London is one of the fashion capitals of the world. It is the ultimate destination for shoppers and fashionistas. The shopping hub is home to latest trends, flagship stores of luxury and high-street brands and also very affordable yet stylish shopping. Plus, the iconic and Europe’s largest shopping street – the Oxford Street is also in London. This place is a dream come for shoppers.
If shopping is the main agenda of your holiday, then London is your ideal destination and this ultimate London shopping guide will help you find top shopping stores. While you plan to shop till you drop, it will be a good idea to avail one of the Montcalm Club packages for your stay in the city. You can get great accommodation deals for you to unwind and relax after all the shopping. Plus, its central location makes it super easy for you to access the popular shopping destinations and even come back to the hotel to drop your shopping bags. With Montcalm Club packages, you enjoy a great stay and discount on your London hotel.
To help you plan your shopping trip in London here’s a compilation of the best places to shop in London.
Start with the great Oxford Street. On this street you will find all your favourite luxury and high-street brands. You get the latest, vast and varied collection of clothes, footwear, kids wear and toy shops, electronics, jewellery, watches, accessories, homeware, bookstores, perfumeries, cosmetics, sportswear, luggage and more. This street is also home to big departmental stores John Lewis, House of Fraser, Marks and Spenser’s, Debenhams, Selfridges and more. Many top brands like Topshop, Pandora have their flagship stores on this crucial shopping street.
The off streets of this main street like Bond Street, new Oxford Street, and Regents Street, Carnaby Street are also home to many popular brands and shops you will love. The long Oxford Street starts from Marble Arch and ends on Tottenham Road. For this reason you will find a lot of brands have more than one store on this street.
On Oxford Street you will also find the biggest and flagship store of Primark. This store is famous for its trendy and very affordable collection of clothes, footwear, bags, homeware and accessories for men, women and kids.
If you are looking for something cheap yet trendy, then this is your store. But be prepared for all long queues for fitting rooms and billing.
Covent Garden is another great place to shop. Beautifully designed, this place offers great shops, pubs, cafes and restaurants for the tired shoppers to take a break. It also has the Jubilee market where you can find unique little buys. The buzzing atmosphere of this place is great for shopping and enjoying.
The London weather can be unpredictable, to shop in some shade from wind and rain you hit the malls. The Westfield mall in Shepherd’s Bush and Stratford offer a variety of shops for a great shopping experience. You can also try the Brent Cross mall.
If high street shopping is not what you fancy then the London markets are a good option to buy offbeat, quirky and unique stuff and sometimes at great bargains. You can explore the Portobello Market, Camden Market, Brick Lane market, Liverpool Street Market and more.