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Event day ready in the city

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Ready for the biggest events on the fashion calendar? If you’re wanting to wow like you’re on the red carpet, we’ve curated a list of all the places you need to go for your beauty fix. Read on for the NT’s best salons and fashion boutiques and you’ll be well on the way to winning best dressed in the Territory.

Star Village for haircuts & up-dos, Drybar Darwin, Star Barber

In the heart of Darwin’s shopping district, Star Village is the place to go to sit back, relax and let the professionals take care of your hair for the big day.

Drybar is Darwin’s boutique blow dry bar, a well appointed luxe space to indulge in a hair treatment, scalp massage, fresh blow dry or up-do for a special occasion.

Star Barber is a premier barbershop for men in Darwin, inspired by old-school barbering techniques and fashion. This is a place where men can get a great cut and shave in an enjoyable relaxed environment.

Just Looking Boutique

Just Looking Boutique has everything you need to look your best and wow the crowds for race day. This fantastic store is recognised for its professional and helpful team who are dedicated to assisting customers in finding the perfect outfit for any special occasion. They have an excellent selection of leading Australian labels here.

Carpentaria House for boutique dress stores like Albertini Couture and Bowerbird

Carpentaria House contains a modern, vibrant mix of retail stores and two which we recommend for the perfect race day dress include Albertini Couture and Bowerbird.

Albertini is a concept label of couture gowns featuring Aboriginal hand screen printed fabrics from remote communities in the NT. Each gown is unique in print, design or colour and identifies the Artist and Art centre to it's artwork.

Bowerbird Recycle is a wonderful fashion boutique selling recycled, vintage and new clothing. This store is a treasure trove of gems for those passionate about fashion, with the added bonus that each piece is unique, so you can rest assured your outfit is one-of-a-kind for your big event.

Knuckey Street for all your dress & shoe needs

The Dress Code focuses on natural fibres, quality and style to complement the NT’s beautiful tropical lifestyle. An excellent place to find stylish, comfortable, quality clothing.

Attitude for Men is Darwin’s premier destination for men’s clothing, footwear and accessories. Iconic, quality fashion brands coupled with great service makes this retailer the perfect place to head for your race day attire.

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