Bold Street has always been at the centre of Liverpool's cool appeal, and nowhere more so than COW, a vintage-clothes shop slap in the middle of it. The shop describes its content as ‘ethical vintage and hand-made clothing’ and its ethos carries through to the very store itself – 90 percent of COW’s interior is made from recycled materials. Brands like Carhartt, Dickies and Levi’s mix with their own Reworked line and crafted garments. And while you can buy from COW online, stepping inside the store is a shopper’s delight we can’t recommend highly enough.
Sure, Liverpool’s home to essential Beatles history spots, countless top museums and plenty of the UK’s best restaurants, pubs, spas and clubs – but did you also know that it’s also a fab place to go shpoping? Well, it most certainly is. From boutique knick-knacks and designer clothing to fine art and rare books, whatever you’re looking to buy, you can almost certainly get it in Liverpool.
The city’s shopping prowess comes from a combination of big, global thinking (this is a port city, after all) and small-scale, independent pride. You’ll find huge brands alongside local artisans, high-end stuff alongside bargain second-hand stores. Whether you’re a visitor or full-on Scouser, the breadth of shopping options here is plain to see. Here are the best places to go shopping in Liverpool the next time you’re in town.
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