The best independent fashion shops are inspirational places of carefully edited collections and staff who really know their stuff. Here's our pick of the nation's finestMore
Famous for its knack of picking out the world’s most interesting clothing labels, the team at Oi Polloi curates a diverse offering that includes Post Overalls, Margaret Howell and OrSlow. Owner Nigel Lawson currently recommends the Slim Work shirt by Margaret Howell and the Engineered Garments Expedition Jacket – perfect for summers in Manchester.
The offshoot of Birmingham’s famous Autograph, A Too is renowned for selling more casual menswear than its more established sibling. Stock includes Barbour’s Japanese collection, Our Legacy, Japan Blue, the most excellent Gitman Vintage short sleeve Hawaiian shirts, Berena sports jackets and a whole lot more besides.