The Bristol Tee Party - Where to buy T-shirts in Bristol

We're not the only place to get fine quality T-shirts in Bristol. Many independent clothes shops have been instrumental in the spread of Bristol's fashion culture. These are the best places to shop for T-Shirts in the UK's coolest city.

(In alphabetical order)

5 Pointz Bristol - Independent Store

It's hard to go past 5 Pointz and not stop to review the collection of kicks in the window. They started on Old Market Street back in 2004 and moved to Nelson Street in 2007 where they have been consistently stocking some of the freshest independent and established clothing labels on the market. Always representing street culture and urban style with a swagger; a stroll round their shop's open layout is something you take your time about.

Established: 2004

Location: 18 Nelson Street, Bristol BS1 2LE

Brands stocked • 10 Deep • Addict• Adidas Originals • Adidas Apparel • Adidas Womens • Beastin • Brixton • Crooks & Castles • Dickies • Diamond Supply Co • Durkl • Hall of Fame • HEX • HUF • I Love Ugly • Indcsn • Jason Markk • King Apparel • Levi's • LRG • Mighty Healthy • Mishka • New Era Caps • Nike • Nike Air Jordan • Nike Womens • Nike Apparel • Only NY • Puma • Primitive Apparel • Rebel8 • Reebok • Reebok Womens • Rook • Sale • Supra • The Hundreds • Trainerspotter

Opening Times: Mon-Sat 10am-6pm, Sun 12-5pm

Tel: 01179450555   Email: info@5pointz.co.uk   Website: www.5pointz.co.uk

Quick Questions...

Q.What's your favourite T-shirt in your collection?

A. 10 Deep New Standard T Shirt in Navy Paisley and Navy Chipless.

Q.Which brands are you watching right now?

A. Indcsn & Primitive Apparel

Q.What's the most played album/track/artist on your store's playlist?

A. Ded Tebiase & Big Like Baz

 

CoLab - Independent Store

Co-LAB is becoming the cornerstone of shopping and interest for the independent art scene in Bristol. As soon as you walk in the place you're feeling the pulse, it's a goldmine of cool stuff to look at and wear. There's an expansive collection of independent T-shirt labels on the racks and they sell pretty much anything an artist can draw on. 

Established: 2013

Location: 2-4 Fairfax Street (Corner of Nelson Street), Bristol BS1 3DB

Brands stocked • TAPT • MRBD • Any Forty • Uchi • Spam • Banker & Benefit • Wide Eye • Boodle • Squared Roots • Who • Mute • Poison Oak • Merrimaking • Forever Endless • Everly Dark • Ocular • We Know

Opening Times: Mon12pm - 6pm, Tue - Fri11am - 6pm, Sat10am - 7pm, Sun11am - 5pm

Tel: 07584905546   Email: bristolcolab@yahoo.co.uk   Website: CoLab on Facebook

Quick Questions...

Q.What's your favourite T-shirt in your collection?

A. Banker & Benefit 

Q.Which brand are you watching right now?

A.

Q.What's the most played album/track/artist on your store's playlist?

A. Proleter - Feeding the Lions EP

Cooshti - Independent Store

Bristol's OG when it comes to streetwear and independent fashion. Cooshti has been the staple for premium and super fresh clothing since 1993. It's the sort of place where you look around and get seriously tempted to skip rent to be fully kitted out in exclusive apparel that you're, pretty sure, no one else has got. It's plain sick and slick, if your ascending Park Street stop in and see for yourself.

Established: 1993

Location: 57 Park Street, Bristol BS1 5NU

Brands stocked • Actual Pain • Addict • Adidas Originals • Adidas Ransom • Air Jordans • Anything • Asics • Brixton • Brooklyn Circus • Carhartt • Carhartt Heritage • Carhartt Udg • Carhartt • Carrera • Clae • Color Super • Converse • Dickies • Dunderson • Eastpak • Edwin • Ewing • Fred Perry • Gourmet • Gravis • Herschell Supply Co. • Inkie • Known • Lacoste • Lacoste Live • Lacoste Alex Nash • Lacoste Atmos • Lazy Oaf • Lee • Libertine-Libertine • Mad Decent X Mishka • Marshall Artist • Medicom • Mhi • Minkpink • Mishka • New Balance • Nike • Nixon • Oakley • Obey • Obey X Keith Haring • Onitsuka Tiger • Patagonia • Pandelton • Penfield • PF Flyers • Pointer • Pony • Publish • Puma • Puma X Hussein Chalayan • Ray-Ban • Red Wing Shoes • Reebok • Saucony • Silas • Silas X Slam City Skates • St.Pauli • Stussy • Stussy X Holden • Stussy X Yo! MTV Raps • Suit • Super By Retrosuperfuture • The Quiet Life • Undefeated • Uniforms For The Dedicated • Vans • Vans California • Wesc • X-Large

Opening Times: Mon-Sat 10am-6pm, Sun 12-5pm

Tel: 01179290850   Email: info@cooshti.com   Website: www.cooshti.com

Quick Questions...

