Flux is an outlet for contemporary British and overseas arts and crafts, including stained glass, metalware, jewellery and ceramics, all ethically sourced…
Founded in 1838, and acquired by House of Fraser in 2005, Jenners is the grande dame of Scottish department stores. It stocks a wide range of quality…
- 21st Century Kilts
With celebrity customers including Alan Cummings, Robbie Williams and Vin Diesel, 21st Century Kilts offers modern fashion kilts in a variety of fabrics,…
- Edinburgh Farmers Market
This colourful weekly event attracts stallholders who sell everything from wild boar, venison and home-cured pedigree bacon to organic bread, free-range…
- Edinburgh St James
The former St James Centre is undergoing a massive redevelopment, scheduled to open in 2020 as a huge shopping centre anchored by John Lewis, alongside…
- Bill Baber
This family-run designer-knitwear studio has been in the business for more than 40 years, producing stylish and colourful creations using linen, merino…
- Kinloch Anderson
One of the best tartan shops in Edinburgh, Kinloch Anderson was founded in 1868 and is still family run. It is a supplier of kilts and Highland dress to…
- John Lewis
Remaining open while the new Edinburgh St James development (opening 2020) takes shape around it, this is the place to go for good-value clothing and…
- Multrees Walk
A designer shopping complex with a flagship Harvey Nichols store and boutiques by Louis Vuitton, Kurt Geiger, Boss and Burberry, among others.
- Kilberry Bagpipes
A maker and retailer of traditional Highland bagpipes, Kilberry also sells piping accessories, snare drums, books, CDs and learning materials.
- Waterstone's West End
Large bookshop with good selection of Edinburgh and Scottish interest titles; it also has an in-store cafe with great views of the castle.
Palenque is a treasure trove of contemporary silver jewellery and handcrafted accessories made using ceramics, textiles and metalwork.
Typical of the independent shops that cluster along Cockburn St, Cookie is a fashion boutique specialising in cute party dresses.
Quality Scottish knitwear and fabrics, including cashmere from Johnstons of Elgin, Fair Isle sweaters and Harris tweed.
- Harvey Nichols
The jewel in the crown of Edinburgh's shopping scene has four floors of designer labels and eye-popping price tags.
- Museum Context
An Aladdin's cave of Harry Potter merchandise, unusual gifts and cards, novelty mugs, games and quality souvenirs.
A good place to hunt for cheap CDs and vinyl, and the friendly staff really know what they’re talking about.
- Blackwell's Bookshop
The city's principal bookstore, covering all subjects; it has a huge selection of academic books.
Men's and women's fashion, accessories and homewares from small, independent manufacturers.
- Alistir Wood Tait
Specialist store dealing in Scottish designer jewellery and antique jewellery.