Since moving to Edinburgh I really try to support indie shops wherever I can. I particularly like and try to support indie bookshops – there are some real gems scattered around Edinburgh that make for excellent browsing, especially on rainy days.
Since moving to Edinburgh, I have tried to make a conscious effort to buy from independent shops wherever I can. I think there is something lovely about supporting a family-run or indie company, who possibly need your custom the most. You don’t have to look far in Edinburgh to find independent shops, markets, boutiques and cafes- and often you can feel real gems that you simple can’t get in huge corporate companies. Here are a few of my top recommendations to suit the coffee drinker, interior home shopper and art fanatic.