So I went in today and found that it is in fact a pirate shop (according to the chatty young man who charmingly called me darlin'.
Apart from the freaky tights and the tartan trou and the safety pin-trimmed corset mini dresses, are:
- little hand bags in the shape of almost-cute monsters
- tins of plasters decorated with fairies, monsters or skulls and crossbones
- books of pirate tattoos
- cigarette cases covered in voluptuous gypsy women sporting eye patches