West Sussex Shopping
West Sussex has a rich variety of thriving, independent retailers. Arundel for instance is famous for its high class antique shops and Bognor Regis has a vast array of popular high street shops, independent shops, arcades and souvenir kiosks to explore. Littlehampton centre has a seaside themed pedestrian precinct with a diverse choice of independent shops as well as the familiar high street stores.
Little London Boutique - 40 Little London, Chichester
This is one of Chichester’s finest ladies fashion boutiques. In addition to an extensive range of casual wear, dresses and occasion wear there is a also a fantastic collection of boots, shoes and trainers. Here you will find designer brands such as Armani Jeans, Bernshaw, Hoss Intropia, Metalicus, Nodresscode and Ruth Tarvydas, with hats, headpieces and fascinators by Vivien Sheriff. A bespoke hat making service is available in-store.
Pushka Fashion Boutique - Southgate, Chichester
Opened in 2004, owners Phil and Heidel offer a splendid range of fabulous clothes at reasonable prices. Casual styles for every day wear include denim, knitwear, not to mention some splendid Italian coats. Pushka offers a vast range of dresses and occasion wear including unique prom dresses as well as stunning outfits for a day at the races or a wedding venue and all from British, French and Italian designers. To complete an outfit there are a variety of belts, handbags, evening bags, jewellery, and scarves to choose from with friendly and experienced staff on hand to give advice if needed.
Mikes Music - Hawthorn Road, Bognor Regis
This enterprising and resourceful music shop can be located just off the A249 Bognor to Chichester Road away from the town centre where parking doesn’t present a problem. Mike’s Music occupies three separate buildings and boasts a vast selection of guitars, amps, keyboards, digital pianos as well as disco lighting and PA systems. As well as being Bognor’s foremost supplier of brass and woodwind instruments, Mike’s Music has one of the best stocks of sheet music and accessories found anywhere in the south of England. A music school, Learn Sing and Play Ltd is available, where pupils have the opportunity to work towards the nationally recognised exams of ABRSM, Trinity and Rock School should they wish to do so. Students and pupils can also take advantage of the rental scheme available where musical instruments of any kind can be loaned on a monthly basis at a small charge.
Squibbly Biskit - 21 High Street, Arundel
A small shop maybe, but one that offers a vast and extensive range of contemporary and innovative clothing, gifts and toys for babies, boys and girls from newborn to 12 years old. The shop also features Gabrielle Designs, a British branded product established in 1999,
specialising in the design and manufacture of high quality christening and special occasion wear for babies and children from newborn to 10 years old. Tiny Dee, the award winning brand leader in the U.K. for premature and low birth weight babies can also be found here with a range of clothing and accessories for babies as small as 1-2lb up to 8-12lb.
On the Hill/Up the Hill - 18/20 High Street, Arundel
Two shops that offer specialist expedition clothing and travel accessories. As well as waterproofs, fleece, base layer, trousers shorts, cross trainers and sandals there is a travel section that includes travel bags, water purification, travel health, maps and books. As well as inflatable’s there is also a full range of boats from kayaks, Canadians and sea and surf. With these come all the associated products, such as PFDs, paddles, wet suits, spray decks, shoes and clothing as well as a full range of guide books.
Round the Bend/Below the Knee - 67/69 Tarrant Street, Arundel
Round the Bend offers a huge range of equipment, experience and knowledge for the climber and mountaineer, where all aspects of climbing, caving and paddling are on hand. Anything from trying out boats, sitting in a harness, putting up a mountain tent or even trying on a full down expedition suit suitable for the extreme cold of 8000m peaks to an equally extensive range of guidebooks and maps. Below the Knee caters for the hiker and walker and boasts the widest range of walking boots in the UK. Peglers offer a well established expert boot fitting service for all sizes, from a small child to an adult size 17.