From couture to vintage, to the latest high street and Instagram trends, Middlesbrough has a vibrant mix of shops and independent stores for all tastes. It has a well-deserved reputation for being home to award-winning designers and boutiques. Wedding dress and prom dress designer Kate Fearnley is winner of the prestigious accolade ‘Wedding Dress Designer of the Year 2019’, so if you are getting hitched Kate’s store is a must visit!
Consisting of a 40,000 square foot designer department store, three boutiques and an international website, Psyche is a Middlesbrough fashion institution that is now internationally recognised. It houses over 200 of the most sought after brands including Moncler, Paul Smith, Polo Ralph Lauren and Hugo Boss. For over 36 years Psyche has carved out a reputation based on cutting edge design and was voted UK Menswear Independent Retailer of the Year at the Drapers Awards 2018.
Flannels is the newest designer store to open with two floors of some of the biggest catwalk names including Gucci, Prada, Valentino, Versace, Dior and McQueen.
Triads is another of Middlesbrough’s most respected boutiques selling ready to wear designer names such as Belstaff, Canada Goose and Vivienne Westwood, they have been described in the media as ‘one of the best independent UK menswear stores’.
Quirky finds and bang on trend up-cycled retro gems can be found on Baker Street at the likes of Aladdin’s-cave-style boutiques – Vintageous Rags and Niamh’s boutique.
Top high street names selling fashions, electronics, homeware, jewellery and much more can be found along Linthorpe Road and in the three shopping malls that make up the bustling shopping centre of Middlesbrough – Cleveland Centre, Hillstreet Centre and Dundas Arcade. Other shops and stores include House of Fraser, Topshop, Marks and Spencer, Pandora, River Island, New Look, Primark, Apple Stormfront, Disney Store and more.