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High street chains, one-off independents and quirky specialists – they’re all waiting for the shopaholic.
Alice Found Treasure
Alice Found Treasure is a boutique that sells affordable vintage and handmade clothing, accessories, jewellery and homewares alongside new pieces thoughtfully created and inspired by classic designs.
The First Direct Arena is at the heart of the Arena Quarter but it doesn’t just stop at the music and entertainment – there’s an awesome selection of shops on offer, too. Day and night the Arena Quarter has something for everyone.
Armadillo Toys is an independent toy shop with two stores in Leeds. Both toy shops sell quality traditional and educational, toys, games and gifts there is a great selection of quality children’s toys for all ages.
Best Clothing is a well established, rapidly expanding clothing retailer. It sells handpicked items sourced from around the globe as well as its own Best Clothing Label items. Reworked clothing is a specialty at Best.
Blue Rinse is bursting at the seams with handpicked vintage gems from around the world. You can buy its ‘re-made in England’ range in Urban Outfitters across Europe, too. Blue Rinse has something for everybody.
Charbonnel et Walker
Charbonnel et Walker chocolates are handmade to traditional recipes, using the finest ingredients. Products have a luscious richness and unforgettable silky taste. The luxurious, handmade boxes add to your experience.
The Chilli Shop is an experience in itself, with tasting tables, Museum of Pain and chilli challenges. It’s also a brilliant and humorous gift shop. The Shop provides local produce and foods that taste great, as well as being hot.
Leeds Corn Exchange is proud to champion the very best in creative, innovative and independent retail enterprises, and the building’s striking features provide the backdrop for a unique shopping experience.
Crossgates Shopping Centre
Shoppers at Crossgates are certainly spoilt for choice, with over 60 shops, cafes and restaurants. It has the latest fashion and jewellery to holidays and groceries, you will find everything you need right here all under one roof.
Culture Vulture create and sell unique items and are known for their quirky, cutting-edge product range. The team scour the earth to bring you the freshest, most desirable goodies. It’s for people who believe in individuality and self-expression.
Dion Smith is a successful and independent jeweller based in The Corn Exchange, with over ten years of superior training and experience within the jewellery trade, in manufacturing, restorations and retail.
Early Music Shop
The Early Music Shop’s 3000sq ft showroom really is an Aladdin’s Cave of affordable early music instruments, many of which are designed in-house in early music workshops, and from makers from all quarters of the globe.
Close to Harrogate is the Great Yorkshire Showground where the Yorkshire Agricultural Society has a shop called Fodder, which sells farm produce from across the county. It helps local farmers and producers to sell their products.
Fresco is an independent clothing boutique, based in Leeds, providing limited runs of customised streetwear. It sells everything from t-shirts and sweatshirts, to rucksacks and snapbacks. Find it in Leeds Corn Exchange.
Recognised as the UK’s premier luxury fashion retailer, Harvey Nichols is internationally renowned for its expertly edited fashion and beauty merchandise, premium food and wine offer and award-winning restaurants.
High Trees Garden Centre
High Trees is a traditional nursery and garden centre filled with a huge array of beautiful plants, trees, and shrubs. Established in 1982, it’s passionate about gardening and love sharing knowledge with customers.
House of CB
House of CB pieces have graced famous faces (well, bodies) and the pages of your favourite magazines. The store has evolved from the signature bodycon dresses to gorgeous statement pieces that are unmistakably CB.
Whilst trading in precious stones and metals, the expertise and services of the Hymans Jewellers also offer extensive products and services, competitively priced, combined with unbeatable customer service.
Jamie’s Ministry of Food
Jamie’s Ministry of Food classes last for two hours and the course runs for 8 weeks. During it you will be taught a full range of cooking skills to enable you to prepare quick, healthy and cost-effective meals.
Long-regarded as one of the north’s key music shops, Jumbo Records aim to be open to all types of shopper and as many types of music as can be accommodated within its four walls. Every week the store introduces new releases.
Heading east out of Leeds brings you to Junction 32, the shopping centre near Castleford. High Street stores stand adjacent to independent retailers and there is plenty on offer in terms of food and drink, and leisure activities.
Leeds Drum Centre
Offering an abundance of everyday consumables and essentials for drummers including sticks, cymbals and skins, Leeds Drum Centre is a drum shop for drummers, with no compromises, stocking what drummers want.
