I discovered Pentimento about 10 years ago when I was looking for a certain type of photo album. Have been in love with this shop ever since and I cannot resist a peek in if I am walking past.
Basically this shop is a treasure chest of gifts and unique items sourced from around the world. My special favourites are the Nancy Bird handbags and purses (Melbourne designer), gift cards (especially the Dean Morris designs) eg. “I used to be married, I’m better now!”, costume jewellery but they also have specialty books, children’s games, candles, stationary and photo frames etc.
My last purchase was a mood calendar ($10) which I have on my desk at work so if I am in a bad mood a grumpy face greets my staff.
TIP: Pentimento always has a great window display so if you don’t want to spend any money, walk on the other side of King Street.
249 King St, Newtown NSW 2042
(02) 9565 5591