Everyone knows that London is one of the world's fashion capitals. That's why it's so great place to shop designer clothes if you only have the money. Everything is sooo expensive!!!!
Burberrys is a classic English brand which is
very trendy at the moment. Stores are in 161-165 Regent St. and 18-22 The Haymarket.
Mulberry outdoes Ralph Lauren in packaging the English look. It sells top quality leather belts, bags and cases, wool jackets, coats, sweaters and linen pants. The store is in 11-12 Gees Ct.
Paul Smith sells well-tailored suits, shirts and ties for men. The store is in 41 Floral St.
Jigsaw is popular for its separates that don't
sacrifice quality to fashion in a reasonable price. The store is located f.ex. in 21 Long Acre, Covent Garden.
Nicole Farhi suits the career woman who requires quality, cut and style in a suit. Prices are high. The store is located in 25-26 St. Christopher's Pl.
Calvin Klein is located in 55 New Bond Street.
Chanel's store is in 26 Old Bond Street.
Emporio Armani is located in 112a New Bond
Gucci is located in 32-33 Old Bond Street.
Kenzo's store is in 15 Sloane Street.
Prada is in 44-45 Sloane Street.
Miu Miu is located in 123 New Bond Street.
What to buy: Expensive designer clothes and accessories.
What to pay: Very, very much... :-)
Well this pertains to Oxford street as a whole. It's full of a great variety of stores. You can be sure to find the latest in fashion here but expect to pay for it. London is not cheap.
What to buy: Clothing is a definite if you want to look chic.
What to pay: Expend to spend upto 500 dollars for 2-3 nice items. I paid 88 dollars for a shirt from Hugo Boss.
Jermyn Street represents something from a bygone age. This is the place to buy handmade suits and shirts - at a price. Expensive but there are still lots of people around who can afford it.
There is also an old-fashioned barber shop with all kinds of fancy shaving gear and lotions.
Note - the blue plaque next to the shop in the photo is a common sight in London. It indicates that someone famous once lived at that location. They are everywhere. This one tells us that Isaac Newton lived here from 1642 - 1727.
What to buy: Mens clothes and shaving gear.
What to pay: A lot more than M&S or Next!
This shop has no name, but has some great clothing inside. The floor and ceiling are plastered with vinyl records.
What to buy: T-shirts
What to pay: 12.50 for a shirt.
Shopping city Primark
Or the Mall of Wood Greens. Cheap and expensive shops, cinema and food – it’s a nice place to spent some hours.
A cool store with clothes for younger men and women, loud music is playing inside and the lights is wery soft.
What to buy: T-shirts, sweathers
good range of ready-made clothes and jackets
at half prices and more during summer sale!
What to buy: summer clothes during autumn summer sales
if you hail from warmer climes!
What to pay: a few hundred quids
If you are in the Covent Garden area and are after designer gear head for Floral Street. It has both mens & womens boutigues, and Paul Smith has taken over several shops!
Fine Scottish & English Woollens
Women's Clothes, Men's Clothes
What to buy: Fine Scottish & English Woolens
What to pay: 80 pound... and 50 discount on sale
Oxford street is the place to be for buying your clothes. There's a wide choice in shops and it's easily reachable by several metrolines.
gifts for the folks back home and clothes is what i bought but i think you could buy about anything here
What to buy: I was in London from the 4th of August till the 6th and French Connection was having a HUGE sale. I bought a gorgeous orange italian leather belt and a matching orange purse, both for 5 pounds !
Regent Street is another famous London street, packed full of famous designer names. Here you will find shops run by designers such as Burberry, Aquascutum and Hackett, amongst many others.
If you want to do some shopping in London, Oxford Street is the place to be.
If you do not find whatever you need, along this 2,5 kilometres long shopping road, you won't find it anywhere.
The area around Bond Street and Savile Row is home to exclusive clothing and jewellery shops, such as this one.
What to pay: More than anywhere else.