In London, there are places to shop for everyone: from cheap street market shopping to world class Harrods shopping experience.
London, for over several decades has been the shopping hub for the rich and the elite. London has grown to be an extremely cosmopolitan city and thus it caters to be as an excellent shopping destination for millions of people. More so, people who come to London as tourists also indulge in the varied shopping opportunities the city has to offer.
When one thinks of London and shopping the first thought that pops in one's mind is Oxford Street and Regent Street, the two main shopping streets in London. Both the streets run perpendicular to each other and are home to some of the best departmental stores like Selfridges, Debenhams, John Lewis, Marks and Spencer, and House of Fraser.
These departmental stores are high street stores that offer a great range in Perfumes, Clothes, Furniture, Cosmetics and Food. These stores are generally several stories tall and have a huge collection on every necessity and have a huge staff to provide you with.
Also down these two streets are many high street brands like Zara, Topshop, Tommy Hilfiger and United Colors of Benetton. Several of these stores have many outlets to provide the growing number of customers with large options. And since this is the main shopping district of the city it also has several luxury brands like Gucci, Louis Vitton, Dolce and Gabbana and many more that caters to the elite of the city who do not have to look around much for their needs.
London is also dotted with several shopping areas in several suburbs and other parts of the city like High Street Kensington, Knightsbridge and Covent Garden. These are shopping areas that have small little boutiques and enterprises that serve the people and are not big brands.
But London, as always thought of, is not about brands only. Tiny little districts of London are present where you can shop for clothes and other necessities.
Moreover, London has several weekly markets that take place once a week and have great car boots and other provisions that are not only cheap but also handy and convenient .One such famous road is Portobello Road in Notting Hill which has a market on Saturday morning which is famous for its little shops. You might find lots of antiques and old furniture. If you are an antique fanatic, Portobello Road is for you.
London is a metropolitan city and it thus caters to every kind of customer that one can possibly imagine. Not only are their lots of branded stores that cater to the brand conscious people, it also has budget stores that serve people who are looking for a cheaper buy. All in all, London in its totality is a city that serves many, and thus remains an excellent shopping destination.
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