London | Shopping


Fancy a shopping city break? When it comes to retail therapy, the capital is the big daddy of them all. Yes, all the major brands are here. Yes, there are huge, gleaming malls. And yes, the independent shopping scene is livelier than a hipster after three deconstructed flat whites. But there’s so much more on offer, too. Where else can you shop where the Queen buys her tea bags? Or visit the world’s oldest toy store? Or go to a department store that’s a tourist attraction in its own right? If that’s convinced you, here’s our guide to London’s most happening shopping hotspots.

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