The Brighton Shopping Experience

North LaineBrighton happens to be well known for 2 extremely popular shopping districts which includes North Laine and The Lanes, where shopping lovers are able to find the ideal gifts for those special people in their lives.

The lanes happens to be a “virtual” shopping paradise which includes a host of specialty shops, designer stores along with a variety of independent and unique outlets. This is one of the best spots to give your credit cards a wonderful workout.

The maze of the tiny alleyways and small streets may appear to be small when you compare them to other shopping destinations throughout the UK. However, these stores are mainly fashionable first-class and upscale.

One of the best shopping venues happens to be the Regent Arcade which is home to a variety of fantastic shops situated under a single roof.

This shopper’s paradise features an arcade which is decorated elegantly with stunning plants, flowing water-ornaments along with piped-in, soft music. This venue offers just the right ambience and atmosphere for buying designer clothing from Versace, Moschino and Patrick Cox.

Karen Millen of BrightonThe Lanes features a number of top-class stores which cater to men and women exclusively. For example, Karen Millen caters for women looking to purchase an outfit or clothes for special events or evening occasions, while Reiss is a men’s store that specialises in modern and stylish suits, shirts and trousers to match up to any occasion.

If you love those designer brands and clothes but you prefer to budget shop, the ideal shop to pay a visit to would be Revisions. This small store became popular for selling second-hand, grand designer clothes from labels such as Ralph Lauren, Galliano, Dior, Westwood, Chanel, Armani, Prada and Gucci.

However, Revisions is not only a fantastic store to shop when it comes to outstanding deals but also a way for people to make a bit of cash by selling your old clothes.

There are plenty of fashion outlets catering for a diverse range of tastes with the likes of Goodman Morris Brighton jewellers the Lanes and many more.

You just need to drop off your clothes with Revisions and they sell the clothes on your behalf awarding you with 50% commission.

If you have a passion for shoes, Buffalo is a great specialty store that became popular with a few of their wacky and weird creations which were worn by the likes of the Spice Girls. Buffalo is well-known for platforms, glittering trainers, kitten-heel mules and knee-high boots in crocodile print.

Earthy Artefacts, is a wonderful shop if you are looking for special gifts. If you happen to be shopping with your kids head over to Fishers Collectables which offers an extensive array of soft and popular toys. And to give you the energy you need to shop till you drop, load up on candies and chocolates from Audrey Chocolatiers or MP’s Fudgery,

ChoccawoccydoodahThe store known as Choccywoccydoodah most probably provides the wackiest and weirdest cakes in the whole of the South. This store makes specialty cakes for just about any occasion which includes christenings, retirements, engagements, weddings and of course every type of birthday you can think of.

One of the their most popular cakes the Spiky Chocolate Fetish cake has received a number of rave reviews, while the 3-tiered Gateaux that comes with vegetable iced decorations may seem strange, yet still extremely delicious.

If you are looking for exclusive specialty chocolates head on down to Montezuma’s Chocolates. Their turtle chocolates are decadent and you should never miss out on the chance to visit this and buy some when you are in The Lanes.

The same rings true for the Giant Buttons or the crystallised unique orange collections that drip in chocolate. All the chocolates have been hand-made with the finest of organic ingredients.

In conclusion, when you are in search of herbal remedies to assist in relieving headaches, fatigue or stress you must go to the Culpepper. This herbal specialist store opened in the year 1927 and is still popular today. The store has a specialty in essential oils, potpourri and spices. One of their top sellers includes the massage kits and mustard baths.

The Lanes BrightonWhen shopping at North Laine, this shopping venue offers a very different experience. This is one of the top choices in shopping districts for the serious and dedicated bargain hunters.

There are a variety of quirky boutiques and second-hand stores that offer an extensive array of items from giant kites to wacky clothes onto homeopathic remedies, retro music and contemporary jewellery.

You can say that Blackout is the store that is the ideal representation of North Laine. Blackout is basically the home to “kitsch” with a number of diverse offers such as Hello Kitty purses and Eskimo slippers.

If you are in search of weird and wonderful items to buy, this is the venue for you. This shopping district has unique types of home accessories and outstanding deals on the inessential items from across the globe.


Brighton is a very unique place indeed. Home to the seaside, culture and good nights out. There’s something for everyone so you won’t get bored thats for sure.

If you like to shop you won’t be disappointed. Designer boutiques, shopping centres and arcades, quaint little coffee shops and restaurants make Brighton one of the most popular destinations in the UK.

Property is sought after here and house prices are way above the average for the UK but it’s easy to see why when you visit Brighton for the first time.

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