Spend your day shopping in Manchester and dive into an unrivalled selection of international brands. Manchester is known around the world for its incredible shopping district. Manchester Arndale fulfils high-street shoppers' dreams with a huge selection of exciting shops, while Selfridges offers an extraordinary shopping experience, with some of the most sought-after designer brands and beauty products. Harvey Nichols and House of Fraser also add to the list of fantastic department stores that the city centre has to offer.

The Jewellery Quarter is the perfect place to find that one-of-a-kind gift, with boutiques such as Mappin & Webb Jeweller and Boodles offering stunning collections that are impossible to resist. Take a stroll down King Street, New Cathedral Street or Spinningfields where there are more designer shops, as well as independent alternative stores. Why not visit the Northern Quarter where you can explore more of the independent urban scene, with vintage shops, record stores and local food vendors? The Northern Quarter is also home to the world-famous Afflecks and inspiring arts and craft stores such as Fred Aldous.

Looking to spice up your home, look no further. Manchester’s unique style shines through offering hygge-inspired Danish homeware at Søstrene Grene to British lifestyle at Oliver Bonas and Marks & Spencer, where Manchester is home to their flagship store. Visit Molton Brown to find the perfect final touches with luxurious beauty products and fragrances, ideal for gifting yourself and others. Head to The Whisky Shop, where the staff will lead you on a luxurious and educational journey, celebrating the heritage and craftsmanship of their whisky products – you definitely won’t be left empty-handed.

For the activewear seeker, Patagonia strives to be an ethical and environmentally friendly sports shop with the perfect attire for climbing, skiing, snowboarding, surfing, fly fishing, trail running and mountain biking. For the avid cyclist, Rapha sells the world’s finest cycling clothing suiting beginners through to professionals. Alongside the clothes, the store contains a café, and a workshop and holds events throughout the year.

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