A real shoppers’ paradise, London is considered one of the top cities in the world for shopping. Every style and trend you can possibly imagine can be found in the shopping venues that range from luxury department stores to independent fashion stores. This shopping capital is home to some of the most famous shopping streets such as Bond Street, Oxford Street and Regent Street.
If you are looking for trendy designer wear and chic British brands, Oxford and Regent Streets are the best places to be visited. Oxford Street, known to be Europe’s most busiest street, is highly popular as it holds the famous Selfridges and Debenhams department stores. You might also be able to pick up some good buys on Oxford Street from international favorites like Mango, Zara, French Connection and Benetton. Regent Street has popular shops like the Liberty department store that host stylish and vogue fashions. A visit to Knightsbridge is a must as the world renowned Harrods and Harvey Nichols department stores are located here.
Bond Street is the ‘in’ place to be seen at, as this street contains top brands where exclusive international fashion outlets like that of Donna Karan, Chanel, Louis Vuitton, Armani and Prada can be found. If you are interested in elite British styles, stores like that of Burberry are also situated here. Jewellery lovers will be in for a treat as they can visit the world famous Tiffany and Cartier stores on Bond Street.
Shopping in London would not be complete without stopping over at the city’s oldest department store, Fortnum and Masons in Piccadilly. Apart from being able to purchase some items like accessories, perfumes and home goods, the food shops here are ideal to enjoy a gastronomic delight. Covent Garden is suitable to be visited if you are interested in shopping at independent shopping outlets, whilst there are also several good shoe shops found along this road.
Tourists looking for a London hotel to stay in whilst vacationing in this shopping capital can stay at the Langham Hotel London. This London luxury hotel provides an elegant and relaxing haven ideal for exploring the vibrant London city.