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High street chains, one-off independents and quirky specialists – they’re all waiting for the shopaholic.
Adam Hussain Contemporary Glass
Adam designs and creates contemporary kiln-formed glass art for a variety of different markets. The working studio and gallery of Adam Hussain Contemporary Glass is located in the famous Custard Factory in Digbeth.
Set in a renovated 19th-century building which also houses workshops for artisans alongside the gallery space, Artisan Alchemy aims to create an artistic hub, bringing together the tradition of making with modern design.
Autograph is an innovative and established concept menswear store based in the city centre, offering a unique personal service and forward thinking knowledge. The store provides unprecedented access to world-wide brands.
Bad Apple Hair
Bad Apple Hair is famous for its urban chic vibe. It’s all about laid back hospitality and cutting-edge talent. With razor-sharp precision, the professional team consider shape, colour and texture as they cut the best hairstyle for you.
Bicicielo specialise in high performance bikes, clothing and accessories, supplying products from world-leading brands. Quite simply, they host the finest and most in depth collection of some of the world’s most iconic brands.
Brindleyplace businesses enjoy a safe, clean and vibrant working environment, while visitors to the estate will find plenty to see and do from restaurants and cafés to art galleries, a theatre and the ever popular Sea Life Centre.
Known both for its vibrant mix of shops and restaurants and for the iconic Selfridges building (which was inspired by a Paco Rabanne dress), Bullring offers the perfect shopping experience with over 160 brands and retailers.
Bullring Indoor Market
Bullring Indoor Market is like a mirror to the city, reflecting its cultures, diversity, needs and tastes. The Market presents local people serving the local community with quality goods, attention to detail and a personal service.
Chouchoute opened its shop in the city centre in 2002. French for pampered, Chouchoute has earned a reputation for its refined style and the vision of owner Pierre Soualah. Chocolates are handmade in a timeless fashion.
Cocktail Cosmetics are an independent retailer specialising in the sale of cosmetics, brushes and kit essentials. Find this quirky shop in the Custard Factory. It’s an authorised UK stockist for top world-wide brands.
Cow is an affordable vintage clothing and accessories retailer, selling handpicked items that are sourced from around the world and offering a unique vintage shopping experience. It’s located close to the city centre.
Crescent Silver sell everything from rings and necklaces to awards and presentation pieces. This jeweller made the candlesticks for Elton John’s wedding, and they can make items for you too, in silver, silver plate or pewter.
Crockett & Jones
Crockett & Jones specialise in the manufacture of high quality Goodyear-welted footwear. For men there are 3 ranges: Hand Grade, Main Line and Shell Cordovan. For women, there’s also a new collection of low-heeled shoes and boots.
Crystalink Jewellery has been a traditional family jewellers, specialists in bespoke certified diamond and gem set jewellery since 1972. Based in the heart of the world famous Birmingham Jewellery Quarter, they offer quality products.
Custard Factory is an Arts & Media Centre on the site of the old Bird’s Custard factory (hence the name). It also contains several independent retail outlets offering customised services from bespoke bridal gowns to everything for skaters.
Disorder’s ethical fashion brand and shop stocking the best of British fashion design, including men’s tailored jackets, coats, fitted shirts and waistcoats, denim and apparel, women’s jackets and coats and unique dresses.
Flannels is a leading luxury retailer, specialising in contemporary men’s and women’s designer clothing, footwear and accessories. By providing impeccable customer service in a unique setting, it’s created a benchmark for luxury retailing.
Gingermegs specialise in 1920s-1950s clothing – the stylised 20s, the Hollywood glamour of the 30s, the exquisite tailoring of the 40s, the frivolous 50s fashions, each decade has something different, something unique to adore.
Handmade Boutique is a collective of Midlands based independent designers. From children’s clothes, bath products and candles, to jewellery, ceramics and textile pictures, you’ll also find a great selection of greetings cards and gift wrap.
Hard to Find Whisky
If you happen to be a whisky devotee, then you should make their way to Spencer St, for Hard To Find Whisky which, as the name suggests, sells the sort of tipples that you might otherwise search high and low to find.
Heart of the Country Shopping Village
Heart of the Country Village is a collection of converted 19th century farm buildings that are now home to individual shops and boutiques. Attractive courtyards, both restaurants offering al fresco dining in fine weather.
Le Keux Vintage Barbers
Le Keux Vintage Barbers invites the men among you to sample traditional cut throat shaves, cuts and MANicures at rockabilly styled retro barber shop. Find this quirky barber shop at The Custard Factory.
Left for Dead
Left for Dead is an independent record store stocking new releases and back catalogues on cd and vinyl across all genres. It also stocks local artists’ and unsigned acts’ music, books, DVDs and other collectables.
