There’s nothing quite like discovering a boutique shop full of fashion brands you can’t get in London, homemade beauty products, locally sourced interior accessories and more. If you’re visiting one of the UK’s most stylish market towns and want to set aside some time for shopping, head to the independent boutique shops from our guide to countryside shopping and pick up something special that, unlike the offering in so many high street city shops, you won’t see every other Londoner with. The Best Boutique Shops in the Country
Sass & Edge, Winchester
Sass & Edge, a charming boutique shop in the heart of Winchester, is where visitors will find a well curated selection of womenswear brands and lifestyle gifts, too.
The Dressing Room, St Albans
A particularly good stop for smart dresses and summer kaftans, The Dressing Room is a gem amongst the other amenities in St Albans.
April and The Bear, Dublin
Curated in a way that makes one want pretty much everything, April and The Bear boasts a carefully curated selection of unique jewellery and eclectic homewares.
Bod & Ted, Tunbridge Wells
With 17 different designers ranging from the well known
Ash to the sustainable Beamont Organic, you’re bound to pick up a sweet summer treat in Bod & Ted.
From menswear to jewellery, homeware to womenswear, there’s something for everyone at Found in Bath. It’s all about discovering something new and original.
Hervia Bazaar, Manchester
Designer galore. Hervia Bazaar is a mini version of Selfridges with all the designers a heart could possibly desire, from
Raf Simons to Maison Margiela and so many more.
With a focus on easy dressing and showcasing contemporary brands, Twenty is one of Petworth’s real gems. Need help or advice? The stylish staff are truly on hand for their loyal customers.
Indigo Natural Living, Oxford
All about uniqueness and sustainability, buy from Indigo Natural Living without having to think about the responsible nature of the brands stocked there.
Boudoir Femme, Cambridge
Boudoir Femme’s new in category makes summer shopping easy, with a curation of floaty dresses and festival-worthy jewellery.
Olive Boutique, Cheltenham
Olive collaborates with contemporary designers to stock its flagship store with interesting designs and brands with back stories customers will want to hear about. The stylish interiors make for a cool and comfortable shopping experience.
Grace and Mabel, Bristol
Now with two shops, Grace & Mabel boutique shops pride themselves on their expert fashion knowledge, should customers require advice. Each piece in the store is carefully selected with modern trends in mind.
Caramel Clothing, Devon
Caramel Clothing stocks brands from the UK and the rest of Europe too. Alongside their rich fashion offering you can shop a brilliant array of gifts and lifestyle bits and bobs.
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