If you are looking for something unique, why not visit the independent shops in Cambridge? There are not your usual run-of-the-mill shops. And you can find special items for you or give away as gifts.

Boudoir Femme

If fashion is your passion, you’ll find something to add to your wardrobe. You’ll find dresses, tops, bags, footwear, and jewelry. The store personnel offers useful advice. Aside from their store on King’s Street, customers can also shop at their online store.

Lilac Rose Cambridge

Get clothes with a theme. In Lilac Rose Cambridge, you’ll find clothes along the retro theme, coupled with high street, and theatre. Aside from clothes, you can also shop for some pieces of jewelry and accessories such as bags, watches, wallets, and purses. You can also score the perfect gift from their stores. Bibliophile will also find an interesting book in Lilac Rose Cambridge.

Bowns and Bis

This independent shop carries weekend clothes, gorgeous clothes, wedding dresses, and work outfits. If you prefer designer brands, Bowns also carries these. So if you are looking to add more tops, trousers, dresses, and shoes to your closet, then Bowns could be your go-to destination. Get some winter and summer clothes, too.

In their online store, you can also choose pieces of jewelry and perfumes to add to your collection.


If you are looking for shoes, then this shop might have something for you. Aside from English brands, Modish also carries Spanish and Italian brands for you to choose from.

According to satisfied customers, Modish shoes are comfortable, stylish, and durable. You can find unique footwear here. The store crew provides exceptional service that’s why they love coming back.

Della Kaur

For bespoke jewelry, look no further than Della Kaur. They also offer jewelry repair and re-stringing of pearls and beads.

The pieces of jewelry are finely crafted and the designs are unique while giving a contemporary feel. Designers are from British and European designers.

Della Kaur also carries accessories for women.


If shopping in Cambridge is on your getaway agenda, consider a serviced apartment that is close to the cities’ shopping districts. Dawton Properties‘ large, central house The Balmoral is a perfect option if you are travelling as a family or bigger friendship group, and you don’t want to worry about carrying your bags too far!