Links of London
An iconic international jewellery brand that captures London’s wit, spirit and heart. With striking jewellery collections, statement watches and a selection of exquisite gifts, Links of London continues to captivate customers.
The Liquor Store is a men’s exclusive clothes shop with 90% of the brands, including American Redwing Heritage and Parisian cult APC, not to be found anywhere else in Birmingham, Jacob Young, winning Retail Talent of the Year.
Tucked away in a workshop, Lora Leedham creates beautifully hand-crafted jewellery in the heart of the Jewellery Quarter. Everything is crafted to the highest standard using silver, gold, palladium and platinum.
Marco Benito is a city centre salon offering nail extensions, manicures, pedicures, waxing, tinting, threading and eye lash extensions. Find the salon in Piccadilly Arcade for a good old pampering.
More by Design
More by Design is an independent retailer of rugs, cushions, furniture, fabric and much more. With an in-house design studio and a creative heart, the team believe in offering customers a design based service, turning dreams into reality.
New Era is an international lifestyle brand with an authentic sports heritage that dates back over 90 years. The city centre store is one of only six in the world. You can find it on the busy Corporation Street.
Nostalgia & Comics
Nostalgia & Comics is the UK’s second oldest comic shop. Find the store on Smallbrook Queensway for a whole world of comics, film and TV-related magazines, toys, t-shirts and other fascinating paraphernalia.
PHB Ethical Beauty
PHB Ethical Beauty is a pioneering family run business with a revolutionary multi award winning range of ethical beauty products. It’s home to the world’s largest range of natural, vegan and halal certified beauty products.
Premium street and skate wear, Project 21, stocks emerging and established brands including Diamond Supply Co, Acapulco Gold, Primitive Apparel, Grizzly and 5Boro to name a few. The store also helps young people with disabilities.
Provide clothing is simple and practical with a strong graphic identity. The full range of t-shirts, sweatshirts and accessories is available in the Digbeth shop, where they also sell a carefully edited selection of books aimed at creatives.
On Edgbaston Street, every Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday you’ll find the famous Rag Market with around 350 stalls stocked with low cost clothing and fabrics in all shapes and sizes. It’s a great experience.
Rawhide offer unique, bespoke custom made corsets and accessories – designed and made to order. They produce some of the most renowned avant garde, burlesque, couture, fetish and fashion corsetry, bridal and evening wear.
Resorts World Birmingham is a whole new outlet shopping, entertainment and leisure experience. Enjoy your favourite brands like Kurt Geiger, Next, Gap, H&M, Nike, and more, at outlet prices with up to 70% off RRP.
Rex Johnson & Sons
Situated on Corporation Street in the heart of the bustling city centre, Rex Johnson & Sons specialises in diamonds, antique jewellery, silverware and pre-owned watches including Rolex, Omega and Tag Heuer.
Sara Preisler Gallery
This gallery is internationally renowned for showcasing beautiful, contemporary jewellery alongside other innovative design pieces. Alongside the gallery’s regular artists, Sara promotes a range of bi-monthly exhibitions.
Smithsonia opened in Piccadilly Arcade in 1982 and has gone on to establish an enviable reputation for offering a great selection of silver jewellery, handmade glass, bronzes and desirable objects.
Each piece of jewellery created at SP Green is seen as an emotional process due to the unique nature of the collections produced. Each item is lovingly crafted with the customer’s hopes and aspirations in mind.
The Chocolate Quarter
The Chocolate Quarter provides an alternative to the mass produced and tasteless chocolates available in supermarkets and high streets. You won’t find the shop’s own exclusive creations anywhere except in the chocolaterie itself.
The Couture Company
The Couture Company specialises in custom made, beautiful, unusual and unique bespoke bridal wear. Garments are designed and made with the understanding that each bride is special and an individual.
Birmingham’s iconic landmark, The Cube is a world-class destination standing tall across the city’s skyline. The outstanding 25-storey structure houses an impressive mix of restaurants, bars, shops and office space.
The Diskery is an Aladdin’s cave of rare platters (vinyl junkies and soul fans take note) where you can spend hours sorting through the crates. They even sell vintage wind-up gramophones if you’re not yet ready for the digital age.
Vault 88 offers handmade, bespoke jewellery that’s designed and created just for you. A very special ring perhaps, or a pendant, earrings, brooch or any other finely crafted piece that reflects your style, personality and taste.
Vincent Van Doodle
Vincent Van Doodle is a quirky art and homeware shop selling anything from prints of DNA strands to Stephen Hawking throw cushions and mugs. You can find the store just over the road from The Mailbox.
A small independent shop specialising in vintage, retro, collectable, antiques, and handmade items. It also offers other services such as French-polishing, hand stripping of furniture and shabby-chic painted furnisher.