Get around it, gents.

Words by

Elle O'Donnell

Ever wondered about what dapper gems you're yet to discover around Melbourne?

Well, Melbourne Spring Fashion Week in conjunction with the City of Melbourne is giving you the chance to do a little exploring with The Dapper Guide to Vertical Melbourne. It's a unique walking tour that visits some of the vertical retailers of Melbourne's CBD, particularly those that cater for the more dapper gentleman.

With a style-savvy local leading the way, the tour kicks off at all-men’s jewellery store, Lord Coconut, and continues onto City Hatters, shoe maker Brendan Dwyer, and bag manufacturer Mattt Baggs.

One of our personal favourites dot.COMME is also in the mix, holding an internationally superior collection of Japanese designer wear.

With a quick rest stop for wine and oysters made possible by La Vita Buona and Laphroaig, the group will makes its way to the final stop, bespoke tailor Carl Nave.

All food and drink will be provided at each of the fine establishments, plus shopping incentives throughout the night. Oh and did we mention it's free?

Thanks to MSFW for this one. Gents, get around it. 


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