Chadstone Shopping Centre is a great place for fashion and there's no better way to experience it all than to take a trip to Chadstone - The Fashion Capital.
International designers of the calibre of A/X Armani Exchange, FCUK, Oroton, Max Co., Mecca Cosmetica and Polo Ralph Lauren sit alongside local labels like Alannah Hill, Anthea Crawford, Carla Zampatti, Trent Nathan and Saba. Sass and Bide, Collette Dinnigan and Princess Highway can be found exclusively at David Jones. Aero, Bracewell, Brave and Bettina Liano are exclusive at Myer. But style doesn't stop there.
Chadstone - The Fashion Capital houses just under 400 stores; Major Stores include Myer, David Jones, Target, JB Hi-Fi, Borders Books Music Cafe, AMF Bowl, Coles, Bi-Lo, Kmart and Toys 'R' Us.
As well as all the biggest names in fashion, Chadstone also offers entertainment for the whole family. Located on the lower level of the Centre is a precinct designed entirely for fun. There you'll find a 16 cinema Hoyts Megaplex, the AMF Bowl, Borders Books Music Cafe, plus other great cafes, bars and funky clothing stores.
Chadstone Shopping Centre opened in 1960 and was the first freestanding regional shopping centre in Melbourne. Chadstone is located approximately 13 km south-east of the Melbourne CBD, positioned between two major arterial roads, the Monash Freeway and Princes Highway. Drive time to Chadstone from Melbourne CBD is approximately 12 minutes and only 35 minutes from the Melbourne Airport using Citylink.
Chadstone Shopping Centre is located close to three suburban train stations Ė Oakleigh, Hughesdale and Murrumbeena. These stations are accessible on the Dandenong, Cranbourne or Pakenham train lines, leaving City stations regularly. A short bus trip completes the journey to Chadstone from these stations. Chadstone is located in Zone 1 of the metropolitan fare system. For the more energetic, the Hughesdale station is only a short 5-10 minute walk along Poath Road to Chadstone Shopping Centre.
With over 900 bus movements per week from 12 suburban bus routes, Chadstone is easily accessible by Bus, as all drop off and pick up from Chadstone frequently.
Chadstone boasts the largest shopping centre car park in Australia, with over 8,500 free car parking spaces, many of which are undercover.
iPhone App FastMall
FastMall allows users to customize their turn-by-turn directions to include the fastest route to the desired location, or a route using only escalators or only elevators, which is ideal for parents with strollers and individuals with any type of walking disability.
FastMall will not only help you find the bathroom, a store, an elevator and your parking spot, but it will even allow you to download coupons to be redeemed in-store while you shop.
FastMall has recently added Chadstone Fashion Capital Shopping Centre to their interactive maps. See below for links to FastMall and iTunes.