Events & News

Swensk in Conversation with Sally Mackinnon

October 15th, 2019 — Social Events

On Wednesday, surrounded by beautiful Swedish garments, Jane Matthews in conversation with Sally Mackinnon of Styled by Sally, generously offered us an insight into the humble beginnings of Swensk.

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October 14th, 2019 — News

All members are encouraged to have their say at our annual AGM on Tuesday 22 October at the Kelvin Club.

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To celebrate the launch of our new series of ‘Melbourne’s Own’ brochures, City Precinct are presenting a showcase of member businesses at The Melbourne Town Hall Visitor Information Hub from October 8 to 25, 2019.

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October: Get Social at Swensk!

October 1st, 2019 — Social Events

Join us for our October social on Wednesday 9th of October to discover Swedish multi brand store Swensk and check out our fresh new series of brochures!

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The New Look ST/EVE

August 26th, 2019 — Festival of St/Eve

The new look ST/EVE is coming to Melbourne Fashion Week and we couldn’t resist giving you a sneak peek at the festival’s fresh new logo!

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The Fashion Tour

August 25th, 2019 — Festival of St/Eve

As part of the Festival of ST/EVE for Melbourne Fashion Week, City Precinct presents The Fashion Tour. Discover the shopping gems of the Little Collins Street precinct with Melbourne’s leading stylist Sally Mackinnon of Styled by Sally.

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Festival of ST/EVE - Meet the Maker

August 22nd, 2019 — Festival of St/Eve

Discover these independent artists and discuss the beauty of timeless design. Balthasar Jewellery, Carl Nave, Erika Boutique, Gray Reid Gallery, Kara Baker, Lord Coconut, Serena Lindeman Millinery and V & J Menswear.

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Learn Marketing on a Budget at Gray Reid Gallery

August 22nd, 2019 — Social Events

Learn how to stretch your marketing budget at our September social hosted by Gray Reid Gallery.

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Meet the Maker: Balthasar Jewellery

August 21st, 2019 — Festival of St/Eve

Neil Balthasar is a designer jeweller and goldsmith with a great passion for sourcing unique and beautiful gems which become the centrepiece of his handcrafted creations.

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Meet the Maker: Carl Navè

August 21st, 2019 — Festival of St/Eve

Located in the heart of Melbourne’s fashion precinct, Carl Navè’s Bourke Street studio offers a unique made-to-measure experience. Combining the art of bespoke with fashion design and textile expertise, each piece is carefully crafted with an...

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Meet the Maker: Erika & Jago

August 20th, 2019 — Festival of St/Eve

The Festival of ST/EVE will showcase a collection of milliner extraordinaire Peter Jago’s iconic creations. Meet the man and make an appointment to have your very own Jago exclusive head piece designed for you!

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Meet the Maker: Gray Reid Gallery

August 19th, 2019 — Festival of St/Eve

At Gray Reid Gallery, designing, creating and proudly handcrafting fine jewellery has always been our passion. We truly believe in ‘The Art of Jewellery’ and we know first hand how much the perfect ring, necklace, earrings or object d’art can m...

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Meet the Maker: Kara Baker

August 18th, 2019 — Festival of St/Eve

Kara Baker is what the French call la perle rare. The rare pearl, that exceptionally precious thing that is so hard to come by – and a real joy to find. She’s also what the French call a couturière. Inadequately translated as ‘seamstress’, ev...

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Meet the Maker: Lord Coconut

August 18th, 2019 — Festival of St/Eve

Handcrafted contemporary mens jewellery, designer cufflinks and art Lord Coconut stocks over 600 individual jewellery pieces and represents over 40 Melbourne and interstate jewellers, artisans and designers. The undeniably unique Lord Co...

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Meet the Maker: Serena Lindeman Millinery

August 17th, 2019 — Festival of St/Eve

Serena Lindeman Millinery offers racewear millinery along with more casual styles for men and women. Specialising in made to order headwear and sharing her skills in millinery workshops.

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Meet the Maker: V&J Menswear

August 16th, 2019 — Festival of St/Eve

Rick Miolo founder of this New York style vertical retail store V & J Menswear in Flinders Lane Melbourne was created as a unique concept to make your shopping experience personal, educational and rewarding.

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Export Grant for Walk Melbourne Tours!

August 15th, 2019 — News

A huge congratulations to City Precinct member, Walk Melbourne Tours, who have recently received a City of Melbourne Small Business Export Grant!

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Opportunity: Visitors Hub Activation

August 12th, 2019 — News

Showcase your business at the Visitor Information Hub this October and November.

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One Very Bright Milliner!

August 8th, 2019 — News

We are delighted to celebrate Marea Bright's recent 50-plus years Lord Mayor's Commendation!

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M/FW Retail Activation

August 7th, 2019 — News

One of M/FW’s main objectives is to support and drive visitation and economic impact to retailers in the City of Melbourne.The M/FW Retail Activation aims to encourage M/FW consumers to visit City of Melbourne stores. Here's how you can g...

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August Social at Kinfolk!

July 23rd, 2019 — Social Events

We are very excited to invite you to our next members’ social event on Wednesday the 7th of August at Kinfolk, the CBD’s only social enterprise café and catering service.

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Take a self-guided journey of Flinders Quarter's past, present and future through a convergence of art, augmented reality (AR) and storytelling.

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​An Evening Escape at Hearns Hobbies!

July 11th, 2019 — Social Events

Tucked away beneath Flinders Street Station, at our last social we found ourselves in a series of chambers packed floor to ceiling full of activities and exciting distractions!

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Introducing Alida Milani and the Festival of St/Eve

July 2nd, 2019 — Festival of St/Eve

We are thrilled to introduce you to Alida Milani who will be joining us to bring the next phase of Festival of St/Eve to Melbourne Fashion Week this year.

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Lord Mayor's Commendations 2019

July 2nd, 2019 — News

The Lord Mayor's Commendations acknowledge and celebrate the long-term commitment of independent small business proprietors in the City of Melbourne. We congratulate City Precinct members Sally Mackinnon along with Hilda and John Simonds...

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