The North Laines are small streets crammed with boutiques and independently owned restaurants and the famous club Komedia. You'll find great vintage buys, gothic clothing, delicious homemade English fudge and loads of vegetarian restaurants in the North Laines. The North Laines is arguably the most important shopping district in the city and you'll definitely get a sense of Brighton life here people watching as all the colorful characters pass you by.
One type of shopping Brighton is particularly good for is alternative, punky clothing or vintage. Make sure to check out Snoopers in the North Laines for an indoor treat. This store is filled with all kinds of bits and bobs and vintage wear. If you love rummaging through bric-a-brac, you'll love this place.