Looking for designer shops in Leeds? Then you’ve come to the right place, because we’ve rounded up the best places to pick up those highly coveted labels.
If you’re looking to splash out, the designer stores of Leeds will only be too happy to oblige. So head into the city centre, where you’ll find everything from fashion to accessories, jewellery and homeware – or venture a little further afield to benefit from the slashed prices of the designer outlet.
The Victoria Quarter
As well as being one of the city’s finest landmarks with its beautiful Victorian shopfronts and colourful stained glass roof, which is the work of Brian Clarke and holds the record as the biggest of its kind in the UK, The Victoria Quarter boasts some of Leeds’ best designer stores.
Inside, you can browse the wares of some of the world’s finest designers, with Vivienne Westwood, Paul Smith and Louis Vuitton among them. But it’s not just fashion, you’ll find expert jewellers, high end homeware and luxury opticians too.
The Victoria Quarter, 4 Cross Arcade, Victoria Quarter, Leeds, West Yorkshire, LS1 6AZ.
If you like all your designer labels, all in one place, you need only seek out Harvey Nichols’ Leeds store. You’ll find it on Briggate, the city’s busiest shopping street, and it’s absolutely filled with big names.
The Leeds shop is big, with five floors of designer goodness for you to explore. The ground floor holds accessories and beauty, while upstairs on the first and second floors, you’ll find yourself surrounded by high end ladies fashion from the likes of Victoria by Victoria Beckham, Elizabeth & James, Nicole Farhi and Gucci. Go up again to browse men’s labels from big names like Dolce & Gabbana, Versace and Hugo Boss. Finally, the top floor promises luxurious eats with their restaurant and food store.
Harvey Nichols, 107-111 Briggate, Leeds, West Yorkshire, LS1 6AZ.
Nestled on Vicar Lane, Flannels is in an up and coming area of Leeds, with the new Victoria Gate development rising behind it. And the two will be well matched, both offering a plethora of designers, all under one roof.
You’re looking at some really big names here. There’s Moschino, Kenzo, Alexander McQueen, Versace and Armani for the lads, and Cavalli, Max & Moi, Michael Kors and Gestuz for the ladies. With Michelin Starred restaurant The Man Behind the Curtain upstairs, ready for a post-shopping bite, you can have the ultimate luxury shopping experience.
Flannels, 68-78 Vicar Lane, Leeds, West Yorkshire, LS1 7JH.
York Designer Outlet
Although you won’t find a designer outlet in Leeds, you can still get your hands on a host of cut-priced labels if you’re willing to take a jaunt over to York. Here you’ll find McArthurGlen’s York Designer Outlet, which boasts a massive array of designer labels, with the likes of Ted Baker, Lacoste, Levi’s and Michael Kors all in on the action.
And of course, the beauty of York Designer Outlet is that it’s all on sale for a fraction of the usual price. So even if you have to pay for petrol or train tickets, you’ll likely save more than you spend.
York Designer Outlet, St. Nicholas Avenue, Fulford, York, North Yorkshire, YO19 4TA.