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A Guide to Shopping in Liverpool from Signature Living

At Signature Living, we recognise that our guests often come to our city to take advantage of the amazing shopping culture. Therefore, we’ve created a guide to shopping in Liverpool to help everyone find the stores that stock their style of clothing.

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Being fashionable today doesn’t necessarily mean you follow trends direct from the catwalk. The key is to have your own set of style rules that make you feel comfortable in what you are wearing.

Confidence is key and if any group of people know how to follow their own fashion drums it’s Scousers, famous for developing their own signature style and setting trends soon followed all over Britain.

Follow this guide to shopping in Liverpool, no matter which style category you fall under, and you’re guaranteed to leave Liverpool arm full of fabulous fashion finds.

Pretty bohemian

These are the people who are effortlessly beautiful and seem at one with nature.

Think white or cream crochet and lace for the ladies or linen pants and paisley for the boys.

Bohemian style - guide to shopping in Liverpool source: Pinterest

The pretty bohemian usually looks as though they’ve purchased their outfits from market stalls in distant lands however there are plenty of alternatives in Liverpool to recreate this naturally chic look.

Liverpool One is ideal for you pretty bohemian’s in shops like Zara and All Saints that all stock overseas chic attire.

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What’s more, Liverpool one is less than ten minutes’ walk from any Signature Living accommodation.

Globe trotter

People who live from their suitcases and look right at home in an airport are the globe trotters. They always look comfortable and ready to overcome any sort of weather related fashion disaster.

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Ladies usually come swathed in vibrantly printed fabric, have year-round tans and have on their feet a pair of well-worn scuffed leather boot or Birkenstocks. For guys, the same applies but they will often sport a denim shirt and an ancient looking tan leather holdall.

Find items that look well-travelled before they’ve even had their tags removed in Next, HnM and Forever 21.

All of which can be found on Church Street in the very centre of Liverpool.

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Vintage glam

There are many types of vintage inspired fashion trends, one of which is the vintage glam. This is a style that always looks expensive and well put together.

Perfect tailoring, bright colours and pristine hair and makeup make the vintage glam look what it is.

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This fashion trend can be shopped in the likes of Ted Baker, Coast, Karen Millen and Paul Smith on Peter’s Lane between College Lane and School Lane.

Trendsetter

Being a trendsetter needs two things, a brave sense of style and the ability to completely revamp your wardrobe every season.

You don’t wait until the clothes come out in the stores, you pre-order everything in your wardrobe from look books.

Your friends are fashion designers or photographers and therefore you always know what the next big thing will be before the rest of the fashion world.

FROW Trendsetters - a guide to shopping in Liverpool

Our guide to shopping in Liverpool for the trendsetter includes designer boutiques like Francesca Couture and Smudge Boutique in the Met Quarter or Kirsty Doyle and Samantha Chong.

These Liverpool based fashion designers each bring something new to the wardrobes of trendsetters who’ve come to shop in Liverpool.

Neverlander

For fashion with no age boundaries, the Neverlander is always most comfortable in a pair of Converse trainers, a checked shirt, band slogan t-shirt and ripped denim.

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A uniform for those who won’t grow up and don’t particularly have too.

For the perfect pair of Converse check out Schuh on Church Street, Office in Liverpool One or Size on Bold Street.

Jeans that last forever can be purchased in Weavers Door at the Cavern Quarter, or Levi’s in Liverpool One.

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Nineties Grunge

A huge resurgence in nineties grunge attire has seen the likes of crop tops, beanies, parkers and bucket hats return to clothes rails in all major high-street stores.

To source pieces for your Gwen Stefani inspired ensemble or to nail the Oasis look from head to toe use our guide to shopping in Liverpool and release your inner nineties child.

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Guy’s head to Pretty Green on College Lane for your box fresh trainers, bleached denim jackets, khaki hooded parkers and classic gingham shirts.

Girls, it’s off to Urban Outfitters for a dose of lace trimmed crop tops, satin bomber jackets, layered chokers and cropped mum-jeans.

Urban Outfitters - a guide to shopping in Liverpool source; Liverpool One

Both genders will love a visit to Dr Martens for a pair of quality boots that seem timeless but have a firm place in the fashion pages of the nineties.

All of these stores can be found in Liverpool One just a short walk from any Signature Living accommodation.

Old School

If you are the kind of fashionista who loves nothing more than to raid the wardrobes of your grandparents and parents then take a trip to Bold Street during your visit to Liverpool.

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There are endless troves of vintage fashion including, Pop Boutique, COW Vintage, Resurrection, Soho’s and Oxfam Original.

You’re unlikely to leave Bold Street empty handed but, if you’re still searching for that one of kind find then head to the next vintage gem on our guide to shopping in Liverpool at Grand Central Hall.

Old school clothing - a guide to shopping in Liverpool

Now home to Liverpool’s famous Quiggins, there are second hand and vintage boutiques all packed into this beautiful old building on the corner of Upper Newington and Renshaw Street.

A Seen on the Streets

For those who love their bling, there are some amazing street wear shops in Liverpool.

From high end to high profile, St John’s market is filled with stores stocking the latest versions of celebrity attire.

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If you’ve seen somebody wearing something on TV you liked, you can bet your bottom dollar it’s waiting for you in the Cavern Quarter at Boudoir Boutique.

Street Style - a guide to shopping in Liverpool source: Culture Trip

There are also places selling designer sports and street wear including Tessuti on Peter’s Lane, Giancarlo Ricci on Bold Street and Toff’s selling retro sportswear on Queen’s Avenue.

Designer labels only

For the big name, designers look no further than Liverpool’s Met Quarter home to Hugo Boss, Armani, L.K Bennet.

designer label - a guide to shopping in Liverpool source: Movehut

Vivienne Westwood, Reiss and Cricket have rails of their latest collections, perfect for the designer shopper who’s looking to take something special home from their shopping trip in Liverpool.

For the most coveted designer pieces Flannels in Liverpool One has everything from the latest top of the line accessories to sought after footwear and apparel.

Bespoke or custom tailoring

Then there’s those searching for bespoke, one of a kind attire.

Gentleman can pick up a perfectly tailored suit at Signature Bespoke, found inside the India Buildings on Water Street and famous for producing exceptional male tailoring.

bespoke tailoring guide to shopping in Liverpool source: The Exclusive Channel

For all, you ladies searching for a show stopping evening gown, Mark Melia designs located on School Lane, will deliver a stunning one of a kind ensemble created for you alone.

Stock up your signature style with Signature Living

When you stay with Signature Living, you and all your friends can spend the day scouring the shops using this helpful guide to shopping in Liverpool. At the end of a long day shopping make your way back to the comfort of your stylish city centre hotel room.

Signature Living Shades of Suites

Here you and your shopping pals can spend the afternoon trying on all your amazing buys with drinks in your room, music and massive mirrors.

Signature Living suites and apartments have been outfitted with chic décor that reflects the fashionable city they are a part of.

Each one has its own unique theme and is perfectly suited to days spent shopping in Liverpool with your friends.

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Call today and book your next shopping spree in Liverpool with Signature Living on 0151 601 8801 or email for more information.

We have amazing offers for groups of guys or girls coming into Liverpool for a great time. Check them out and let us help plan your next stay in Liverpool at Signature Living.

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