Shopping in South West London
|| South West London is
the home of posh shopping. From Knightsbridge [map] to Chelsea [map] and the famous King’s
Road [map], you’ll find a range of excellent
shops to satisfy your every need in South West London.
Knightsbridge is where you’ll find two of the
most impressive department stores in the world. Harvey
Nichols and Harrod’s are both renowned for offering a range of top quality
fashion, accessories and gift ideas.
Harrod’s [map] is a real shoppers paradise
offering six football pitch sized floors. There’s
also a food hall that offers cuisine from across the
globe and food made with exotic ingredients.
Harvey Nichols [map] is the place for all
the top names that TV programmes like Sex And The City
and Absolutely Fabulous made famous. Enjoy Versace,
Calvin Klein and Ralph Lauren all under one roof in
this huge department store. Take some time out to visit
the café bar and see if you can spot any celebrities.
Chelsea is still as chic as it was during the 1960s.
Enjoy the many original stores in this area including
the flagship Vivienne Westwood store and a number of
original punk shops.
Chelsea is also increasingly popular for antiques so
if you want to pick up a piece of art or an artefact
then this is the place for you.
For unusual gift ideas and independent retailers offering
goods that you just won’t find anywhere else head
to Covent Garden [map] and Holborn [map] .
This is perfect for a weekend stroll where you can enjoy
a leisurely stroll around the vegetable market, find
a pavement café and plan your military assault
on the shops and your credit card.
If you want to get away from the crowds why not visit
the thriving area of Pimlico [map] and Victoria [map]?
With plenty of bookshops, antique stores and vintage clothes
shops, this is the place that the seriously hip visit.
Get out of the city and head to Wimbledon [map] to inject a village-feel into your shopping experience
or follow the locals and visit an out of town retail park.w
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