With Edinburgh’s main shopping avenue Princes Street, you are spoiled for choice as far as high street brands are concerned. However, dig a little deeper through the cobbles and wynds to discover the unique and stunning boutiques Edinburgh has stowed away in its historic city centre.
Whether it’s an iconic addition to your wardrobe or a statement piece for your jewellery box, you’re sure to come home with bags of goodies from your Edinburgh retail exploits.
If you are lured in with luxurious labels, Multrees Walk is where you want to be. Some of the most internationally sought-after designers such as Michael Kors and Louis Vuitton can be found neatly packaged in the corner of St Andrew Square, while Harvey Nichols ensures your designer-desires will be fully met.
If you are a bit of a magpie, the glistening stones and silver displays of Pandora and Swarovski are ready to be discovered along Multrees Walk. There are many prestigious pit stops along the way to rest and refresh after you shop.
Situated in the heart of Edinburgh’s New Town, George Streets runs parallel to Princes Street with quaint, classical Georgian surroundings. Admire the historically inspired architecture as you meander along with the deluxe selection of stores including ROX and L.K Bennet. With plenty of bistros and eateries scattered along George Street, you won’t go short of chic cocktail bars to stop off for a tipple or two.
Are you looking for something unique? Edinburgh’s hidden retail gem hosts an array of bespoke boutique stores. Exclusive accessories, custom styles and one-off wonders are brought together on Thistle Street.
Take home much more than memories with a distinctive Scottish design from the elite tradition Scottish retailers. For traditional Scottish tartan and occasion wear, visit Walker Slater in the Grassmarket and browse through the exclusive selection of Harris Tweed and tartan.