W2

Once used to rear cows, this shed is now the home of W2, an independent menswear retailer. With a carefully curated selection of high-end fashion names, its rails range from Comme des Garçons to Folk and Margaret Howell. This is the perfect place to buy a gift or a little treat for yourself.

Buchanan Street

If you’ve come to Glasgow for a shopping spree, Buchanan Street is the place to go. Since 1777, Buchanan Street has been a popular area for Glasgow socialites. Find everything you could possibly need (and more) on the city’s main high street, and with cafés, bars and restaurants aplenty, you’ll have lots of options for a mid-shop pit-stop.

The Shop of Interest

This shop does pretty much what it says on the tin. The Shop of Interest is both an art gallery, working with local artists and designers, and a shop, offering everything from paintings and prints to jewellery and furniture. Peruse the variety of products for a memento that is guaranteed to be one of a kind.

Timorous Beasties

With a name like Timorous Beasties, this fabric and wallpaper shops leaves you with no doubt you’ll be getting real Scottish products. It’s a design-lovers dream come true. Owners Alistair McAuley and Paul Simmons met while studying at the Glasgow School of Art and opened the store in 1990. Whatever you’re searching for, you’ll be in expert hands.

The Glasgow Vintage Company

Bargain hunters, head straight for this vintage clothing shop. Stocking brands such as Harris Tweed, Barbour, Levi and Wrangler, this shop is a trove of hidden gems. Follow your shopping spree with a visit to one of the many restaurants on Great Western Road, Glasgow’s longest street.

Shearer Candles

Since 1897, Shearer Candles has been providing shoppers with the perfect addition to bathrooms, bedrooms and kitchens. The oldest independent producer of lifestyle candles in the UK, this is the place to pick up scented products made using only raw ingredients. Take home a true reminder of your Scottish trip with the Uisge Beatha Whisky Goblet candle.

Young’s Interesting Books

This wee bookshop sells a combination of new and second hand titles. Small but well-loved books are packed into shelves and stacked up high. Explore every corner and you’re sure to find something of interest, be it a penguin classic or some vintage erotic fiction.

  • 0141 649 9599
  • 18 Skirving Street
    G41 3AB

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