Shopping In Leeds

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Fabrication

It takes big vision to bring together a department store that caters to indie tastes. Like a modern day Liberty or Harrods, Fabrication is one such venture which, despite a rocky start, has gone from ...

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Our Handmade Collective

A lot changes very quickly in our fair city, but it’s rare that an independent can stand the test of time thanks to a loyal following from us Loiners – that’s basically independent retail gold d...

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Chirpy

Home design and gift retail is in some kind of state at the moment. When you think about it realistically, your choices are limited to the death march of Ikea or trudging through the jumble sale that ...

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Blackbird Vintage

You only have to look at Pinterest or the shelves at your local newsagent to see how eclectic style and upcycling retro furniture and design have taken off over the last couple of years. Design devote...

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Pastille

We have been truly spoiled this week! It’s not often we have the chance to get really girly, but when the hot new nail salon on the block invited us over for a chat, we just couldn’t refuse. Set s...

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Eek!

One of the worst parts of shopping for awkward friends and family is finding something they’ll love that’s original too. We get lots of tweets asking us for ideas for great places to buy a unique ...

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Millies

You’d be forgiven for not knowing about the subject of this feature, despite its colossal offering and sizeable premises. Tucked away in the Chinatown area at the top of Vicar Lane, its clean shop f...

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Candy Hero

When we first saw this store sitting in the old Games Workshop premises on Lands Lane, the team at Leeds Love Affair emitted a small squeal of delight. Who on this planet doesn’t get excited by a sw...

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Open Lifestyle Store

The endless news coverage of the behemoth that is Trinity has temporarily eclipsed mention of independent stores in Leeds. However, as this site pays testament to, the Leeds independent scene is as st...

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