Like to shop? You'll love it here!
High street chains, one-off independents and quirky specialists – they're all waiting for the shopaholic.
Alpha Art was established in 2006 and has gone from strength to strength due to the exceptional quality of art work. It has a large gallery space in Stockbridge, where it exhibits works of art by Scottish, UK and overseas artists.
Aquarius offers a beautifully edited collection in the heart of Edinburgh city, including vintage and designer clothing, handbags, accessories, jewellery, chandeliers and furniture gathered from across Europe.
Aspinal of London
George Street is home to Aspinal’s Edinburgh store, the most prestigious location to shop within Scotland’s capital. Step inside to shop for wallets, purses and handbags and add a distinctive touch to your chosen piece.
Choose from a superb selection of immaculate sample and once-worn designer gowns at refreshingly affordable prices when you visit Bliss Studio. Relax in the elegant city-centre studio and let expert staff pamper you.
Bonhams is the only international auctioneer with a saleroom in Scotland, with fine and decorative art auctions throughout the year, as well as the dedicated Scottish Sale held every April. Find this auctioneer on Queen Street.
Bowdens is Scotland’s oldest independent formal hire company. They specialise in made-to-measure highland wear, formal wear and evening wear of the finest quality to purchase. Find it to the North East of the city.
Cabaret Antiques and Curios sells antique books, furniture, clocks and china in the West Port area. You won’t be disappointed with a visit here – with its wide range of unique and interesting items you’ll be spoilt for choice!
Caoba specialises in handcrafts imported directly from Mexico. Over the years they have diversified their products which now include a great range of greetings cards, scented candles and other items which they enjoy selling.
Carnivàle Vintage is Edinburgh’s newest vintage store, based in the heart of Edinburgh. It specialises in 1940s through to 1970s vintage clothing for men and women, also selling vintage accessories, jewellery and furniture.
Chisholm Hunter is set in an elegant building in the heart of Edinburgh, which has been a local landmark for more than a century. It features three storeys of dazzling diamonds, luxury Swiss timepieces and the latest brands.
Copernicus of Edinburgh
Unique and bespoke handcrafted jewellery in designs inspired by the beauty of natural stones. Classic jewellery designs use semi-precious stones from Scotland and around the world but are all made in Edinburgh.
Step into Edinburgh’s premium fashion destination on George Street and experience a unique and personally tailored service at Cruise. Cruise offers a wide choice of brands straight from the catwalk.
Visit Curiosity to find an eclectic range of curious objects, including crystal balls, collectable militia and arms, taxidermy, comics, model automobiles and much more. Find this little shop on Morningside Road.
Daniel Henderson Jewellers
Specialists in engagement, wedding and signet rings, Daniel Henderson Jewellers of Edinburgh has supplied some of the UK’s most well known names in the jewellery trade, offering a friendly and unique buying experience.
Dermal Clinic offers multi-award winning expert care for face and body at Scotland’s biggest Botulinum Toxin provider with approved trainers, doctors, dentists and nurses. The Clinic have an extensive range of treatments available.
A wonderful independent gift shop and boutique specialising in the unique. Gifts are sourced from near and far, from artists and specialist suppliers with the aim of introducing you to a mixture of classic, retro, vintage and chic.
Discover unique, stylish yet affordable European designer fashion. Eden is an independent boutique and all the pieces are handpicked by the owner, and styles are stocked in limited quantities ensuring a level of exclusivity.
This off-beat Edinburgh bookshop has a huge, wide ranging stock of second-hand and antiquarian books: just when you think you’ve scanned every shelf you find the stairs and realise there are four rooms in the basement.
Ever wished to try a Harley-Davidson® for a weekend, or even a few hours? Call Edinburgh Harley-Davidson®, Scotland’s largest Harley® dealer, to take an unforgettable ride. Edinburgh: best viewed on a Harley®.
Edinburgh’s Book Quarter
The wonderful secondhand bookshops on the West Port Book Trail make it a haven for book lovers from all over the world. Make sure you visit Cabaret, Edinburgh Books and Main Point Books when you’re in the area.
Electric Hairdressing is situated on the ground floor of Harvey Nichols, a floor dedicated to beauty and glorious accessories. The salon have partnered with Nail Inc to offer clients bespoke champagne manicure packages.
Godiva is Edinburgh’s most original independent fashion boutique. Unconventional, innovative and liberated, Godiva strives against the soul sucking monotony of fast food fashion to provide a truly unique alternative.
Experience Edinburgh’s creative side and enjoy the specialist shopping delivered by dedicated craftsmen, artisans and experts. With over 90% independent shops, the Greater Grassmarket is Edinburgh’s independent shopping destination.
Since 1881 Hector Russell has been outfitters to generations of clans from the Highlands and to families from the Lowlands. They’re experts in Clan tartans, Highland dress and Kilt making and have an enviable reputation.
A vintage shop with an international reputation. Regularly featured in magazines and fashion shoots from Glasgow to NYC, Herman Brown manages to occupy a position between cosy hideaway and high-end fashion outlet.
A contemporary, Scottish fashion accessory retailer energised by its long family history in the textile industry. Hogarth’s collections are all designed in-house where style, quality and innovative design are held in the highest esteem.
