13 results, sorted alphabetically

Items per page

Agent Provocateur

Critics' choice

One word: gorgeous. (For men, the one word is 'phwoar'.) But there's nothing sleazy about AP's beautifully constructed lingerie. The shop's interior suits...

Manchester Club, Unit GA

Cocu & Chadwick


Resembling an Edwardian boudoir, with its gilt chaise and sweeping silk curtains, Cocu & Chadwick is devoted to corsetry. And rightly so - their structured...

11 & 12 Barton Arcade



This place should still be a secret but now it's not, because the Elite Dress Agency has been clothing Manchester's best turned-out for years. It carries a...

35 King Street West

Face Stockholm


Manchester is home to Face Stockholm's only UK store. If a fake tan isn't your thing and you prefer to avoid looking like a clown, you'll love the...

6 King Street



This Manchester-based independent chain, stocking the cream of each season's fashion crop, recently upped sticks and moved from St Ann's Square to the...

Manchester Magistrates Court Retail, Unit G08/G09a

General Store


With its name in bold, red lights above the door, General Store is an unlikely find in the elegant Victorian setting of the Barton Arcade. Home to...

7 Barton Arcade

Hotel Chocolat

Critics' choice

Chocolate. In beautiful, minimalist black packaging, sprinkled with such enticements as swirls of cream, dried raspberries and orange peel. It's a long way...

Arndale Centre, Northern Extension

Mappin & Webb


A proper - and proper pricey - jewellers, Mappin & Webb proves that diamonds really are a girl's best friend. And so are watches, earrings, pendants,...

12-14 St Ann Street

Oliver Sweeney


This modern store, with its glazed façade and lime-green decor, looks futuristic, but the wares are traditional. Perfectly placed for Spinningfields' suited...

Unit G21

Pretty Green


Liam Gallagher may be better known for his music, but the former Oasis singer recently revealed an unexpected aptitude for high-fashion menswear too. The...

81 King Street


Critics' choice

This hard-to-find pair of shoe and clothing shops rewards perseverance. Small premises house an eclectic mix of shoes on one side of St Ann's Arcade, and...

8 St Ann's Arcade



Calling themselves 'the coolest opticians on the planet' is a brave claim for anyone to make, but Seen do, to their credit, stock a huge range of rare...

6 St Ann's Arcade

Vivienne Westwood


Viv is from nearby Glossop, so it's only right that she should have a dedicated boutique here. And it does her justice. Carved mahogany display cases reveal...

47 Spring Gardens