No trip to Glasgow would be complete without visiting Glasgow’s Style Mile around Buchanan Street, Argyle Street, Princes Square, St. Enochs Centre and Merchant City. Located in the very centre of Glasgow you will find an extraordinary selection of outlets including malls, independent boutiques, designer stores and one off-speciality shops many opened until 7 p.m. weekdays and 8 p.m. Thursdays. Over 200 stores making it the largest retail hub outside of London. Or if you prefer something more quirky, visit the West End for more bohemian shopping options.
Where Sauchiehall and Buchanan Street meet, Buchanan Galleries provides a gleaming, modern showcase for over 80 famous name retailers - anchored by John Lewis. This department store, renowned for exemplary customer service and its never knowingly undersold price guarantee, has four floors filled with everything from fabulous fashion labels to covetable homewares.
Over twenty five years ago, this early 19th century architectural treasure was restored and is now a treasure trove for designer shopping. The courtyard and terrace levels are filled with wonderful coffee shops and restaurants opened from early until late. An experience not to be missed!
The Argyll Arcade is home to more than 30 jewellers and diamond merchants under one roof. Whether looking for a gift for someone, something for yourself or simply window shopping, the arcade has the largest selection of diamond rings, wedding rings and watches in a single location in Scotland.
Located on the site of the former St Enoch Train Station situated just off Argyle Street. The building is noted for being the larges glass-covered in Europe lit entirely by natural daylight, while the solar heat generated means that the mechanical heating is need only on average one week per year! The ‘Glasgow Greenhouse’ as it is affectionately knows has an array of High Street shops and restaurant area.