PERRIAM

Monday9:00 am – 5:30 pm.

Tuesday9:00 am – 5:30 pm.

Wednesday9:00 am – 5:30 pm.

Thursday9:00 am – 5:30 pm.

Friday9:00 am – 5:30 pm.

Saturday10:00 am – 5:00 pm.

Sunday10:00 am – 5:00 pm.

Shop 23/166 Cashel Street, Christchurch Central City, Christchurch

03 365 1889

Step into Perriam’s Cashel Street store and you’ll feel like you’ve been transported to the Otago high country. The shop's one-of-a-kind fit out features stacked stone, golden tussock, and other textures from the rugged region. One of these textures in particular, merino, is Perriams’s calling card.

Founder Christina Perriam, grew up on Bendigo Station in Tarras. It is a place that is steeped in pioneering history, and natural beauty, and was also home to Shrek the Sheep. Merino sheep are well suited to the area, and Christina's parents actually started the Tarras village merino shop in the 80's to help establish the textile.

While this special, soft wool is now a worldwide phenomenon, Perriam does it best. Created in 2013, their timeless pieces for women, children, and babies pair luxury with lifestyle, and focus on quality or quantity – every piece is made in New Zealand.

There's no shortage of knitwear to try on here and while most Perriam pieces are merino based, there's also a whole heap of delicious cotton and linen to try on too. Perriam's styles are contemporary and enduring, and the integrity and craftsmanship is hard to miss. Even better, their designs are trans-seasonal meaning you (and/or your bubs) will get as much wear out of your purchases as possible – merino, after all, is as functional in your wardrobe as it is in nature.

Even the Perriam shop itself captures the brand's ethos. As you move away from the busy CBD and into the space you’ll feel a bit removed, and totally relaxed. Be sure to also check out Perriam's other products: blankets, throws, laundering products, and even merino wool for knitting.

In addition to their Cashel Street store, you can shop Perriam on their website, or at their Tarras and Wānaka locations.

Words by Olivia Sisson & Photography by Nancy Zhou

Information not correct? Report an error

Location

Shop 23/166 Cashel Street, Christchurch Central City, Christchurch

Nearby Places

Tūranga

Harry Potter stairs at Turanga.
Place Christchurch & Canterbury

It’s not often that grand designs are plucked from the mind’s eye and brought to life. At Tūranga they are, every day.

Recycle Boutique Christchurch

Staff picks rack.
Place Christchurch & Canterbury

Recycle Boutique challenges the status quo as one part designer boutique, one part second hand shop and one part sustainable shopping option.

Foundation Café

Two people eating at a table in front of a window.
Place Christchurch & Canterbury
Cafes icon

Foundation is fully licensed, serving up flavoursome fare seamlessly integrated into Otautahi’s world-class library, Tūranga.

South Town Club

Person squeezing lime on tacos from South Town Club.
Place Christchurch & Canterbury
Cafes icon

South Town Club is a sweet collab between the old owner’s Supreme and Dan Hobson, an absolute champion of top-notch hospitality.

Similar Places

Speedcube NZ

Speedcubes on display.
Place Christchurch & Canterbury

When the clock strikes 3pm, Speedcube NZ comes alive.

Mod's Hair

A woman blow drying hair inside Mod's Merivale hairdresser in Christchurch.
Place Christchurch & Canterbury

Let’s be honest – lovely as they both are – Merivale and Paris aren’t exactly twins. But thanks to Mod's Hair, the two places are connected just that little bit more.

Frances Nation

Homewares on display at Frances Nation shop in Christchurch.
Place Christchurch & Canterbury

A store devoted to celebrating beautiful, made-to-last daily wares from New Zealand makers.

Ride On Super Sound

Lots of records for sale at Ride On Super Sound.
Place Christchurch & Canterbury

Ride on Super Sound is a treasure trove of records, comics, zines waiting for you.