What are the must visit department stores of London? We take a look at the most iconic department stores the city has to offer.
Top of the list has to be Harrods just 5 minutes’ drive from beautiful Presidential Apartments Kensington. This is a luxury shopping destination beyond your wildest dreams. From top class designer fashion to exquisite jewelry, housewares, toys and even pet products, Harrods has the answer. You can also dine in splendour within one of its 27 restaurants or seek the help of a Gift concierge. Located close to Hyde Park in the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea, Harrods is truly unique. Look for the doormen outside in their spotless green and gold uniforms, reflecting the high standard of customer service that is always on offer. Take the Fine Jewelry Room for example, if you want privacy there are special elegant consultation areas within a network of woven metal screens.
Equally iconic is Liberty, with its distinctive black and white mock Tudor building on Regent Street. Often described as an ‘emporium for innovative and eclectic design’, Liberty is a fantastic place to find unusual, high quality fashion, beauty, antique furniture and accessories. Many of its fabrics are designs reflecting traditional styles that have become part of the Liberty heritage. If you want a unique, a different shopping experience while enjoying your stay at Aparthotels in Kensington, then this is the place to come.
Take a stroll along Piccadilly to find Fortnum & Mason. This is a store with a long heritage for it has been trading on this site ever since 1707. Although it sells a selection of fashion, accessories, cookware; Fortnum & Mason are best known for being ‘purveyors of fine foods’. It was from this store that supplies of classic English food such as teas, marmalades and jams were sent out to English families all over the globe. Walking into the store is like entering another world, as the aroma of beautiful teas and coffees immediately attract your attention. This is a store where only the highest quality fine foods, teas and wine are sold.
Oxford Street is one of London’s premier shopping streets which is next to you while you are a resident at Serviced Apartments Central London. It is here that you can find one of the greatest department stores in the world – Selfridges. The great building dominates the west end of Oxford Street nearest to Hyde Park. With six floors containing 10 acres of shopping space in addition to exhibition halls and restaurants; this is a store where you need time to shop and explore. If you like denim, Selfridges is definitely the place to come. Take a trip to its Denim department, believed to be the largest in the world containing 25,000 sq ft of space devoted purely to jeans. Whatever your price range, there is a pair of denim jeans that will match your needs at Selfridges! You can even seek the help of personal shoppers to find that perfect pair, or use look books in the interactive area to explore the massive range of styles