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Shopping for clothing and accessories in Cirencester

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There are many fabulous places to shop this Christmas for clothes and accessories. From elegant and classic to quirky and bold, you will find something for every style and taste, whether it be a new coat or cufflinks.

Half the fun is browsing the shelves, and you’ll find lots to choose from with a ton of brands available in independents that have taken time to curate and collect incredible pieces.

We take a look at a selection of places in town where you can buy some unforgettable wearable presents for family, friends or just for you.

Boutique 3

This chic store is brimming with fabulous designer labels including Paul Smith, Fabienne Chapot, Suncoo and Wyse London. Whether you’re looking for soft fabrics or bold statement pieces, this is definitely the place to be. There are flowing skirts like the Fabienne Chapot gorgeous purple poppy print piece and outerwear including the stunning indigo Epsom coat from Paul Smith with damson lining and three button fastening. There’s a fantastic range in the clearance section too with pieces including the Essential Antwerp Teveland long dress in vibrant orange - the perfect way to bring colour to Christmas.

Brook Taverner

Based in the heart of town, Brook Taverner has made life easy for shoppers with fantastic gift ideas this Christmas for the men in our life. With a selection of colours and fabrics, there is a great selection to choose for all sizes of budget. Here you’ll find soft scarves with flattering colours such as red and charcoal as well as knitted waistcoats, that effortlessly dress up jeans or chinos. There are beautiful leather gifts too, including stylish satchels, laptop cases, belts, suit carriers and wallets. Lovers of tweed will not be disappointed either with the elegant Haincliffe collection that includes caps, cosy slippers and fold-out washbags.

Cotswold Baby Co.

You will find a vast bundle of fabulous brands here, including the Cotswold Baby Co own range inspired by life in the country, showcasing a collection that is perfect for farm-mad tiny people. You’ll find soft clothing and accessories with fun and cute designs on items including sleepsuits, sweatshirts, baby blankets and leggings. There are also fabulous bamboo tableware and tea sets for little culinary geniuses. You can also get 20% the Christmas bestsellers including books, leggings, t-shirts and pyjamas. Use code JINGLEBELLS at the checkout. Every item is gift-wrapped, and there’s free delivery if you spend over £40.

Dessous Chics

Whatever size and shape you are shopping for, you will undoubtedly find the most beautiful, perfect-fitting underwear at Dessous Chics. They have something for everyone in many ranges and brands of lingerie, including the very pretty Marie Jo and Prima Donna ranges. Fabrics are luxurious in lace, silks and satin and there are fabulous colours and styles. You’ll also find beautiful nightwear including dressing gowns to keep toasty such as the cute Cyberjammies Sophia dressing gown with strawberry design and the Darcie Pyjama set with fun goldfish print.

Elizabeth James

Bag lovers are in luck with a wonderful mix of products from Elizabeth James. There are soft leather slouch bags that fit snuggly under the arm and look great with casual wear. They come in a variety of different colours including brown, green, mustard or multicoloured if you can’t choose one in particular. There are little crossover bags in various sizes, including the sweet suede bag that comes in over 16 different colours including muted browns, bright pinks and bold blues. For something fun and functional, there are tote bags, hand made in Italy, with tons of personality with designs including Rainbow Daisy and Floral Blue.

Jungle Boutique

This is a fantastic find for elegant winter clothing that suits every size and shape imaginable. With a range of different brands, including the Italian MamaB and Danish Masai, there are fabulous fabrics, layers and colours to suit everyone. Be sure to ask for help if you’re not sure where to start and take a look at the accessories including ponchos, bags and unique adornments such as statement earrings from the talented Christina Brampti and the fair trade designs from ethical Lotusfeet jewellery.

Sheep & Chic

A fabulous selection of sheepskin and wool garments to keep the winter chill at bay. For all ages, you'll find handcrafted products made to a very high standard. There are gorgeously soft and cosy Santa slippers and a good number of hats whatever your style. There are woollen hats to keep your head and ears toasty right up to brightly coloured elegant Fedora style headwear that keep out the cold and also the sun in warmer months. There are soft sheepskin bags and waistcoats, and for home lovers, there are fabulous upholstered chairs to throw your clothes over at the end of the day.

Walter Bull

Established over 200 years ago, this family-run business offers stunning pieces of jewellery of every variety. Whether it’s an elegant piece of modern jewellery such as the 18-carat yellow gold and oval coral ring or an antique period piece such as the 18-carat gold riding crop broach set with rubies and diamonds. There are renowned brands available including Fope, with necklace, ring and bracelet ranges including the elegant Silver Bee bangle, Deakin and Francis’ array of cufflinks and a superb range of elegant watches for men and women by Dreyfus.

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