If your teenager likes nothing better than self-indulging and preening then Port Douglas has shopping to satisfy the fussiest customer. Whether he’s looking for the latest coolest shades, surf fashion, ‘edgy’ shirt or swimwear, Port Douglas has the shops for him to while away his time in retail therapy, with hopefully, not too much bending on your credit card!
There are three surf shops in Port Douglas selling the latest in board shorts, Blue Dog, Tript and Rip Curl, where they can buy watches, shades and surf and beach fashion. If your teenager wants a bit more refinement, then there are a few men’s outfitters that offer a wide range of more casual formal wear with an edge.
For the latest in swimwear including Aussie Bum and Speedo there is Splish Splash that stock a have a good collection.
There’s nothing a teenager likes more than shopping, keeping up with the trends and finding the latest ‘in’ accessory.
Start off at one end of Macrossan Street and see how quickly you can blow your budget.
From the latest swimsuits (Sea Folly, Splish Splash, Tshinta & Tahitian Lime) to the latest in Australian designers – Sisterfield (Sass & Bide, Ministry of Style, Madison Square, Asilio, Staple The Label, Jaggar, Cartel & Willow, Bronx and Banco), to tropical chique with Tsusk, Curlew, The Eye and Rose & Boy to high street standards such as Witchery, Just Jeans and Cotton On.
If a ‘going out’ outfit is on cards check out the stunning fashion at Ginni and Barberella and Swan. If it’s surf style that rocks their boat then check out the latest threads from Tript (Reef, Rusty, Nike, Von Zipper, Bolle, Amette) or head to the Rip Curl store for their selection.
With two pharmacies you can check out the range of make-up from Napoleon to Clarins. Select the latest zingy nail polishes and catch up on this season’s colours.
If it’s some ‘bling’ you are after then check out Wicked Willies, Moonglow and Evert Fine Jewellery (Swarovski and Pandora).
For something special and unique then there is always the Sunday Port Douglas Market, where there are more fashion and jewellery choices to satisfy the hungriest of fashionistas.
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