Cities and shopping pretty much go hand in hand. Glasgow is no different and packs a mighty punch to when it comes to giving shoppers what they want. Day trippers and visitors to Glasgow are astounded by the range retail options to choose from. Merchant city is where you’ll find designer clothing, jewellery and homeware shops, chic shop windows and elegant department stores.
The “Style Mile” Glasgow has an extensive choice of shopping outlets including high street stores and small shopping arcades. The streets around this area include Buchanan Street, Sauchiehall Street, Argyle Street, and Ingram Street and are pedestrianised for the most part.
If you have high street shopping fatigue and prefer to browse through small specialist shops at your leisure, our suggested places below will tick all the boxes. Enjoy hunting down a bargain or finding a curio that is unique and unavailable to purchase anywhere else. Along many streets and laneways Glasgow has a plethora of independent shops to discover.
Arriving at The Barras Market on a weekend and you’ll walk through the iconic iron archways. Bargains galore are to be found, but you may have to work hard at getting one as you get caught in some “chat” with sellers. Expect some great entertainment and a unique shopping experience here.
Unique and quality home décor items are in abundance at this store. With a strong following on Insta, 28 Langside is the perfect place to go to buy something incredibly special for your (or someone else’s home).
Busy high streets are what Glasgow thrives on. The big high street stores and well-known brands are in the heart of the city centre shopping centres that include Princes Square, Buchanan Galleries, the Argyll arcade, and St. Enoch Centre.
The Glasgow style mile is often mentioned when the subject of shopping in Glasgow comes up. It refers to an area filled with shopping centres and flagship stores centred around Buchanan Street, Argyle Street and Sauchiehall Street. The area offers everything a savvy shopper could want to buy.