LONDON FASHION WEEK: TOP 7 SHOPPING STOPS
In two days, Fashion Week will be moving east to dominate London, the booming city which has been coined as the world cultural capital. It’s only suiting that this illustrious city get its share of Fashion Week. In lieu of the upcoming catwalks, we’re sharing our top 7 London shopping picks.
1. DIESEL BLACK GOLD – 21 Conduit Street
Diesel Black Gold’s first European location is spread over two floors to comfortably showcase their collection of women’s and men’s fashions. Decorated in a metallic grey and white palette with a chic contemporary feel, stop by to find must-have denim, ready-to-wear apparel, footwear, and accessories.
2. LA PERLA – 9 Old Bond Street
Every girl needs luxury lingerie, so why not treat yourself to some of La Perla’s gorgeous feminine pieces? Whether you’re looking for a perfectly fitting lace bralette, an elegantly embroidered baby doll, or a lovely pair of silk French knickers, La Perla’s new flagship boutique offers made-to measure service to bring out the bombshell in every woman.
3. LIBERTY LONDON – Regent Street
A must-stop shop for any fabric lover, Liberty London Department store is unique to the city. Situated in the heart of London since 1875, they are renowned for their exclusive fashion-forward fabrics. The array Liberty’s iconic floral prints create a dream-like setting for the biggest of girly-girls, while their alluring novelty and geometric prints offer distinct options you won’t find elsewhere. Having a rich history, their prints are classic, timeless, and beautifully feminine. You will also find a wide array of beauty products, accessories, and apparel at this London landmark. Liberty London offers an un-matched charm; the perfect playground to drive inspiration for the sophisticated shopper.
4. THE WORLD OF RICK OWENS AT SELFRIDGES – Selfridges, 400 Oxford Street
If department store shopping is for you, a visit to Selfridges, dubbed as the world’s best by industry experts, is essential. Selfridges has introduced its biggest single designer project, allocating much of its space and real-estate to designer Rick Owens. Step into Selfridges to get exclusive insight into Owen’s creative and personal environments which he draws inspiration from. Featuring hand-picked design pieces and goods from the designer himself, this unique collection draws together one of his favourite combinations; elegance and depravity.
5. FENWICK SHOE CORNER- 63 New Bond Street
For those with an uncontrollable love for shoes; you’ve just found your heaven. Fenwick’s new footwear department, Shoe Corner, boasts a 4,200 sq-ft space with, get this, more than 8,000 styles of shoes to drool over. Spanning three rooms, designers including Michael Kors, Salavatore Ferragame, Viviane Westwood, and Alexander Wang are displayed in a 1920s inspired décor setting. Make sure to reserve enough time for this one.
6. HIGH – 107 New Bond Street
With fall just around the corner, many of us are looking for coveted cold-weather staples. HIGH’s flagship store on Bond Street is stocked with their F/W collection, ranging from coats, knitwear, tops, dresses, and leather. These classic pieces offer functionality with sophistication, so you won’t have to compromise.
7. TRIANGLE – 92A Chatsworth
Offering a truly original shopping experience, this design-led lifestyle store offers a vibrant collection of home products, stationary, books, and accessories. Created by three friends who travel the world, passionate about art and design, Triangle offers global finds which you won’t find in your local home decor store. These eclectic finds are sure to make your living space stand out.
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