If you are a shopaholic London is just the perfect city to indulge yourself. You could go ahead and take one of those well known London breaks from a busy business schedule, when in the city and check out the latest in fashion trends and haute couture that the city has to offer. When it comes to retail therapy London has loads of eclectic offerings to choose from. In fact the city itself is renowned for its diversity in all spheres from culture to cuisine, music to languages. It is this singular aspect that gives the city its vibrancy and own identity.
If you plan to shop then some of the main districts where you could shop till you drop are Oxford Street, Covent Garden, Kensington, Piccadilly and Regent Street among others. It will keep you busy during your trip and all you need to ensure that you have rather deep pockets to splurge on shopping. If you do plan to shop for toys for the kids then your one stop destination ought to be Hamleys of London, which offers an amazing array of toys for kids of all age groups. You will be amazed with the variety of toys on sale and you can bet the kids will love it!
Then of course there are those iconic landmarks which make London a shopping haven. Harrods and Selfridges the names are synonymous with shopping in style and the best bit is you will gt some incredible deals here, especially during the festive season when promotional offers and discounts are galore. With scores of boutiques and retail outlets you will be overwhelmed with options to choose from and places to buy from. London is the epicenter of high fashion and no better place to experience it than Oxford Street with its upscale and trendy shopping outlets.
While you are in the area if you feel like taking a break after a long spell of shopping drop in at Carlyle’s House in London which was home to Thomas and Jane Carlyle. Thomas was a brilliant essayist and historian while his wife was an accomplished woman of letters with their charming home being host to Dickens, Tennyson and Chopin among other celebrities of that era. You will love the quaint and cosy atmosphere of the place with all its original Victorian furniture, belongings and interiors.
A welcome diversion, before you catch up with your shopping spree once again!