Edinburgh - Shopping

Where to get your Fashion Fix

Edinburgh is full of fabulous places to shop. Princes Street, lined with great department stores; George Street for boutiques and bars; St Andrew’s Square and Multrees Walk are designer heaven; and the Royal Mile for some great Scottish souvenirs.

Gay and lesbian specific

Q Store
Just off Broughton Street, this queer shop is pleasingly airy. Head here to buy mucky DVDs and magazines, as well as skimpy underwear and a full range of sex contraptions and accoutrements. It's the only licensed gay store north of the border.

Leather & Lace
Vast range of leather and rubber wear, also sells cards, magazines and toys.

Bobbies Bookshop
Sells a great variety of UK and imported gay magazines.

Gay and lesbian interest

Ultra hip designer boutique stocking high-end domestic big-names, including Vivienne Westwood and Alexander McQueen.

Multrees Walk
The definition of luxury shopping in Edinburgh. Home of Scotland’s only Harvey Nichols, Louis Vuitton, Marina Rinaldi, Anne Fontaine and many other exclusive fashion brands mean the Multrees Walk shopping experience is second to none.

Harvey Nichols
A leading international luxury fashion destination, your one-stop-shop to the world's most exclusive brands in fashion, beauty and food.

John Lewis
From fashion to home furnishings, it offers a one-stop shopping experience for your every need. With a delightful cafe and a restaurant with stunning views over Edinburgh, John Lewis is the perfect shopping environment in an ideal location.

Barbour has an unparalleled understanding of clothing that is truly fit for today's active lifestyle. With a wardrobe of clothes, both classic and contemporary, for sporting pursuits, country and city living, Barbour remains true to the core values for which it is renowned - quality, durability, fitness for purpose and attention to detail.

Well-heeled favorite amongst fashion victims, cool clubbers and up-market hipsters.

Opened in 1896, Jenners is the world's oldest independent department store. The food hall is an excellent location to pick up Scottish delicacies.

Kinloch Anderson
Kilt outfitters to the Royal Family. An off-the-peg model suitable for casual wear should run you from $300.

Royal Mile Whiskies
Over 300 Scottish whiskies to choose from. The staff really know their stuff.

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