The Best of Liverpool’s Shopping
It’s not all Scouse brows and miniskirts in Liverpool – events like Liverpool Fashion Week and the upcoming Liverpool Fashion Festival on 8th and 9th February can prove that. Plus with Liverpool’s style as unique and individual as the city itself, it’s a great place to do some fabulous clothes shopping. And as the city offers some great deals on hotels, why not take a trip to Mersyside for some retail-therapy to make dealing with the January blues that much easier?
With five shopping centres, two department stores and more than 400 shops, City Central offers partywear, gifts and goodies for everyone and every budget. Not only do its stores range from stylish independent boutiques and designer outlets in Metquarter, Cavern Walks and Bold Street to all the big names you’d expect to find on any high street, but there are also plenty of cafes, coffee shops and restaurants in the area for recharging your batteries.
There’s a great selection of specialist shops and unique boutiques in Liverpool, such as the Fab4Store which is the best place for gifts in the whole of the city, offering posters, prints and other Fab Four collectables. You could also check out charming Grade I listed arts centre Shop at the Bluecoat, which sells an array of contemporary craft and design pieces, while the monthly Pillbox Vintage Fairs, which take place in various locations around the city centre, offer vintage clothing, jewellery and other accessories, homeware and collectables and retro-inspired cakes and bakes.
High Street Shopping
A more traditional retail experience can be found at Liverpool ONE with its multitude of high profile stores or out of the city centre, in Southport. The main thoroughfare, elegant Lord Street offers unique Victorian arcades such as Royal Arcade and Wayfarers Arcade.
On a Budget
If you’re trying to keep a handle on the purse strings, but still want to treat yourself, you’ll be interested to know that Cheshire Oaks Designer Outlet is only 30 minutes from the city centre, boasting more than 140 stores offering 60% off all day, every day.
Splash the Cash
Playing host to brands such as MAC, Hugo Boss, Jo Malone, A|X, Armani Exchange and Diesel, Whitechapel’s Metquarter provides a shopping experience like no other.So what are you waiting for? Book Liverpool hotels today and give yourself something to look forward to this winter.