90s House Party for Shop The City

Party like it's 1999 with 90s fashion, beauty, music + movies, plus over 100 shopping offers!
It was the decade we lived on Push-Pops, got down to our Walkman, traded Pogs and dreamed of one day owning Cher’s closet from Clueless.

While we’re totally buggin’ about that closet not being invented yet, we’re loving the fact the 90s are majorly back in fashion. We literally haven’t stopped wearing scrunchies, neon, mum jeans and chunky sneakers… and we’re not afraid to wear them all at once.

So, we’re going to celebrate this iconic era with a 90s house party that would put one of Stifler’s parties in American Pie to shaaame. No invite required either - just don your 90s best, get to Melbourne Central on Wednesday 1 May for over 100 exclusive Shop The City offers from 10am-9pm, and be ready to party like it’s 1999!

Stay tuned for the offers and full event program reveal on 29 April.

We’ll be sending it all the way back with:

The B. Lucky & Sons Party Bar
We all know the wildest house parties start in the kitchen, so meet us there from 5pm to kick the night off! All you have to do is turn up: we’ll be serving up free Woo Woo cocktails in party cups; Grill’d, Nando’s and Pazzi Pizza will be stopping by to deliver free party snacks; and a 90s DJ will be spinning all the best throwback tracks! But remember: You’ve gotta be 18+ to roll with the homies!
Level 2, near Country Road
5PM – 9PM, or while drinks last


The Powder Room by MAC Cosmetics
Ever dreamed of being Cindy Crawford or Naomi Campbell for a day? Well, the team at MAC will be making all of your 90s supermodel wishes come true, with free 90s-inspired makeup applications at the Powder Room. We’ll bring the nude glossy lips and eyeliner — you bring the fierce poses.
Level 2, near NXP
3PM – 9PM


90s Street Style Photography x The Wall of Records
For some of us, the 90s were all about band tees, flannel and ripped stockings. For others, it was scrunchies, mum jeans and chunky sneakers. Luckily, both styles are *totally* back in fashion. Be inspired by your ultimate style icon and dress in your best 90s look for a street style Polaroid and a chance to feature on our socials. Our photographer will be waiting for you by the epic Wall of 90s Records.
Level 1, opposite Sephora
Need inspo for your 90s look? Check out our blog

Levi’s Denim Customisation
If you don’t have a wardrobe full of Levi’s, are you even from the ‘90s??? Bring in your fav old or new Levi’s item and head to the Levi’s Tailor Shop for a makeover — you can choose from rad badges, embroidery and patches, and they’re all totally free! While you’re there, grab a white tee and pick a 90s Levi’s logo print design. 90s you would be oh so proud.
5PM – 8PM​
Level 2, near Peter Alexander

The Treasure Hunt
Legends of the Hidden Temple. Double Dare. A*mazing. There were a lot of iconic 90s kid game shows, and the best part about them was usually the treasure hunt. Never got your chance? Come along and solve the clues to win prizes from your fave stores in our Treasure Hunt! Keep your eyes peeled on our Instagram Stories too, as we reveal bonus clues that lead to a gnarly major prize!
Level 1, Guest Services Desk
11AM start

First 250 people in line will receive a clue sheet

The Claw
In the 90s, the Skill Tester was the only tried and true method to prove to your friends that you were the best. So of course, we’re bringing it back. Dominate 'the claw' one last time (are you getting Toy Story vibes yet?), and you might just win a 90s-themed prize or gift card too! Just like the old school arcade, the more you spend, the more tries you get. 
Level 2, near Puma
5PM – 9PM


Spend $100 for 1 try
Spend $200 for 2 tries
Show your receipts to our staff to play. Receipt must be from 1/5/2019, from Melbourne Central retailers.

90s Rap Cupcakes X Cupcake Central
Nuthin' but a G(reat) thang can come from the Cupcake Central kitchen... They've created a super sweet range of limited edition cupcakes dedicated to the rap hits of the 90s - think Dre, Puff Daddy, B.I.G and Snoop - in cupcake form. Available for one day only!
Level 2, near Benjamin Barker
4PM – 9PM


Asian Beer Café 90s Dress Up Party
The Beastie Boys taught us to fight for our right to party, so it would be kinda rude if we didn’t respect their wishes. Show off your best 90s ‘fit and kick on at the Asian Beer Cafe’s 90s dress up party where the good times (and tunes) will be rolling late into the night.
Level 3, Asian Beer Café
8PM 'til late


LUSH Bath Bomb Workshops
Bubbles, bath bombs, Barrel of Monkeys… bath time was seriously fun in the 90s? Thanks to LUSH, you’ll be able to relive those carefree days with a fizzy bath bomb workshop. Learn how to create a magical bath and pick up some colourful bath time treats. BYO Barrel O Monkeys.
Level 1, near Sephora
2PM, 4PM & 6PM sessions


90s Party Tunes
What was on high rotation in your Walkman in the 90s? Whether Kriss Kross made you jump jump, Backstreet Boys made you rock you body, or Venga Boys made you boom boom boom boom, you’re in for a treat with our DJs spinning non-stop 90s party tunes all night long!
Level 2
12PM – 9PM


10 Things I Hate About You - Free Screening + Snacks
Hands up if you can recite 10 Things I Hate About You word for word? Prove it! Grab your friends and go back in time with a special Hoyts screening of everyone’s favourite 90s flick. Not only is it free, but the popcorn’s on us too. No way! Yes way. 
Level 4, Hoyts
9.30PM

- BOOKED OUT - 

Shopping Offers
Best of all, shop your heart out with over 100 mega shopping offers available for one day only... Dude!


SAVE THE DATE
It’ll be 11 hours of non-stop nostalgia, so if you’re a 90s kid, mark it on your calendar. Or you know, your Freddie Prinze Jr.-covered lockable diary. See you there!




Watch this space for the offers reveal on 29 April!
 
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Opening hours
Easter Trading Hours
Fri, 19 Apr 2019 - Closed
Sat, 20 Apr 2019 - 10am - 6pm
Sun, 21 Apr 2019 - 10am - 6pm
Mon, 22 Apr 2019 - 10am - 6pm
Regular trading hours
Mon - 10am - 7pm
Tue - 10am - 7pm
Wed - 10am - 7pm
Thu - 10am - 9pm
Fri - 10am - 9pm
Sat - 10am - 7pm
Sun - 10am - 7pm
Location
Melbourne Central
Cnr LaTrobe and Swanston Streets
Melbourne VIC 3000
Phone: 03 9922 1100