. Every Sanctum product contains more than 70% Certified Organic Ingredients and many products are more than 95% Certified Organic. Family owned and run business. Visit the factory outlet at their laboratory headquarters.
BYRON ARTS & INDUSTRY ESTATE
This is a hub of creativity to explore. Spend a morning driving around the estate and into Habitat, our newest addition. You’ll find a diamond in the rough, uncover a new star and take home a world of Byron treasures you’ve collected along the way.
You’ll find locally produced foods in many Byron stores and surrounding areas. Keep an eye out for:
• Ginger Necktar, a spicy refreshing drink made in Byron Bay
• Brookfarm Muesli
• Byron Bay Cookies
• Byron Bay Chocolate Co.
• Truly Tea
• Byron Bay Tea Company
• Good Oil skincare and hair products
• Ink Gin
• Brookies Gin
• Stone and Wood Beer
and many local coffee roasters.