To buy something reflective of the region and city, look no further than The Mall. Find beautiful jewellery crafted from precious South Sea pearls and other gems at Paspaley (27 Smith Street Mall; +61 8 8930 4500). For luxe crocodile-leather accessories like handbags, belts, wallets and cuffs, head to di Croco (4/27 Smith Street Mall; +61 8 8941 4470). Fashionistas with smaller budgets will appreciate the locally designed jewellery using silver, shells and semi-precious stones at EmBella (7/32 Smith Street Mall; +61 8 8941 1755) and the quirky shoes at Me and My Llama (3/32 Smith Street Mall, +61 8 8941 9778). The Bookshop Darwin (1/30 Smith Street Mall; +61 8 8941 3489) prides itself on its special selection of books by Territorian writers, about NT topics.

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