Shopping in London

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Americans do sales better than the Brits, but there are amazing finds to be had in the markets (like Dover Street), antique stores, and one-off bouti... Read More

Americans do sales better than the Brits, but there are amazing finds to be had in the markets (like Dover Street), antique stores, and one-off boutiques. Some of the best shopping in London still happens at the famous and decadent department stores for which the city is famous; besides, you shouldn’t miss the chance to take in the lavish displays at Harrod’s, Selfridges, and Liberty of London.

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  • Anya Hindmarch Bespoke

    This is where you go to get a gift for the person with everything. Hindmarch's bespoke pieces sport beautiful care and craftsmanship—and become beloved... Read More

  • Dover Street Market

    From Commes des Garcons to Yves Saint Laurent, this 1,200 square-foot designer hideaway is a destination shop that spans six floors. Have a cake and a... Read More

  • Harrods

    First opened in 1834, Harrods has a story with cinematic scope. Overtaking five acres in west London, it's Europe's biggest department store. More a... Read More

  • House of Hackney

    House of Hackney inhabits a standalone shop in the ever-popular neighborhood of Shoreditch (it's also sold within Liberty London). Founded in 2010 by... Read More

  • Iris

    A perfect local boutique, Iris opened in Queen's Park in 2004. Founded by friends and mums Annie Pollet and Sarah Claassen, it's known for stocking of... Read More

  • Liberty

    Opened in 1875, Liberty London is a city landmark. There's a delightful café, a Josh Wood hair salon, yet it offer so much more than its amenities. Rich... Read More

  • Matches Fashion

    Both a robust online retailer and a chic small chain of boutiques, Matches Fashion works with more than 400 known and soon-to-be-known designers. From... Read More

  • Merchant Archive

    First created in 2007 by Sophie Merchant, this Notting Hill outpost sells vintage labels and niche brands. Named repeatedly as one of the most exciting... Read More

  • Selfridges

    Selfridges has been voted, more than once, the best department store in the world. It's history is so intriguing that ITV created a show about its 20th... Read More

  • Space NK

    British company Space NK is a luxury beauty retailer that stocks brands from all around the world. It has 62 locations in the UK alone. Beyond the... Read More

  • The Shop at Bluebird

    This is a place to discover emerging fashion talent, as well as to pick up your firm favorites. The Shop at Bluebird is a Chelsea destination. Its café... Read More

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