Wednesday, February 25, 2009
Gubb and Mackie is now located in what was formerly the Little Brother store on High St. It's a smaller (and sans sign-writing) version of the grandiose G+M store on Customs St, which was housed in the heritage Buckland's Building. The store and the clothes are very nautically inspired – the cream floors, model ships and photos of boats make you feel like you're in a maritime museum that just happens to sell clothes.
I didn't have to convince Isaac very hard to try on about ten different things with the help of store manager George Vause. Already wearing boat shoes and rolled up beige pants, he looked more than ready to step onto his nonexistent yacht.
5 High St Auckland
(09) 374 1949