London, England, truly one of the top cosmopolitan cities in the world due to its diversity and cultural offerings. When it comes to fashion, most associated its bi-annual London Fashion Week hosted in February and September, the home of the best and oldest milliners in the world, classic tailoring methods developed in Savile Row, centuries of shirt making traditions and the number of cordwainers – makers of leather shoes who have designed and manufactured shoes for over a century.
Although many of us love the benefits of online shopping, for the discerning shopping, finds as much enjoyment in the experience of shopping in personal adores the city of London. Iindividuals with deep pockets fancy the private, more exclusive shopping experiences within designers’ fashion houses and retail stores.
London is, hands down, one of the world’s best destinations for high end shopping , whether it be the massive famous department stores to top designer boutiques to the exclusive “by appointment” shops. Be sure to add any or all of following locations to your splurge list on your next vist:
Dover Street https://london.doverstreetmarket.com/
This is a relativity new shopping area in a six floor industrial building providing spaces to national and international smaller designers and niche brands to display their collections.
Fortnum & Mason https://www.fortnumandmason.com/
Upscale Department Store whose history began in 1707 Is located in Piccadilly known for its offerings of famous teas and coffees, elegant wines and luxury hampers and gift baskets
The granddaddy of department stores destinations located in Knightsbridge offering unrivaled products in designer fashion, luxury gifts, and accessories. The property itself is a tourist attraction for its architectural offers in the day and the massive lighting display that takes place at night.
No doubt, the most upscale shopping areas neighboring Hyde Park with exclusive boutiques, hotels and gourmet restaurants. Savile Row, the home of quintessential bespoke tailors and Bond Street (https://www.bondstreet.co.uk/) , a shopper’s paradise of high end designer such as Bulgari, Dolce Gabbana, Hermés, Jimmy Choo, Ralph Lauren, to name a few. Mayfair is also home to the iconic Selfridge store that offers unique luxury goods and products. A number of boutique and high end hotels (i.e. The Ritz London) offer tourists walking distance accommodations.
Also known for its stunning architectural style, Liberty is a high end department store located in the West End of London which sells luxury goods in the areas of fashion, cosmetics, jewelry, homewares stationery and gifts
King’s Road https://www.kingsroadchelsea.london/
This district boasts an eclectic collection of 300 trendy boutiques and unique brands, restaurants, cafés and art galleries.
Connaught Village https://www.connaught-village.co.uk/
Hyde Park Estate’s has a collection of independent luxury retailers and gourmet food and drink establishments.
The Royal Exchange http://www.theroyalexchange.co.uk/
A Luxury destination in the heart of the London, offering boutique shopping and dining within one of London’s historic buildings.
Sloan Street https://www.sloanestreet.co.uk/
Another London district high end district offer unparallel luxury brand designers flagship store such as Hermes, Tom Ford and Giorgio Armani. This shopping district also has a number of high end hotels and restaurants to round out your visit. -AJ
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