The 8 Best Womenswear Boutiques in The Cotswolds

Courtesy of Olive
Courtesy of Olive
Colette Earley

The Cotswolds boasts an impressive array of chic boutiques and independent stores stocking incredible vintage, designer and one-of-a-kind pieces. Here, we round up eight of the best boutiques for women’s fashion that you’ll definitely want to visit next time you’re in the area.


Olive is a cool British clothing brand with its headquarters nestled in the picturesque town of Cheltenham. Conceptualised and created by a team of independent designers, the brand offers modern and high-quality clothes in a welcoming surrounding.

Olive, 7 Pittville Street, Cheltenham, UK

1. Boutique 3


Fashionistas take note, if Boutique 3 isn’t already on your radar then it should be. Located in the Montpellier area of Cheltenham, this chic store stocks the best designer labels including Paul Smith Black, Hartford, AG Jeans and Nicole Fahri. With metered parking on the street outside, you can simply park up and enjoy a day of shopping.

2. Foundation

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Founded in 2002, Foundation is made up of two store spaces featuring a beautiful selection of incredibly fashionable women’s clothes. Stocking the majority of cult labels, this is your one-shop stop for gorgeous jewellery, handbags and pretty dresses.

3. Qetty Bang Bang

Discover gems from a bygone era in this Tetbury-based boutique. Sift through an impressive collection of dresses, hats, bags and occasionwear and be transported back in time. As well as a vintage range, Qetty also stocks a number of contemporary labels such as Alex Monroe, Almost Famous, The House of Frou Frou and more.

Qetty Bang Bang, 61 Long Street, Tetbury, UK, (+44) 1666 503 148

4. Chestnuts Fashion Fix


Expect a wide range of women’s clothing sourced from all over Europe (think Paris, Rome and Madrid) all located conveniently under one pretty roof. With collections for all ages and tastes, and designer-quality style without the hefty price tag, you’ll love getting lost in this vibrant store.

5. Beards


With over 200 years in the business, Beards is the place to visit for chic designer clothes and accessories. While a little more on the pricier range, this store is the perfect place to indulge yourself and splash out on this season’s key pieces. Stocking brands like Chanel, Gucci, Kiki McDonough and Breitling, expect the best service from this family-run boutique that puts the customer’s shopping experience at the forefront of their business.

6. Anna Lizzio

Anna Lizzio in Cheltenham was chosen by Vogue as one of ‘Britain’s Best Boutiques’ and we can see why. Mother and daughter owners, Jane and Anna, have brought their chic tastes from their lives lived all over Europe to this gorgeous Cotswolds’ boutique. Appealing to women of all ages and tastes, expect to see unique items from the likes of American Vintage, Maison Scotch, Pomandere and more.

Anna Lizzio, 4 Long Street, Tetbury, Gloucestershire, UK, (+44) 1666 500 008

7. Sue Parkinson


Established in the quaint Cotswolds’ village of Broadway in 1973, the Sue Parkinson boutique offers a great range of wearable clothes mixed in with chic lifestyle products, creating more of a concept-store vibe. With so many amazing brands and products on offer, you could get lost here for hours and come out with a total new wardrobe that will guarantee that you hit all of this season’s key trend points.

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