Independent shops, Fashion
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Swish Print50 Cockburn Street, Edinburgh, EH1 1PB
Fabrick print t-shirts while you wait. They didn't say what you should wait for, but with 300 designs and 25 lettering styles you are sure to be kept busy. Custom print a hoodie, a bags, a t-shirt or even some underwear (clean of course). Prices range…
Totty Rocks40 Victoria Street, Edinburgh, Eh1 2JW
Totty Rocks is the main outlet of the clothing label of the same name, set up by two lecturers from the Edinburgh College of Art's fashion course. Young, fresh and seriously gorgeous girl-fashion at prices that'll make you think twice before drinking…
Cookie29 Cockburn Street, Edinburgh, EH1 1BP
Pretty cotton print frocks, brief, patterned smocks and edgy T-shirts from the likes of Eucalpytus, Yamama, Ruby Walk and Sugarhill. Certainly at the top end of the Cockburn Street price range, but still that little bit more affordable than anywhere…
The Glasgow Vintage Co453 Great Western Road, Glasgow, G12 8HH
From the folks behind Watermelon, another treasure trove of vintage clothes and accessories.
Sam Brown5 William Street, Edinburgh, EH3 7NG
Sam Brown is a vibrant clothes and accessories boutique in the heart of Edinburgh's West End Village. Labels include Great Plains, Masai, Seasalt, N&Willow and Avoca. Always a fantastic collection at affordable prices. Named as one Drapers…
Big Ideas96 West Bow, Grassmarket, Edinburgh, EH1 2HH
This bright little boutique showcases fashion-forward plus-size womenswear (size 16 and up). Although it's aimed at an older age range, the clothes are decidely un-frumpy: there's a wide range of interesting designer lines in store, and some…
Butterflies17 West Port, Edinburgh, EH1 2JA
Long-running local dressmakers' store, with windows full of sugary-bright creations. Whether you're after a prom dress or bridesmaid frock, or something a bit different for a night out, this is the place to come.
Glorious41 Ruthven Lane, Glasgow, G12 9BG
One of The List's favourite clothing shops, Glorious hovers somewhere between 'vintage' and 'second hand', recycling specially-selected high street and designer fashion of the last ten-fifteen years at inoffensive prices. They're utterly brilliant for…
Voodoo34 Cockburn Street, Edinburgh, EH1 1BP
Goth, emo and rocker clobber for the days when you just want to face the world with a snarl. Ace range of hard-hitting labels like Pop Soda, Criminal Damage and Evil Clothing (you can kinda get the impression from the names, can't you?), plus some…
Watermelon603 Great Western Road, Glasgow, G12 8HX
As a former employee of Armstrong's - celebrated purveyor of vintage clothing in Edinburgh - Gavin O'Brien was the ideal candidate to revive Glasgow's second-hand and retro clothing market with his fabulous and quirky shop, Watermelon. Almost everything…
Arkangel & Felon4 William Street, Edinburgh, EH3 7NH
Arkangel & Felon is a women's independent fashion boutique in Edinburgh's West End Village which opened it's doors in the Summer of 2010. Our aim is to provide an eclectic yet wearable mix of fashion and accessories within a luxurious and…
The Black Box Boutique98 West Bow, Grassmarket, Edinburgh, EH1 2HH
Black Box is an independent design boutique based in the heart of the buzzing Grassmarket, Edinburgh, showcasing Britain’s most exceptionally curious jewellery, textiles, ceramics, illustration and more! The boutique is also home to an in-house…
Epitome35 Dundas Street, Edinburgh, EH3 6QQ
Epitome offers a unique and inspiring shopping experience in an inviting and relaxed environment. Luxurious Scottish Cashmere, high-end designer clothes and accessories.
Far from the Madding Crowd20 High Street, Linlithgow, West Lothian, EH49 7AE
Joey D54 Broughton Street, Edinburgh, EH1 3SA
Local designer Joey D's clothes are remade and recycled from old items of clothing. Boiler suits, army tunics and tweed jackets are embellished and tweaked into styles that vary from clubby to downright flamboyant. Make sure you take a wander through…
Joyce Forsyth Scottish Designer Knitwear42 Candlemaker Row, Edinburgh, EH1 2QE
Strange, beautiful and completely unique hand-made knitwear suitable for lovely witches and stylish eccentrics. Prices range from £5-£265.
La La LandDe Courcy’s Arcade, Lower floor, Unit 1, Cresswell Lane, Glasgow, G12 8AA
Tiny fashion boutique stocking Lazy Oaf clothes, Coveted magazine, and gifts including lace bow necklaces and dress-up Lady Gaga paper dolls.
Parrucche41 Virginia Street, Merchant City, Glasgow, G1 1TS
A newly opened luxury wig and hair boutique, aiming to meet, you know, all your wig, hairpiece, eyebrow, lash and hair accessory needs.
Pierrot et Coco3 Abbot Street, Shawlands, Glasgow, G41 3XE
Small, elegant 'lifestyle boutique'.
Pink Poodle181–183 Byres Road, Glasgow, G12 8TS
Frothy, fizzy wee boutique specialising in independent designers like Motel, Yumi, Mina and Numph. They're great for handbags, sparkly girly jewellery and the sort of young, off-beat and off-high street fashion that doesn't take itself too seriously.
Those Were The Days Vintage Boutique26 St Stephen Street, Stockbridge, Edinburgh, EH3 5AL
AG'S Clothes and Accessories37 Ruthven Lane, Glasgow, G12 9BG
Fitting well – somehow – into Ruthven Lane's bustling mix of vintage clutter, this pretty, streamlined little shop focuses on independent design targeted at young, fashion concious women who don't like to follow the herd. And no, that's not a…
ALC61 Thistle Street, Edinburgh, EH2 1DY
Almost brand-spanking-new to Thistle Street in Edinburgh, ALC is an independent womenswear retailer, selling jeans, clothing, and accessories. Brands include Hudson, Paige, DL1961, Dr Denim, NYDJ, Bleulab, Joes Jeans, Paul & Joe Sister, Twisted…
Armstrongs83 Grassmarket, Edinburgh, EH1 2HJ
There is no better place in Edinburgh to take a walk down fashion's memory lane than WM Armstrong & Son. Established in 1840 and locally known as Armstrong’s, its two branches (the other is at 64 Clerk Street) combine to make a huge emporium of…
Armstrong's64–66 Clerk Street, Edinburgh, EH8 9JB
Whether you're a fashion student or just a dedicated follower, a visit to the granddaddy of Edinburgh's vintage stores is essential for anyone with even the slightest interest in clothes. The Grassmarket branch has by far the bigger, more eclectic…