Whether you’re a self-proclaimed trendsetter, or an art student looking for inspiration, Glasgow is home to a myriad of hidden gems that each play their part in weaving the fabric of the nation’s fashion. You could be partial to the odd vintage get-up or keen on budget-friendly couture, but wherever your passion lies, our dear green city is sure to satisfy with the latest styles from across the globe. So to help you stay a la mode this summer, we’ve hand selected the top ten independent fashion boutiques in Glasgow.
Huddled in the heart of the city’s famously stylish West End, Pampas boasts contemporary womenswear with diverse pieces from our own turf in Britain as well as an array of luxury international brands including Bella Freud, Pinko and Religion.
78/80 Hyndland Road Glasgow G12 9UT
A pioneer of Glasgow’s independent fashion outlets, Solo has been dressing the city in its finest since 1984. The store is home to casual wear, sporting cute jumpers, t-shirts and blouses as well as chic work wear, maxi dresses and party frocks.
181 Hyndland Road, Glasgow, G12 9HT
Neighbour to a number of the West End’s independent shops, including Valhalla’s Goat and Mixed Up Records, Glorious Clothing is a small vintage shop specialising in styles from the 1940s onwards, including one of a kind fur coats, heels and ties. Perfect if you’re looking for a unique piece at an affordable price.
496 Great Western Rd, Glasgow G12 9B
Adorning the Southside with the latest trends and elite designs, Zu Zu is a petite find that champions distinctive European brands such as Masai Clothing, Sandwich and Bohemia. The ideal choice for high quality yet durable clothing.
146 Busby Rd, Clarkston, Glasgow G76 8BH
No matter your age or gender, Cruise is equipped with designer brands and tailored ensembles for a wide range of styles as well as offering gorgeous accessories, from bags and belts to fragrances and jewelry.
180 Ingram St, Glasgow G1 1DN
Eco Chic Boutique does what it says on the label – showcasing eco, vintage and handmade garments from local designers and crafters with an emphasis on organic products and environmentally friendly materials.
45 High Street, Glasgow, G1 1LX
If you’re looking for something a little different, or keen for a makeover, Parrucche’s niche is boutique wigs and luxury hair products for men, women and trans people. Featuring inspiring stories from their customers, Parrucche invites Glasgow to explore cosmetics and headwear with their experienced consultants.
41 Virginia Street, Glasgow G1 1TS
With an edgy and eclectic mix, reflecting on youth trends, spray paint, gadgets and footwear, Fat Buddha offers some of the most dynamic and versatile menswear in the city.
81 Queen St, Glasgow G1 3DA
Off to a graduate ball or Christmas party at the union? Wish Frockstorock features elegant prom dresses, gowns and bespoke pieces for all types of events.
266 Clyde St, Glasgow G1 4JH
A popular boutique close to Byers Road, Pink Poodle focuses on 50s style to contemporary clothing, eccentric jewelry with modern, minimal design and quirky gifts and accessories. Its vibrant prints and boho garb are a firm favourite among Glasgow Uni students.
5-21 Cresswell Lane Glasgow G12 8AA