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Discover the best independent shops in Greater Manchester and explore their online stores.

Browse the latest stock sourced by trusted local independents and discover fresh boutiques that could soon become your new favourites.

When we choose to buy from local indie shops we directly support the creative and unique community of small retailers trading in our city.

Thank you for shopping small and supporting local business, enjoy your virtual wander around Greater Manchester’s indie shops!

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The best independent shops in Greater Manchester – all in one place.

Featured Shop: The Norah Store

Joyous Stockport based independent The Norah Store launches IRL at Vernon Mill. Expect colourful retro fashion and lifestyle goodness from sustainable, independent brands & designers.


Latest Listing – Department

Now open on Barlow Moor Road in Chorlton, Department is a modern vintage home store selling an eclectic mix of vintage and new furniture, art, home decor and stock curated from local vendors.

Latest Blog – Catalog

Tools, holiday baggage, coffee, recycling, small children: some of the items typically transported on a cargo bike by the eco-minded. Doing things differently is our thing in Manchester, the perfect place for Catalog’s founder Peter to give the cargo bike some swagger….


Top 5 by The Long Shot Exp.

Big week in little Flixton. Not only has The Long Shot Exp. launched a fresh crop of caps but Mike, mighty milliner and founder of Long Shot, has put together a Top 5 of local independents for our weekend exploration. Hold on to your, errr, hats…


  • We Are One: Catalog…
    Tools, holiday baggage, coffee, recycling, small children: some of the items typically transported on a cargo bike by the eco-minded. Maybe because doing things differently […]
  • Manchester – A City of Shops
    Founded during the national lockdown in 2020, at Brothers & Sisters we believe that independent shops, boutiques and unique retailers are integral to defining our […]
  • We Are One – Old Town General Store
    To celebrate Brothers & Sisters reaching the grand old age of one, our series ‘We Are One’ will tell the story of some of the […]