Gelato sandwiches, a permanent shoe sale table and fabrics sourced from Japan – find out some not-so-well-known facts about your favourite Britomart shops, eateries and sights.

FABRIC – the fit out by interiors whisperer Katie Lockhart is worth a visit in its own right.
sass & bide – some of the best shop girls in the precinct.
The Store – $5 salads are a real thing here.
lululemon athletica – hold weekly complimentary yoga sessions and a run club.
Trelise Cooper – one of New Zealand’s most successful designers – and yet she began her label with no formal training.
The CO-OP – prices under $100 are a common sight here – just saying.
Juliette Hogan – the home of the most elegant and modern bridesmaid dresses a girl could wish for.
Milse – for its iconic gelato sticks and new gelato sandwiches.
Karen Walker – the only New Zealand designer to feature in the Business of Fashion’s Global Top 500.
Lineage – the Lineage sale table is a very happy place and is a regular feature.
Kathryn Wilson – Kathryn makes men’s and children’s shoes alongside her famous women’s range.
Ortolana – means market gardener in Italian.
taylor – fabrics are sourced from Japan and Europe but everything is made in New Zealand.
Bobbi Brown – launched in 1991 because a young make up artist called Bobbi Brown couldn’t find ‘natural looking makeup’.
Valet – best priced valet in town – no question. $20 for 3 hours.
Seven Pou – the artwork represents a family and the community vibe of Britomart.