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Welcome to the wonderful world of Sonya's... 

Your new favourite place to shop

Gifts so good you'll want to keep them for yourself.

And fashion you just have to have.

Expertly curated gifts, furniture, homeware and fashion, handpicked by Sonya.

Truly authentic pre-loved, upcycled and bespoke pieces made just for you.

Annie Sloan Chalk Paint® - world-renowned furniture paint.

This way to all the lovely things...

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The Unique Boutique

Gifting made easy.

People say we've got the best presents in town. You'll leave with a gift you simply won't want to give away.

Full of beautiful, unique pieces - from stocking fillers to showstoppers - it's certainly not your generic gift shop. 

Want to give the gift of Sonya's?

A beautifully boxed voucher makes the perfect present, whatever the occasion.

A home that tells a story.

Make your home even more beautiful with handpicked, exquisitely designed delights.

It's all about tracking down the very best homeware and furniture, from timeless designs to new twists on the classics. And many of them won't be found elsewhere in Aberdeen.

Create a home you won't want to leave.

“My favourite place to shop for gifts, although I usually end up picking up something for myself too!”

– Amanda 


Fashion can't change the world. But it can change how you feel, and that can change your world.

Get ready to score maximum style points...

Fresh from Europe's leading fashion labels, browse must-have collections that range from basic but beautiful knits to gorgeous print dresses. 


There really is something for everyone.


“Sonya has impeccable taste and her lovely store is full of gorgeous items. So worth a visit.”

– Lynne

Keeping the village vibe alive.

Represent the power of shopping local.


Every penny spent in our independently-run boutique goes back into the local economy and supports the community.

You'll leave with a smile and a happy heart.


And you'll always feel like my only customer.


Good, old-fashioned customer service - with a smile.

A hidden gem, shining brightly in an increasingly impersonal and automated world.


And turning 'just a transaction' into a special shopping experience. 

“The personal touch is what makes it extra special. Sonya really will go that extra mile for you.”

– Nicola 


All wrapped up and ready to hand over.

It's not just for Christmas...


Enjoy complimentary gift-wrapping all year round at Sonya's.

(Done by humans, not robots!)

“The Unique Boutique truly is Cults’ hidden gem.

– Julie Shewan

No request is too big or small.

Scrolling Amazon at midnight?

Switch off. Just call Sonya in the morning.


Whether you want something set aside for pick up or you’d like it gift-wrapped, gorgeous and sent to the other side of the world, we'll go above and beyond.


Get in touch via e-mail or Facebook

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Annie Sloan

Turn something old into something new.

All you need is time, patience and world-renowned Annie Sloan Chalk Paint®.

No priming or sanding. Just open the tin,

dip your brush and watch the magic happen. 

It couldn't be easier.

Annie's always been part of the shop. The counter was my first piece of painted furniture and it was so much admired. I just had to become a stockist.


Create your very own Chalk Paint® pieces.

Get the tools, tips and advice at Sonya's.


“Another fabulous shopping experience!

I want to shout it from the rooftops… but also want to keep this fabulous shop to myself!”

– Kerry 



From Primark to Prada

– and everywhere in between.

Whatever your style and budget, remerchandising your wardrobe will help you focus and re-emerge like a butterfly.

Think of me like your sister, mother and best friend all rolled into one. I'm here to make you feel a million dollars.


Bespoke. Fun. Discreet.

Want an instant injection of new under the watchful eye of someone who knows what looks good? 

With more than 20 years’ of advising on fashion, I love to share my expertise.

Email me.

“Meeting Sonya transformed how I looked at my wardrobe and, as a consequence, how I felt about myself.”

– Claire



Meet the Busy Bee

Owning my own boutique has been a dream since I was a 16-year-old girl.


Complete with permed hair and double braces on my teeth, I worked in Opus One, a beautiful Edinburgh treasure trove selling to wonderfully stylish ladies. 

Fast forward to 2017.

After being Jenners’ youngest assistant buyer to date, travelling the world buying from the biggest fashion labels, being headhunted by a major Australian homeware brand and launching Molton Brown’s flagship Edinburgh store, my dream came true.

Thank you, as always, for taking the time to pop into my shop for a wee escape from the hamster wheel of life.

Retail's Rising Star //  2017 Evening Express Retail Awards 

Local Retailer of the Year // Trend Life with Style 2018 

Best Gift Shop //  Scotlands Business Awards 2018 


“I have found some unusual things for my home – cute and quirky.”

– Ursula



The Courtyard, Cults, AB15 9SD

Monday to Saturday 10am - 5pm
01224 862690 |

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