Narrow Passage Leading into The Lanes
Shopping in Brighton is about picking up the indie vibe of small boutiques and shops in the town's two unique shopping districts, the Lanes and the North Laine.
But for visitors and locals alike, a fun day browsing the shops inevitably leads elsewhere.
The North Laine
These pictures give a flavor of what to expect.
Brighton's shopping area, The Lanes, is composed of tiny passages leading into small, shop filled squares.
Antiques in The Lanes
Don't expect many bargains. Antique shops in The Lanes in Brighton specialise in top quality collectibles.
Jewelry Shop in The Lanes
Jewelry shops are popular in The Lanes, ranging from antique jewelry dealers and specialists in precious gems to younger, designer-maker shops like Soma.
Angel Food in Brighton's Lanes
The sweet vanilla aroma of baking cupcakes permeates Brighton's Meeting House Lane outside Angel Food Bakery.
Posh Totty in The North Laine
Humour and irreverence are the marks of shops in the North Laine.
Women's clothing and accessory shop in the North Laine takes a tongue in cheek approach to its target customer. Here's a definition if you're unfamiliar with British slang: Totty is a slang term for a sexy and attractive woman. Posh totty is the same but with class. So, if, say, Courtney Love is "totty", Gwyneth Paltrow is probably "posh totty".
"Twittens" is a Sussex word for the narrow passages, between 400-year-old fishermen's cottages, leading into The Lanes in Brighton.
Pedestrian Passage in the North Laine, Brighton
Market stalls and independent shops line a pedestrian passage in The North Laine on a weekday afternoon in November.
Clearly, this juice bar and cafe in the North Laine, Brighton, aims to seduce customers.
All Things Native American
Two Feathers in Brighton's North Laine specializes in Native American crafts, clothing, jewelry and healing arts.
Street Style in Brighton's North Laine
Stalls selling punk, street style are side by side with classic English tweeds in The North Laine.
Typical Street in The North Laine in Brighton
Clothing shops, galleries, cafes and bars line a typical street in The North Laine, Brighton.