Bustling and characterful, and anchored by an M&S store that's big enough to occupy an entire block, Argyle Street is Glasgow's equivalent of what Americans know as Main Street. It's lined by a rollcall of today's most familiar retail names, including Next, River Island, Wallis and Topshop.
This is your best-bet destination for fast fashion finds by Primark and bargain buys from Scotland's biggest TK Maxx store. But thoroughfare also has its share of speciality shopping. You'll find cool trainers at Schuh, Footasylum or Size? on Union Street.