, it would be in Reigate.
Home to Dame Judy Dench and David Walliams no less, this vibrant town also homes a number of quirky homeware boutiques. Don't miss AllaboutEve on the High Street for owner Melanie's 'emporium of loveliness'.
in the Surrey Hills
Whose dressing Reigate?
Nestled amongst the big style staples Whistles, Mint Velvet, Jigsaw...Reigate offers an incredible bunch of unique boutiques; importing inner-city cool to the leafy Surrey Hills.
Expect a vibrant mix of emerging designers, luxe labels, up-and-coming local designers and cult brands.
We simply adore the beautifully curated collections and relaxed interiors at award winning Quattro Rish. Owner, Ivy Bellagamba has been in the town for 12 years and is passionate about creating a relaxed experience for everyone.
"Our store is friendly and welcoming, we want our customer to feel inspired and feel under no obligation to buy for the sake of it." says Ivy.
We can't talk about great labels without mentioning Gerrards- celebrating contemporary style wrapped up with a concierge service. It’s the difference between buying and shopping. You can also pick up some gorgeous home gifts in there too.
Ashworth & Bird, a multi-label boutique with outstanding customer service offer fabulous workwear staples and quality classics. Known for their brilliant choice of menswear brands, store manager, Lizzie has a wealth of expert experience in styling men to look and feel their best. With a firm foothold in the middle of the high street, the team extended their offering to womenswear upstairs, bringing exciting, popular brands to Reigate.
Newer in town, Sollo is rapidly establishing itself amongst Reigate's thriving boutique scene with unique, exclusive collections sourced from around the world. Opened in December 2019, founder Marlla Church combines her impressive industry experience with all the sass and flair from her native country, Brazil. Expect quality edits with european influence, each piece handpicked for it's contemporary style, sumptuous feel-good fabrics and functional wearability.
It's boutiques like these which offer a slice of the big city's superbrands, without having to venture into the capital.
Reigate is well worth a visit for vintage and pre-loved fans. Reconcile your love of fashion with sustainability in pre-loved paradise, Gracie’s Dress Agency on Lesbourne Road. Jeanine's boutique is continuously restocked with high designer luxury goods... Isabel Marant, Pinko, Ralph Lauren... they're all there but you have to snap them up quickly!
Newer to the high street is charity boutique - Re.Work It whose profits are put back into Active Prospects.
Not forgetting the brilliantly bonkers, That Qwerky Place for unique, vintage finds on their clothing rails.