VERSION 2.1 - 24th Aug,11
All these shops are within 10-15 mins walk of one another. You can view a map of central Manchester here.
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The most impressive ranges can be found at up market department stores Harvey Nichols, House of Fraser (aka Kendals) and Selfridges.
House Of Fraser
Tel: (0161) 832 3414
Tom Ford (non Private Blend in store but have on website), Creed, Dior, Etro, Annick Goutal, Serge Lutens, VC&A (collection extraordinaire), Kiehls, Kiton, YSL, Decleor, Chanel, Canali (in menswear), Taylor of Old Bond Street (in menswear), Nicole Fahri and many more.
10, King Street
Tel: (0161) 839 3216
http://uk.loccitane.com/FO/Default.aspx?cm_mmc= (please note this is their UK site)
Based opposite to House of Fraser. Fragrances, body care and skincare from Provence.
5 St Annes Place (off St Annes Street)
Tel: (0161) 832 9382
Space NK, Diptyque, Tom Ford, CdG, Acqua di Parma, Laura Mercier, Antonia’s Flowers, Chantecaille, Solange, Marc Jacobs, Chloe,
1 Exchange Square
Tel: 0800 123 400
Chanel (inc. Les Excusifs), Creed, Bella Bellisima, Tom Ford (inc. Private Blend), Amouage, CdG (very small range), Miller Harris, Decleor, Shiseido, Molton Brown, Christian Dior (including exclusives Bois d’Argent etc) and more.
Tel: (0161) 828 8888
Jo Malone (own counter), By Kilian, Serge Lutens, Creed, Escentric Molecules, Pal Zileri Private Collection, The Beautiful Mind Series, CdG (very small range), Richard James, Tom Ford (non Private Blend), Ulrich Lang, Miller Harris, Acqua di Parma and many more.
40 Spring Gardens
Tel: (0161) 835 2777
Mainly a clothing shop but an excellent range of CdG fragrances incl the sherbet and incense range. Also sell the Costes fragrances. See their website.
31 King Street
M2 6AA Manchester
Tel. (0161) 834 5331
Regular stuff and the Hermessence line
123 Market Street
Tel: 0844 5 616161
Department store with many designer fragrances and several counters eg. Guerlain
51 - 55 Market Street
Tel: (0161) 832 2337
Similar to TJ Maxx in USA. Very small collection of designer fragrances, skincare, and many other items at knockdown prices.
29 John Dalton Steet
Tel: (0161) 835 1713
Organic skin care and body care products.
12 John Dalton St
Tel: (0161) 839 9500
Spanish designer clothing store which has some of own fragrances in store
32 Market Street
Tel: (0161) 832 6533
UK-wide health and beauty retailers/chemists. Several stores within Manchester city centre. Stocks designer fragrances and the likes of Clarins, Lancome etc have their own counters.
Tel: (0161) 834 6091
UK-wide health and beauty retailers/chemists. Several stores within Manchester city centre. Stocks a small selection of designer fragrances.
G20-G22 Royal Exchange Shopping Centre
Tel: (0161) 832 9148
10 Market Street
Tel: (0161) 839 7848
Fresh handmade cosmetics – soaps, shower gels and fragrances.
The Perfume Shop
Tel: (0161) 819 1700
Designer fragrance store. Stocks pretty much what is on their website.
NOTE: Arndale Centre
Built in 1970’s this building was an eyesore although work in recent years, particularly after the IRA bombing, has made it look somewhat better. You will see this building as you walk past Debenhams and down Market Street where it’s main entrances are based.
Thanks to Oakman for his information on Chanel Les Exclusifs.
Last edited by Healer; 24th August 2011 at 04:25 PM. Reason: Updates
Since this post , can I add the Chanel boutique in Selfridges in the city which stocks Les Exclusifs line .