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Borough Market

www.boroughmarket.org.uk

Located beneath the railway viaducts between the Thames and Borough High Street in southeast London


London's oldest and most renowned food market is a haven for exceptional British and international produce.
 

Columbia Road Flower Market

columbiaroad.info/

Columbia Rd, E2


On Sundays, Columbia Road transforms into an incredible flower market where you can find everything from fresh cut stems to ten-foot tall banana trees.
 

Daniel Hersheson

www.danielhersheson.com

45 Conduit Street
London W1S
+44 020 7434 1747


The best blowouts in the city. Drop by a walk-in bar at Harvey Nichols, Topshop or Westfield London.
 

Dover Street Market

www.doverstreetmarket.com

17-18 Dover Street
London W1S 4LT
+44 (0)20 7518 0680


London's version of Colette offers a well-curated mix of known and undiscovered fashion labels. Have lunch at the restaurant located on the top floor.
 

Fortnum & Mason

www.fortnumandmason.com/

181 Piccadilly
London W1A 1ER
+44 (0)20 7734 8040


The ultimate gift emporium, Fortnum & Mason is famous for its hampers stocked with festive such as pink champagne truffles. A horse-drawn carriage makes special local deliveries.
 

 

Gieves & Hawkes

www.gievesandhawkes.com/shop/

1 Savile Row
Mayfair, London W1S 3JR
+44 (0)20 7434 2001


This Savile Row tailor, in business for more than 200 years, once employed Alexander McQueen and recently made Prince William’s wedding day ensemble.
 

James Brown London

www.jamesbrownlondon.com/

82 Wigmore St
London W1U
+44 020 7486 6087


Visit the salon of this hairdresser famous for the fringe on his pal Kate Moss.
 

Liberty of London

www.liberty.co.uk/

Great Marlborough Street
London W1B 5AH
+44 (0)20 7734 1234


There’s nothing more quintessentially British than a classic Liberty of London print. Scoop up the iconic shirts and accessories for friends back home.
 

Linda Meredith

www.lindameredith.com/

36 Beauchamp Place
London SW3
+44 020 7225 2755


Thanks to celebrity clients like Madonna and Gwyneth, be sure to book your custom facial early.
 

One of a Kind

http://www.1kind.com

253 Portobello Road, Notting Hill
London, W11 1LR
+44 (0)20 7792 5853


With clients like Kate Moss and Sienna Miller, this vintage shop specializing in jewelry and clothing from the Sixties and Seventies is a must-see.
 

Portobello Market

www.portobelloroad.co.uk

Portobello Rd, W11
8am-6.30pm Mon-Wed; 8am-1pm Thur; 8am-6.30pm Fri, Sat


Spend the morning poring over the vintage jewelry and unique antiques, and explore Notting Hill afterward.
 

smythson

www.smythson.com/

40 New Bond Street
London, W1S 2DE
+44 (0)20 7629 8558;


The stationers to the royals (though they keep mum about it), Smythson is one of those heritage brands that’s cool — and it’s designed by the PM’s wife, Samantha Cameron.
 

ST JAMES BEAUTY SALON

www.stjamesbeauty.co.uk/

11-13 Strutton Ground
London SW1P 2HY
+44 (0)20 7222 8442‎

Book a hot stone massage at this amazing spa in Central London.
 

Top Shop

www.topshop.com

 


Even though they have an outpost in New York, the London locations are always worth a visit.