If you’re heading to London anytime soon, you’re in for a real treat. London is known as one of the top destinations for fashionistas all over the world, and for good reason. From top exhibitions to incredible shopping hubs, there is something for everyone. No matter your style or your budget, you will find something for you.
Take a look at our top recommendations for the best fashion destinations in this great city.
1. Oxford Street
Did you know that Oxford Street is the second busiest shopping street in Europe? It is home to numerous impressive flagship stores, as well as several huge historic department stores, including Selfridges and John Lewis.
There really is something for everyone on this street, with many budget high-street stores including Primark, and high-end designer stores such as Karl Lagerfeld.
Once you have finished your shopping, be sure to pop into one of the many cafes or restaurants dotted along the thoroughfare too.
If you admire quirky, vintage fashion, Camden is THE place to visit. Famous for its independent boutiques, live music and comedy venues, you will be spoilt for choice for things to do and places to visit.
Be sure to pop along to Camden Lock Market. Open 7 days a week, this bustling open-air market sells books, crafts, clothes, jewelry and homeware – perfect if you love a good browse.
Brixton is a district in the South of London, famous for its vibrant and colorful atmosphere and people.
It has a huge retail area, plus the bustling Brixton Village Market. The market has over 80 different traders, selling clothing, accessories, and homeware, amongst many other items – all at bargain prices.
Brixton is famous for its cultural diversity, so you will be sure to find many unique and interesting products. Be sure to try out the different street food stalls too – Caribbean, South American, Vietnamese or Indian. You name it, they will have it.
Located very close to Oxford Street, Carnaby is home to over 13 different streets, 100 shops and 60 restaurants and cafes.
The district became famous in the 1960s as the centre of ‘Swinging London’ popular with Mods and Hippies. This musical heritage continues to this day, with Carnaby still being the centre of street style, unique vintage boutiques and lifestyle shops.
5. The Royal Arcade and Old Bond Street
If you love high-end designer clothing and accessories, then you must take a stroll down The Royal Arcade.
Located on Old Bond Street which is famous for its premium boutiques, the Arcade is home to around 15 luxury designer shops selling clothing, watches, bags and glasses. It is the oldest shopping arcade in the London, having been built in 1879. It is a truly interesting place to visit and browse.
Old Bond Street is home to several designer stores and flagships, including Gucci, Alexander McQueen, Tiffany and De Beers. One Londoner who frequents Old Bond Street is YouTuber and blogger Amelia Liana below.
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