PARLOUR X 'THE CHURCH'
Established in 2001 by fashion buying pioneer, Eva Galambos, Parlour X has established itself as Australia’s leading multi-brand Luxury & Contemporary multi-brand fashion boutique and e-commerce destination, home to the world’s most desired International and Australian collections.
Parlour X presents a curated edit of RTW, Shoes, Bags & Jewellery collections by Balenciaga, Bottega Veneta, Chloé, Comme des Garçons, Isabel Marant, Junya Watanabe, Fendi, Mugler, Maison Margiela, Saint Laurent and Valentino and exclusivity with Colville, Courrèges, Lanvin, Nina Ricci, Jil Sander, Paco Rabanne, Sacai, Proenza Schouler, Jacquemus, Wardrobe NYC, Y/Project & many more. All available both in-boutique and online. Parlour X also presents an edit of the best of Australian designer talent through exclusive collaborations with Christopher Esber, bassike, Sparrows Weave, Sener Besim & Maison Poi.
Parlour X is located in the historical St John’s Church in Paddington, Sydney. Refurbished in 2015 by award winning architects, Parlour X has been transformed into a unique, luxury fashion landmark, unparalleled to any other physical retail location in the world. Serving as a focal point of Paddington’s arty, vibrant & dynamic culture in an environment that is designed to liberate and inspire: Parlour X ‘The Church’ is a place where fashion, art and design combine in an award-winning, visually captivating space. Parlour X creates bespoke window installations, in-boutique events and collaborations with like-minded partners and artists, to move, inspire and compel.
This unique and extraordinary vision has seen Parlour X win every major Australian retail fashion award including ‘Best Australian Retailer’ by the esteemed Australian Fashion Laureate, the Prix De Marie Claire Award for ‘Best Australian Boutique’, as well as the ‘Best Retail Award’ for WeAr International Industry Awards.
ParlourX.com was established in 2009 and until recently, the only multi-brand luxury fashion e-commerce retailer in Australia authorised to represent brands including Balenciaga, Bottega Veneta, Chloé, Comme des Garçons, Fendi, Jacquemus, Lanvin, Mugler, Nina Ricci, Saint Laurent and Valentino, amongst others, providing a modern and personalised luxury shopping experience, uniting the online and offline retail experience.
In 2017 ParlourX.com launched X-Files, which has today become a recognised platform and source for insider’s insights. It is considered an industry bible showcasing exclusive Influencer and Ambassador Shoots, Designer Interviews, Industry Profiles and City Guides.
Director & Buyer
Eva Galambos, Director of Parlour X shares:
“In my mind, it’s all about making Parlour X as inspiring as possible. ParlourX.com and our associated social channels reflects our commitment to continually striving to deliver the best and most innovative retail experience worldwide.”
Born in Sydney, Director Eva Galambos attended UNSW and the College of Fine Arts before embarking on a 12-year career as a commercial fashion agent in London and Sydney responsible for brand management, national sales and marketing, working with designers including Giorgio Armani and Nicole Farhi.
In 2001, Eva opened Parlour X, the internationally renowned luxury boutique, home to the world’s most coveted and influential designer collections. Over time, Eva rapidly earned a reputation as Australia’s most prominent buyer and one of the most influential Australian fashion ambassadors abroad.
Always with an eye on Australia, Eva uses her exposure to the major European fashion houses to support the local Australian Industry. Eva is proud to mentor many of our emerging designers through various philanthropic initiatives, industry talks and creative collaborations. Today, Eva continues to be a sought-after spokesperson for the state of the industry; all part of her commitment to share her experiences and help foster the next generation of fashion success stories.