House of Fraser
The House of Fraser store is well known for its ornate clock whose performance at quarter to the hour still entertains tourists. It’s so much more than just a house; It is a whole universe full of your favourite things.
Isle of Skye Candle Company
Isle of Skye Candle Company candles are all handmade in its workshop in Scotland. They only use natural soya wax, from renewable sources, and fragrance with scents inspired and created by nature to invigorate your senses.
Laing understands that investing in a beautifully-crafted piece of jewellery or luxury timepiece is always a noteworthy event. The team will therefore do all they can to make your purchase a very special experience.
Enjoy beautiful bouquets of fresh flowers from Lily West. They take great joy in sourcing seasonal flowers which smell wonderful, look radiant and are great value. Regular flower workshops in this West Port store.
Links of London
With striking jewellery collections, statement watches and a selection of exquisite gifts, Links of London continues to captivate customers. They offer imaginative design along with uncompromised craftsmanship.
Livingston Designer Outlet
With over 70 boutiques, restaurants and cafés, Livingston Designer Outlet isn’t merely Scotland’s largest Designer Outlet. There’s a wide range of stores, offering something to suit every taste, from fashion to high street.
Loake Shoemakers have been making traditional English shoes for longer than anyone can remember. The first Loake factory was opened in 1880 – five generations and more than 130 years later, Loake continues to live on.
Main Point Books
Specialists in mind-expanding tracts. Fans of Vonnegut, Brautigan, Dick and Orwell will find plenty of politically-charged sci-fi to keep them happy here, and there’s a great section of non-fiction books on world religions, too.
Marina Rinaldi is all about unique clothing for unique women. Feeling comfortable and confident are the most important factors in deciding whether to buy an outfit or not, and the leading brands are there to help.
Misty Glen is a beautiful shop in the Retail Crescent of Loch Lomond Shores – world famous for its stunning scenery. The shop has a mesmerising collection of jewellery, wall art, decorative wall tiles, mirrors and tableware.
Pam Jenkins stocks collections from leading designers such as Christian Louboutin, Jimmy Choo, Gianvito Rossi. Complimented by the friendly and personal service this is a shop anyone with a love for shoes must visit.
Original gift boutique in the Haymarket area. Selling cards, gifts, jewellery, homewares and much more, Pippin supports British designers and companies, providing customers with high quality hand picked products.
Rockcandy Gallery, is a gem of a jewellery shop. It offers a unique and contemporary collection of designer jewellery for men and women by some of the world’s most exclusive designers as well as up and coming new talent.
Stockbridge Market hosts dozens of independent traders set up market stalls selling local produce, exotic food, artisan drinks as well as handcrafted curios from all over Scotland. Admission is completely free to this Sunday market.
The store specialises in a wide range of grooming products, quirky gifts, accessories and homeware products, mostly by independent designers and labels. You don’t need a beard to enjoy The Brotique, but it helps.
The Edinburgh Clinic
The Edinburgh Clinic is a private day-case hospital that offers fast access to appointments for out-patient consultation, on-site diagnostic imaging, and day-case surgical treatment close to the heart of Scotland’s capital.
The Frayed Hem
Vintage and retro shop for ladies and gents. It stocks locally up-cycled items, as well as the classic tweeds, silks, kilts, day and party dresses, flannel shirts and funky skirts, ties, waistcoats, boots and brogues, handbags, tea sets and more.
The Gallery Beadshop
Scotland’s largest independent beadshop stocking over 5000 beading delights. It doesn’t just stock the essentials and the standard, the owner scours the world for unusual, esoteric and unique beads and components.
The Red Door Gallery
One of Edinburgh’s most varied and interesting galleries featuring work from emerging and established artists, jewellers and illustrators. If you are looking to bring back a memory from your trip to the city, head to Red Door.
The Tappit Hen
The friendly staff at The Tappit Hen can help you choose from a superb range of gold, silver and pewter jewellery and other gifts in traditional and contemporary Scottish designs. Take at look at the decorative glass and metalware, too.
One of the globally-leading jewellery, watches and beauty companies, designing, selling and distributing lifestyle products for women and men.
Those Were The Days
Those Were The Days is one of the city’s best vintage clothing shops. Step into this haven for one-of-a-kind vintage pieces, jewellery and accessories from the 1930s-1980s. Bridal wear is a particular speciality.
A number one childrenswear destination, catering for your little monkey from head to toe! It’s exciting world of children’s shoes, clothing, books, toys and gifts, plus a hairdressing service dedicated solely for children.
Urbane Art Gallery
At Urbane Art Gallery you will find an extensive portfolio of artworks by award-winning artists from around the world. The Gallery’s staff work collaboratively with you to source the right work for your space and lifestyle.
Waverley Mall shopping centre is a high quality, environmentally pleasing shopping centre located on the south side of Edinburgh’s Famous Princes Street and next to Waverley Station. It’s a shopping destination for fashion and food.
Xile Clothing is Scotland’s premium independent clothing retailer. Founded in 1984 the company quickly developed a reputation for stocking the world’s best brands and launching fantastic new collections onto the Scottish market.
Authorised stockists of Yankee candles, ‘The world’s best loved candles’, and they’re largest independent stockist in the UK. They stock the entire Yankee candle range of products and pride themselves on customer service.