Welcome to The Aviary

Great News!

You can now try on our products at 'The Aviary' – with our in-person shopping experience designed to compliment our online store.

Try on up to 8 items at The Aviary in Auckland!

The Aviary

When you arrive, you'll enjoy:

  • A private space to try on your items, filled with natural light and a large mirror to bask in your gorgeousness
  • An up to 25 minute session to try on up to 4 items; OR an up to 50-minute session to try on up to 8 items*
  • Advice regarding the item fit, and how to wear the items by a seasoned personal stylist
  • If you have shopped with us before, we can assist with how to work these items in to your existing wardrobe
  • Alteration suggestions to suit your individual needs

Best of all, if you have provided your measurements prior to your appointment via email (check out our blog on how to measure yourself) and if we have time* within your session, we may also make other suggestions to suit your size and shape.


How it works:

  • Select one of our  Reserve Your Sessions or click here to book an up to 25 minute session to try on up to 4 items; OR an up to 50-minute session to try on up to 8 items*
    NOTE: A small fee is charged for all bookings and is deducted from the cost of any purchase made on the day over $120 - see full details below
  • Browse our collection to locate items you’d like to try on
    TIP: Create and account with us and use our Wishlist tool to keep track of your items!
  • Email us your Wishlist (or just the name/URL of the products you'd like to try) - at least 48 hours before your session starts
  • Arrive at The Aviary at least 5 minutes early
  • We will meet you and escort you to your private fitting room to try your selections on



The Aviary is a great space to have the opportunity to try on and twirl

Rachel K

I found exactly the dress I wanted for a special wedding through Painted Bird Vintage. The service was individual, personal and I could not be happier. Will be back :)

Moira M

We look forward to seeing your smiling faces!

* Terms and Conditions

  • All bookings require a minimum 48 hours’ notice
  • You must email us the list of items you want to try on at least 48 hours before your session
  • A small fee is charged to secure your booking:
    • $20 for an up to 25-minute session
    • $40 for an up to 50-minute session
  • Booking fees and shipping costs will be deducted from the cost of products over $120 you'd like to purchase at the session, making your visit almost FREE!
  • Booking fees will not be refunded or applied to any future sale outside of the session
  • Failure to attend a booking/s:
    • Will result in a loss of the booking fee
    • Repeated failure to attend or repeat cancellations may result in an inability to create future bookings 

Want a more personalised shopping experience?

If you’d like more time to try on your selection, along with tailored styling advice, why not book a Personal Styling Session in the comfort of your own home?

Find out more about our Styling Sessions here.