Days Out Shopping & Markets
Van Mildert Men
If you’re into men’s designer gear check out this store; it has a raft of great clothes from the likes of Junk Food, Prada and Karl Lagerfeld and accessories from Dunhill Sunglasses, Emporio Armani and more.
Van Mildert Women
Right next to the above is a real treat for the ladies, with even more designer clobber from the likes D&G, Vivienne Westwood, Belstaff and See by Chloe. Like its male-orientated counterpart, the shop also stocks a wide range of accessories including bags, sunglasses and jewellery from Paul Smith, Guess and Juicy Couture.
Lovely array of slinky and off-beat pieces from La Westwood for both men and women. Quality stuff.
1-3 The Cornmill Centre, Darlington
69 Sadler Street, Durham
Multi-level chain bookstore that does a roaring trade thanks in no small part to the constant influx of students into the city. Carries an impressive range for its size and staff are quite happy to order items for you from afar.
33 Fore Street, Hexham
Unit 1.23A, Metrocentre, Gateshead
17 Newport Crescent , Middlesbrough
Emerson Chambers, Blackett Street, Newcastle
Very traditional decor with piles of books on top of tables, on shelves and just about anywhere where there’s leg room. Very good ordering service.
Coast Road, Wallsend
Unit 31, Walworth Way, The Bridges, Sunderland
Part of the national chain, this is one of the smaller branches with a nice little Costa upstairs.
97 High Street, Yarm
Stockton on Tees
Open Mon-Sat 9am-5.30pm, Sun 11am-5pm. Not quite brand-spanking new, but near enough, Wellington Square is Stockton’s shopping saviour. There are over 40 stores including River Island, Topshop and WHSmith. If it’s high street, you’ll find this square giving it a bit of welly.