London has many shopping districts, each distinct from each other. From the famous department store Harrods to luxury shopping in Mayfair to picking up quirky artifacts at Covent Garden - there’s something for every shopper.
Best Places to Shop in /London
Knightsbridge Shops | Chelsea
Of Harrods fame, Knightsbridge is where people generally go to see the latest fashion fads and pick up trendy upscale labels, and also features many world-class big-name designers in Sloane Street.
Oxford Street Shops | Marylebone to Fitzrovia
The bustling Oxford Street is the heart of London shopping and draws in over 200 million visitors a year, shopping for a range of tastes and budgets. Flagship stores like Debenhams and Selfridges that have been operational since 1909 drag in the crowds along with other favorites including Zara and Mango.
Bond Street Shops | Mayfair
Bond Street and Mayfair are the shopping grounds for the rich and wealthy in London. Lined with names like Burberry, Louis Vuitton, Tiffany & Co., this is where the luxury retail therapy is - even for the celebs.
Regent Street Shops | Soho
If not for actually shopping, Regent Street is probably the best place to stroll around thanks to the very elegant architecture (shops have to follow strict building regulations and blend in). Regent Street and the parallel Saville Row cater to expensive tastes and mid-priced fashion seekers, and is also popularly home to the world’s best toy store- Hamley’s.
The King’s Road Shops | Chelsea
Quaint cafes, beautiful boutiques, independent labels, and designer stores not only define the high-street fashion of King’s Road, it inspires it. Often frequented by celebrities, it is a great place to enjoy a good day surrounded by unique small boutiques and popular fashion labels.
Carnaby Street Shops | Soho
The Swinging 60s and the cultural revolution was born here, beneath that iconic arch. The extremely elegant Carnaby Street has more than 140 brands and over 70 bars and restaurants, making it well worth a day’s visit.
Covent Garden Shops | Covent Garden
It goes without saying, whether you’re a fan of shopping or not, that you must visit Covent Garden to experience its festive atmosphere. Covent Garden is home to many big and small stores, including its flagship Apple Store located inside a beautifully restored building. Pickup handmade jewelry, streetwear and fun cosmetics at this quirky market.