The Shelter is a concept store envisioned by established New Zealand designer Vicki Taylor. A shared contemporary space of like-minded, design-led brands, The Shelter offers a relaxed artistic experience for the discerning shopper.
Located on Mackelvie Street in Ponsonby, The Shelter houses a carefully curated selection of new and established brands, both from New Zealand and abroad. Each brand complements the next, not only through aesthetic and design values but also via their ethical and sustainable practices.
Brands include Danish designer Barbara Gongini, highly coveted MM6 by Maison Margiela of Paris, German designer Bernhard Wilhelm, Finnish designer Daniel Palillo, Canadian jewellery and footwear designer Arielle de Pinto, and local brands such as Children of Vision, Jimmy D, Lela Jacobs, Monday's Child from Christchurch and Vicki Taylor's own brand, taylor. The Shelter also features an on-site café EAT, a curation of local and international homewares and natural beauty collections.