The official LEGO Store offers the biggest selection of Lego products available in one place, including Lego exclusives that can’t be found anywhere else! Lego fans of all ages can see many Lego sets built and out of the box.
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.
Little Leeds Beer House
The Little Leeds Beer House is all about quality products and sharing what the team have to offer with the people of Leeds. Taking its place within thestunning Victorian Corn Exchange, this is a bottle shop with a difference.
Little Pink Wardrobe
Little Pink Wardrobe is the fashion counterpart to The Little Pink Jewellery House, situated in Leeds Corn Exchange. It offers a range of unique pieces, hand picked to provide you with the latest trends, at affordable prices.
Mad Elizabeth offers beautiful vintage bounty from the 1950s through to the 1980s including accessories and a unique selection of handmade jewellery. it specialises in vintage, reworked and handmade clothing and accessories.
MKI originally specialises in men’s designer wear but has recently launched a women’s wear line. As well as stocking the ‘MKI’ own label, it also offers a range of independent designers including Comme Des Garcons and Saint James.
Musicroom has the largest selection of sheet music and musical equipment in the country, making it a must visit for anyone looking for high quality instruments and advice. It’s ideal if you’re a beginner or already consider yourself an expert.
My Vibrant Home
The team are passionate about offering high quality, modern homewares with integrity, that are both functional and beautiful and they carefully select their merchandise from UK designers and producers.
Northern Acoustics is Leeds’ largest stockist of acoustic guitars offering an instrument for every budget from the basic starter guitar for simple strummers to a custom hand-built ‘Martin’ for budding Bob Dylans.
Oakwood Farmers’ Market
Organised by local residents, the Oakwood Farmers’ Market’s goal is to provide quality local produce, some of which is organic, with local being defined at produce traveling no more than 20 miles to the market.
Every type of comic and graphic novel can be found at OK Comics, from great independent books (The Sculptor, Hicksville, Nao of Brown etc) to the latest superhero action adventure comics, with everything in between.
Portare is an independent contemporary clothing boutique, offering ladies fashion for an extensive customer base, with a focus upon quality, stylish and everyday fashion. It strives to be your home of style and versatility.
There’s something for everyone at Ridings, at the heart of Wakefield, with fun and fabulous events all year round. You can find monthly craft fairs, fashion and style events, summer kids’ club and lots more!
Rohan clothing will protect you from all that nature can throw at you, keeping you safe and comfortable in the world’s most inhospitable places. It is light, highly packable, quick drying, protective and extremely easy to care for.
You can buy beautiful fabrics of all varieties, textures and designs at Bazaar in Kirkgate Market. It has the best selection of designer clothes (Asian and Western), authentic Asian jewellery, footwear and houseware.
The Spy Shop
Kirkstall Road, just out of town, brings you to The Spy Shop, established in 1990, selling a wide range of professional surveillance and counter-surveillance equipment, including secret cameras and microphones.
The Traditional Shaving Company
The Traditional Shaving Company is located in the Grade 2-listed Grand Arcade in the heart of Leeds. If you enjoy shaving or you’re looking for the perfect gift for the man in your life then you need to pop down and visit the store.
With over 60 great stores, Trinity Walk, Wakefield, has something for everyone – fashion, food and loads of family fun. Choose from trendy high street fashion, glamorous looks and gorgeous gifts to every day essentials.
An upmarket, domed shopping area originally built around 1900. The interiors contain a number of mosaics and marble, and the area was restored some 20 years ago with a coloured glass roof erected over Queen Victoria Street.
Village Bookstore & Gallery
Village is an independent book store and gallery specialising in self-published zines from local and international artists. There’s a curated selection of contemporary art, design, fashion and photography books and magazines.
West Yorkshire Cameras
West Yorkshire Cameras buy, sell and repair all analogue photographic equipment, from Alpas to Zenits, and everything in between and beyond (including a wide selection of film, naturally). Find this top little shop in Leeds Corn Exchange.
White Rose Centre
Upstairs is for dining, while the ground floor boasts all the names you would expect, and more. It is an A to Z of high street brands from Ann Summers to Zara, and with almost 5,000 parking spaces there is room for everyone.
Year Dot has a wide range from vintage diamond rings to costume jewellery and traditional style brooches. They have a fantastic range of jewellery to swoon over as well as second hand Rolex watches and Omega watches.
A lovely collection of home accessories, soft furnishing, lighting and gift ideas. 90% of products are Fair Trade and where possible, eco friendly, made from recycled materials and things that everyday folk leave behind.