Q.What's your favourite T-shirt in your collection?

A. Stussy World Tour

Q.Which brands are you watching right now?

A. Brooklyn Circus, Garbstore

Q.What's the most played album/track/artist on your store's playlist?

A. John Wayne - Rap Album One

Donuts - Independent Store

Donuts have been feeding Bristol their dope delights of design, streetwear and music since 2007. As well as making noise with their music events; they hold down a strong shop gig too. There's always a healthy selection of sick t shirts designs on the walls and they showcase some of the sweetest independent talent out there. It's pretty tasty so, if you're round that way, take a bite.

Established: 2007

Location: 8 Perry Road, Bristol BS1 5BQ

Brands stocked • African Apparel • Asics • Bridge UNLTD • Bridging The Gap • Clae • Colourway • Donuts • Fjallraven • Grind London • Norse Projects • Percival • Perks and Mini • PRMTVO • Rockwell • Stones Throw • SWAMP81 VS Donuts • Tape-Echo • The Decades Hat Co. • The Trilogy Tapes • The Williams Sisters • TOOMUCH® • Trapstar • Uno One Print • Wood Wood • Y'OH Sport

Opening Times: Mon-Sat 11am-7pm

Tel: 01179292625  Email: store@donutsthestore.co.uk   Website: www.donutsthestore.co.uk

Quick Questions...

Q.What's your favourite T-shirt in your collection?

A. Bob Marley - African Apparel

Q.Which brand are you watching right now?

A. Perks & Mini

Q.What's the most played album/track/artist on your store's playlist?

A. Dane Funk

Fifty Fifty - Independent Store

Skater owned and operated; Fifty Fifty has become one of the most respected skate & streetwear stores in the UK. Sponsoring talent on wheels in Bristol since 1997, they've helped the skate scene in the city thrive. There's awesome board designs and gear to check out but if you prefer to stay on your feet, you can take a look at their gnarly clothing and t-shirt collection.

Established: 1997

Location: 8 Park Street, Bristol BS1 5HR

Brands stocked • 3D Skateboards • 5boro • Alien Workshop • Anti Hero • A Third Foot • Bohnam • Boikzmoind • Bones • Butter Goods • Chocolate • Converse • DC • DGK • Diamond Supply Co. • Fifty Fifty • Fourstar • Girl • Glassy Sun Haters • Grizzly • Hubba • Indcsn • Independent • Isle Skateboards • Jansport • KR3W • Krooked • Lakai • Levi's Skateboarding • Listen • Magenta • Mini Logo • Nike SB • Palace • Passport • Polar • Powell • Real • Rip N Dip • Science Skateboards • Skate Mafia • Skateboard Cafe • Spitfire • Statecide • Supra • The National Skateboard Co. • Thrasher • Thunder • Vans • Venture • Vic Apparel • Visual • Welcome Skateboards • Zoo York

Opening Times: Mon-Sat 10am-6pm, Sun 12-5pm

Tel: 01179304990   Email: store@5050store.com   Website: www.5050store.com

Quick Questions...

Q.What's your favourite T-shirt in your collection?

A. Fifty Fifty - Chocolate Skateboard

Q.Which brands are you watching right now?

A. Polar & Skate Cafe

Q.What's the most played album/track/artist on your store's playlist?

A. Pete Rock & CL Smooth

Natives -  - Independent Store

Representing local and vintage flavour on the Broadmead scene, Natives stepped up in 2013 offering the shopping area something a little different. Sporting vintage wears and independent labels; they're definitely brightening up the place in a big way. With an in-store barber shop coming soon, they've got everything to have you looking trim from threads to skin.

Established: 2013

Location: Union St, Bristol BS1 2DD

Brands stocked • 71 Queens • Addict • Agora Vintage • Alice Takes a Trip • Allow London • Antique • Believe • Bellfield Clothing • BOISHT Clothing • Bullion • Diamonds & Elephants • DS71 • Dynamic Style • Good for Nothing GFN • Hooligan Soup • Innercity Clothing • Jelly & Cream Clothing • Known • Kuccia • Lazy Oaf • Less • Mod Dolly • Monkee Genes • Not Too Shabby • Pharao • Other UK • Realm & Empire • Serge DeNimes • Sprayground • The Affair • These Folk • UCLA Clothing • Uncommon Nonsense • Wilderness Apparel • Vintage • Urban Couture

Opening Times: Mon-Sat 10am-6pm, Sun 12-5pm

Tel: 01179450555   Email: info@71queens.com  Website: www.71queens.com

Quick Questions...

Q.What's your favourite T-shirt in your collection?

A. Other UK - Faded Roses Tee

Q.Which brands are you watching right now?

A. Believe & Serge Denimes

Q.What's the most played album/track/artist on your store's playlist?

