Shopping In Leeds


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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With the recent opening of the Trinity Leeds shopping centre and plans moving quickly ahead for Victoria Gate (another huge shopping complex) independent stores are being spread more thinly across the...

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Colours May Vary

Leeds’ ‘Cultural Quarter’ to the East of the city centre is breathing creative life into an area steeped in industrial heritage. The BBC, Northern Ballet and the West Yorkshire Playhouse are all...

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Village Bookstore

When it comes to bookstores in this city the pickings are rather slim. Since the demise of Borders, Waterstones and Blackwells have been the main purveyors of print in the city centre.* Even though mo...

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The Juju Shop

It seems that every time we pop in to the Corn Exchange lately there’s another fantastic new retailer that’s sprung to life and this month is no exception, with brand new home and gift store The J...

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Birds Yard

Take a walk down Kirkgate and one store certainly stands out from the crowd. Bird’s Yard is a veritable treasure trove of vibrant vintage, delicious designers and clever craftiness for your home and...

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Manor Drive

As a city we are fashion mad and Leeds fashion blogs are amongst the most popular reading material on the web. With the new Trinity shopping centre springing up at alarming rate and another new shoppi...

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Neils & Olivers

Leeds Kirkgate Market is 190 years old this year and still one of the most lively and vibrant places in the city. The original founding place of M&S, todays market has over 1000 traders open 6 day...

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