Dukes Lane whilst peppered with cosmetic luxuries like Jo Malone, is one for the guys, sporting designer brands such as Fred Perry and independents including a Thread Menswear which oozes style and timeless pieces.
If the indoor shopping mall experience is more you, then Churchill Square has everything you would expect. From there travelling along Western Road towards Hove you’ll find some gems along the way; a girly gift shop Velvet Igigi and Rume are known for their interiors.
If you take the seafront route to Hove then you must visit the recently regenerated West Pier Arches, which is a mixed bag of independents including the gallery of exceptional photographer Finn Hopson, Brighton Photography.
Kemptown to the east of the city is the thriving and flamboyant “gay quarter” where there’s a contrast of offerings from antiques to uber cool independents.