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Our alternative shopping guide to Nottingham.

Nottingham is one of the UK's most renowned alternative cities, where else could you find one of the gothest pubs in the country and a great selection of alternative fashion shops to boot! Why not take in a spot of socially distanced shopping, as we take a look at where to shop for alternative clothing in Nottingham.

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With a train station on the edge of the city centre, just a stones throw away from the bustling tram system, you can soon be shopping in style with ease.

Where to shop in Nottingham

Shopping in Nottingham may be different today with social distancing measures, but there's no reason why you can't visit some alternative clothing shops safely with your face mask to hand. Before you set off on your journey we would recommend checking that each of the shops featured are open at present - simply click on the links provided to visit each retailer directly.

Where better to start your shopping trip off than at Nottingham's vintage emporium, Hopkinson's, just across from the cities train station. Across the shops floors you'll find a mixture of vintage clothing, independent fashion, and even homewares, so there really is something for everyone in store.

Explore more of the cities alternative shops, and head towards the lace market to find a great selection of alternative fashion shops. Start off on Bridlesmith gate, a delightful little street where you'll find The tokenhouse. Home to a lovely selection of gifts and treats.

Void clothing nottingham

From there, head on up to Carlton street where you'll find Void Clothing, one of the cities oldest alternative clothing shops. Where you can plenty of gothic clothing, accessories, and even band merchandise. Just a few doors down you'll find COW, home to a selection of vintage clothing and accessories.

Hop on over to Goosegate where you'll find Ice 9, with a selection of alternative attire and jewellery in store. Then just a short walk away on Broad Street, you'll find Wild Clothing, selling a mixture of vintage and alternative clothing. Why not explore the shop and see what you find across their two floors.

Then head along to Victoria Street, towards Exchange walk, where you'll find Blue Banana. Here you'll find a selection of alternative clothing, footwear, accessories and more, including an in store piercing studio too.

Wild clothing nottingham

And if that's not enough, you'll also find Damaged Society at the Intu shopping centre. Stocking a range of alternative clothing and accessories in store.

You'll certainly find plenty to visit on your socially distanced shopping trip to Nottingham. With plenty of alternative clothing shops, whatever your style.

Need help finding these alternative fashion shops in Nottingham? Visit our handy directory site to find our helpful map, pin-pointing each shop around the city.

Image credits (in order shown): It's no game via Flickr | Void Clothing | Wild Clothing