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Whether you want to spend big or just browse, London is a luxury shopper’s paradise, offering everything a discerning buyer could possibly want.
London’s famous Bond Street is renowned for its exclusive brands, designer fashion, fine jewels, art and antiques. Home to some of the world’s most prestigious retailers including Burberry, Chanel, Dolce Gabbana, Jimmy Choo, Louis Vuitton and Tiffany & Co, the street also boasts an impressive number of Royal Warrant Holders.
Dover Street Market
Mayfair’s six-storey fashion store is awash with luxury labels, from Alexander McQueen to Saint Laurent. Created by Rei Kawakubo of Comme des Garcons, Dover Street Market’s stripped industrial space has concrete floors and reconfigured Portaloo dressing rooms. Refuel at Rose Bakery on the top floor.
Established in 1849 as a humble grocery store, today Harrods offers everything from food to fashion, furniture to sportswear plus 20 restaurants and specialist services including dog coat fitting and piano tuning. Sights include the Egyptian Hall and the Pet Department. At night, the store is illuminated by 11,500 light bulbs.
Shopping is the King’s Road’s main obsession – here you’ll find an eclectic mix of trendy boutiques, unique labels and designer shops. It’s also a great place for inspirational interior design, with Peter Jones, Heal’s, Cath Kidston and Habitat all vying for attention. Don’t miss the the treasure trove of antiques at the Chelsea Antiques Market.
Mount Street in London’s Mayfair has become one of London’s most fashionable destinations. An inspiring mix of niche, luxury fashion and beauty brands, art and antiques dealers and exclusive restaurants, it is not to be missed when visiting London. Prestigious retail brands that call Mayfair home include Marc Jacobs and Balenciaga.
St James’s is characterised by its beautiful shop fronts and crafted goods, the masterpieces hanging in its leading galleries and an unmatched reputation for personal service. Defined by its four corners— Trafalgar Square, Piccadilly Circus, Green Park and Buckingham Palace— St James’s is a luxury quarter in the centre of London.