Glasgow doesn’t just have a square mile – it has a ‘Style Mile’, a shopper’s dream quarter centred around Buchanan Street where the two big modern Buchanan Galleries and St Enoch Centre shopping malls blend with a delectable mix of designer and favourite high street boutiques and shops. Scotland’s leading specialist fashion shopping centre is here in Glasgow city centre. The Princes Square shopping experience blends the best of fashion, accessories, beauty and lifestyle shops with a choice of simply stunning cafes, cafe bars, Patisseries and stylish world cuisine and tapas restaurants.
Visit Glasgow’s famous jewellery quarter around Argyll Arcade where you’ll find around 30 exquisite jewellers all under one of the oldest covered shopping arcades in Europe. Browse the fantastic quirky mix of art, craft, jewellery and specialist food shops around the character old streets of the Merchant City quarter where shops mingle with great bars, cool cafes and bistro/ world cuisine restaurants. Looking for best Glasgow vintage shops? The West is best around the West End’s Kelvinbridge, Byres Road and Great Western Road for a choice of vintage clothing and accessories shops all close to the University.
You’ll find Charles Rennie Mackintosh shops in Glasgow in-house in many of landmark buildings and museums rich in examples of the Art Nouveau artist and designer’s work. These include the Hunterian Art Gallery shop, the Willow Cafe & Gift Shop at the Scotland Street School Museum, the two shops at the Kelvingrove Art Gallery & Museum and the not to be missed Glasgow School of Art (GSA) shop. Mackintosh jewellery designs, posters, souvenirs and gifts can be found across the city’s select gift, craft and jewellery shops. Visit Scotland’s style capital – book a shopping break in Glasgow with iknow.