'Renowned design store decides it’s time to move on after 15 years in Brunswick East, The Boroughs Store will move to a solely online operation at the end of this month'

Brunswick voice


Brunswick East tea-towel
"One of those supremely well-edited “everything” stores"
"stories of local artists"
"Shopping the best of Brunswick creativity at The Boroughs"
our travel home
"Since 2007, Alasdair MacKinnon has sought products that are “functional, beautiful and enduring” – most of which come from the surrounding creative community"
"This adorable and quirky store represents Melbourne’s designers and artists. Great for gifts for loved ones as well as for yourself, the owners support sustainability and community-mindedness."
"It might be named after New York City’s boroughs, but this little design store in Brunswick East, celebrates all things local."
"The store is a satisfying reflection of the inner-north creative lifestyle and is a great example of community spirit and giving."

There is a real sense of community and history here. 

The Age
" Looking for a gift for the friend who's impossible to buy for? Trust us, you'll find it in The Boroughs."
the urban list
"So if you’re looking for some advice about what’s good and where, or if you want to buy something awesome, this is the place to start."

"The Melbourne design store passionately championing craft, locality and heritage..."

we heart the boroughs