11 of the best independent fashion boutiques in Cheshire
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This destination 'showroom' down a country lane outside Tarporley is well worth the journey out of town. Abi Fisher found a gap in the market for luxurious classic but cool pieces and the rest is fashion history. Head over here to find beautiful tailored jackets, crisp cotton shirts and pretty accessories from Abi's own label as well as brands you may never have heard of but will want to buy again and again.
Wood Lane, Willington CW6 0HJ
Has Angela Beer really been in Bramhall since 1979? It remains one of the region's premier fashion stores and its longevity shows in the exclusivity of its upmarket labels. Step into its exquisite interior and let them dress you for any eventuality, from a boardroom coup to a world cruise.
43-47 Woodford Rd, Bramhall, Stockport SK7 1JR
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Basil & Bea
Founded by Hari Martin this chic boutique is slightly off Hale's beaten track but make the minor detour for the pleasure of browsing through its laidback offering of off-duty staples, gifts and home accessories. There's a strong presence of British labels including Beaumont Organics, King and Tuckfield and Johnson's of Elgin, as well as edgy global brands like Le Specs and Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen's Elizabeth and James label.
30 Park Rd, Hale, Altrincham WA15 9NN
Black White Denim
Founded on the principle that everyone needs some black, white and denim in their wardrobe, the collection now includes off-the-radar designer brands like Stine Goya, Golden Goose and Anine Bing for women, as well as a menswear collection and their own BWD Basics range of classics.
57 Alderley Road, Wilmslow, SK9 1NZ
Crissan has been around for 28 years and they know a thing or two about the sartorial demands of their clients. It's something of an institution where shoppers can feel like old friends. They'll give you honest advice if you need it but leave you alone to browse amongst their selections of classic brands-with-a-twist, if you don't!
23 Church Rd, Cheadle Hulme, Cheadle SK8 7JD
Seeking something stunning for a wedding or extra-special party? Papillon is a destination store with a particular focus on occasionwear, including traditional mother-of-the-bride outfits and timeless tailoring. There's also an excellent selection of hats and fascinators as well as jewellery to help you complete your look.
30 High St, Tarporley CW6 0DX; 01829 733851
Rebel & Rain
This unisex Tarporley boutique stocks affordable designer clothing from a clutch of cool labels including Tiger of Sweden, Scotch and Soda and Leslie Monte Carlo, as well as a range of premium wines and champagne. What's not to love?
44 High St, Tarporley, CW6 0DX
Sibel Rutherford is all about style not fashion and draws savvy shoppers from all over the UK, keen to snap up new-season designs from high-end labels such as Elie Tahari, Boutique Moschino, Patrizia Pepe, Airfield and Diane Von Furstenburg, as well as receive sound advice from Sibel herself.
50A High St, Tarporley CW6 0AG
Even if you've no intention of buying an entire outfit - including hat and bag - you may very well find yourself doing so at Sleek Boutique. The shop's clever displays show you how everything works together in a symphony of colour and texture. Go on. Buy that bag! You know you want it.
28 Hospital St, Nantwich, CW5 5RP
Rarely do we visit Tuula and not buy anything. If you like low-key but luxe separates with the emphasis on stylish European living - and we do - this is the place to shop. Invest in a dress by Scandi design house By Malene Birger, Wyse knitwear and a slouchy tee from American Vintage. Then treat yourself and your friends to gifts of scented candles and contemporary; jewellery.
39 London Rd, Alderley Edge SK9 7JT
Individuality, a wide range of fashion labels and frequent new arrivals in store have given Wall Street a devoted fashionista following. So much choice makes it a great place to inject some new season freshness into your wardrobe. As well as its Nantwich store, there are also Wall Street boutiques in Sandbach and Alsager.
34 Hospital St, Nantwich, CW5 5RP