A. Talib Kweli & Hi-Tek - Just Begun Feat. Jay Electronica, J Cole & Mos Def

Over Here - Independent Store

To hold down your corner of Bristol's oldest marketplace you've got to have a little bit of old school in there somewhere. Over Here brings it up to date and represents a bit of Bristol culture with their original tee designs. It's a co-project from Spam & Utchi and there's always smiles when you're perusing their collections, plenty of classics.

Established: 2004
Location: The Exchange Hall, St Nicholas Market, Corn Street, Bristol BS1 1JQ
Brands stocked: • Utchi • Spam • Fair & Funky Skirts

Opening Times: Mon-Sat 9.30am-5pm

Tel: 07813908532   Email: overherebristol@gmail.com   Website: Over Here on Facebook 

Quick Questions...

Q.What's your favourite T-shirt in your collection?

A. Spam - Cassette Deck & Utchi 'π' (Pi)

Q.Which brands are you watching right now?

A. Fair & Funky Skirts

Q.What's the most played album/track/artist on your store's playlist?

A. The Journey Men

Shop Dutty - Independent Store

Nuff respect due to Dutty! They represent Bristol to the fullest. From their heavy music night roots to there recent London invasion, they've always done it Dutty. They're constantly supporting local designers & labels, stocking independent brands and seeking out the finest vintage picks. It's a hive of creativity and you can even buy yourself some spray paint along with your new garms and go make somewhere in Bristol look more Bristol.

Established: 2003

Location: 116 Cheltenham Rd, Bristol BS6 5RW

Brands stocked: • Butchi & Gosmos • DissMiss Designs • Dutty Girl • Tesla Designs • Puckoo Culture • Jennifer Hope • Forever Endless • Ted Draws • Long Fox • Fund • Crillionaire • Orca • Ocular • Haze Clothing • Netties Boutique • Alterr Ego • Black & Ambitious • Dr. Banana • Mute Collective • Dour Dour • Kuccia • Acid House • Peace Glo • Antiform • Trap Magazine • Love My Custom • Red Bird Makes • Elsie Belle • Asanda • Working Clasp • My Bear Hands • Boom Things • Little Seeds • Magpie Chique • Flöss by Caro • Where's Nana • Vintage

Opening Times: Mon-Sat 11am-7pm

Tel: 01179249990   Email: info@shopdutty.com   Website: www.shopdutty.com

Quick Questions...

Q.What's your favourite T-shirt in your collection?

A. Dutty Lifestyle Tee

Q.Which brands are you watching right now?

A. Peace Glo, Long Fox & Ocular

Q.What's the most played album/track/artist on your store's playlist?

A. Jungle - Drops

Way - Independent Store

Way is a new-comer to Gloucester Road that stands out already with the freshest and funkiest streetwear on the whole street. Their collection is bold, colourful and a genuine feast for the eyes. Supporting local brands and searching high and low to bring some great independent clothing labels to the Bristol people; we think they're Way cool.

Established: 2013

Location: 67a, Gloucester Road, Bristol BS7 8AD

Brands stocked: • Mr Gugu & Miss Go • And Clothing • Not Too Shabby • Gusto • Urban Junk • Merk Wood • Pink Dolphin • Way (leggings and jewellery)

Opening Times: Mon-Sat 10am-6pm, Sun 12-5pm

Email: waybristol@hotmail.co.uk   Website: Way on Facebook

Quick Questions...

Q.What's your favourite T-shirt in your collection?

A. Mr Gugu & Miss Go Pharaoh Tee

Q.Which brand are you watching right now?

A. Nicce London

Q.What's the most played album/track/artist on your store's playlist?

A. Majestic Casual - Chapter I

Weapon Of Choice - Independent Store

An advocate of Bristol's strongest method of expression; Weapon of Choice was the first dedicated graffiti and street art gallery in town. Ever since starting out as a live graffiti and Hip Hop night, they've been keeping Bristol's culture bubbling with their original art, music and clothing. They display works and hold exhibitions for Bristol's upcoming and most sought after graffiti & street artists, keep a look out.

Established: 2007

Location: 8B Park Steet, Bristol BS1 5HR

Brands stocked: • Weapon Of Choice • Regular Guest Artists

Opening Times: Mon-Sat 10am-6pm

Tel: 01179291865   Email: weaponofchoiceltd@gmail.com   Website: www.weaponofchoicegallery.co.uk

Quick Questions...

Q.What's your favourite T-shirt in your collection?

A. Weapon of Choice - White with White Logo Tee 

Q.Which brand are you watching right now?

A. Sebastian Clarke

Q.What's the most played album/track/artist on your store's playlist?

A. Buggsy - The Great Escape, Season 2

Hopefully now you can navigate, avoiding all the big chains and pick up some sick T-shirts from Bristol's best independent clothing shops. Keep it local People!

Tell us what you think, if there's an independent shop we've missed out let us know by leaving us a comment or sending an email. You can always check out our shop for our own collection of original tee designs.


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