Harrods Photos & Visitor Information
Harrods is considered the world's best department store. Located in Knightsbridge London, it is spread over seven floors and is worth a visit just for the architecture and interior design.
BLAAK Boutique at The Old Curiosity Shop
The Old Curiosity Shop London is now home to the BLAAK Boutique from September 2008. London's own, award-winning designers of BLAAK, Aaron Sharif and Sachiko Okada, mark their 10th anniversary by opening the door to this little treasure chest of their rough and regal designs.
Burberry Factory Shop
Burberry is an iconic British clothing brand and there is a factory outlet store in Hackney, east London.
Carter and Bond
Carter and Bond in Notting Hill are a specialist retailer of niche and upscale male grooming products and fragrances who also sell other toys and gifts for men making it a great place to gift shop for that special man in your life.
Clarks Factory Shops
Clarks factory shops stock cheap Clarks shoes for all the family. Shoes can be more than 50% reduced, especially if you buy out of season (e.g. sandals in the winter), and most shoes are in perfect condition.
John Lewis is known for its keen pricing ("never knowingly undersold" is its price guarantee) and they stock nearly half a million products from perfume to luggage, and toys to TVs. The Oxford Street store was refurbished in 2001 and it just feels really nice to shop here so it's usually my first choice on Oxford Street. A basement food hall was...
Old Curiosity Shop
The Old Curiosity Shop is said to be the inspiration behind the Charles Dickens' novel of the same name. The building was built in 1567 and is considered to be the oldest shop in central London.
Popular department store on Oxford Street, which has a reputation for amazing window displays. Prides itself on being the ultimate place for new brands, experiences and ideas.
Marks and Spencer
Popular chain department store, where customers are treated with the utmost respect. Do check out their Food Hall as it holds some lovely treats for the tired shopper.
Liberty has become rather trendy over the last few years, but you get still find printed fabrics of their traditional patterns. Their clothing departments are worth a visit. And do stop for a pot of tea in the lovely ground floor tea room.
Fortnum & Mason
Fortnum and Mason was founded in 1707 by a servant to The Queen. It only became a department store in the 1920s and while its reputation for excellent food items and tea are well-known there are many other floors to explore.
Primark - Oxford Street
Primark's Oxford Street store is absolutely enormous. Primark is constantly popular as it's clothing is just so darn cheap. Expect to see plenty of bargains under $10!
Harvey Nichols' flagship store opened in Knightsbridge in the 1880s. There are seven floors of fashion, beauty, and home collections with the Fifth Floor dedicated to Food and Restaurants.
Nelsons Homeopathic Pharmacy
Nelsons Pharmacy is the first homeopathic pharmacy in London since 1860. They prepare remedies on site and have homeopaths available to provide support and advice for your homeopathic and alternative healthcare needs.
Inner Space - Meditation and Self-Development Center
Inner Space is a meditation and self-development center in Covent Garden, central London. After visiting the bookshop, try the free Quiet Room where you can relax and unwind. What an oasis of calm in such a busy city!
Find the well-known Burberry plaid in three shopping locations in London.
Beautifully wrapped skin care products, fragrances, and more. My brother-in-law was employed to thread ribbons on their shop bags as they must be done in a certain way!
Rigby & Peller
Royal Warrant of Appointment as Corsetieres to H.M. Queen Elizabeth (otherwise known as bra-maker to the Queen, but they have plenty of trendy styles, too).
This magic shop has been in business for 45 years. They can offer advice to professionals and amateurs and enjoy having a cup of tea with new customers!
The Sampler is an award-winning independent wine merchant where you can try 80 wines from wine vending machines before choosing from the 1,000 wines in stock.