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Edinburgh Shopping

Concrete Wardrobe
50a Broughton Street
Scotland EH1 3SA
Tel: 44 131 558 7130

A showcase for young designers, particularly Scottish ones, Concrete Wardrobe is worth a visit for contemporary gifts (pottery, jewelry) and clothing—particularly woolens. Look for woven and knitted pins by Mary Fraser, and textile throws in funky patterns.

Hamilton & Inches
87 George Street
Scotland EH2 3EY
Tel: 44 131 225 4898

Established in 1866, Hamilton & Inches would be remarkable even if it didn't have a royal warrant as silversmith to the queen. Its grand shop is decked out with chandeliers, red carpets, ornate moldings, and glass jewel boxes displaying diamond rings, pearls, gold bracelets, and luxury watches (Cartier, Rolex, Patek Philippe). The workshop on the building's upper floors turns out a fantastic contemporary silver collection too. As the surroundings suggest, it's not cheap.

Jane Davidson
52 Thistle Street
Scotland EH2 1EN
Tel: 44 131 225 3280

Hidden away in a Georgian town house on a narrow cobbled street, this women's clothing boutique has been open since 1969. Expect excellent service and three floors of grown-up labels that run the gamut from Diane von Furstenberg and Chine to Ben de Lisi and Allegra Hicks.

Joey D
54 Broughton Street
Scotland EH1 3SA
Tel: 44 131 557 6672

Joey D deconstructs traditional pieces such as tweed jackets, denim, and army khakis, reassembles them with leather, zips, and buckles, and ends up with distinctive men's and women's garments that are a bit punky and a lot of fun. He also approaches bags, belts, and watches in the same fashion. His shoe lounge, in the back of the shop, can be overwhelming—clothes hang at all levels from scaffolding—but don't miss it.

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